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President-elect Donald Trump has promised mass deportations upon taking office. Many universities, colleges and community colleges are responding by adopting Sanctuary Campus status, which pledges certain protections to undocumented students registered in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program, or DACA. Next week, Northern Arizona University will decide whether it will become a Sanctuary Campus. KNAU’s Gillian Ferris spoke with Dr.

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Attorneys for dreamers are asking a federal appeals court to make good on its ruling that their clients are entitled to driver’s licenses while they challenge Jan Brewer’s interpretation of state law. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

Arizona Has Highest Percentage of DACA Applicants

Aug 6, 2014
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A new report today shows a higher percentage of eligible Arizonans have applied for deferred action than any other state. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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The outcome of a lawsuit over whether certain illegal immigrants get state driver licenses is going to come down to a simple question: Are they authorized to be here.