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Feds aim to cut processing times for immigration applications

Agency data shows a backlog of more than 700,000 citizenship applications.

Legislation would fund Air Force cleanup of unregulated chemicals

The perfluorinated chemicals have been found in municipal wells near Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.

New Arizona voter registration form aims for clarity

The changes come as the result of a settlement of a lawsuit.

Supervisor Elias stresses importance of Clean Water Act to Senate committee

Pima County Supervisor Richard Elias about the importance of the Clean Water Act in the desert Southwest.

UA receives $1.5M grant to expand intelligence degree program

The new degree transforms an already-existing program and will incorporate cybersecurity, intelligence and information operation.

Senators, representatives from Arizona try to deal with border sewage pipe

Four members of the Arizona delegation filed bills aimed at maintaining the leaky line.

On stressed Colorado River, states test how many more diversions watershed can bear

The river is running short on water, and this is pushing some states to tap into every available drop before things get worse.

DHS watchdog retires; governor's aide awaits Senate vote

Joseph Cuffari is waiting as part of a long list of nominations being considered for agency's next inspector general.

Mexican government boasts of negotiation success, though ultimatum from US awaits

While both countries have touted the agreement brought about by tariff threats, a Mexican official suggests the crisis is not over.

Arizona plans for drought contingency plan impacts

Water managers are preparing for a future with less Colorado River water.

In Mexico, deportations triple as new caravan arrives

The number of migrants taken to a migratory station in Mexico has also tripled.

Feds cut services to unaccompanied migrant kids in shelters

The agency overseeing shelters is slashing education, legal aid and recreation for migrant kids.

Tohono O'odham Nation elects new leadership

Ned Norris Jr. and Wavalene Saunders will be the next chairman and vice chairwoman of the nation.

State superintendent of public instruction says state budget gives education short shrift

Superintendent Kathy Hoffman says the Legislature missed an opportunity to make a much-needed investment in the state's struggling education system.

Honduran man plans return to his home country, despite risks

31-year old Yomeiny Mairena wants his children to appreciate what they have by understanding why he risked his life to get to the U.S.

House committee debates latest version of the Dream Act

The move follows a recent Trump immigration proposal that leaves out "Dreamers."

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