Border and Immigration

US Judge Extends Halt on Deportations of Separated Families

Aug 17, 2018 The order affects many of the more than 2,500 children separated from their families.

Former DEA Agent Pleads Guilty in Firearms Case

Aug 15, 2018 Joseph Michael Gill sold two rifles to people police believe were going to use them illegally.

US Appeals Court Revives Suit Over Border-Crossing Photos

Aug 14, 2018 At issue is whether restrictions on photography at the border are justified by security concerns.

Border Groups Close Temporary Shelters for Asylum Seekers, Citing Less Need

Aug 13, 2018 Asylum-seeking families are no longer waiting weeks to be processed, a volunteer says.

TUSD Superintendent to Present Options for Educating Kids at Migrant Facility

Aug 13, 2018 The governing board voted unanimously last month to research education services for approximately 300 children at Southwest Key in Tucson.

Immigration Cases Tossed in Fallout From Supreme Court Ruling

Aug 13, 2018 A little-known decision has brought more chaos to an already strained system.

National Guard Troops Aiding in Inspections at Arizona's Borders

Aug 13, 2018 CBP is facing a staff shortage throughout the state's six crossings, agency officials said.

Border Agent's Attorney Considering Appeal in Shooting Case

Aug 8, 2018 The attorney for Lonnie Swartz said he's considering an appeal following a ruling opening Swartz up to a lawsuit from the family of the teenager he killed.

Pollster: Arizona Moderates Show Signs of Leaning Left in Election

Aug 8, 2018 A Phoenix polling company suggests the "Trump effect" and certain Democratic priorities are shifting the political center.

Pima County Supervisors Again Delay Vote on Federal Grants for Sheriffs

Aug 7, 2018 Party line vote continued grant talk until a September 4th meeting.

In Stretch of Arizona Border, Migrant Families Keep Coming

Aug 7, 2018 Hailed as a gold standard for border security, the Yuma Sector has seen a more than 120 percent spike in families, many from Central America.

Appeals Court: No Immunity for Agent In Cross-Border Killing

Aug 7, 2018 The central question is whether Elena Rodriguez was protected by the Constitution as a Mexican citizen on Mexican soil.

Congress Watchdog: Border Wall May Cost More, Take Longer

Aug 7, 2018 The Government Accountability Office said CBP doesn't have enough info to know if it is using resources in a cost-effective manner.

Federal Law Enforcement Grants Appear on Supervisors' Agenda Again

Aug 6, 2018 Operation Stonegarden grant debate began in February and has been put off numerous times.

Tucson Councilman Wants More Transparency at Shelter for Immigrant Children

Aug 3, 2018 A discussion with Ward 3 councilman Paul Durham.

Immigration Attorneys Struggle to Defend Central Americans with New Asylum Policy

Aug 2, 2018 Immigrants fleeing Central America because of gang violence can no longer ask for U.S. asylum.

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