Border and Immigration

Exploring "Zero Hour", and the Rebellion of Zero Mostel

Jan 9, 2019 Also on Arizona Spotlight: A family separated for 6 years by the U.S. / Mexico border; Gary Paul Nabhan on "Food from the Radical Center"; and the Zoppè Family Circus legacy.

Tucson Developer Offers Migrants Temporary Housing in Tucson

Jan 9, 2019 The Benedictine Monastery will soon house Central American asylum-seekers waiting for claims to be processed.

Border Groups Fear Nogales Parking Lot Sale Means Continued Militarization

Jan 7, 2019 The federal government has purchased one of the largest public parking lots at the Nogales border.

Community Lends a Hand to Migrants Stranded Before Christmas

Jan 4, 2019 Local volunteers helped 300 asylum seekers stay off the streets by securing housing at a motel.

Shutdown Means No E-Verify for Arizona Hospitality Industry

Jan 4, 2019 The break in the system to verify someone can legally work in the U.S. comes at the start of the peak season.

Coast Guard Medical Teams to Assist Border Patrol

Jan 3, 2019 The Border Patrol in Yuma and Tucson doesn't have the manpower to conduct medical screenings of migrant children.

US-Bound Migrants Opt Instead for Mexican Coding School

Jan 2, 2019 The software engineering school originally catered to returning Mexican migrants.

2018 Year-In-Review: Immigration

Dec 24, 2018 Arizona 360 revisits issues that shaped the debate over immigration reform.

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.

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