Mario Enrique Diaz came to Arizona as a student with $20 in his pocket, and he has since worked basically every job in politics here. The Democratic consultant is now working as a civilian aide to the Secretary of the Army.Read More »
All along the U.S.-Mexico border, about 840,000 mostly low-income, immigrant Latinos have settled in colonias – cheap plots of land outside city limits without basic infrastructure such as water and sewage systems, electricity and paved roads.Read More »
Arizona’s Latino voting bloc is being slowly built and jostled into action, but it’s not quite a tour-de-force just yet, according to Latino voters groups and policy analysts.Read More »
Raul Castro was remembered Saturday as a devoted public servant who made history when he became Arizona's only Hispanic governor.Read More »
Taxpayers in metropolitan Phoenix are expected to pay out an estimated $21 million over the next year and a half for changes ordered in response to a court ruling that found an Arizona sheriff's office racially profiled Latinos in its regular traffic and immigration patrols.Read More »
A Latino legal civil rights organization plans to file a counter suit against the state in its legal challenge to Maricopa County Community College District’s policy of granting in-state tuition to illegal immigrants.Read More »
Lawyers for Sheriff Joe Arpaio will appeal a judge's October order that a court-appointed monitor oversee the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, among other things.Read More »
A National Park Service recommendation could bring federal designation to the building near downtown where farm labor leader César Chávez is said to have first uttered “Sí se puede.”Read More »
Joe Garcia looks at the latest Hispanic population estimates for Arizona and comes to a simple conclusion.
“It’s safe to say the face of Arizona is changing,” said Garcia, the director of the Latino Public Policy Center at Arizona State University.
America's self-proclaimed toughest sheriff has been told to stay away from a national Latina conference when it comes to Phoenix.Read More »