Devin Browne http://knau.org en NAFTA 20 Years Later: Part II Free Trade And Migration http://knau.org/post/nafta-20-years-later-part-ii-free-trade-and-migration <p>In the early 90's, President Clinton promised that the North American Free Trade Agreement would create such great jobs in Mexico that Mexicans wouldn't need to illegally immigrate here. But in the two decades since, the number of people living here illegally has nearly quadrupled. As part of our ongoing series on the 20th Anniversary of NAFTA series, Reporter Devin Browne has a story that helps explain the relationship between free trade and migration.</p> Wed, 26 Sep 2012 15:24:41 +0000 Devin Browne 20861 at http://knau.org NAFTA 20 Years Later: Part I http://knau.org/post/nafta-20-years-later-part-i <p>Negotiations for the North American Free Trade Agreement concluded 20 years ago this month. The treaty's goal was to eliminate barriers to trade and investment among the U.S., Canada and Mexico. This week, the Changing America Desk will be look at what the agreement promised and where it did and did not deliver. Reporters Devin Browne and Jill Replogle begin the series by taking a trip back to the early 1990's.</p> Mon, 24 Sep 2012 20:52:57 +0000 Jill Replogle & Devin Browne 20754 at http://knau.org Immigrants Find Loopholes In Arizona Self-Deportation Laws http://knau.org/post/immigrants-find-loopholes-arizona-self-deportation-laws <p><a href="http://www.azleg.gov/legtext/49leg/2r/bills/sb1070s.pdf"><u><font color="#0066cc">Senate Bill 1070</font></u></a> may be Arizona&rsquo;s most famous self-deportation bill, but it was not the first. Long before legislators came up with a law that would make it difficult to live in Arizona, they passed a law that made it difficult to work in Arizona. Tue, 24 Apr 2012 23:00:00 +0000 Devin Browne 12887 at http://knau.org AZ Solicitor Gen to Oversee Babeu Case http://knau.org/post/az-solicitor-gen-oversee-babeu-case <p>Arizona&rsquo;s Attorney General&rsquo;s office has asked Solicitor General Dave Cole to oversee the investigation into Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu.&nbsp;&nbsp;Babeu&rsquo;s former lover -- a Mexican national -- alleges the sheriff threatened deportation when the relationship ended last year.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 23 Feb 2012 07:00:00 +0000 Devin Browne 9711 at http://knau.org AZ Solicitor Gen to Oversee Babeu Case Beyond Sprawl: Rethinking Residential, Cul-De-Sacs For The Future http://knau.org/post/beyond-sprawl-rethinking-residential-cul-de-sacs-future <p><span class="dateline">PHOENIX</span> &mdash; Pigs will probably fly in the Southwest before homebuilders stop constructing new homes here. But the types of homes people will need in the next 20 years might look very different.</p><p>We&rsquo;re staying single longer. We&rsquo;re having fewer children. We&rsquo;re paying more for gas and utilities. Is it time to re-think the all-American suburb? <a href="http://www.asu.edu/"><font color="#015190">Arizona State University</font></a> graduate students in design and architecture think so.</p> Tue, 29 Nov 2011 07:00:00 +0000 Devin Browne 5306 at http://knau.org Beyond Sprawl: Rethinking Residential, Cul-De-Sacs For The Future