Crackdown: 200 illegal immigrants to be prosecuted for crossing the border

Crackdown: 200 illegal immigrants to be prosecuted for crossing the border

In another sign there’s new sheriff in town, President Donald Trump’s administration handed over more than 200 first-time border crossers caught in a single area of Arizona for criminal prosecution, according to Customs and Border Protection figures. A significant increase in prosecutions of first-time offenders would represent a dramatic break from recent policy, which essentially […]

Border Patrol arrests 5 people for human smuggling

Border Patrol arrests 5 people for human smuggling

By SoAzNewsX Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents from the Willcox and Ajo stations arrested four U.S. citizens and one Permanent Resident card holder for their involvement in three weekend human-smuggling attempts. On Friday afternoon, agents at the immigration checkpoint on State Route 80 near Tombstone referred two 20-year-old Phoenix women in a Honda Civic for […]

Maricopa County’s new sheriff halts releasing criminal illegal aliens

Maricopa County’s new sheriff halts releasing criminal illegal aliens

By SoAzNewsX As recent as two weeks ago new Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone decided he did not need to follow federal law concerning illegal aliens. He had been releasing criminal illegal aliens so federal ICE officials could not take custody of them and begin deportation paperwork, according to Truth and Action.org, and calling the […]

Jeff Flake rules out independent bid in 2018

Jeff Flake rules out independent bid in 2018

Sen. Jeff Flake on Monday ruled out an independent run for his seat in 2018. “Not gonna happen. I subscribe to the old saw Running as an Independent is the future…and will always be the future,” the Arizona Republican tweeted, linking to a report suggesting he may run as an independent. Mr. Flake was reacting […]

Tucson latest Arizona airport to roll out new TSA screening policy

Tucson latest Arizona airport to roll out new TSA screening policy

By Isaac Windes / Cronkite News Tucson International last week became the latest airport in Arizona to roll out enhanced security measures that will require travelers to put any electronic device larger than a cell phone into a separate bin. The added step is needed “to stay ahead of evolving threats to the transportation system,” a […]

AZ’s Greenest Workplace Challenge 2017

AZ’s Greenest Workplace Challenge 2017

By SoAzNewsX his year Mrs. Green’s World celebrates 8 years of gratitude for the great green businesses in Arizona that value sustainable practices and community engagement. We are so proud of all of the incredible businesses and individuals that have participated in our contest over the past 8 years and we’re looking forward to another […]

Jeff Flake announces retirement from Senate

Jeff Flake announces retirement from Senate

By Sam Rolley / Personal Liberty Digest Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) announced Tuesday that he doesn’t intend to seek re-election, telling supporters that there “may not be a place for a Republican like me in the current Republican climate or the current Republican Party.” The Arizona lawmaker’s announcement comes on the heels of months of […]

Goldwater Institute defends taxpayer rights before the Arizona Supreme Court tomorrow

Goldwater Institute defends taxpayer rights before the Arizona Supreme Court tomorrow

By SoAzNewsX Tomorrow, the Arizona Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case that will decide whether taxpayer rights will be protected in the state of Arizona. Goldwater Institute Executive Vice President Christina Sandefur will be standing up for the rights of Arizona taxpayers and arguing that the legislature is funding the expansion of Medicaid […]