More migrants cite violence, persecution for leaving home country

The Kino Border Initiative reports that the number of migrants arriving in Nogales, Sonora, fleeing violence and persecution will increase in 2022. Nearly 75% of people arriving at Kino help centers in 2022 reported violence or persecution as their main reason for migration, up from 39% in 2020 and 67% in 2021 That’s what an […]

Cochise County leaders end hand-count lawsuit, cite recount

On Wednesday, two Republicans who control the board in a rural county in southeastern Arizona told a judge they wanted to drop the lawsuit they filed two days ago. The lawsuit sought to force their election officials to hand-count all ballots cast directly. election day. In court filings, one Cochise County Republican overseer said he […]