immigration

Capitol Media Services photo by Howard Fischer

The state’s top education official warned that Arizona schools could be inundated with immigrant children if President Obama enacts an amnesty plan. As Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports, John Huppenthal is asking the federal government for $1 million to handle the influx.

Nick Ut/AP

Attorneys for dreamers are asking a federal appeals court to make good on its ruling that their clients are entitled to driver’s licenses while they challenge Jan Brewer’s interpretation of state law. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

Arizona Has Highest Percentage of DACA Applicants

Aug 6, 2014
Melanie Reyes/The New York Immigration Coalition

A new report today shows a higher percentage of eligible Arizonans have applied for deferred action than any other state. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

Immigrant Influx Draws Media Criticism from Gov. Brewer

Jun 24, 2014
Capitol Media Services photo by Howard Fischer

The way Gov. Jan Brewer sees it, the media should be doing more to press the Obama administration for answers about the flood of immigrants across the border. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

Sonora, Mexico Governor Says No To Migrant Blockade

Jun 23, 2014
Associated Press

The governor of Sonora said his government has no plans to try to block the thousands of Central Americans who make their way through his country from trying to reach the United States. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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