Border and Immigration

Report: Hundreds of asylum seekers face violence after return to Mexico

Dec 9, 2019 The report documents cases of kidnapping, torture and sexual assault.

German Perspectives on Immigration

Dec 5, 2019 In Southern Arizona, the topic of immigration is ever-present. This week, we hear from experts, refugees and reporters from the other side of the Atlantic.

Tucson City Council could call for end of "remain in Mexico" policy

Dec 3, 2019 The message to the president is supported by by Romero and Kozachick.

Refugee resettlement groups sue President Trump

Nov 22, 2019 They're hoping to block an order requiring approval from local government to continue refugee placements.

Arizona border activist acquitted of harboring immigrants

Nov 20, 2019 The jury deliberated for just hours in the second trial for Scott Warren, which followed a mistrial in June.

USDA implementing restrictions to prevent tomato virus introduction to US

Nov 19, 2019 The disease does not pose any risk to people or animals, an industry leader said.

Yaqui, O'odham history and sovereignty in the borderlands

Nov 15, 2019 Federal recognition can be a complicated subject for Indigenous people whose land spans political borders.

Hundreds protest border wall construction through national monument

Nov 12, 2019 The crowd said they were there to protest wall construction as well as treatment of Indigenous sites and the environment.

Second trial to begin for Scott Warren, activist accused of harboring immigrants

Nov 12, 2019 Warren says he was a performing a humanitarian mission to help migrants in need.

Tucson votes 'no' on sanctuary city initiative

Nov 5, 2019 Early counts showed voters rejected Proposition 205 by a wide margin.

How the FBI investigates corruption at the border

Nov 1, 2019 A discussion with special agent Adam Radtke.

Nonprofit helping migrants sees shift in demographics

Nov 1, 2019 The Kino Border Initiative operates an aid center in Nogales, Sonora.

Border wall construction continues across sensitive lands in Arizona

Oct 30, 2019 Contractors are working on new border wall east of Douglas, which will cross the San Bernardino National Wildlife Refuge.

Border Patrol finds tunnel in Nogales

Oct 25, 2019 More than 100 tunnels that have been found in the Tucson Sector since 1990.

Mexico’s immigration commissioner accused of racism, xenophobia

Oct 24, 2019 Immigrant rights groups are calling for the government to sanction Francisco Garduño for comments he made.

Researchers calculate what an immigration arrest costs a family

Oct 23, 2019 Out-of-pocket expenses and future earning losses could total more than $24,000.

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