A bill aiming to prevent the Tohono O’odham Nation from opening a casino near Glendale until 2027 has been delayed in congress. The “Keeping the Promise” act had been scheduled for a House vote Monday.
People living in the Juárez Valley southeast of Ciudad Juárez and El Paso, Texas, allege that land speculators preparing for the start of oil and gas production have spurred a land grab that has forced what some claim is an exodus of local residents.
The privately run immigration detention center in Eloy, Ariz., has been the target of scrutiny in recent months after one detainee committed suicide and reports surfaced of other detainees protesting conditions there.
Arizona business leaders are hailing a new era of cooperation with the state’s largest partner, Mexico. Gov. Doug Ducey has traveled to the country 13 times since taking office earlier this year, many of those visits on trade missions.