Border and Immigration

Homeland Security Announces Extension of Program for 'Dreamers'

Jun 19, 2017 President Trump is leaving President Obama’s executive order alone, protecting those brought to the country illegally when they were children.

With Rising Temperatures, More Than 30 Have Died Trying to Cross the Border

Jun 19, 2017 Deaths were reported even before temperatures began to increase.

Border Patrol Raids Humanitarian Aid Camp

Jun 16, 2017 Nor More Deaths aid group says CBP violated an agreement that the camp was a safe zone.

'Difficult Conversations' at Meeting Between Homeland Security, Rights Groups

Jun 16, 2017 Tucson chosen for 1 of 16 roundtables; Rights groups focus on Border Patrol mistreatment, breaking up immigrant families.

Border Patrol Union Urges Screenings Following Thyroid Cancer in Agents

Jun 15, 2017 Union VP says the evidence seems to be pointing to X-ray scanners at checkpoints.

FBI Suspects Record Numbers of MS-13 Gang Members Entering US

Jun 14, 2017 The gang that started in El Salvador in the 1980s is now active in 42 U.S. States.

Deportations Give Shape to Changing Border Demographics

Jun 13, 2017 Deportees finding themselves in country of birth, separated from country they call home.

Episode 141: Local Governments Say No to Trump's Wall

Jun 9, 2017 Metro Week: 2 fire districts propose consolidation; new Catholic bishop coming to Tucson.

Arizona's Sluggish-Port Reputation Hurting Cross-Border Trade

Jun 9, 2017 Some are trying to change that perception to attract companies.

Mobile Units Provide Health Checks for Mexicans in Arizona

Jun 5, 2017 Mexico's Health Ministry teamed up with UA staff and students to provide screenings.

Tucson Politicians Consider Border Wall Opposition

Jun 5, 2017 City Council, county supervisors to vote on identical resolutions Tuesday.

Foreign Investors Buy Green Cards, Fund Casa Grande Project

Jun 1, 2017 The EB-5 visa program is a way for foreigners to purchase up to 10 U.S. visas.

Border Patrol Names New Agent in Charge in Nogales

May 30, 2017 19-year agency veteran Sabri Dikman will take the post in June.

Trump Wants to Cut US Aid to Mexican Drug Cartel Fight

May 29, 2017 Budget proposal calls for cutting funding to Mexican policy, military almost in half.

Episode 317: The Paths, and Barriers, to Citizenship

May 26, 2017 A green card with a price tag, an immigration law firm, and U.S.-born triplets with Mexican-born parents.

Trump Budget Includes San Luis Border Crossing Rebuild

May 26, 2017 Local officials are both surprised and excited about the $234M set aside for the port.

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