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PHOENIX | Along border, a growing opposition to military deployment

PHOENIX  — Amy Juan drove two hours north from her remote community on the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona to rally against the deployment of troops there. She’s one of many residents of the Southwest who oppose and are speaking out against President Donald Trump’s deployment of over 5,000 military troops to the border to fend … Continue reading PHOENIX | Along border, a growing opposition to military deployment

PHOENIX | Troops at the border are limited in what they can do

PHOENIX — The 5,200 active-duty troops being sent by President Donald Trump to the U.S.-Mexico border will be limited in what they can do under a federal law that restricts the military from engaging in law enforcement on American soil. That means the troops will not be allowed to detain immigrants, seize drugs from smugglers … Continue reading PHOENIX | Troops at the border are limited in what they can do

PHOENIX | Shelter provider for immigrant kids surrenders 2 licenses

PHOENIX— The nation’s largest provider of shelters for immigrant children has surrendered two of its licenses in Arizona following a state investigation that found the organization didn’t have fingerprint records for some employees. In an agreement announced Wednesday, Southwest Key surrendered its licenses for shelters in Phoenix and Youngtown and will pay a $73,000 fine. … Continue reading PHOENIX | Shelter provider for immigrant kids surrenders 2 licenses

PHOENIX | Sex offender faces court in case of 2 Arizona girls killed

PHOENIX  — For years, police couldn’t figure out how a 6-year-old girl was taken from her bedroom window while she slept in her family’s Arizona home, never to be seen again. Then came a call from a woman engaged to a convicted sex offender who had bounced around various states, leaving a trail of criminal … Continue reading PHOENIX | Sex offender faces court in case of 2 Arizona girls killed

PHOENIX | Delays in opening polling locations disrupts Arizona primary

PHOENIX — Voters faced more problems at Phoenix-area polling places during Arizona’s primary election, with several locations opening hours behind schedule Tuesday because voting machines had not been set up on time. It comes after voters waited in long lines for hours during the 2016 presidential primary because of drastically reduced voting centers, which have … Continue reading PHOENIX | Delays in opening polling locations disrupts Arizona primary

PHOENIX | Some polling places open late, disrupting Arizona primary

PHOENIX  — Voters faced more problems at Phoenix-area polling places during Arizona’s primary election, with several locations opening hours behind schedule Tuesday because voting machines had not been set up on time. It comes after voters waited in long lines for hours during the 2016 presidential primary because of drastically reduced voting centers, which have … Continue reading PHOENIX | Some polling places open late, disrupting Arizona primary

PHOENIX | Some polling places open hours late during Arizona primary

PHOENIX  — Voters faced more problems at Phoenix-area polling places during Arizona‘s primary election, with several locations opening hours behind schedule Tuesday because voting machines had not been set up on time. It comes after voters waited in long lines for hours during the 2016 presidential primary because of drastically reduced voting centers, which have … Continue reading PHOENIX | Some polling places open hours late during Arizona primary

PHOENIX | Complaint: US officials coerced migrants to sign documents

PHOENIX — U.S. immigration authorities coerced dozens of parents separated from their children at the border to sign documents they did not understand, according to a complaint filed Thursday. In some of the cases, parents gave away rights to be reunited with their children when the non-English speaking mothers and fathers signed documents in English … Continue reading PHOENIX | Complaint: US officials coerced migrants to sign documents