The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program — or DACA — provides protection from deportation and work athorization to some undocumented people brought to the US as kids. It’s a lifeline that’s fading away.
Long before the pandemic, Adela Diaz, an Arizona college freshman, was aware of disparities in health care access and outcomes for minorities in the US. The pandemic has widened the gap, she says.
Dating while in isolation is probably not the ideal way to hook up with a new partner, but dating apps are all reporting increases in usage. Boredom and a little loneliness are likely playing a part.
The mostly rural, US border region depends on commerce from northern Mexico. But new travel restrictions block cross-border travel for commerce or sightseeing — cutting off US businesses from most of their Mexican customers.
In last three months, ICE has released some 107,000 migrant parents and children in Texas, Arizona and California, many without next steps in place. Shelters, churches and volunteers have stepped in to help these families get to their next destinations. Most are trying to join relatives and friends elsewhere.
A defense contractor that held immigrant children overnight in a Phoenix office building operates a second office nearby where a neighbor has seen immigrant children bathing themselves in bathroom sinks.
"Seeing all these people from different tribes, and different nations, it personally made me feel very empowered."
Most companies and manufacturing facilities still don't measure water usage. But increasingly, many corporations are. It's paying off for the environment and companies' bottom-lines.
Arizona needs Mexico. Unlike the United States as a whole, Arizona actually has a trade surplus with its southern neighbor and tens of thousands of Arizona jobs rely on cross-border trade.
Motel 6 has responded to a news report that staff at two of its Phoenix locations have been sharing guest information with ICE, leading to the arrests of at least 20 undocumented immigrants.
At President Donald Trump's campaign-style rally in Phoenix on Tuesday, indigenous and Latino rights advocates stood together to protest racial inequality in Arizona’s justice system. For these groups, facing militarized police is nothing new.