The T-visa is aimed at victims of human trafficking, allowing them to stay in the U.S. and testify against traffickers. But the little-known and burdensome visa is chronically underused, with just 6,206 T-visas awarded from the 50,000 available in the past decade.
For nine years, Steve Johnston has toted gallons of water, food packages, clothing and blankets up and down Arizona’s rugged border terrain, leaving the provisions on immigrant trails into the U.S. in the name of saving lives. While bipartisan supporters say that the U.S. Senate’s comprehensive immigration reform bill, S 744, will solve the nation’s illegal immigration problems if passed by the House of Representatives, Johnston offers a stark, contrasting view.
It may seem a delicate conversation when pediatricians talk with children and their parents about obesity. But several tell Cronkite News in this video that the subject is essential because obesity leads to lifelong health problems. Hear how they approach this conversation.
Graduates from Arizona four-year colleges had some of the lowest student debt in the nation in 2012, and were less likely to be in debt than graduates nationwide, a new report says. Analysts attribute that to the relatively high number of public colleges in the state.
Even if the Sun Devils don’t go to the Rose Bowl after Saturday’s Pac-12 Championship Game, this city's economy will still win. One economist notes that the game will have 70,000 people flooding into Tempe on a night when businesses weren't expecting the influx.
After reading the Bible during his long prison sentence, a Phoenix man is using the lessons he learned to teach others. Natividad Mendoza started From Gangs to Jobs, a program that focuses on helping people change their lives using biblical teachings.