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Trump Administration Sued Over Shift in Asylum Policy

The lawsuit says the policy puts the migrants in danger and hampers their ability to prepare their cases.

La Cerca goes Acoustic for a Spotlight Session

Also on Arizona Spotlight: "Arizona 360" goes on the road to El Paso to talk border politics; the immigration story of a UA graduate from Mali and the bright future she has built.

Group Pushing Arizona Lawmakers to Pass Gun Control Bill

The Arizona chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America wants to keep guns out of the hands of people convicted of domestic violence crimes.

Mark Kelly Enters the Race for McCain's Senate Seat

The former astronaut is launching a bid to unseat Sen. Martha McSally.

Arizona Senate Puts the Brakes on Vehicle Fee

State lawmakers are trying to repeal a new registration fee.

Arizona Lawmakers Ready Changes to How English Language Learners are Taught

The House and Senate are poised to pass bill changing how ELL students are taught.

What is Happening With the Colorado River Drought Plans?

Five states are done, but California and Arizona failed to meet a federal government deadline to wrap up negotiations and sign a final agreement.

New Mexico Governor Pulls National Guard Troops From Border

The move challenges President Trump's description of a border undergoing a security crisis.

Former Governor of Sonora Released From Jail

Guillermo Padrés had been held in Mexico City since 2016 over charges of money laundering and organized crime.

Arizona Education Superintendent: Teacher Shortage a 'Crisis'

Kathy Hoffman in her first State of Education speech said a teacher shortage could get worse.

County Officials Look to General Fund to Fix Roads After Failed Prop

Repairs would target most-used roads, roads to tourist spots.

UA Student Financial Aid Applications Proceed In Spite of Shutdown

Some students may have believed the shutdown held up FAFSA progress.

Agencies Rush to Get Ready for Wildfire Season Following Shutdown

Things like trainings, prescribed burns and hiring had to be put off during the partial government shutdown.

Not So Fast on the Drought Plan: State and Feds Disagree

Federal officials said Arizona did not make the deadline.

Federal Workers Face Challenges as Government Reopens

A discussion with the UA School of Government and Public Policy's Brint Milward.

Courts Turn Away Hundreds of Immigrants, Blame Shutdown

Hundreds of immigrants arrived with government-issued notices to appear in court for hearings that were never scheduled.

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