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Arizona Afghans relieved after Ducey’s refugee proposal, still worried

Phoenix resident Naqibullah “Nakib” Isaczai welcomed Gov. Doug Ducey’s announcement that Arizona will accept refugees fleeing the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan – but still worries that the U.S. response will be too little, too late. Like thousands now trying to flee, Isaczai worked as an interpreter for the U.S. Army before getting a Special Immigrant

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Yavapai College Program Offers Help for Students with Children

Yavapai College announces a new program for aspiring students whose childcare costs have kept their college dreams out of reach. The Higher Education Childcare Subsidy, a three-year pilot program with the Arizona Department of Economic Security, will pay up to $725 per child, per month, in childcare expenses for qualified full-time students in the fields

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State Announces Additional $8.2 Million To Further Serve Arizonans Facing Homelessness

Funding Follows First Phase Of Nearly $5 Million To 40 Organizations Statewide Governor Doug Ducey and the Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) announced the distribution of an additional $8.2 million to provide Arizonans facing homelessness with critical services. “We want to ensure struggling families and those facing homelessness have access to the support and resources

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