Border and Immigration

Phoenix Shelter Employee Charged With Molesting Immigrant Child

Aug 1, 2018 Southwest Key operates 26 shelters for immigrant children in Arizona, California and Texas.

Nearly 2,500 Scientists Slam Trump's Planned Border Wall

Aug 1, 2018 The collective has called on the administration to follow environmental policies, and on Congress to step up action against proposals for more construction.

Audit: Nearly Half of Border Agency Applicants Failed Entrance Exam

Aug 1, 2018 The review comes as the border agencies are under pressure to fulfill an executive order mandating the hiring of 5,000 new Border Patrol agents.

Man Extradited to US to Face Charges in Killing of Border Agent

Jul 31, 2018 Heraclio Osorio-Arellanes is accused of murdering agent Brian Terry in 2010.

Immigration Officials Defend Handling of Family Separations

Jul 31, 2018 The officials ran into criticism from Democrats and Republicans appalled by the policy.

Residents Warn of Threat to Santa Cruz River if Sewer Pipe Ruptures Again

Jul 31, 2018 Last year, rains caused a breach in a pipeline that carries raw sewage from Mexico to the U.S.

Mexican President-Elect Wants Fewer Migrants to US

Jul 31, 2018 López Obrador has spoken of mitigating the factors that push people to immigrate from Central America and Mexico.

Asylum-Seeking Mexican Journalist Freed

Jul 27, 2018 Emilio Gutiérrez Soto was detained almost a year by U.S. officials.

The Heart of Loveland

Jul 27, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Independent brewers on both side of the U.S. - Mexico border team up; and a roundtable talk on how Tucson arts presenters can survive and thrive during the hot summer months.

Committee Approves Border Budget, Adds Protection for Some Asylum Seekers

Jul 27, 2018 The funding includes $5 billion to build 200 miles of new border wall.

US Government: Over 1,800 Migrant Kids Reunited by Deadline

Jul 27, 2018 Homeland Security officials have said all eligible parents have been reunited with their children.

17-Year-Old Guatemalan Girl Fears Deportation

Jul 26, 2018 Father and daughter have been told their asylum case will likely be turned down.

Grijalva: 'No Confidence' in Homeland Secretary Nielsen

Jul 25, 2018 The Hispanic Caucus met with the Homeland Security secretary regarding separated immigrant families.

Committee Set To Debate Budget Increase for Homeland Security, Border Wall

Jul 25, 2018 The Customs and Border Protection budget would grow by nearly $4 billion over the last fiscal year.

17-Year-Old Runs Away From Tucson Facility for Migrant Children

Jul 24, 2018 Southwest Key operates a facility under contract by immigration officials to hold immigrant children under the age of 17.

Migrant Family Reunifications Continue As Deadline Nears

Jul 24, 2018 Court documents suggest the government will not make the July 26 deadline, according to an attorney.

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