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White nationalism began to take a foothold in mainstream in 2021, and Arizona helped

A newly released report by the Southern Poverty Law Center details extremism in 2021 — and how elected officials like U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar helped white nationalists and hate groups move their views into the mainstream. ... Read more»

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Arizona House Republicans pass bill to prohibit sexually explicit materials in schools

The Republican-controlled House passed a measure Thursday that would ban sexually explicit materials in K-12 classrooms across the state.... Read more»

Neither side thrilled with immigration reforms in Build Back Better bill

Buried in the $1.9 trillion Build Back Better Plan is $100 billion for immigration reform, money that critics say has no business being in the bill and that migration advocates say does not go nearly far enough. ... Read more»

Judge finds policy of turning back asylum-seekers unconstitutional

Legal nonprofit Al Otro Lado and 13 immigrants turned back from making asylum claims at ports of entry along the U.S.–Mexico border proved the "metering" policy violates rights enshrined in the Administrative Procedure Act and Constitution, a federal judge ruled Thursday. ... Read more»

Supreme Court allows 'Remain in Mexico' to continue pending appeal request

The Supreme Court said Wednesday that the Trump administration could continue the so-called "Migrant Protection Protocols" and return asylum-seekers to Mexico while the legal fight over the policy winds through the court system. ... Read more»

9th Circuit denies Trump admin: 'Remain in Mexico' policy 'clearly violates' U.S. asylum law

The 9th Circuit again rejected the Trump administration's attempt to push asylum-seekers back to Mexico via a pair of programs that have been challenged by advocates. Judges denied the government's request to stay injunctions that block enforcement of the policies.... Read more»

9th Circuit blocks Trump admin on 'Remain in Mexico' and 'absurd' asylum refusals

The 9th Circuit halted the Migrant Protection Protocols and blocked an "absurd" rule that would bar people who illegally crossed the U.S.-Mexico border from receiving asylum, handing the Trump administration a pair of defeats Friday. ... Read more»2

Grijalva, House Dems demand probe of troops deployed to border

Dozens of House Democrats renewed calls Friday for the Defense Department to investigate the legality of President Donald Trump’s decision to deploy thousands of active-duty and National Guard troops to the U.S-Mexico border.... Read more»

Advocates vow Supreme Court ruling not last word on border wall funds

Immigration advocates are vowing to continue to fight the use of Defense Department funds for construction of a border wall, after the Supreme Court late Friday lifted an injunction on the funds transfer.... Read more»

Judge blocks Trump plan to send asylum-seekers back to Mexico during case review

A federal judge blocked the Trump administration from implementing a plan to send asylum-seekers back to Mexico while their cases wind through the U.S. immigration system. ... Read more»

ACLU sues to halt 'Remain in Mexico' asylum policy

Three civil rights groups filed a federal lawsuit Thursday challenging the Trump administration's plan to send asylum-seekers back to Mexico while their cases wind through the U.S. immigration system. ... Read more»

Supreme Court rejects Trump administration appeal over asylum ban

The Supreme Court rejected the Trump administration's attempt to end-run a decision by a federal judge, and implement new rules barring asylum claims by anyone who entered the U.S. between border crossings.... Read more»

Court decisions block Trump's moves to dismantle asylum process

In a pair of decisions Wednesday, two different courts, one in San Francisco and one in Washington, D.C., ruled against the Trump administration's attempts to block people from seeking asylum in separate but important cases.... Read more»

Trump administration asks Supreme Court to implement asylum ban

Trump administration officials have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to OK a ban on asylum claims by people who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border without going through a crossing point.... Read more»

White House vows to fight ‘absurd’ ruling against asylum restrictions

The White House on Tuesday vowed to fight a federal judge’s ruling that temporarily blocked restrictions on asylum seekers, who administration officials said threaten to “incapacitate our already overwhelmed immigration system.”... Read more»

Judge: Trump's asylum ban 'irreconcilably conflicts' with federal law

A federal judge blocked the Pres. Trump's plan to bar people who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border without going through a port of entry from applying for asylum, saying the ban "irreconcilably conflicts" with federal law and the "expressed intent of Congress."... Read more»

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