And the debate over visas for guest workers also extends to the lettuce fields of Yuma where President Trump is set to appear this morning. The president will be in the southern Arizona city to talk about immigration enforcement and inspect the Predator drone, but many of those in the agriculture industry there hope he also takes a look at their needs.
Local nurseries are growing along with the economy, but have trouble getting labor to keep up with demand. The federal government's response is to bring more temporary visa workers for those companies that can't find Americans willing to do the work.
Phoenix’s Police Chief said there have been no credible threats to suggest downtown businesses should close ahead of President Trump’s rally Tuesday night, but several restaurants and the county court system plan to shut their doors early.
President Trump heads to Phoenix Tuesday for a campaign-style rally. This will be Trump’s first trip back to Arizona since the election. It will also be the president’s first time in front of a crowd since deadly violence broke out in Charlottesville, Virginia, this month at a white supremacist rally.
As we saw last week in Barcelona, and we’ve seen in other cities, terrorists seem to have shifted tactics somewhat, and now favor ramming cars into people as at least one way to attack. But how new is this, and what can law enforcement — and the rest of us — do to prevent these kinds of attacks?
You’ve probably see Phoenix Chinese Cultural Center as you drive by 44th and Van Buren streets. The space houses a grocery store, restaurants and small businesses — and now, many empty storefronts. In June, True North Companies purchased the site. The redevelopment has spurred concern among Chinese-American residents in the Valley.
In some parts of the Valley, it seems like you can’t turn around without seeing an apartment building being constructed. But not everyone can afford the rising cost to rent here. For those people, there are government housing programs to help subsidize rent. But a new project from The Arizona Republic shows there’s a large group of people stuck in the middle.
President Trump will be addressing the nation tonight about the future of American involvement in Afghanistan, and in Iraq government forces are on the second day of an offensive to retake the city of Tal Afar from Islamic State militants.
If you’ve got a kid headed toward those tween or teen years, you may intimately know the “Let’s Play” phenomenon, where viewers — like your kids — watch people play video games online. Chester King, the CEO of the British eSports Association, is behind a push to get eSports into the 2024 Paris Olympics.