Border and Immigration

Stories about finding - and making - peace.

Feb 1, 2023 On Arizona Spotlight: Safos Dance Theatre premiers "Stories from Home"; harvesting citrus with the Iskashitaa Refugee Network; "What Peace Means to Me", an essay by Eri of Owl & Panther; and thoughts on making a peaceful place from Stories that Soar!

Honoring African American soldiers from last century

Jan 27, 2023 Descendants and others gather for 2nd Annual Nogales Buffalo Soldiers Salute

Arizona governor to keep migrant busing program

Jan 26, 2023 Gov. Katie Hobbs is defending her decision to continue her Republican predecessor's program to transport migrants out of border communities.

Arizona tracks money transfers to Mexico

Jan 20, 2023 ACLU calls it abuse, wants database shut down.

Children of the Holocaust: The story of a survivor from the former Soviet Union

Jan 18, 2023 Also on Arizona Spotlight: How Marcus Doe and his organization WeReconcile are hoping to reconnect adult children with their estranged fathers.

Arizona's shipping container wall on border is coming down

Jan 6, 2023 Workers continue to dismantle the container wall in Cochise County.

Coronado National Forest to close area near containers during removal

Dec 28, 2022 The U.S. Forest Service said the move is for public safety.

Ex-Arizona Border Patrol agent sentenced for drugs, bribery

Dec 28, 2022 Prosecutors say he was involved in three different conspiracies in two federal criminal cases.

Colleges expect more undocumented students this spring after Prop 308

Dec 26, 2022 On Nov. 8, when voters narrowly approved Proposition 308, a measure allowing state residents to get the in-state tuition rate, regardless of their citizenship status.

Ducey agrees to dismantle container wall

Dec 22, 2022 The move came in a 4-page document filed in court.

Border communities, Border Patrol brace for migrant surge as Title 42 ends

Dec 17, 2022 The Tucson Sector of the Border Patrol covers 262 miles of the border and encompasses Pima, Santa Cruz and Cochise counties, including Tucson and the border city of Nogales.

US sues Arizona over shipping containers on Mexico border

Dec 14, 2022 The complaint filed in U.S. District Court comes three weeks before the Republican governor steps aside for Democratic Gov.-elect Katie Hobbs, who has said she opposes the construction.

Environmentalists want jaguars reintroduced to US Southwest

Dec 12, 2022 An environmental group on Monday petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to help reintroduce the jaguar to the Southwest.

Border surge brings shift in migrant countries, challenges to U.S. policy

Dec 11, 2022 While Mexicans still account for the largest group of migrants, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection data, their share of the total has been slipping compared to Cubans and refugees from Central and South America.

Ex-Border agent indicted in sex assault of an Arizona teen

Dec 2, 2022 He’s also been charged with kidnapping a minor victim and misleading state investigators.

Forest Service warns about dangers of shipping container wall

Dec 1, 2022 The state is placing the barriers in the Coronado National Forest.

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