Politics and Government

Ducey: Immigration Reform Needs to be Addressed

Jun 18, 2018 Congress is expected to take on two immigration bills this week.

Pima Supervisors to Vote on Grants Targeting Illegal Immigration, Drug Trafficking

Jun 18, 2018 The board is considering more than $2 million in federal funding for the sheriff's department, including Operation Stonegarden.

Tohono O'odham Leaders See Chance for Improved Ties With Federal Law Enforcement

Jun 17, 2018 The tribe's land spans both Arizona and Mexico, adding complexity to its relationship with the political border.

How Zero-Tolerance Immigration Policy Leads to Family Separation

Jun 16, 2018 A discussion with Arizona Republic border reporter Rafael Carranza about how the law is enforced.

Judge: Ousted Arizona Lawmaker Can Run for State Senate

Jun 15, 2018 Ruling over question of former Rep. Don Shooter's residence.

Sessions Cites Bible to Defend Separating Immigrant Families

Jun 15, 2018 Last month, the attorney general announced a "zero tolerance" policy that any adult who enters the country illegally is criminally prosecuted.

Poll: Conservative Identity Dominant for Arizona Republicans

Jun 15, 2018 Only 24.3 percent of Arizona Republicans identify as "moderate."

Local Officials Condemn Policy Separating Undocumented Families

Jun 14, 2018 Office holders from six different government bodies gathered to voice opposition to the Trump administration policy.

National Republican AG Group Buys Ads in Arizona

Jun 14, 2018 The dark money group is putting almost $2M into Attorney General Mark Brnovich's campaign.

Ryan Paints Rosy Scenario on Immigration; Details to Come

Jun 13, 2018 Potential legislation still has to make its way through difficult negotiations between conservatives and moderates.

Pima County Supervisors OK TUSD Desegregation Tax Plan, Defying Legislature

Jun 12, 2018 County plans to leave tax as a part of its primary property tax, bucking recently passed law.

Arizona Democrats Call for Special Legislative Session

Jun 12, 2018 Four senators want another look at block grant money and gun laws.

Jeff Sessions Blocks Access to Asylum for Those Fleeing Domestic Violence

Jun 12, 2018 The attorney general overruled a 2016 case, saying people must also prove the government did not or could not protect them.

Taking a Trip to "Bundyville"

Jun 7, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Legal battles on the border over the separation of families; and Buddhist scholar Robert Thurman talks about life, death, and having fun in between.

US Asylum Seekers Wait Their Turn on Mexican Border

Jun 7, 2018 The exact reasons for the border crossing bottleneck in California, Arizona and Texas are unclear.

Arizona Department of Education Gets New Associate Superintendent

Jun 6, 2018 Heather Cruz will oversee English language acquisition and CTE, among other duties.

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