Border and Immigration

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.

Dozens Arrive at Nogales Border to Seek Asylum

May 20, 2018 Nogales International reporter Kendal Blust explains why they say they left their countries.

Following the Journey of One Asylum Seeker From Honduras

May 19, 2018 The country is known for violence against women and the LGBTQ community.

Immigration Attorney Explains Process for Receiving Asylum

May 19, 2018 What five categories are acceptable reasons for pursuing asylum.

ADOT Trucker Training in Mexico Cuts Down on Border Wait Time

May 19, 2018 The main driver behind the initiative is safety and compliance, an official said.

HHS Considering Housing Immigrant Children at Military Bases

May 16, 2018 The plan would impact children detained crossing the border alone or those separated from their parents by the government.

Credible Fear: The Odds Facing Those Seeking Asylum in the US

May 16, 2018 High denial rates don't stop the desperate from trying.

Immigration Will be 'Significant Component' of McCain Legacy

May 15, 2018 The senator has made multiple runs at immigration reform, though his ideas weren't always popular in Arizona or the Republican Party.

Border Patrol Agent Will be Retried on Manslaughter Charges

May 11, 2018 Border Patrol Agent Lonnie Swartz was found "not guilty" of 2nd degree murder, prosecutors will try again on manslaughter charges.

Border Patrol Union Chides Agency for Not Defending Agent

May 10, 2018 National union paid legal costs to defend Border Patrol Agent Lonnie Swartz of murder charges.

A Taste of Tucson History

May 10, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: An update on Central American asylum seekers at the U.S. / Mexico border; using music to build community for America's homeless; learn about the traditions of Ramadan from a Tucson Muslim family

Federal Documents: Wall Likely to Adversely Impact Endangered Species

May 9, 2018 A FOIA request resulted in documents that appear to substantiate concerns of environmentalists and border communities.

Migration Analyst: Year-Over-Year Apprehension Numbers Misleading

May 7, 2018 Numbers of border apprehensions jumped up compared to last year, but are on a historically low trend, analyst says.

Border Patrol Highlights Search and Rescue in Safety Initiative

May 4, 2018 Human rights groups say while there is an uneasy relationship with Border Patrol, saving lives is what matters.

Multiple Court Cases Up Confusion, Anxiety for DACA Recipients

May 3, 2018 States are suing to force the total end of the program protecting some immigrants from deportation.

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