Border and Immigration

Jury Finds Border Agent Not Guilty of 2nd-Degree Murder; Undecided on Other Charges

Apr 23, 2018 Leaves open the possibility of another trial.

Understanding Autism From the Inside Out

Apr 19, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Are National Guard troops really needed at the US-Mexico border? And, remembering radio legend Carl Kasell.

Gov. Ducey to Tour US-Mexico Border With Homeland Secretary

Apr 18, 2018 They plan to hold an afternoon press briefing on the deployment of the National Guard at the border.

SCOTUS Rejects Part of Law That Could Accelerate Some Deportations

Apr 17, 2018 Court said the law was vague about how to define violent crimes.

Jury Deliberates Fate of Border Patrol Agent Charged With Murder

Apr 17, 2018 The judge tells jurors they may consider lesser charges than 2nd-degree murder.

Pima County Sheriff's Deputies Contact Border Patrol 101 Times in March

Apr 16, 2018 The department is tracking interactions following approval of Operation Stonegarden funding.

Former Border Patrol Deputy Chief Discusses National Guard Deployment

Apr 16, 2018 Ron Colburn says troops increase deterrence and help the agency address staffing issues.

Prof: Origins of Migrant Caravan Rooted in Religion

Apr 16, 2018 UA's Elizabeth Oglesby explains the heightened attention on the annual migration.

UA Prof: Migrant Caravan Posed No Threat to US Border

Apr 13, 2018 Says travelers were on an annual journey to raise awareness of Central American violence.

Trump Administration Pauses Legal Orientation for Immigrants

Apr 13, 2018 Immigrant advocates outraged over suspension of what they consider a lifeline for asylum seekers.

Brother of Mexican Teen Shot by Border Patrol Talks of Forgiveness

Apr 13, 2018 The trial of Border Patrol Agent Lonnie Swartz is coming to a close.

Yuma, Cochise County Sheriffs Say Border Could Use Help of National Guard

Apr 12, 2018 Cochise sheriff says his county is short almost 900 border agents.

Arizona National Guard To Start Ground Missions At Border Friday

Apr 12, 2018 Details have been unveiled about the guard's support role in Operation Guardian Shield.

AG Sessions Addresses Border Sheriffs

Apr 11, 2018 There were no promises for money at the New Mexico meeting, only more manpower from promised National Guard troops.

DHS Secretary: No Deportation for DACA Recipients

Apr 11, 2018 In congressional testimony, Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said "Dreamers" are not an enforcement priority.

AG Sessions to Address Immigration at Border Sheriffs Meeting in NM

Apr 11, 2018 Sessions has directed prosecutors to focus on charging people with illegal entry, citing a "crisis" on the border.

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