Border and Immigration

Sanctuary city effort approved for Tucson November ballot

Jul 16, 2019 The Pima County Recorder's office certified signatures that exceeded the minimum requirement by about 3,100.

Prosecutors in border agent trial trying to keep some testimony away from jury

Jul 16, 2019 They want Bowen to not be able to tell the jury his job is dangerous and that agents risk their lives.

Sanctuary city initiative organizer on the movement's goals

Jul 15, 2019 A discussion with Zaira Livier, who leads the group spearheading the initiative in Tucson.

Migrant shelter in Benedictine Monastery preparing for move

Jul 15, 2019 Catholic Community Services talks about its future plans for aiding asylum seekers.

A new effort to deal with a leaky cross-border sewage pipe

Jul 11, 2019 For years, Nogales residents have suffered from water contamination that stems from the wastewater line.

Border numbers drop as temperatures rise and Mexico cracks down

Jul 10, 2019 The decline in border apprehension numbers comes amid renewed outcry over squalid conditions at facilities holding migrant children

Arizona-based organization brings migrant guide project to Sonora

Jul 10, 2019 The guide is aimed at increasing the security and safety of migrants traveling through Mexico and to the U.S.

Mexican Federal Police officers upset with new National Guard

Jul 10, 2019 Thousands of agents from are taking over their own headquarters while suing the government.

Some US asylum seekers find work in northern Mexico

Jul 10, 2019 A Mexican official says hundreds have found work and factories have offered thousands of jobs.

Nogales pedestrian tunnel at the border now open around the clock

Jul 10, 2019 The tunnel keeps pedestrians safe from oncoming commercial vehicle traffic.

Mexico extends $100M reforesting program to Honduras to stem migration

Jul 8, 2019 The country had already announced $30 million for a tree-planting program in El Salvador.

Remittances to Mexico break monthly record In May

Jul 8, 2019 Mexicans abroad sent $3.2 million to their home country, 1.5% more than the previous year.

Grijalva: Going to Mexico could give Trump an 'epiphany'

Jul 5, 2019 The congressman from Tucson wants to see the President visit Mexico's border with Arizona.

Border Patrol agent with long list of complaints heads to trial in Arizona

Jul 5, 2019 Prosecutors said they would introduce evidence Matthew Bowen had injured immigrants in custody on at least four different occasions.

Organizers submit petitions for Tucson 'sanctuary city' initiative

Jul 3, 2019 The group says it has more than twice the number of signatures needed to get initiative on city ballot.

Some Central American asylum applicants, forced to wait In Mexico, choose to return home

Jul 3, 2019 It's the beginning of a “voluntary return” program for migrants who wish to return home, Mexican immigration officials said.

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