Border and Immigration

Flake: Promoting Fiscal Growth While Restricting Immigration 'Ironic'

Jan 30, 2018 Arizona Senator cautions colleagues about unintended consequences

Tours Aim to Address 'Distorted' View of Border

Jan 29, 2018 Community Border Alliance in 5th year of tours showing side of Nogales few tourists ever see.

Refugee Resettlement Number Plunging in Arizona

Jan 29, 2018 The state is on track for an 87 percent decrease from two years ago.

Grijalva Doubts DACA Proposal's Chances in House

Jan 24, 2018 Some in Congress question whether House and Senate can agree.

Sen Flake Pushes for DACA Resolution

Jan 24, 2018 The Arizona Republican says he will hold McConnell to a promise to bring DACA up for a vote.

Buffelgrass, Threat to Desert Habitat, Cultivated South of the Border

Jan 22, 2018 Ranchers in Mexico see it as a cheap source of cattle feed.

NAFTA and Future of 200K Jobs in Arizona

Jan 22, 2018 A conversation about the impact of NAFTA on the state, as talks resume in Montreal.

Next Round of NAFTA Negotiations Approaching

Jan 22, 2018 Round six of NAFTA negotiations begins with Trump threatening to pull out.

Human Rights Group: Border Patrol Vandalizing Water Stations

Jan 18, 2018 The Border Patrol's Tucson Sector said its goal is to save lives, rogue agents don't represent agency.

Flake Calls for DACA Vote

Jan 17, 2018 A bipartisan group of U.S. Senators wants to vote on DACA by the end of the week.

Assaults on Border Patrol Agents Increase Over Previous Year

Jan 16, 2018 Trump administration orders the hiring of 5,000 additional agents.

What Happened to Edible Baja Arizona?

Jan 12, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Differing opinions on how money should be spent at the border; Indigenous Voices presents spiritual elder Mona Polacca; and paying attention to Gila woodpeckers.

Disagreement in Arizona Congressional Delegation Over DACA Proposal

Jan 12, 2018 Negotiations continue in Washington, D.C. to come up with an immigration reform plan

Congressional Group Introduces Proposal for Permanent DACA Legislation

Jan 10, 2018 Arizona members of Congress called it a starting point for negotiations.

People or Barriers? Border Agents Diverge Over Where to Put Resources

Jan 9, 2018 One side wants money to fill openings; the other says more fences are needed.

Salvadorans In Arizona To Lose Temporary Protected Status

Jan 8, 2018 One group estimates about 1,000 Salvadorans in Arizona have the status; some fear the possibility of violence if they return.

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