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Oct 19, 2023

Most in US see Mexico as partner despite border problems, poll shows

Most people in the U.S. see Mexico as an essential partner to stop drug trafficking and illegal border crossings, even as they express mixed views of Mexico's government, according to a new poll.

Aug 21, 2023

Republican lawsuit threatens Biden immigration policy thousands have used to come to US

Roughly 181,000 people have entered the U.S. under a humanitarian parole program since President Joe Biden launched the initiative. But 21 Republican-leaning states threaten to end the program through a lawsuit to determine its legality, which is set to be heard in a Texas court beginning Thursday, with a decision coming later.

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Jul 21, 2023

New American Leaders fuels confidence in political hopefuls

Sen. Anna Hernandez, D-Phoenix, gained the knowledge and confidence she needed to take the leap for state Senate last year after she participated in programs that the national, nonpartisan organization New American Leaders holds to help immigrants and their allies join the political process.  

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Jun 26, 2023

DeSantis unveils aggressive immigration and border security policy that largely mirrors Trump’s

Republican presidential candidate Ron DeSantis promised to end birthright citizenship, finish building the southern border wall and send U.S. forces into Mexico to combat drug cartels as part of an aggressive — and familiar — immigration policy proposal he laid out Monday in a Texas border city.

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Jun 23, 2023

Supreme Court rejects Republican-led challenge to Biden policy on deportations

The Supreme Court on Friday rejected a Republican-led challenge to a long-blocked Biden administration policy that prioritizes the deportation of immigrants who are deemed to pose the greatest risk to public safety or were picked up at the border.

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May 4, 2023

Christian Nationalists are controlling my country 

For far too long Christian Nationalists have held the public square captive and pushed their hate-filled narrative. The latest is the demonization of state Rep. Stephanie Stahl-Hamilton from Tucson, who is also a Christian minister.

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May 2, 2023

Biden sending 1,500 troops for Mexico border migrant surge

The Biden administration will send 1,500 active-duty troops to the U.S.-Mexico border starting next week, ahead of an expected migrant surge following the end of Covid pandemic-era restrictions.

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Mar 7, 2023

Plunge in border crossings could blunt GOP attack on Biden

A sharp drop in illegal border crossings since December could blunt a Republican point of attack against President Joe Biden as the Democratic leader moves to reshape a broken asylum system that has dogged him and his predecessors.

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Jan 9, 2023

US law based on anti-Latino racism fuels immigration fight

As thousands of children were taken from their parents at the southern border during a Trump administration crackdown on illegal crossings, a federal public defender in San Diego set out to find new strategies to go after the longstanding deportation law fueling the family separations.

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Nov 11, 2022

Tent complex closing as influx of people bused from Arizona, other border states slows

New York City is closing a tent complex for migrants that it had just opened three weeks ago as the influx of people being bused from Arizona and other southern border states has slowed, officials said Thursday.

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Oct 7, 2022

DACA suffers another court setback, but program remains in place for now

A federal appeals court ruled this week that DACA, the deferred deportation program for young migrants, was unlawfully created in 2012 but that protection for current DACA recipients can continue for now.

Aug 22, 2022

English exam singles out massage therapists, hurts immigrants

Unfortunately, the Arizona State Board of Massage Therapy, which regulates the industry, has set standards beyond the reach of most immigrants and international students.