The legal fight over President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from seven majority-Muslim countries is still on hold after the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals refused to reinstate the order Thursday. There is a lot still at play here, and with me to talk about that is Nicky Walker, development manager with the International Rescue Committee here in Phoenix.
The Navajo Nation is suing the federal government for taking more than 300 sets of human remains from Canyon de Chelly National Monument. The canyon is the only national monument that a native community still calls home. But for the Navajo, home isn’t just for its living, it’s where their dead belong as well.
Last month, Arizona Sen. John Kavanagh introduced legislation that would give businesses time to fix violations stemming from the Americans with Disabilities Act. Disability advocates and some state lawmakers gathered at the state Capitol on Wednesday to oppose Senate Bill 1198.
The natural-food grocery chain Whole Foods announced this week that it is closing nine stores across the country — and one of those is the Whole Foods market in Prescott, which will close its doors by 5 p.m. Friday.
Six Mexican senators are planning visits with publicly elected officials and Latino community leaders in Phoenix on Friday and Saturday, as part of a campaign to cultivate relationships with American officials friendly to Mexican migrants and to help migrants facing possible deportation.
A federal appeals court has unanimously rejected a Trump administration request allow its travel ban to take effect. The three-judge appeals panel declined to overturn a lower court's order suspending the president's ban against entry into the United States by refugees and travelers from seven majority-Muslim nations.
In recent months, the Navajo Nation has been considering changing its name to Dine. To find out what it means for the Navajo people, I’m joined by Manley Begay, a professor in the Applied Indigenous Studies Department at Northern Arizona University.
Phoenix police are currently short of their employment goal by more than 400 sworn officers. Hiring laterally, or from another police department, is a way to get cops on the streets quicker and with less time spent in training.
To find out more about what refugees go through before they come to the U.S., I’m joined by David Androff, an associate professor in ASU’s School of Social Work who has worked for five years with a team of social workers to assist refugees in Arizona.