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FactCheck: Migrants not responsible for latest COVID-19 surge

Experts say low vaccination rates, resistance to protective measures and the Delta variant are driving the surge of COVID-19 cases - but many Americans, particularly the unvaccinated and Republicans, believe immigrants are “a major reason for the current high number of cases.”... Read more»

Arizona expects 1,600 Afghan evacuees to arrive through March

The federal government has notified Arizona that it should expect 1,610 Afghan evacuees to arrive through the end of March, according to the state Department of Economic Security. ... Read more»

Arizona communities prepare for arrival of Afghan refugees

State officials, Arizona refugee resettlement agencies and community groups are preparing for the arrival in the coming weeks of thousands of people evacuated last month from Afghanistan.... Read more»

Nonprofits: Arizona needs more foster families for refugee children

They are mostly young boys, orphaned by war and conflict in their home countries who arrive in Arizona with little more than family photographs. Catholic Charities of Arizona has just 21 foster families licensed to care for refugee children.... Read more»