Border and Immigration

Jeff Sessions Blocks Access to Asylum for Those Fleeing Domestic Violence

Jun 12, 2018 The attorney general overruled a 2016 case, saying people must also prove the government did not or could not protect them.

Border Patrol: Agent Wounded in Shooting Near Arivaca

Jun 12, 2018 Rancher Jim Chilton says it happened on his cattle ranch in an area frequently used by smugglers.

O'odham Governor: Cartels Pushing Out Nation's Members in Mexico

Jun 12, 2018 Some communities on the Mexican side of the border no longer have Tohono O'odham, says Jose Garcia.

CBP Spending Millions to Keep Applicants Interested in Border Jobs

Jun 11, 2018 Following application, the hiring process is long and rigorous.

Border Patrol Tucson Sector Chief on Agency's Challenges

Jun 8, 2018 Rodolfo Karisch says control over region is "fragile."

Borderlands Residents Reflect on Issues at the Border

Jun 8, 2018 A panel discussion with community leaders from Santa Cruz and Pima counties.

Rep. Grijalva: Enforcement Strategy Dehumanizes Immigrant Families

Jun 8, 2018 The congressman reacts to Homeland Security's hardline strategy of prosecuting all illegal crossings.

Rothschild, Other Mayors Call for End to Separation of Migrant Families

Jun 8, 2018 The policy is responsible for separating an average of 47 kids from their parents each day.

2 Tucson Residents Arrested for Smuggling Mexican Nationals

Jun 8, 2018 A 39-year-old woman and 28-year-old man, were arrested following a car chase Tuesday.

Taking a Trip to "Bundyville"

Jun 7, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Legal battles on the border over the separation of families; and Buddhist scholar Robert Thurman talks about life, death, and having fun in between.

US Asylum Seekers Wait Their Turn on Mexican Border

Jun 7, 2018 The exact reasons for the border crossing bottleneck in California, Arizona and Texas are unclear.

As Resettlements of Refugees Drop, Infrastructure to Help Them Crumples

Jun 7, 2018 The Trump administration cut the refugee cap to 45,000 this year, but the U.S. will probably let in less than half of that number.

BP Sector Chief: Border Under 'Fragile' Control

Jun 6, 2018 Rodolfo Karisch warns of shifts in traffic that can ripple down the international line.

2 Million Immigrants Could be Eligible for Legal Status, Study Says

Jun 6, 2018 An immigration advocacy network says many immigrants without legal status are unaware they could get a green card or start on a path to citizenship.

Immigrant Prosecutions Jump 30 Percent From March to April

Jun 5, 2018 An update on Honduran transgender woman fighting for asylum in the U.S.

Border Patrol: National Guard Help Leading to Arrests

Jun 4, 2018 Though the agency did not indicate whether numbers were higher compared with previous periods.

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