Border and Immigration

DHS head touts immigration policy at Arizona sheriffs' roundtable

Oct 23, 2020 Chad Wolf promoted the Migrant Protection Protocols as safe, though critics say the policy fails obligations to asylum seekers.

SCOTUS to hear border wall and asylum seeker suits

Oct 20, 2020 A federal appeals court recently ruled the administration was illegally using military funds to pay for 11 segments of the wall.

Border restrictions leave asylum seekers stranded in Nogales, Sonora

Oct 16, 2020 Many continue to receive humanitarian aid at the Kino Border Initiative.

Border apprehensions down, nearly 200k returned to Mexico under COVID-19 policy

Oct 16, 2020 Customs and Border Protection's acting commissioner visited Tucson to recap the agency's 2020 fiscal year.

'Falling on deaf ears': Tohono O'odham Nation reacts to use of force at Indigenous protest

Oct 15, 2020 Tohono O'odham Nation Chairman Ned Norris Jr. says tribal needs along the border are being ignored.

Shedd challenges O'Halleran in Arizona's 1st Congressional District

Oct 14, 2020 Arizona's largest district is bipartisan.

Indigenous Peoples' Day border demonstration ends with tear gas, arrests

Oct 12, 2020 11 demonstrators taken into DPS custody during a Border Patrol checkpoint blockade in Pima County.

Appeals court rules against Trump administration on border wall funds

Oct 10, 2020 The 9th Circuit ruled that just because the country’s military deems the border wall is necessary, that doesn’t mean it is.

As candidates woo Latino voters, local organization steps in with an ear to the ground

Oct 10, 2020 LUCHA's get-out-the-vote campaign aims to reach more than a million Indigenous, Black and Latino voters.

Border Patrol agents to be equipped with body cameras

Oct 9, 2020 The cameras will be distributed to agents stationed along the Mexico border starting next spring.

Border Patrol storms humanitarian aid camp in Southern Arizona; no criminal charges filed

Oct 7, 2020 The raid is part of escalating tension between the federal agency and nonprofit No More Deaths.

O'odham-led demonstration blocks highway north of Arizona-Sonora border crossing

Oct 5, 2020 Demonstrations against border wall construction on ancestral Indigenous land continue despite Quitobaquito closure.

Judge halts fee hike that would have nearly doubled cost of citizenship

Oct 1, 2020 Arizona advocates welcomed the action, saying the increases would have put the cost of citizenship out of reach for many.

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