Little-known visa intended for trafficking victims is chronically underused
WASHINGTON – Visas to enter the U.S. are typically a hot commodity: The government stopped taking applications for its 2014 allotment of 65,000 H-1B work visas after just four days, for example.
But not the T-visa.
Lawyers in profiling case can’t agree on monitor
Lawyers in the racial profiling case against the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office were unable to agree on a recommended candidate to monitor the agency’s operations to ensure it isn’t making unconstitutional arrests.
Arizona top 3 for immigration-related prosecutions
Arizona remains among the top three states in the nation for immigration-related prosecutions despite a drop in such prosecutions in the state.
Monday marks deadline in racial profiling case
Lawyers in the racial profiling case against the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office face a Monday deadline for recommending who should be appointed to monitor the agency’s operations to ensure it isn’t making unconstitutional arrests.
Arizona among best in nation, by being among the least for college debt
WASHINGTON – Students in four-year colleges in Arizona graduated with some of the lowest college debt in the nation in 2012, according to a new report.
AG: Agencies can’t charge to inspect records
A new opinion from the Arizona Attorney General says public agencies can’t charge a copying fee if a person just wants to review records at the agency’s office.
Business, civic leaders to hear economic forecast
An economic researcher says Arizona’s economy is expanding at a slow but steady pace with population and employment growth rates that are above most states’ rates but below the state’s own long-term averages.
Forum on CPS hears of more holes in child network
Arizona’s child welfare safety net has many more holes than were made evident by recent revelations of ignored child abuse and neglect reports, speakers said Tuesday night at a forum on reforming Child Protective Services.
Arizona official: 5 CPS staffers placed on leave
A state official says five senior staffers in the state’s troubled child welfare agency have been placed on leave.
Founding father of marijuana legalization movement dies at 80
The head of Progressive Insurance who died last Saturday was a major reason why Arizona now has a medical marijuana law.
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