The Supreme Court appeared ready Monday to prevent thousands of people living in the U.S. for humanitarian reasons from applying to become permanent residents. The justices seemed favorable, in arguments via telephone, to the case made by the Biden administration that federal immigration law prohibits people who entered the country illegally and now have Temporary
“If the federal government isn’t going to do its job, then Arizona will take matters into our own hands.” Governor Doug Ducey released the following statement after Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the United States Border Patrol declined to take custody of 20 undocumented individuals identified by the Arizona Department of Public Safety: “The Biden/Harris
When it comes to the US Citizenship Act of 2021, the devil is in the details. An estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants reside within the nation’s borders. Immediately following his inauguration, President Joe Biden fulfilled a campaign promise to send a comprehensive immigration reform bill to Congress to restore “humanity and American values to our
President Trump was in Arizona this week, where average family incomes hit a record high and the poverty rate hit a record low in 2019 after just three years of President Trump’s pro-growth, pro-worker policies. Arizona, much like the rest of our country, also benefited from President Trump’s commitments to secure our border and fix
The Supreme Court this summer upheld a key pillar of President Trump’s immigration agenda. In a 7-2 decision in June, the justices ruled that the administration can proceed with its “expedited removal” policy, which allows the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Border Patrol to quickly deport fraudulent asylum seekers without prolonged court hearings. The Supreme Court made the right call. The administration’s
With the election just days away, Cronkite News is profiling candidates on the Nov. 3 ballot. How would you rate Arizona’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic? Initially, the response was good and people were complying and working together, Wood said, but now it’s affecting livelihoods by keeping Arizonans out of work and out of school.