Border and immigration news

BioBlitz aims to clean up the border but also opens eyes

Apr 7, 2023 It is an annual effort to document the biological diversity within a three-mile radius of the border.

One room schoolhouse gets law enforcment help

Mar 21, 2023 Apache Elementary gets help with migrants crossing the Cochise County campus.

Cochise County getting more border enforcement vehicles

Mar 15, 2023 The money comes from an amended agreement with the state.

The Buzz: Congress' new interest in the AZ/Mexico border

Mar 3, 2023 As congressional representatives flock to the state, we ask if their rhetoric is true.

New archive documents the lives of detained asylum seekers and migrants

Feb 24, 2023 The series includes a dozen oral histories, artwork and letters from migrants.

Prosecutor: Arizona border rancher shot at unarmed migrants

Feb 22, 2023 Court filing asserts that George Alan Kelly began shooting at the group “out of nowhere” without a warning or a request to leave.

Arizona rancher murder complaint amended with assault counts

Feb 22, 2023 The two counts of aggravated assault are the first mention that others may have been injured in the incident.

U.S. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy visits Southern Arizona border

Feb 17, 2023 This is McCarthy's first visit to the border in his new leadership role.

White nationalist dies before Tucson trial

Feb 15, 2023 Teddy von Nukem was one of the key faces of the 2017 Unite the Right march,

Arizona rancher denies killing Mexican shot dead by border

Feb 13, 2023 Lawyer for the defendant says he did shoot at armed smugglers earlier in the day.

Children of the Holocaust: The survival story of Pawel Lichter.

Feb 8, 2023 Also on Arizona Spotlight: An upcoming benefit looks to bring peace back to Sonoran Desert skies; and a new song from Gabrielle Pietrangelo.

Arizona rancher held on $1M bond in killing near US border

Feb 6, 2023 Santa Cruz County officials believe the victim was a Mexican citizen.

Cochise County prepares for the end of Title 42

Feb 3, 2023 Officials say that the county lacks resources and direction from federal offices.

Dannels tells Congress Cochise County is not the same as Texas border

Feb 3, 2023 He hopes change will come but he doesn't expect it soon.

Stories about finding - and making - peace.

Feb 1, 2023 On Arizona Spotlight: Safos Dance Theatre premiers "Stories from Home"; harvesting citrus with the Iskashitaa Refugee Network; "What Peace Means to Me", an essay by Eri of Owl & Panther; and thoughts on making a peaceful place from Stories that Soar!

Honoring African American soldiers from last century

Jan 27, 2023 Descendants and others gather for 2nd Annual Nogales Buffalo Soldiers Salute

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