Border and Immigration

Hearing looks at border wall construction's impact on Native American sites

Feb 27, 2020 The chairman of the Tohono O'odham Nation compared it to building a wall at Arlington National Cemetery.

Court says Mexicans cannot sue Border Patrol agents in fatal shootings

Feb 26, 2020 A ruling on Tuesday about a cross-border shooting in Texas could affect a decision on a similar case that took place in Arizona.

Arizona House bill would set aside $1M for border cameras

Feb 25, 2020 Some members questioned whether bill crosses the line into federal border enforcement.

Crackdown on immigrants who use public benefits takes effect

Feb 25, 2020 Advocates say as a result many immigrants are dropping government social services, including citizens and legal residents.

Conservation groups to UNESCO: Border wall puts Sonora's World Heritage sites 'in danger'

Feb 24, 2020 The groups are urging the agency to declare the cratered landscape known as El Pinacate "in danger" due to border wall construction.

Border Patrol union VP on relationship with Trump

Feb 21, 2020 Since the president took office, he has met with Art Del Cueto several times.

Arizona sanctuary city ban dies in the Legislature

Feb 21, 2020 The proposed constitutional amendment was pulled from further consideration.

Judge caps time CBP can hold migrants in ‘degrading’ Tucson centers

Feb 21, 2020 The ruling noted overcrowding, a lack of sleeping areas or blankets, a lack of showers and other problems.

Vehicle crossings at Arizona-Mexico ports fall for second year

Feb 19, 2020 While car crossings were down significantly, pedestrian crossings dropped much more modestly.

Homeland Security waives contracting laws for border wall

Feb 18, 2020 The move is expected to speed construction and bring the president closer to his pledge of 450 miles by year's end.

Mexico says fewer migrants are reaching the US border

Feb 18, 2020 The country's administration says its efforts to the reduce the flow of migrants are proving effective.

Controlled blasts for border wall project draw criticism

Feb 14, 2020 Critics say they threaten cultural sites that belong to the Tohono O'odham Nation.

‘Remain in Mexico’ policy’s impact in Nogales, Sonora

Feb 14, 2020 The migrant protection protocols expanded to Nogales in January 2020.

Touring a new center for migrants and deportees in at the border

Feb 14, 2020 The facility allows Kino Border Services to drastically expand its services in Nogales, Sonora.

More money possible to help faulty cross-border sewage pipe

Feb 14, 2020 A longstanding Nogales water contamination problem could see more funding under the President Trump's proposed budget.

Border officials: No cultural sites where border explosions are taking place

Feb 14, 2020 A Tucson Sector official said on Twitter the detonations are happening in areas disturbed by the last border fence project.

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