Border and Immigration

California, Out of Space, Sending Immigrant Detainees to Arizona

May 29, 2018 California's loss means profits for a private prison in Arizona.

Tucson 'Operation Streamline' Prosecutions Highest Since Launch

May 25, 2018 The controversial system for prosecuting immigrants has seen an almost 70 percent increase over last year.

40 National Guard Troops in Tucson Sector to Support Border Agents

May 23, 2018 Guard members carrying out support jobs but not patrolling the border.

US House Republicans Want to Change Asylum Laws

May 22, 2018 Republican House leaders plan to take up an immigration bill in June.

Ducey Attends Trump Dinner on Immigration

May 22, 2018 The Arizona Republican joined other governors to discuss border security and deportation.

ACLU Suit Aims to Stop Separation of Families at Border

May 22, 2018 The group says a federal judge will decide on an injunction to stop separating families that seek asylum at the border.

Dozens Arrive at Nogales Border to Seek Asylum

May 20, 2018 Nogales International reporter Kendal Blust explains why they say they left their countries.

Following the Journey of One Asylum Seeker From Honduras

May 19, 2018 The country is known for violence against women and the LGBTQ community.

Immigration Attorney Explains Process for Receiving Asylum

May 19, 2018 What five categories are acceptable reasons for pursuing asylum.

ADOT Trucker Training in Mexico Cuts Down on Border Wait Time

May 19, 2018 The main driver behind the initiative is safety and compliance, an official said.

HHS Considering Housing Immigrant Children at Military Bases

May 16, 2018 The plan would impact children detained crossing the border alone or those separated from their parents by the government.

Credible Fear: The Odds Facing Those Seeking Asylum in the US

May 16, 2018 High denial rates don't stop the desperate from trying.

Immigration Will be 'Significant Component' of McCain Legacy

May 15, 2018 The senator has made multiple runs at immigration reform, though his ideas weren't always popular in Arizona or the Republican Party.

Border Patrol Agent Will be Retried on Manslaughter Charges

May 11, 2018 Border Patrol Agent Lonnie Swartz was found "not guilty" of 2nd degree murder, prosecutors will try again on manslaughter charges.

Border Patrol Union Chides Agency for Not Defending Agent

May 10, 2018 National union paid legal costs to defend Border Patrol Agent Lonnie Swartz of murder charges.

A Taste of Tucson History

May 10, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: An update on Central American asylum seekers at the U.S. / Mexico border; using music to build community for America's homeless; learn about the traditions of Ramadan from a Tucson Muslim family

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