Border and Immigration

Nogales, Sonora, Opens New Shelter For Migrants

Feb 21, 2019 With wait times getting longer and temperatures dropping, the city opened a new shelter and started taking in families this week.

Tucson Joins Nogales in Fight Over Concertina Wire on Border Fence

Feb 21, 2019 The City Council voted to back the small border town in its fight with the federal government.

#Black - Exploring Identity with Photography

Feb 20, 2019 Also on Arizona Spotlight: A "Go Fund Me" campaign for the border wall; An author's journey in search of her Sephardic Jewish heritage; and the world debut of the play "The Hall of Final Ruin."

Tucson Protesters Decry Trump Emergency Declaration

Feb 19, 2019 The demonstration downtown was one of dozens around the country.

CBP Disagrees With Trump Claims About Drug Trafficking

Feb 15, 2019 Arizona port directors say most hard drugs are seized at the ports. Trump says that's a lie and con job.

Trump Administration Sued Over Shift in Asylum Policy

Feb 15, 2019 The lawsuit says the policy puts the migrants in danger and hampers their ability to prepare their cases.

DOJ Numbers Clash With Trump Claims On Asylum Hearings

Feb 14, 2019 President says only 2 percent show up for asylum hearings. The Justice Department says 80 percent do.

La Cerca goes Acoustic for a Spotlight Session

Feb 13, 2019 Also on Arizona Spotlight: "Arizona 360" goes on the road to El Paso to talk border politics; the immigration story of a UA graduate from Mali and the bright future she has built.

$20M From Border Wall GoFundMe Campaign Being Returned to Donors

Feb 13, 2019 Supporters of the president's wall failed to reveal to a Green Valley audience that the original plan to privately build a wall failed.

Mothers Take First Step Toward Lawsuit Over Family Separations

Feb 12, 2019 The women, who were separated from their children at the border, are seeking millions in damages from the U.S. government.

Green Valley Residents at Odds on the Wall

Feb 11, 2019 A GoFundMe event to raise private dollars to build a wall drew immediate opposition from Green Valley Samaritans.

US Investigation Into Mexican Tomatoes Could Hurt Imports, Industry Rep Says

Feb 11, 2019 A Commerce Department decision means an investigation into tomato dumping will resume in May.

Shooting Closes Lanes at Downtown Nogales Border Crossing

Feb 8, 2019 Officials are still piecing together what happened in the shooting involving a car heading southbound into Mexico.

Nogales Officials Threaten to Sue the Government Over Border Razor Wire

Feb 7, 2019 The mayor and council passed a resolution to demand the razor wire come down.

Nogales Officials Want Border Wall's Razor Wire Removed

Feb 7, 2019 The City Council passed a resolution condemning installation of new razor wire covering the wall passing through downtown.

New Mexico Governor Pulls National Guard Troops From Border

Feb 6, 2019 The move challenges President Trump's description of a border undergoing a security crisis.

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