Border and Immigration

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.

Homeland Security Secretary Visits Arizona-Mexico Border

Jun 1, 2018 It was the second trip for the secretary to Arizona in as many months.

Immigration Attorneys Cross Border to Give Free Legal Help to Families

Jun 1, 2018 400 immigration attorneys are meeting through the Catholic Immigration Network in Tucson this week.

Homeland Security Chief to Visit Arizona-Mexico Border Thursday

May 31, 2018 Kirstjen Nielsen and Reps. Martha McSally and David Schweikert will visit a Nogales port of entry.

Record Numbers of Detained Immigrants Hiring Lawyers

May 31, 2018 Since 2005, the number of detainees getting lawyers has jumped from 25% to more than 70%.

Congressional Panel Offers Mixed News on Arizona's Opioid Crisis

May 30, 2018 Prescribing of opioids is down, but smuggling from Mexico is up.

Advocates Walking 75 Miles in Desert to Draw Attention to Migrant Deaths

May 30, 2018 This is the 15th year for the Migrant Trail Walk from Sasabe to Tucson.

Group: 200 Children Separated From Parents at Arizona Border This Year

May 30, 2018 The Florence Project legal team says the policy is unprecedented in immigration procedures.

Phoenix to Join Lawsuit Against Citizenship Question on Census

May 29, 2018 The city could lose $107M in funding if non-citizens don't participate in the Census.

California, Out of Space, Sending Immigrant Detainees to Arizona

May 29, 2018 California's loss means profits for a private prison in Arizona.

Tucson 'Operation Streamline' Prosecutions Highest Since Launch

May 25, 2018 The controversial system for prosecuting immigrants has seen an almost 70 percent increase over last year.

40 National Guard Troops in Tucson Sector to Support Border Agents

May 23, 2018 Guard members carrying out support jobs but not patrolling the border.

US House Republicans Want to Change Asylum Laws

May 22, 2018 Republican House leaders plan to take up an immigration bill in June.

Ducey Attends Trump Dinner on Immigration

May 22, 2018 The Arizona Republican joined other governors to discuss border security and deportation.

ACLU Suit Aims to Stop Separation of Families at Border

May 22, 2018 The group says a federal judge will decide on an injunction to stop separating families that seek asylum at the border.

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