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David Garcia’s call to reform ICE politically risky in Arizona

Posted by   /  July 20, 2018  /  Government and Politics, Immigration  /  No Comments

By Carmen Forman | Arizona Capitol Times David Garcia isn’t playing it safe this election cycle. “This year is about making a statement. That’s what’s going to win,” the Democratic gubernatorial candidate said at a July 10 debate. In other words: Go bold or go home.   Capitalizing on fired up Democrats and a growing […]

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Democrats Sinema, O’Halleran vote with House Republicans to support ICE

Posted by   /  July 19, 2018  /  Government and Politics, Immigration  /  No Comments

By Ronald J. Hansen | Arizona Republic U.S. Senate hopeful Kyrsten Sinema joined with House Republicans on Wednesday to register her support for officers and staffers with the embattled Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency. The Arizona Democrat voted with nearly every Republican to pass a resolution effectively backing ICE at a time when many in […]

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Federal contractor admits to holding migrant kids at Phoenix building

Posted by   /  July 13, 2018  /  Government and Politics, Immigration  /  No Comments

By KTAR.com A federal contractor terminated its lease at an office building in Phoenix after an investigation revealed that migrant children were being illegally housed in the unlicensed facility after being separated from their parents at the Arizona-Mexico border. Phoenix City Councilwoman Kate Gallego announced that MVM, Inc., a U.S. defense contractor, canceled its lease […]

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Grijalva says ‘paranoia and secrecy’ surround Tucson shelter housing migrant children

Posted by   /  July 9, 2018  /  Immigration  /  No Comments

Estimated 300 children at the shelter, 79 separated from parents By Rachel Beth Banks | Cronkite News U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva on Friday toured a Southwest Key facility in Tucson where he decried the dozens of migrant children who are locked away from their parents and out of public view, with some of the detainees […]

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Arizona GOP congressional candidate proposes Powerball-style lottery to pay for border wall [VIDEO]

Posted by   /  July 7, 2018  /  Government and Politics, Immigration  /  No Comments

Click here for video: Arizona’s Family By Dennis Welch | 3TV/CBS 5 A Republican congressional candidate is bucking her party over how to pay for President Donald Trump’s long-sought border wall. Irina Baroness Von Behr, who is running for the open seat in Arizona’s 9th Congressional District, said Friday that taxpayers shouldn’t be forced to foot […]

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Defense contractor detained migrant kids in vacant Phoenix office building

Posted by   /  July 6, 2018  /  Featured News, Immigration  /  No Comments

A cellphone video shows immigrant children being led into a vacant office building in Phoenix. The defense contractor leasing the building, MVM Inc., claims publicly that it does not operate “shelters or any other type of housing for minors.” /Credit: Lianna Dunlap By Aura Bogado, Ziva Branstetter and Vanessa Swales | Reveal A major U.S. […]

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Pinal supervisors reject resolution condemning border separations

Posted by   /  June 30, 2018  /  Government and Politics, Immigration  /  No Comments

  By Jake Kincaid | PinalCentral The charged political issue over illegal immigrant children being separated from their parents at the border took center stage this week at the Pinal County Board of Supervisors meeting. The meeting Wednesday got off to an unusual start when a group of white-clad Democrats implored the board to pass […]

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McSally lone Arizona vote for defeated immigration bill

Posted by   /  June 28, 2018  /  Government and Politics, Immigration  /  No Comments

  Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Prescott, said he couldn’t stomach protections for DACA By Pat Poblete | Cronkite News A last-ditch effort to get an immigration reform bill through the House was soundly defeated Wednesday, with almost half of the Republicans joining all Democrats to reject the Border Security and Immigration Reform Act on a 301-121 […]

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Supreme Court upholds travel ban

Posted by   /  June 27, 2018  /  Courts/Law, Immigration  /  No Comments

CNN The Supreme Court Tuesday upheld President Donald Trump’s travel ban. The ruling was 5-4 along partisan lines, with Chief Justice John Roberts writing for the conservative majority. Read the travel ban decision The ruling sends a strong message that Trump has broad powers under immigration law to act to protect national security and that […]

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Supreme Court ruling on travel ban stuns Muslim community

Posted by   /  June 27, 2018  /  Courts/Law, Immigration  /  No Comments

  Seventeen-year-old Faisa Ahmed moved to the United States when she was nine years old, brought by parents who fled the Somali civil war. For her, President Trump’s travel ban on certain countries is personal: her relatives are still trapped in Somalia. “These people are fleeing these countries for a reason,” she said. “A lot […]

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