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Most Americans want better conditions for asylum seekers

In a Pew Research Center survey, researchers found that 65% of overall respondents said the federal government is doing a somewhat bad or very bad job of handling asylum seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border.... Read more»

White House rolls out plan to weaken Endangered Species Act

The Trump administration on Monday finalized changes to eviscerate enforcement of the landmark Endangered Species Act, which is credited with helping to save animals like the American bald eagle and California condor.... Read more»

Rule change would deny green cards for food-stamp use

The Trump administration issued a rule Monday that allows the government to deny green cards or visas to people who rely on public benefit programs, or if they might need such programs, including food stamps, Medicaid and housing subsidies, in the future. ... Read more»

BP agent charged with running down Guatemalan man pleads guilty to civil rights violation

A Nogales-area Border Patrol agent, accused of assaulting a Guatemalan man and then lying about it, will plead guilty to a misdemeanor civil rights violation, his lawyer said Monday. BP Agent Matthew Bowen will leave the agency under the settlement.... Read more»1

Kirkpatrick to hold 'Congress On Your Corner' at Midtown library Wednesday

U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick will speak with constituents one-on-one at the Himmel Park public library on Wednesday afternoon.... Read more»1

Judge hears challenge to Tucson 'sanctuary city' initiative

There was a court hearing Monday afternoon on the Republican move to block Tucson's "sanctuary city" initiative from going on the November ballot. The judge indicated he'll make a ruling this week, but likely not until Friday. In the meantime, here's a listing of the various motions filed in the case:... Read more»

Failure to launch? Vector ousts Tucson CEO; rocket firm locks out employees

Vector Launch, a Tucson-based small rocket company, dropped CEO Jim Cantrell on Friday, locking the doors of its three offices around the country and cited financial issues in "undertaking a pause in operations."... Read more»1

Soccer

FC Tucson gears up for 5th away match in a row

FC Tucson’s match on Saturday is against North Texas SC, a team that plays in suburban Dallas. It’s yet another road trip for the team, but the shortest one in a league where Los Tucsonenses are the only squad that plays its home matches west of the 100th meridian. ... Read more»

Analysis

The U.S. white majority will soon disappear forever

White nationalists want America to be white again. But this will never happen. America is on its way to becoming predominantly nonwhite.... Read more»

Weekend music

Tucson sounds: Anchorbaby's new grooves

Anchorbaby weaves a soundtrack beyond fixed borders, musicians gather out of love for Leo Schwamm, Mermaids return with a surf rock soundtrack, Second Saturdays return, the kids remain all right and more in your TucsonSentinel.com local music roundup. ... Read more»

Analysis

A racist manifesto & a shooter terrorize Hispanics in El Paso & beyond

On Saturday, El Paso was the victim of white supremacy, but it was not the only target. By terrorizing this city, the gunman terrorized Hispanics across the state and the country. ... Read more»

Border residents dispute White House rhetoric on violence, crime

When Santa Cruz County Sheriff Tony Estrada became a Nogales, Arizona, police patrolman in 1966, about 80% of the people in the county jail on any given day were Mexican.... Read more»

Border Patrol agents fired upon in Texas early Friday, agency reports

Agents from the Rio Grande City Station Marine Unit were patrolling near the town of Fronton when the shots came from the Mexican side of the Rio Grande, according to the agency.... Read more»

The FBI told Congress about 90 recent domestic terror arrests, but woudln't show us records of even one

Four days after asking for information on the FBI’s claims of 90 domestic terrorism arrests, we are still waiting. And, frankly, it got kind of weird.... Read more»

U.S. releases 'Remain in Mexico' refugee after judge grants asylum

More than 24 hours after he became the first person granted refugee status under the “Migrant Protection Protocols” policy requiring asylum seekers to remain in Mexico while their immigration claims are pending, a man was released to a sponsor in San Diego Wednesday after his attorney called for his release.... Read more»

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