Border and Immigration

Rights groups advocate for 'climate-focused' approach to quell deaths at the border

Sep 17, 2021 More than 160 sets of human remains have been recovered from the Arizona desert so far this year

Judge orders government to stop expelling families under Trump-era border policy

Sep 16, 2021 Biden administration has continued to use Title 42 to send migrants back to Mexico almost immediately after apprehension.

Mexico completes vaccination campaign for adults in northern border cities

Sep 15, 2021 In June, Mexico introduced a campaign to vaccinate all adults in in cities along its northern border to help speed the lifting of pandemic travel restrictions

'Dreamers' wait as Congressional Democrats push for an immigration reform measure

Sep 14, 2021 Within a sweeping budget reconciliation package, Democrat-drafted measure looks to provide a pathway to legal status for some 8 million.

ICE detention center response to COVID-19 a look at future pandemic handling

Sep 11, 2021 The Office of Inspector General found ICE detention centers weren’t following guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Documentary exploring death and disappearances along South Texas border comes to Tucson

Sep 10, 2021 'Missing in Brooks County' follows families looking for loved ones who went missing trying to cross Texas' rugged borderland

Mexico’s president says U.S. must tackle root causes of migration

Sep 2, 2021 Mexican leaders have faced sharp criticism after images showed the country’s immigration officials crack down on migrants at its southern border.

Hours expand at major Nogales port of entry

Aug 27, 2021 Operating hours at Mariposa Port of Entry will be extended from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. starting Sept. 1.

Border by numbers: Dangers of the desert

Aug 27, 2021 Pima County is on pace for a record number of deaths in the desert this year.

Tucson surgeon Douglas Lowell runs for Congress

Aug 24, 2021 Lowell vows to complete border wall, push "America First" agenda.

Federal judge says Customs and Border Protection broke environmental law

Aug 24, 2021 Lawsuit accused the agency of failing to assess how ramped up border enforcement would impact the borderlands and endangered species that live there.

Border by numbers: all Border Patrol sectors aren't equal

Aug 20, 2021 Data show who crosses the border depends on location.

Mexican official: Border restrictions unlikely to ease over ‘short term’

Aug 18, 2021 Foreign secretary throws cold water on the prospect of northbound border crossing restrictions easing soon.

Border apprehensions rose to a new high in July, but so-called Title 42 expulsions are slightly down

Aug 13, 2021 Border-wide, less migrants were subject to Title 42 than were taken into custody. Still, less than half were released in the U.S.

Border Patrol Chief Rodney Scott retiring

Aug 13, 2021 New chief is Raul Ortiz, who started as an an agent in San Diego Sector.

Top Mexican official says loosening of border restrictions unlikely this month

Aug 11, 2021 Foreign secretary cites surge in coronavirus cases on both sides of the border.

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