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[REGIONAL NEWS] Most of Trump ’emergency’ wall goes through New Mexico

Posted by   /  April 22, 2019  /  Immigration, Regional News  /  No Comments

A bollard-style barrier, left, ends and a “Normandy-style” vehicle barrier begins along a remote stretch of border in Doña Ana County. /Angela Kocherga/Albuquerque Journal SANTA TERESA – New construction is expected to begin on a border barrier in New Mexico next month despite several lawsuits challenging President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration to fund his wall. […]

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Pima supervisors deeply involved in federal border issues

Posted by   /  April 15, 2019  /  Immigration  /  No Comments

The Board of Supervisors voted in September to reject last year’s $1.4 million Stonegarden grant despite appeals from Sheriff Mark Napier./Murphy Woodhouse / Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star After cutting ties to a controversial federal border-protection grant last year, the Pima County Board of Supervisors will consider whether to accept nearly $1.5 million in […]

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Run for the border: Rose Law Group Notable Cartoon

Posted by   /  April 12, 2019  /  Immigration, PHOTOS/CARTOONS  /  No Comments

Michael Ramirez – Creators

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Ducey opposes family-separation policy, says he will finish his term despite Homeland Security opening

Posted by   /  April 10, 2019  /  Government and Politics, Immigration  /  No Comments

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and Governor Doug Ducey met with National Guard troops sent to the border as part of Operation Guardian Shield./ Kim Johnson/KAWC Colorado River Public Media By Maria Polletta | Arizona Republic  Despite deeming outgoing Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen “a model public servant,” Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said he does […]

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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey says he would support border closure after meeting with Trump

Posted by   /  April 4, 2019  /  Government and Politics, Immigration  /  No Comments

By Maria Polletta | Arizona Republic  Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey softened his stance on a possible U.S.-Mexico border closure after meeting with President Donald Trump on Wednesday, saying he would support Trump if he opted for a shutdown but hoped any closure would be “as short as possible.”  The Oval Office meeting came two days […]

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Gov. Ducey supports effort to include citizenship question on 2020 Census

Posted by   /  April 2, 2019  /  Government and Politics, Immigration  /  No Comments

The Census Bureau plans to include a citizenship question on the form has some advocates upset. The Trump administration wants the question included on the form./U.S. Census Bureau By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Daily Star Gov. Doug Ducey is siding with the Trump administration in its bid to add a citizenship […]

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Arizona’s Stanton loses congressional aide to little-known Dreamer provision

Posted by   /  March 22, 2019  /  Government and Politics, Immigration  /  No Comments

By Emily Kopp | Roll Call During the orientation for freshman lawmakers shortly after his election, Stanton learned that Elizabeth Perez, a Dreamer, was forbidden from working for a member of Congress. When Arizona Rep. Greg Stanton was elected last November, he considered it a no-brainer that his campaign’s political director, 28-year-old Elizabeth Perez, would […]

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Arizona representatives refuse to vote ‘yes’ to make Mueller report public

Posted by   /  March 15, 2019  /  Featured News, Government and Politics, Immigration  /  No Comments

  By Robin Bravender | Arizona Mirror The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday overwhelmingly passed a resolution stating that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s forthcoming report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election should be made public. Related:Here’s how Sens. Kyrsten Sinema and Martha McSally voted on Trump border emergency rebuke The resolution […]

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Arizona delegation splits on party lines as House blocks Trump’s border wall emergency

Posted by   /  February 27, 2019  /  Government and Politics, Immigration  /  No Comments

  The U.S. House voted to block President Trump’s emergency border wall declaration on Monday, delivering a stinging rebuke to the White House. The chamber voted 245-182 for a resolution to end Trump’s emergency declaration. The president is attempting to use the declaration to circumvent Congress to secure billions of dollars in funding for a […]

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Journalist sues ICE to shed light on contractor that held migrant children in Phoenix offices

Posted by   /  February 25, 2019  /  Immigration, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

By Laura Gomez | Arizona Mirror The Center for Investigative Reporting and journalist Aura Bogado sued the federal government this week to obtain a contract with a company that held migrant children overnight in an commercial office building in Phoenix. In November (after a July records request was inexplicably closed), Bogado requested through the Freedom […]

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