The state of Arizona has not been very friendly to undocumented immigrants in recent years. In fact, Arizona is one of the 26 states that initiated a challenge to President Obama's immigration policies. That decision is now before the United States Supreme Court.
The word "immigration" is a buzzword you will hear all the American politicians using, but one that gets far less mention is "asylum." What actually is asylum, and who is eligible to seek it in the United States?