Border and Immigration

Cochise County's Crackdown on Young Drug Smugglers

Jun 23, 2018 The county attorney is prosecuting more minors as adults for smuggling charges.

Overcoming Aphasia: "A River is Made Drop by Drop"

Jun 21, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Where Arizona stands after a tumultuous week for U.S. border policy; and an alternative to sunscreen developed at the University of Arizona.

Advocates: Kids Separated from Parents at Arizona Border Housed at Tucson Facility

Jun 21, 2018 Immigrant advocates say most are at the Tucson branch of Southwest Key.

Joining Forces to Help Asylum Seekers at the Border

Jun 20, 2018 Alliances form over efforts to get supplies to families hoping to be granted asylum.

Congressman Grijalva Opposes Both Proposed Immigration Bills

Jun 20, 2018 The Arizona Democrat says it legislation would decrease legal immigration by nearly 30 percent.

Questions Remain as 2,342 Children Separated From Parents at Border

Jun 20, 2018 Border Patrol says it's up to sector chiefs to determine cutoff ages for the separation of children from parents.

Ducey 'No Fan' of Tariffs, Wants NAFTA Changes

Jun 20, 2018 Arizona governor said business between Arizona and Sonora will continue.

Attorneys General Demand Family Separation Stop

Jun 19, 2018 More reaction over the separation of children and families at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Patagonia Group Offering Aid to Central American Asylum Seekers

Jun 19, 2018 Voices From The Border members say they are bearing witness to a border crisis.

Ducey: Immigration Reform Needs to be Addressed

Jun 18, 2018 Congress is expected to take on two immigration bills this week.

Pima Supervisors to Vote on Grants Targeting Illegal Immigration, Drug Trafficking

Jun 18, 2018 The board is considering more than $2 million in federal funding for the sheriff's department, including Operation Stonegarden.

Tohono O'odham Leaders See Chance for Improved Ties With Federal Law Enforcement

Jun 17, 2018 The tribe's land spans both Arizona and Mexico, adding complexity to its relationship with the political border.

Touring Arizona's Border in a Black Hawk Helicopter

Jun 16, 2018 Border Patrol uses the helicopter to help agents on the ground and to conduct rescues.

How Zero-Tolerance Immigration Policy Leads to Family Separation

Jun 16, 2018 A discussion with Arizona Republic border reporter Rafael Carranza about how the law is enforced.

2,000 Kids Separated From Parents at Border in Less Than 2 Months

Jun 15, 2018 The numbers are for families separated due to adults facing prosecution from mid-April to the end of May.

Sessions Cites Bible to Defend Separating Immigrant Families

Jun 15, 2018 Last month, the attorney general announced a "zero tolerance" policy that any adult who enters the country illegally is criminally prosecuted.

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