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A New Chapter: Community Plumbing Challenge, Navajo Nation

We are Plumbers, Builders, Engineers, and Inspectors. We are professionals. We are craftspeople, and we are codes and standards. We are expertise, effort and energy. We are high-quality. We are hard-working, and we are passionate. We are Housing For Health. We are collaboration. We are partners, and we are community. We are skills. We are… Read More »

Arizona 360: Military at Border; Border Patrol Ridealong; Processing Asylum Seekers; Court Backlog

NEXT ON “ARIZONA 360,” A CLOSER LOOK AT THE SHARP RISE IN ASYLUM CLAIMS.>>SMUGGLERS ARE KIND OF SELLING A DREAM.>>UNDERSTANDING HOW THE SYSTEM PROCESSES DETAINEES.>>RIGHT NOW WE ARE NOT SEPARATING FAMILIES.>>AND CHALLENGES THEY FACE IN COURT.>>THERE IS A VERY HIGH RATE OF DENIALS OF ASYLUM CLAIMS BUT THAT DOESN’T MEAN THEY LACK MERIT.>>>HELLO AND WELCOME… Read More »

An Examination of Hispanic and Latino History

Wanda Williams: Good evening, everyone. I’m Wanda Williams. I’m an archivist here at the National Archives of St. Louis and I want to welcome you to tonight’s Documented Rights panel examining Hispanic and Latino history. Tonight’s panel is actually panel number six. We launched our Documented Rights series in October. That’s when we opened the… Read More »

Arizona 360:USBP Chief, new wall construction, Flores Settlement Agreement

(upbeat music) – Hello and welcome to a special edition of Arizona 360, I’m Lorraine Rivera. Thank you for joining us. President Trump’s calls for new border wall took shape this summer as contractors began installing taller fencing in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument and in Yuma County. That brings us to Cochise County where… Read More »

Art creates opportunities to heal at Casa Alitas’ shelter for migrants

-The Trump administration’s Zero Tolerance Policy at the border garnered widespread attention and scrutiny over its resulting family separations, a federal judge ordered a stop to it after more than 26 hundred children had been separated. Last month a Government Watchdog report detailed the trauma endured by children. While CBP has told us it limits… Read More »

Arizona 360: Journalists’ roundtable; shelter for asylum seekers; monsoon outlook

(theme music) – [Presenter] Next on Arizona 360, unpacking the month’s top headlines with a journalists round-table. – It’s the first vote I’ve ever seen where almost everybody was upset. – [Presenter] The next steps after a plan to shelter asylum seekers in a juvenile jail gets the go-ahead. – Obviously the desires that the… Read More »

FNN: National Christmas Tree Lighting; Deadly IN house fire; Congressional Hearings

>>>AND WELCOME TO NEWS NOW. WE START WITH BREAKING NEWS OUT OF TEXAS RIGHT NOW. THE TEXAS RANGERS ARE ASSISTING IN A RAID ON THE ARCHDIOCESE OF GALVESTON, HOUSTON. THE TEXAS RANGERS ARE ASSISTING ON A RAID OF THE ARCHDIOCESE WHICH BEGAN AT 10:00 A.M. THE MONTGOMERY COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE HEADINGUP THAT RAID CAN… Read More »

Arizona 360: Leaving the monastery, sanctuary city initiative, seizing drugs

JUVENILE JAIL INTO A SHELTER FOR ASYLUM SEEKERS.>>WE CAN TRANSFORM ANY SPACE.>>A FIRSTHAND LOOK AT HOW DEPUTIES KEEP NARCOTICS OFF THE STREETS.>>THE DRUG SMUGGLING, THE NARCOTICS SMUGGLING, THEY ARE VERY, VERY GOOD AT WHAT THEY DO.>>HEARING ED ACKERLEY IN HIS LATEST PITCH TO BECOME MAYOR OF TUCSON.>>I WOULD STACK MY RESUME UP AGAINST ANYONE RUNNING… Read More »

Casa Alitas

I.C.E. HELPS COORDINATE EFFORTS TO PLACE IMMIGRANTS IN SHELTERS AND OTHER NON-GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES. IN TUCSON, CASA ALITAS IS WORKING TO SUPPORT THE NEEDS OF IMMIGRANTS AWAITING THEIR COURT DATE. NANCY MONTOYA TAKES US INSIDE A SHELTER THAT HAS HELPED MORE THAN 4,700 MEN, WOMEN, AND CHILDREN IN THE LAST TWO YEARS.>>Reporter: THE DOORS TO CASA… Read More »

Tucson Monastery Becomes Migrant Shelter

>>>FOR ALMOST 80 YEARS TUCSON’S BENEDICTINE MONASTERY WAS HOME TO THE SISTERS OF PERPETUAL ADD RATION. IT’S BEEN VACANT UNTIL RECENTLY. NANCY MONTOYA SHOWS US THE LATEST GROUP FINDING SANCTUARY.>>AFTER A SIX-HOUR RIDE ON A HOMELAND SECURITY BUS FROM TEXAS THE CENTRAL AMERICAN FAMILIES ARRIVE AT THE TUCSON BENEDICTINE MONASTERY. THEY CARRY THEIR MOST PRECIOUS… Read More »