An event on Arizona State University’s Tempe campus, “Migrants or Refugees? The crisis in Central America and the response in the United States,” considered legal questions and U.S. relations with certain Central American countries.
Surplus military equipment has been available to local law enforcement for decades. But in recent years, agencies have been getting more and more big-ticket items once used by American troops. That includes more than 100 agencies here in Arizona.
Last month a plane landed in El Salvador carrying women and children deported from a New Mexico detention facility. But a day later, lawyers filed a lawsuit alleging women held there were denied due process.
The Grand Canyon is a place of breathtaking beauty and environmental, educational and science programs. But park officials are making widespread cuts to those programs, and the reasons why are complicated.
The Department of the Interior recently sent more than 4,000 purchase offers to tribal land owners in southern Arizona and Montana as part of their Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations. The offers total almost $100 million.