Immigration


President Trump standing in front of the border wall
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.

Maxima Guerrero
While DACA Survives SCOTUS, One Recipient Was Just Threatened With Deportation

Although no charges were filed against her, Máxima Guerrero's arrest last month nearly landed her in an immigration detention center.

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Her Brother Was Deported 9 Years Ago. She Hasn’t Stopped Fighting Since.

Jessica Rubio is a homeowner, philanthropist, and working on her Master’s degree. And until last week, she was living in fear of being deported.

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Being a Dreamer Is Traumatic. But I Turned Fear Into Action.

The founder of Arizona-based immigrant-support organization Aliento reflects on how to transform trauma into hope and action.

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DACA Recipients Celebrate Supreme Court Decision

“It was a catalyst to my involvement in activism and politics that eventually led me to where I am. It gave many of us the confidence to fight for more."

Photo by Delia Johnson, Cronkite News
Immigrants Need Help During The Pandemic. They’re Having Trouble Finding It.

Many immigrants have been excluded from pandemic-related benefits — leaving local advocacy groups to step in to provide support.

Reyna Montoya stands outside her home
Protest, Pandemic, and Anxiety: What It’s Like for the 650,000 DACA Recipients Awaiting Court Decision

The immigration status of Nearly 7,000 DACA recipients in Arizona who have been working on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic is at risk.