Language intended to stoke passion or even fear in some cases is a consistent part of America’s political history. From the nation’s founding to the Civil War to last November’s election, candidates have embraced what could be called apocalyptic rhetoric.
Activists along the Mexican border say they are saving lives and now are being targeted by the Trump administration for their work and their activism. Joining me this morning are KJZZ's Fronteras Desk senior editor Michel Marizco and the Arizona Republic's border reporter Rafael Carranza.
The city of Phoenix wants to hire more employees to keep up with construction activity. The Planning and Development Department plans to add 14 positions, mostly to review plans and handle inspections.
The Arizona State University instructor accused of harboring undocumented immigrants recently appeared in federal court by telephone for a different case. Scott Warren is one of nine members of the humanitarian group No More Deaths who face misdemeanor charges stemming from the group’s work on the Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge.