Border and Immigration

Language barriers, wariness make vaccinating immigrants hard

Jan 23, 2021 Poor communication, misinformation and lack of trust create fear and uncertainty

"Beyond Earth's Edge: The Poetry of Spaceflight".

Jan 22, 2021 Also on Arizona Spotlight: "DUSTWUN", a film about life, death and trust on the U.S. / Mexico Border.

Monitors head to the border after order to halt the wall

Jan 22, 2021 On his first day in office, President Joe Biden signed an executive order halting all border wall construction

Rep. Grijalva to introduce new COVID-19 relief bill for border businesses

Jan 20, 2021 The Southern Arizona congressman says issues in border communities have worsened during the pandemic

New lawsuit challenges legality of 'Remain in Mexico' program's migrant child removals

Jan 19, 2021 U.S. law requires unaccompanied minors at the border get special protection, but lawyers say that hasn't been happening

New letter asks Mexican officials to help stop border wall construction

Jan 12, 2021 As Trump visits the border for the last time in his presidency, groups say they want Mexico to stand against more wall.

After Congress approves new border wall funding, environmentalists consider next steps

Jan 8, 2021 The administration said it had completed 450 miles of border wall by the end of 2020.

After the wall, border residents take stock of what's next

Dec 25, 2020 The Trump administration is expected to finish 450 miles of wall by the end of the year.

Mixed immigration families could be eligible for the next COVID-19 relief benefits

Dec 23, 2020 U.S. citizens who live with an undocumented person have previously been barred from receiving any federal aid.

Congress approves almost $1.4 billion for border wall

Dec 22, 2020 The money was brought to the floor Monday along with a broader COVID-19 relief bill.

Arizona migrant border deaths on track for record amid heat

Dec 20, 2020 Record heat in Arizona takes its toll

A Tucson Original: Agnese Haury

Dec 10, 2020 Listen to an oral history of Agnese Haury's remarkable life, as told by those who knew and loved her.

Santa Cruz County has one of the state's highest COVID-19 positivity rates

Dec 9, 2020 The border county has some 46,000 residents.

"Missing in Brooks County" captures perseverance and tragedy from the U.S. / Mexico border.

Nov 25, 2020 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Live Theater Worksop's outdoor drive-in stage experience "Having Our Say"; and some intricate acoustic swing from The Django Shredders.

'No right way': Rapid migrant expulsions transform remote border crossing

Nov 24, 2020 Aid groups say Trump administration's pandemic-era expulsions trap migrants in a borderland ill-equipped to care for them.

Court lays out next steps after DACA ruling

Nov 19, 2020 The hearing follows a ruling last week saying the Trump administration's latest changes to DACA were unlawful.

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