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Opinion

Opinion: Migrant Crisis Prompts Feds to Enforce Border But States Should Act, Too

After the alarming surge of 15,000 illegal border crossers fording the Rio Grande into Del Rio, Texas in just a few days, the Biden administration has finally cried ‘uncle’ and begun to enforce our border laws.  It is an important admission that, on top of the Afghanistan fiasco, Biden’s open border approach is undermining public

Immigration

Many migrants staying in US even as expulsion flights rise

Three hours after being freed from a giant migrant camp under an international bridge, Mackenson Veillard stood outside a gas station and took stock of his sudden good fortune as he and his pregnant wife waited for a Greyhound bus to take them to a cousin in San Antonio. The couple camped with thousands for

Afghanistan

‘We can’t do enough’: Lawmakers flooded by evacuation pleas

Tissue holders sit atop the conference table where the congressman’s aides field frantic requests from constituents desperate for help in getting friends and loved ones out of Afghanistan before it’s too late. The stories have poured in by the thousands with heartbreaking pleas not to be left behind. The tissues are used for crying breaks,

Afghanistan

Gosar on Afghanistan Attack: “We Mourn the Loss of Life and Strengthen Our Resolve to Get Our People Out of Afghanistan”

Congressman Paul Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) issued the following statement in response to the heartbreaking deaths of American servicemen and women in Afghanistan. “Today’s tragic death of at least a dozen service members is a reminder of how grateful we are for the selfless acts of courage our men and women in uniform exhibit every day. I’m incredibly grateful

State

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

Education

Governor Ducey Announces Relief Program For K-12 Students, Families

Governor Doug Ducey announced an initial investment of $10 million for an immediate relief program for K-12 students and families. The funding will provide choice for parents who are facing financial and educational barriers due to unnecessary closures and school mandates and that are not in compliance with the provisions set forth in state law.

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