Border and Immigration

Mexican Minimum Wage Along Border Set to Double Next Year

Dec 20, 2018 The increase, which goes into effect Jan. 1, is one of a number of campaign promises made by the new president.

US to Invest $10.6B to Address Migration From Mexico, Central America

Dec 19, 2018 The money is said to be targeted at root causes of migration by investing in development those countries.

New ICE Data Show an Increase in Arrests and Deportations

Dec 17, 2018 DUIs, drugs and traffic offenses topped the list of crimes for which ICE arrested people.

Meth Seizures at the Border Continue to Rise

Dec 14, 2018 The DEA says Arizona is one of the primary places meth enters the country.

Mexico to Pump $30B Into Central America to Slow Migration

Dec 14, 2018 The development plan would benefit Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador.

TPD Chief Magnus Testifies Before Senate Committee

Dec 12, 2018 Tucson's police chief talked about community policing near the border.

Incoming Rep Kirkpatrick Promises a 'No' to Trump's Border Wall

Dec 11, 2018 The incoming Democrat says she'll oppose any immigration bill that includes a border wall.

ACLU: Cross-Certification Used to Profile Immigrants

Dec 11, 2018 The practice is legal if the border patrol agent has been cross-certified by the Pima County Sheriff's Office.

US Starts to Withdraw Troops from Trump Border Mission

Dec 11, 2018 2,200 are being withdrawn, leaving about 3,000 active duty troops in Texas, Arizona and California.

Report: Impact Of Deportee Reintegration Efforts Is Unclear

Dec 10, 2018 Successful reintegration is a key part of a broader goal to cut illegal immigration by improving conditions there.

Early Outreach from Arizona to Mexico's New President

Dec 7, 2018 Gov. Doug Ducey and a delegation attended the new leader's inauguration.

Granted Asylum But Still Confined in a Detention Center

Dec 7, 2018 A transgender woman from Honduras continues to fight for U.S. asylum. She says death awaits her in Central America.

Feds Won't Pursue Third Trial Against Border Patrol Agent Who Shot Teen

Dec 6, 2018 Agent Lonnie Swartz has been twice acquitted in trials over the killing of 16-year-old Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez.

CBP Ups Precautions at Border After Clash with Caravan

Dec 3, 2018 A discussion with Arizona Republic reporter Rafael Carranza from Tijuana.

Study: Southeastern Arizona Needs Two Ports Of Entry

Nov 30, 2018 The intended expansion will split commercial traffic away from the aging downtown port that leads to the city of Douglas.

Return to Rio Bravo

Nov 28, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: How the Kino Border Initiative is aiding migrant families; Tucson mystery writer bases novel around opioid addiction; and remembering filmmaker Nicolas Roeg.

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