Border and Immigration

Recent migration policies deepen the divide at the Mexico-Guatemala border

Sep 11, 2019 Towns along the Suchiate River are divided by a border but strongly linked by their roots and trade.

Why people are migrating from Honduras — and why many want them to stay

Sep 11, 2019 Honduras has become the top country of origin for migrants on the U.S.' southwest border.

Lawsuit against more fast-track deportations scheduled for hearing on Friday

Sep 5, 2019 A regulation announced in July would allow ICE to deport undocumented people without seeing a judge under certain circumstances.

Fort Huachuca loses funding due to border wall redirect

Sep 4, 2019 The loss of money comes despite earlier assurances it was safe.

New border wall could further deplete groundwater supplies

Sep 4, 2019 Some scientists and conservationists worry the water needs of the new border wall could put a valuable desert oasis at risk.

CDC reports mumps outbreak in migrant detention facilities

Sep 3, 2019 They found 900 confirmed and probable mumps cases among migrants in 57 detention facilities over the past year.

2nd Border Patrol agent convicted of abusing immigrant

Aug 29, 2019 The agent was convicted of punching an immigrant who was in custody.

Border crossings at Arizona ports of entry down from last year

Aug 29, 2019 Pedestrian and vehicle numbers are bad news to border businesses that depend on shoppers from Mexico.

US moves FEMA, Coast Guard money to fund border programs

Aug 28, 2019 $217 million would be moved to fund things like increasing the number of beds for detained immigrants.

How 1970s neoliberalism factors into today's mass migration from Central America

Aug 23, 2019 A discussion with UA cultural anthropologist Megan Carney.

Trump moves to end limits on detention of migrant children

Aug 21, 2019 The new rules would allow the government to hold families in detention much longer than 20 days, which critics say would traumatize migrant children.

Technology helping curb border crime in Cochise County

Aug 16, 2019 Arizona 360 tours the county's new communications center for first responders.

Court limits order that had stopped Trump asylum limits

Aug 16, 2019 Most crossing the southern border are Central Americans fleeing violence and poverty, who would largely be ineligible for asylum.

‘Build the wall’ across the San Pedro River? Many say ‘no’

Aug 16, 2019 Disparate groups agree that walling off Arizona's last free-flowing river is a bad idea.

New border fencing on hold for 45 days

Aug 14, 2019 The Department of Homeland Security is delaying its plans to build more miles of wall barrier along the border.

Border Patrol agent who ran down fleeing immigrant offered plea deal

Aug 13, 2019 Matthew Bowen faced charges over ramming a migrant with his vehicle and lying about it to investigators.

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