Border and Immigration

Mexico Closes 5 Immigrant Detention Centers

Mar 7, 2019 A statement from the federal immigration agency cited a lack of "minimum working conditions" at the facilities.

Guidelines Ask Agents to Target Spanish Speakers at Border

Mar 7, 2019 The guidance applies to a program requiring asylum seekers wait in Mexico.

Pima County Votes to Oppose Border Razor Wire, National Emergency

Mar 5, 2019 Both resolutions passed the board of supervisors on party-line votes.

Feds: Arizona Smuggling Ring Used US Banks to Transfer $1M

Mar 4, 2019 Authorities say the operation allegedly moved thousands of migrants from Mexico and Central America to the United States.

Inside the Monastery-Turned-Shelter for Migrant Families

Mar 1, 2019 Tucson's Benedictine Monastery had been vacant for almost a year before opening its doors to asylum seekers.

Developer on Decision to Turn Monastery Into Temporary Shelter

Mar 1, 2019 Ross Rulney eventually plans to build high-end apartments on the property.

Trump's Emergency Declaration at Border Likely to Face Challenges

Mar 1, 2019 A discussion with constitutional law expert Robert Glennon.

Feds Extend Temporary Protected Status for People From Four Countries

Mar 1, 2019 A professor says the roughly 10-month extension leaves bigger questions unanswered.

Sex Abuse Allegations Come Up at Hearing on Family Separations

Feb 27, 2019 A U.S. representative highlighted allegations of sex crimes against migrant children during the Obama and Trump administrations.

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.

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