Border and Immigration

Politics Lurk In Dual Efforts To Defend Mexican Immigrants

Mar 22, 2017 The Mexican government has pledged $50M for legal help for immigrants via its consulates in the U.S.

McSally Wants Details on Trump's Plans for Border Wall

Mar 21, 2017 She and Texas congressman ask Homeland Security, budget office for information.

Tucson Refugee Resettlement Nonprofits Fear Closures

Mar 20, 2017 Organizations say they wouldn't survive the travel ban sought by President Donald Trump.

Episode 307: Far From Home, Young Refugees Finding Their Way in Arizona

Mar 17, 2017 Also, efforts from faith-based organizations and volunteers, and the economic impact of immigrants and refugees.

Mexican Senator to Border Wall Builders: We Don't Want Your Business

Mar 17, 2017 Proposal would prohibit the companies from doing business with the Mexican government.

Blocking Biodiversity: Why a 'Great Wall' Might Not Be Great for Wildlife

Mar 16, 2017 A border wall could impact numerous endangered species, including jaguars.

Nogales Sewer Pipe: Whose Line is it Anyway?

Mar 14, 2017 A bill would put maintenance of the cross-border pipe into federal hands.

Border Wall Building Bids Delayed Until This Week

Mar 13, 2017 Homeland Security releases more details of what it wants: 30-feet high, concrete.

Episode 128: Finalist for UA President Visits Campus

Mar 10, 2017 Plus, U.S. refugee ban's effect in Tucson; immigration advice at the Mexican consulate.

Looking to Hire, Border Patrol May Soften Lie Detector Requirement

Mar 10, 2017 One former agent likened the test to an 'interrogation.'

Bill Would Eliminate Polygraph for Border Patrol Applicants

Mar 10, 2017 Sen. Flake says the polygraphs are unreliable and slow the hiring process down.

Sen. Flake: A Border Tax Is Bad For Business

Mar 9, 2017 The proposed 20 percent increase has been met with resistance from some Republicans.

Tucson Churches Oppose Proposal to Separate Women from Children at the Border

Mar 8, 2017 Homeland Security has been releasing them into the care of local churches.

Immigration Courts Drowning in Deportation Cases

Mar 7, 2017 10,000 immigration cases backlogged in Arizona, 500,000 nationwide.

Mexican Consulates Offer Free Legal Help to Their Citizens in US

Mar 6, 2017 Many Mexicans in country legally fear deportation and other problems.

Lawyers Help Immigrants Facing Deportation

Feb 28, 2017 Only U.S. citizens have a right to free legal representation at public expense.

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