Stories tagged: "immigration rights"


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Phoenix Millennial Hopes Broadway Musical About His Life Drives DACA Discussion

The former Arizona resident is talking about the need to continue DACA, what he calls a “saving grace” in his life – and the role his story plays in that fight. And he’s talking about meeting Barack Obama. Again.

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DACA Reaches a Milestone, but It’s Not a Joyous Occasion

On the 10-year anniversary of the DACA program, an estimated 100,000 recent high school graduates are unable to participate in the program.

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‘Escalating Extreme Rhetoric:’ Arizona Senate Hopeful Wants to Send Immigrants to Pacific Islands for Hard Labor

Multiple studies show that both undocumented and documented immigrants make their communities safer and commit significantly less crime than native-born Americans.

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Republican States Win Delay, for Now, in White House Plan to End COVID Restrictions at Border

The law, known as Title 42, has been used to turn away more than 1.8 million migrants since it was invoked in March 2020.

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Migrants Wait at the Border While US Battles Over Lifting COVID-19 Ban on Processing Asylum Applications

“I had a home in Michoacán, a good life,” Rosario said. “My husband and I got married and we built a beautiful life together, but we had to leave. We dropped everything in order to just feel secure again.”

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Arizona Among Three States Suing to Block Biden From Ending Title 42 for Asylum Seekers

Since the Trump administration invoked Title 42 in March 2020, more than 1.7 million migrants have been turned away at the border – more than 300,000 of them in Arizona.

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The Biden Administration Will End Title 42 by May 24

Advocates for immigrants and refugees in Arizona say it’s long past for the Biden administration to stop using public health rules to prevent people from claiming asylum.