Border and Immigration

National Emergency Over Border Wall Could Hit Local Military Bases

Feb 25, 2019 The president wants to use military construction money to pay for parts of the border wall.

Reactions to Stepped-Up Border Security in Nogales

Feb 22, 2019 Arizona 360 hears from community members and visitors in the city.

What Research Says About Immigrant Crime Rates

Feb 22, 2019 One report from the Cato Institute found immigrants are less likely than U.S.-born citizens to be convicted of crimes.

Arizona 'Angel Parents' Speak About Causes Taken Up After Losing Children

Feb 22, 2019 The term describes a parent whose child has been killed by an undocumented immigrant.

Understanding the Reasons Behind Concertina Wire in Nogales

Feb 22, 2019 A discussion with Nogales Patrol Agent in Charge Sabri Dikman.

Veteran Raising Funds for Border Wall Makes Stop in Southern Arizona

Feb 22, 2019 Brian Kolfage's GoFundMe campaign to collect donations made headlines nationwide.

Nogales City Leader Reacts to Concertina Wire at Border

Feb 22, 2019 Deputy City Manager John Kissinger is also a former Nogales police officer.

Tucson Monastery Sheltering Asylum-Seekers Bused From Texas

Feb 22, 2019 A nonprofit is organizing the shelter services; immigration officials say Texas facilities have run out of room.

Charges Dropped Against 4 Migrant Aid Volunteers

Feb 22, 2019 The No More Deaths members will be fined but receive no jail time.

Nogales, Sonora, Opens New Shelter For Migrants

Feb 21, 2019 With wait times getting longer and temperatures dropping, the city opened a new shelter and started taking in families this week.

Tucson Joins Nogales in Fight Over Concertina Wire on Border Fence

Feb 21, 2019 The City Council voted to back the small border town in its fight with the federal government.

#Black - Exploring Identity with Photography

Feb 20, 2019 Also on Arizona Spotlight: A "Go Fund Me" campaign for the border wall; An author's journey in search of her Sephardic Jewish heritage; and the world debut of the play "The Hall of Final Ruin."

Tucson Protesters Decry Trump Emergency Declaration

Feb 19, 2019 The demonstration downtown was one of dozens around the country.

CBP Disagrees With Trump Claims About Drug Trafficking

Feb 15, 2019 Arizona port directors say most hard drugs are seized at the ports. Trump says that's a lie and con job.

Trump Administration Sued Over Shift in Asylum Policy

Feb 15, 2019 The lawsuit says the policy puts the migrants in danger and hampers their ability to prepare their cases.

DOJ Numbers Clash With Trump Claims On Asylum Hearings

Feb 14, 2019 President says only 2 percent show up for asylum hearings. The Justice Department says 80 percent do.

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