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Attorney Ray Ybarra Maldonado
It took less than a day from the time Rayos checked in with ICE in Phoenix for her to be deported. Her attorney, Ray Ybarra Maldonado, says that’s caused a flood of calls from clients in similar circumstances. To get a sense of how this case is reverberating among immigration attorneys in Arizona, I’m joined by Mo Goldman, who practices in Tucson.
Feb. 10, 2017
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.
Feb. 10, 2017
Tyler Kost
A San Tan Valley man has been sentenced for sexually assaulting 11 girls over the course of 5 years.
Feb. 10, 2017
Navajo guide Adam Teller
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.
Feb. 10, 2017
Chase Field
The Maricopa County Stadium District has filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by the Arizona Diamondbacks over Chase Field.
Feb. 10, 2017
Donald Trump
Donald Trump always said that he would run the country like he ran his business, but this week served as a reminder that a different set of ethical rules now apply.
Feb. 10, 2017
A valuable drone that went missing from a southern Arizona base last week has been discovered, more than 600 miles from where it disappeared.
Feb. 10, 2017
Judges in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously refused to reinstate President Trump’s executive order to ban travel from seven predominantly Muslim nations.
Feb. 10, 2017
Taser
Smart-weapon and body-camera manufacturer Taser International announced two new acquisitions Thursday that will create an artificial-intelligence division.
Feb. 10, 2017
New Homeland Security Secretary Tours Arizona Border
U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly met with Arizona’s four border sheriffs and the governor in his first trip to the state as secretary.
Feb. 10, 2017
Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos
At 9:42 a.m. on Thursday, Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos was unshackled and dropped off in a country she has not seen in 21 years.
Feb. 10, 2017
Attorney Ray Ybarra Maldonado
Lawyers and activists say the deportation of Mesa resident Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos sent a message to immigrants that they’re better off living in the shadows.
Feb. 9, 2017
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.
Feb. 9, 2017
whole foods logo
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.
Feb. 9, 2017
Sen. Armando Rios Piter
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.
Feb. 9, 2017
Three community college systems in Arizona have agreed to develop a shared curriculum for their technology and manufacturing courses.
Feb. 9, 2017
travelers
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.
Feb. 9, 2017
navajo nation seal
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.
Feb. 9, 2017
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.
Feb. 9, 2017
Refugees
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.
Feb. 9, 2017

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