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Attorney General Mark Brnovich is appealing a court decision that allows young immigrants who qualify for an Obama administration program to pay the in-state tuition rate at the Maricopa Community Colleges.
Arizona Congressman Matt Salmon is proposing stricter rules that would prevent unauthorized immigrants accused of crimes to be released from custody while awaiting deportation proceedings.
Social media has made connecting with faraway friends and relatives so easy, many of us take it for granted. But imagine if it was the only way to interact with the ones you love. For millions of immigrant families separated by a border and a lack of legal documents, social media has become a critical lifeline.
The juvenile justice system is failing Native American youth. That’s what a series of recent reports have shown. In June the Tribal Law and Policy Institute reported that state courts are twice as likely to incarcerate Native teens for minor crimes like truancy and alcohol use, than any other racial and ethnic group.
The juvenile justice system is failing Native American youth. That’s what a series of recent reports have shown. In June the Tribal Law and Policy Institute reported that state courts are twice as likely to incarcerate Native teens for minor crimes like truancy and alcohol use, than any other racial and ethnic group.
In July, Flagstaff artists plan to begin work on the second half of what is soon to be Arizona’s largest mural. The 4,500-square-foot mural has been in the works for two years.
After years of record-breaking wildfires across the southwest, fire managers are finally catching their breath this season. A wetter-than-average spring is allowing them to focus on preventing mega-fires in the future.
This time of year long parades of tourists drive through the Hopi and Navajo Nations taking pictures of the painted desert, red sandstone buttes and desert wildflowers. What they often don’t see behind the rocks -- illegal dumpsites.
The federal government settled Clean Air Act claims with Arizona- and New Mexico- based utilities June 24. The settlement will require the Four Corners coal-fired power plant to install $160 million in pollution control upgrades.
Federal bank regulators visited Nogales last week to discuss hurdles to banking on the border. Banks have stopped servicing some Arizona border businesses due to federal anti-money laundering regulations.
A public art piece in El Paso that was abruptly removed by city officials earlier this year is raising questions about censorship. The resulting controversy reveals a city struggling to define itself in the aftermath of a brutal drug war that hurt both sides of the U.S./Mexico border.
The Mexican border city of Juárez will soon tear down a giant sign meant to send a message to United States about gun smuggling. The sign is made of confiscated weapons and was placed at the foot of an international bridge.
The death of an immigrant detained at a private facility in Eloy has been ruled a suicide, according to an autopsy report released on Wednesday.
Native Americans hold eagle feathers as sacred and for centuries have used them in traditional ceremonies. Only members of federally recognized tribes are allowed to possess the feathers. But it’s not easy to obtain feathers legally. The Navajo Zoo is trying to change that.
The decision by the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals will allow full implementation of a Texas law passed in 2013. The law requires abortion clinics to meet stricter standards, including upgrading their facilities to a hospital-like setting.

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