Executive Order

September Designated as Cocopah Month in Yuma County

Sep 11, 2017
Cocopah Indian Tribe

Cities in Yuma County proclaimed September as Cocopah Month in honor of the Cocopah Indian Tribe’s 100th anniversary of federal recognition.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez reports.

Yuma Police Department

President Donald Trump wants local police to help enforce federal immigration laws. His recent executive action gives local police chiefs the choice to deputize their officers as immigration officials and do street level enforcement.

But in the border community of Yuma, Arizona, where there are thousands of border and customs officials, the local police department said using its resources to enforce immigration laws makes no sense.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez reports.

Jared M. Dort / Arizona Western College

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer gave what could likely be her final State of the State Address Monday.  KAWC’s Maya Springhawk Robnett has the rundown…(originally aired 01/13/14).