Khizr Khan — a Gold Star father and outspoken critic of President Donald Trump — said Arizona, like much of the country, must reject anti-Muslim attitudes. On Sunday, Khan met with Muslim leaders in Phoenix to discuss backlash against the community.
Saturday afternoon, people who say they were targeted by former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s unlawful immigration policies attended a clinic where they could get legal advice on how to process a claim against the county.
Fifty new bike racks are being added to downtown Phoenix, and local artists are invited to help design them. Two winners will be chosen and each will receive a $4,000 prize. The winners’ designs will be showcased in the downtown area.
The police chief who lost his handgun last month has been suspended for two days. According to the Prescott Daily Courier, Prescott Valley’s town manager issued the punishment, which also requires Chief Bryan Jarrell to complete a certified firearm safety course and pay the cost to replace the handgun.
Immigration to the United States from Central American countries known as the “Northern Triangle” has far outpaced immigration from Mexico in recent years, according to a new analysis by the Pew Research Center.
At a time when negotiations continue on whether DACA recipients will be able to remain in the U.S. under some sort of legal status — and with a reduction in the number of refugees the country will accept — Phoenix is hosting the National Immigrant Integration Conference beginning on Sunday.
Mexican trade negotiators are hopeful local American leaders will help persuade them to convince the U.S. administration to not scrap the North American Free Trade Agreement, Mexico’s chief negotiator said.
Stevie Nicks has been a rock music star for more than 40 years, both as a solo artist and with Fleetwood Mac. She has said that she’ll never write an autobiography. So for the next best thing, music writer Stephen Davis has taken on Nicks as the subject of the just-released "Gold Dust Woman."