Border and Immigration

Mexico Requests US Investigation Into Use of Tear Gas at Border

Nov 27, 2018 The diplomatic note expressed concerns after U.S. agents launched tear gas at the border in the San Diego-Tijuana region.

Recent Events Empower US Border Patrol, Immigration Advocates Warn

Nov 27, 2018 The acquittal of CBP Agent Lonnie Swartz sends the wrong message to Border Patrol agents, the ACLU says.

Mexico Plans to Create Guard to Operate on Border

Nov 27, 2018 The incoming president says it will supervise peace, while critics say it will heighten militarization of the country.

Asylum-Seeking Women Targeted by Smugglers

Nov 26, 2018 Single women with children are often forced to take in an unkown male to get into the U.S.

Border Patrol Agent Acquitted in Mexican Teen's 2012 Death

Nov 21, 2018 Second trial resolves manslaughter charges against Lonnie Swartz.

Federal Judge Denies President's Asylum Plan

Nov 20, 2018 President Trump wants to deny asylum to migrants who cross to the U.S. outside of official ports of entry.

Shelters Step In to Help Families Seeking Asylum

Nov 16, 2018 Inside Casa Alitas in Tucson.

Challenges Straining the Immigration Court System

Nov 16, 2018 How asylum cases are currently handled.

Breaking Down ICE's Role in Asylum Cases

Nov 16, 2018 A discussion with ICE Field Director Henry Lucero.

Tucson Border Patrol Chief: Immigration Surge Challenges Resources

Nov 16, 2018 A discussion with Chief Rodolfo Karisch.

A Section of the Border Where Illegal Crossings are on the Rise

Nov 16, 2018 Arizona 360 visited an area west of Lukeville on the Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.

Military Begins Work to Reinforce Arizona Border

Nov 16, 2018 About 1,500 troops will come to Arizona for Operation Secure Line.

Montana-Based Company Wins Arizona Border Wall Replacement Contract

Nov 16, 2018 The contract is for a portion of the expected 32 miles of replacement walls in the Border Patrol’s Tucson and Yuma sectors.

Judge Won't Give More Time to Find Victims of Arpaio Detentions

Nov 15, 2018 Advocates for immigrant rights had argued more time was needed to locate the victims.

Playing Tag with Hummingbirds

Nov 14, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Luis Alberto Urrea on "The House of Broken Angels"; flutist Gary Stroutsos on playing music in sacred places; and Nancy Stanley on founding the stand-up comedy "Estrogen Hour".

Report: Deporting Mexican Men Harms US Families

Nov 14, 2018 The report from immigration advocacy group Kino Border Initiative shows families of deported Mexican men are suffering.

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