Border and Immigration

Nearly $1B in Contracts Awarded for Border Fence Sections

Apr 10, 2019 The removal and replacement projects will replace vehicle fencing with pedestrian fencing.

Nielsen Out at Homeland Security as Trump Focuses on Border

Apr 8, 2019 CBP Commissioner Kevin McAleenan, longtime border official, will take over as acting head.

UA Researcher: No Public Health Risk Presented by Immigration Surge

Apr 5, 2019 A discussion with the Arizona Prevention Research Center's Kathryn Tucker.

Construction Along the Santa Cruz Near Nogales Raises Environmental Concerns

Apr 5, 2019 Friends of the Santa Cruz says any construction could damage the fragile river.

Trump Backs Off Border Shutdown But Threatens Auto Tariffs

Apr 4, 2019 Trump last week tweeted that he would close the border or large swaths of it if Mexico didn't stop illegal immigration to the U.S.

Trump's Threat to Close Border Stirs Fears of Economic Harm

Apr 2, 2019 Politicians, business leaders and and economists warned of blocking cross-border trade and the movement of people.

Sen McSally Says Cross-Border Trade, Travel Should Continue

Apr 2, 2019 President Donald Trump threatened to close the border this week over immigration.

More US Officers May be Reassigned to Deal With Border Crush

Apr 1, 2019 The temporary reassignments, up from the current 750 inspectors, threaten to slow the movement of commercial trucks.

Nogales Manager: Drop in Holiday Shoppers From Mexico Not as Severe as Predicted

Mar 29, 2019 City Manager Frank Felix said concertina wire and soldiers didn't deter Christmas shoppers coming from Mexico.

Border Officials Releasing Detained Migrants in Yuma

Mar 29, 2019 Some politicians pushed back against the practice, while officials have used the term "breaking point" to describe the situation at the border.

U.S. Immigration: The View From Mexico and Guatemala

Mar 29, 2019 In search of perspectives from outside the U.S. on the current state of immigration at our southern border.

Surge in Family Migration Leaving Void in Rural Guatemalan Schools, Communities

Mar 29, 2019 Chairs pile up in the classrooms of villages where debt cycles and tougher immigration enforcement mean a new migration trend: parents traveling with younger children.

US Hopes to Work With Central America to Slow Migration

Mar 27, 2019 High levels of violence in those so-called Northern Triangle countries has been a key driver of migration.

Lawyer Worries Video Conference Hearings Could Cost Asylum-Seeking Client

Mar 25, 2019 The practice is intended to make a swamped system more efficient, but some question the impact on due process.

Fence First Built Along Arizona Border 100 Years Ago

Mar 22, 2019 In 1919, after a deadly clash between military forces, a two-mile fence was built between Ambos Nogales.

Tohono O'odham Police Seize 43K Fentanyl Doses

Mar 22, 2019 Tribal police led a task force that resulted in three arrests and the seizure of pills valued at over $700,000.

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