Border and Immigration

Local Military Installations Prepare for Arrival of Border Troops

Nov 2, 2018 D-M and Fort Huachuca are gearing up to accommodate thousands of active-duty troops sent by President Trump.

Releases of Migrant Families Expands Along Southwest Border

Oct 29, 2018 The government has been releasing hundreds of undocumented immigrant families in Arizona.

Trump to Send Troops to Border as Migrant Caravan Moves Through Mexico

Oct 25, 2018 The president has sought to transform fears about immigration into electoral gains in the midterms.

Southwest Key to Pay $73K Fine, Give Up Licenses for 2 Shelters

Oct 24, 2018 The operator of immigrant children shelters will also stop taking in children in Arizona until the state OKs it.

More Time Sought to Find Victims of Arpaio Detentions

Oct 24, 2018 Advocates want to find more people detained illegally when Arpaio defied a court order in a racial profiling case.

Concerns In Mexico After Honduran Immigrant Caravan Arrives

Oct 23, 2018 Mexican authorities have been struggling to register the migrants and provide them a legal status as transitory migrants or refugees.

Mexico Underlines Sovereignty Amid Tweets on Migrant Caravan

Oct 22, 2018 Officials from both countries denied Trump had any influence on Mexico's immigration policy.

CD3 Candidates See Separate Paths Forward on Immigration

Oct 17, 2018 One of 9 U.S. House districts that border Mexico, the topic looms large in Southwestern Arizona.

New Nogales Port Director Says Facial Recognition Will Speed Up Border Crossing

Oct 16, 2018 In addition to new technology, 70 customs agents are being trained to head to the Nogales port.

Group Calls for Judge to Toss Border Case

Oct 15, 2018 Lawyers for a man working with the No More Deaths humanitarian aid group say the charges are U.S. government retaliation.

FBI May Help Identify Migrant Remains Found Along US-Mexico Border

Oct 11, 2018 The Forensic Border Coalition says the FBI has the most extensive DNA database in the world.

Women Migrate Across More Than Borders

Oct 10, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Borderlands Theater explores"Sanctuary"; Pima County's Master Gardener program celebrates 35 years; and Tu Nidito presents an art show by youth coping with grief.

CD2 Candidates at Odds on Southern Arizona Issues

Oct 9, 2018 Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick and Republican Lea Marquez Peterson vie to represent Pima and Cochise Counties district.

Tucson Immigration Officials Release More Than 700 Asylum Seekers From Detention

Oct 9, 2018 Homeland Security says there just isn't enough room at ICE family detention centers to accommodate a rise in asylum-seeking families.

Attorney General Wants More Funding to Prosecute Border Cases

Oct 8, 2018 Officials say the caseload in Southern Arizona has gone up significantly.

Feds Close Southwest Key Migrant Children Shelter In Youngtown, Arizona

Oct 5, 2018 It’s at least the second Southwest Key shelter in Arizona to be shuttered.

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