In Depth

Tumamoc Desert Lab revives century-old greenhouse

Sep 18, 2019 The plant collection is designed to expand public understanding of desert plants and where they originated.

Hospitality makes up for lack of housing for asylum seekers in Portland, Maine

Sep 18, 2019 The small town has no more vacancies, but newcomers like those fleeing violence in Central Africa have discovered a wealth of hospitality.

Phoenix shelter a brief respite for migrants coming to US

Sep 17, 2019 If you’re a parent and child seeking asylum and released from custody in Phoenix, there are groups ready to help.

The US races to build a new border

Sep 16, 2019 Dozens of miles of new border fence was a campaign promise four years ago. It’s happening now in Arizona.

On the border in San Luis, asylum seekers from around the world wait months

Sep 13, 2019 Asylum seekers face a long wait at the border, punctuated by anxieties over sudden policy shifts that can shut the door on them.

Changing policies, plans: Toughened enforcement pushes asylum seekers to stay in Mexico

Sep 12, 2019 More and more, efforts are focused on helping migrants settle into life in Mexico, as they opt not to continue north.

Recent migration policies deepen the divide at the Mexico-Guatemala border

Sep 11, 2019 Towns along the Suchiate River are divided by a border but strongly linked by their roots and trade.

Why people are migrating from Honduras — and why many want them to stay

Sep 11, 2019 Honduras has become the top country of origin for migrants on the U.S.' southwest border.

TUSD to continue to revise sex ed curriculum, deferring vote

Sep 10, 2019 The governing board voted Tuesday night to continue to refine the plan, targeting next school year for implementation.

New border wall could further deplete groundwater supplies

Sep 4, 2019 Some scientists and conservationists worry the water needs of the new border wall could put a valuable desert oasis at risk.

Vail high school students make an early jump to college

Sep 3, 2019 Collaboration with Pima Community College builds a bridge to the future.

Scientist warns of tons of orbiting space junk, with more on the way

Aug 28, 2019 The debris is a byproduct of things we take for granted in our way life, Al Anzaldua says.

Understanding the legal decision blocking the Rosemont Mine

Aug 20, 2019 The opinion on mining and public lands could impact other projects across the West.

Using basketball to raise the academic game of Pima County's 'forgotten' students

Aug 19, 2019 Students in Pima County's juvenile detention system have to earn the right to play through grades and behavior.

‘Build the wall’ across the San Pedro River? Many say ‘no’

Aug 16, 2019 Disparate groups agree that walling off Arizona's last free-flowing river is a bad idea.

Food bank teaches nutrition and effective food shopping

Aug 5, 2019 The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona trains families to save money and eat nutritiously.

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