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Judge orders halt to Trump-era asylum restrictions at border
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Judge orders halt to Trump-era asylum restrictions at border

Four men from Cuba try to keep warm after crossing the border from Mexico and surrendering to authorities to apply for asylum on Nov. 3, 2022, near Yuma, Ariz. U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan on Tuesday, Nov. 15, ordered the Biden administration to lift Trump-era asylum restrictions that have been a cornerstone of border enforcement since the beginning of COVID-19. Sullivan ruled that Title 42 authority end immediately for families and single adults, saying it violates federal rule-making procedures. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File) By ELLIOT SPAGATAssociated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday ordered the Biden administration to lift Trump-era asylum restrictions that have been a cornerstone of border enforcement since the beginning of COVID-19. U.S. District Judge...
The souls go marching on
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The souls go marching on

All Souls ProcessionWhen: Sunday, Nov. 6The procession starts at 6 p.m.Where: On North Grande Street between West Speedway Boulevard and West Ontario StreetProcession Guidelines Community members walk in Tucson's All Souls Procession on Nov. 6, 2011. (StellarD under license) By QUENTIN S. AGNELLOPima Post As a resident of Tucson, I have participated in the All Souls Procession. It is a display of beauty and reverence that comes only once a year. The idea of the tradition is to honor the ones you loved and cared about who have died. Many people gather to walk with the images of their dearly departed. To people who know about Dia de Los Muertos, this is a familiar concept. The origin of this event falls on one person. According to the All Souls website, an independent arti...
FBI San Fransisco warns ‘new pool of potential victims’ against student loan forgiveness fraud
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FBI San Fransisco warns ‘new pool of potential victims’ against student loan forgiveness fraud

FBI San Fransicso has published a warning for the public via their media office. Those seeking forgiveness of federal student loans should beware of scammers who "will jump at every opportunity to defraud a new pool of potential victims. The FBI typically sees this behavior when any new government aid program becomes available,” according to Special Agent in Charge Robert K. Tripp. The FBI release is copied below: Scammers May Try to Solicit Financial Information, Payments, or PII From Potential Victims Seeking Federal Student Loan Forgiveness SAN FRANCISCO—FBI San Francisco is warning the public of the potential for criminal actors to defraud individuals seeking federal student loan forgiveness. Scammers will aim to solicit personally identifiable information, financial infor...
Judge dismisses effort to halt student loan forgiveness plan
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Judge dismisses effort to halt student loan forgiveness plan

FILE - President Joe Biden speaks about student loan debt forgiveness in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on Aug. 24, 2022, in Washington. A federal judge in St. Louis on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022, dismissed an effort by six Republican-led states to block the Biden administration's plan to forgive student loan debt for tens of millions of Americans. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)FILE - New graduates line up before the start of a community college commencement in East Rutherford, N.J., May 17, 2018. A federal judge in St. Louis on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022, dismissed an effort by six Republican-led states to block the Biden administration's plan to forgive student loan debt for tens of millions of Americans. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File) By JIM SALTERAssociated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) — A f...
Suzanne Roy: from singing the high notes to putting planes in the sky!
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Suzanne Roy: from singing the high notes to putting planes in the sky!

Suzanne Roy (Tanner Grammar/ Pima Community College External Relations) 2nd-year aviation student, Suzanne Roy shares how her decision to enroll at Pima has secured her a brighter future By KANIKA SAMRAPima Community College External Relations Suzanne Roy, Suzi to peers and faculty, is a second-year student at Pima’s Aviation Technology Center. She will graduate next summer with an Associate of Applied Science degree (AAS) in Aviation Technology. Suzi’s enthusiasm and passion for all things aviation is instantly noticeable and works like a magnet. If you aren’t already curious about what makes a plane fly or the work that goes into maintaining one, a conversation with her will change that. Suzanne Roy (Tanner Grammar/ Pima Community College External Relations) According to ...
Funny-footed critters are waiting for you at Funny Foot Farm
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Funny-footed critters are waiting for you at Funny Foot Farm

A kangaroo enjoys the shade at Funny Foot Farm in Tucson, Arizona.Two emus sit by the fence at Funny Foot Farm in Tucson, Arizona.This capybara waits to meet guests at Funny Foot Farms who have paid the extra $6 for the "exotic tour." Story and photos by QUENTIN S. AGNELLOPima Post When you picture a petting zoo, you imagine docile animals like goats and pigs, and not unusual species like capybara or emu. At the Funny Foot Farm in Tucson, you can see them all – including ducks, porcupines, warthogs and even a kangaroo. This place is abundant with animals that some people have never seen before, let alone up close. Kenneth McNeal, the owner and operator, says he started his business on a single purchase.  “We used to own a lizard and bug shop and one day we saw a wholes...
Desert Vista to hold family-friendly showcase of campus offerings, Oct. 29
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Desert Vista to hold family-friendly showcase of campus offerings, Oct. 29

Showcase of the Desert Vista CampusOctober 29, 1 - 4 p.m.5901 S. Calle Santa CruzInformation:520-206-5098 By QUENTIN S. AGNELLOPima Post The Desert Vista Campus is holding a family-friendly event to showcase the departments and what they have to offer. Lab assistant Heather Moore-Martin is coordinating the event. She said that there will be free trick-or-treating on campus. Kids will be provided with a bag, and as they enter they will receive free candy in a semi-guided tour of the campus. She said that it’s a fun and safe way to enjoy the fall festivities. As people roam the campus, they will be introduced to the various departments on campus where they can take part in fun activities put on by the staff. The labs will have slime making, the library will have comic book craft...
Everything to know to apply for student loan forgiveness
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Everything to know to apply for student loan forgiveness

President Joe Biden speaks about the student debt relief portal beta test in the South Court Auditorium on the White House complex in Washington, Monday, Oct. 17, 2022. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) By CORA LEWIS and ADRIANA MORGAAssociated Press NEW YORK (AP) — President Joe Biden’s student loan forgiveness program. announced in August, will cancel up to $20,000 in debt per borrower. The application process is now open, and the administration says the forms should take five minutes to complete. Borrowers who apply before mid-November should see forgiveness before Jan. 1, when payments on loans are scheduled to restart after a pause during the pandemic. Some Republican-led states have filed lawsuits to try to stop the cancellation, but the Biden administration says they’re confident the...
Aztecs Volleyball gets overpowered at No. 8 Chandler-Gilbert CC
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Aztecs Volleyball gets overpowered at No. 8 Chandler-Gilbert CC

Final123TPIMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE1113140CHANDLER-GILBERT COMMUNITY COLLEGE2525253 Pima Sophomore Haley Duncan (Photo by Stephanie van Latum) Sophomore Haley Duncan (Walden Grove HS) finished with a team-high eight kills to go along with two blocks but the Aztecs volleyball team fell in straight sets at No. 8 Chandler-Gilbert Community College 25-11, 25-13, 25-14. The Aztecs are now 5-15 overall and 2-8 in ACCAC conference play. The Pima Community College volleyball team (5-15, 2-8 in ACCAC) played an ACCAC conference match at No. 8 ranked Chandler-Gilbert Community College (11-4, 9-2) on Wednesday. The Aztecs fell in straight sets to the Coyotes 25-11, 25-13, 25-14.The Aztecs struggled to gain momentum as they scored back-to-back on one occasion as the Coyotes gradually pulled a...