Border and Immigration

Southside Presbyterian, Birthplace of Sanctuary Movement, Honors Former Pastor

Nov 17, 2017 50th anniversary of John Fife's ordination will be celebrated with a fundraiser to fix "worn out" facilities.

Universities in U.S. and Mexico Partner on Telescope Project

Nov 13, 2017 Mirror to be made at University of Arizona, telescope to be installed in Baja California

Nogales Border Patrol Increasing Penalty for First-Time Undocumented Immigrants

Nov 9, 2017 The change means many suspected undocumented immigrants are now charged criminally.

Nominated DHS Chief Left With Decisions On Temporary Protected Immigrants

Nov 7, 2017 Homeland Security nominee faces her first confirmation hearing on Wednesday.

Historic Backlog in U.S. Immigration Cases Could Reach 1 Million by 2020

Nov 7, 2017 The political bias of judges goes unchecked and unchallenged.

Border Patrol Adopts New Policy for First-Time Border Crossers

Nov 6, 2017 In the past, crossing the border illegally for the first time likely meant a court date and release.

Border Wall Contractors Ask AG Sessions for Help

Nov 2, 2017 Tucson, other cities have threatened boycotts against construction firms

ICE Promises Crackdown on Employers

Oct 31, 2017 Agency leadership is signaling it will prosecute employers who hire undocumented workers.

Elections, New Proposals Could Delay NAFTA Deal

Oct 26, 2017 Expert thinks trade talks were extended because US negotiators introduced food trade as a topic.

Central American Transgender Asylum Seekers Released

Oct 24, 2017 Gay men in the same group are still being held in detention.

Government Mulls Axing Temporary Protected Status, Clouding Future for 1,100 Arizonans

Oct 23, 2017 The construction, health care, hospitality and manufacturing industries would especially suffer from loss of workers if status stripped.

Bringing Independence to Mexican Children Living With Disabilities

Oct 17, 2017 Cross-border nonprofit has built hundreds of specialty wheel chairs for children.

Episode 337: Honorably Discharged from the Military, and Deported

Oct 13, 2017 Custom wheelchairs made for bumpy roads, and a system of math education developed south of the border.

A 1960s Documentary Hidden for Decades - Now Revealed in Tucson.

Oct 13, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Should honorably discharged veterans be able to get their citizenship and military benefits restored after trouble with the law? And, a local artist's adventures canoeing with alligators in a Florida river.

Flake Bill Includes Border Security and DACA Proposal

Oct 5, 2017 The Arizona senator is proposing a bill he thinks both sides will like.

Tucson Sector Gets New Border Patrol Chief

Oct 5, 2017 Chief Rodolfo Karisch will be in charge of almost 4,000 Border Patrol agents.

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