A federal judge in Phoenix wants Sheriff Joe Arpaio to face criminal charges for violating court orders in a racial profiling case. The case is now in the hands of federal prosecutors, who are deciding whether to take legal action against the six-term sheriff.
Arizonans of all political stripes were appalled by extremely long lines at polling stations during this week's presidential primary. NPR explores why the lines were so long and if the problems will persist in November.
Donald Trump's strong language on immigration has found many supporters in Arizona — a state where toughening border control has been popular for years. But that stance has also had a negative impact on the state's business community.
In this segment we discuss how a border security surge would change the dynamic along the border--both in terms of the flow of people and the flow of money. To do so, we have three guests who are intimately familiar with the territories along the border: Jude Joffe-Block, senior field correspondent in Phoenix for Fronteras: The Changing America Desk, Amy Isackson,freelance reporter in San Diego and Tijuana and Mónica Ortiz Uribe,also asenior field correspondent for Fronteras in El Paso and Ciudad Juarez.
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