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These Young Arizona Immigrants Can’t Vote. But They’re Helping Others Do So This Fall.

A group of undocumented youth are working to get 25,000 people to the polls to vote in the November election — because they can't.

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Trump Order Would Exclude 4% of Arizona’s Population From Census Count

Leaving undocumented residents out of the Census could result in Arizona losing out on nearly $900 million in federal funding.

Photo by Ross D. Franklin, Associated Press
Trump Administration Defies Judges’ Order, Refuses to Accept New DACA Applications

The federal government is currently not accepting new DACA applications despite court order that it must resume doing so.

Photo courtesy the Center for International Education at NAU.
ICE Removes In-Person Class Requirement for Foreign Students

Three of Arizona’s public universities joined lawsuits against a new rule that would have put thousands of international student’s visas in jeopardy.

Photo Credit: Jairo Carreon de Queriasnorte
‘We Are Not Just Here to Stay, But To Thrive’: DACA Recipient’s Fight for Pathway to Citizenship Continues

The Supreme Court blocked an attempt by the Trump Administration to end the DACA program, but fight for a path to citizenship is far from over.

‘No Logic to This:’ Michael Crow Speaks Out Against New ICE Policy

The policy requires foreign students to take in-person classes in order to retain their visa, forcing some students to choose between health and education.

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Here’s What the Courts’ Recent Border Wall Rulings Mean

Despite questions as to the wall’s legality, the Trump administration celebrated the completion of its 200th mile last week.