President Barack Obama says those opposing a pathway to citizenship for the millions of undocumented immigrants living in the U.S. shouldn't have amnesia about how the country began. He says America is a nation of immigrants.Read More »
Census figures set to be released Thursday show shifts in the state's population, with the percentage of Arizonans ages 14 and younger dropping in the past decade and an increase in the number of people ages 65 and older.Read More »
President Barack Obama is making his first trip as president to the U.S.-Mexico border, using the setting to sharpen his call for a remake of the country's immigration laws and try to cast the Republican Party as the obstacle standing in its way.Read More »
Right before Brent Uffelman was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer, he wasn’t noticing any extreme symptoms. Sure, he felt tired at times, but that could have been the result of a long day at work, he told himself. It wasn’t until he met a friend for breakfast before starting his day’s shift at Alliance Beverage Distributing Co. that he began to see and feel indisputable signs that something was really wrong. He was passing blood, but felt well enough to finish the workday.Read More »
Late in 2009, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors began having an interpreter at their meetings, in response to a federal inquiry into the county's potential civil-rights violation for failing to provide an interpreter at public meetings for people who speak limited English. Since then, however, demand for the position has faded.Read More »
Geronimo was known as a legendary Apache warrior whose ability to walk without leaving footprints allowed him to evade thousands of Mexican and U.S. soldiers, much like Osama bin Laden evaded capture for the past decade.
But for Native Americans, there's an important difference: Geronimo was a hero — not a terrorist.
The American Dream Academy is one of a growing number of organizations trying to boost the academic achievement of Latinos by teaching parents the basics of the U.S. education system and how to prepare children for college. Both are foreign concepts to many in the Latino immigrant community.Read More »
Under pressure from advocates and the 2012 re-election calendar, President Barack Obama on Tuesday enlisted a diverse group of elected officials and religious, business, labor and civil rights leaders to help build support for a long-stalled overhaul of the nation's immigration laws.Read More »
You can still see his name everywhere, on hospitals, parkways, schools, swimming pools, and even a sports complex. So the question on every newcomer’s mind in Arizona is, why Kino?Read More »
A school district has launched an inquiry into a substitute teacher who wrote a letter that criticized Hispanic students and was read aloud last week at the Arizona Legislature during a debate on an immigration bill.Read More »