Border and Immigration

Courts Turn Away Hundreds of Immigrants, Blame Shutdown

Feb 1, 2019 Hundreds of immigrants arrived with government-issued notices to appear in court for hearings that were never scheduled.

Report: Processing Delays Reach Crisis Levels At Immigration Agency

Jan 31, 2019 A coalition of immigration lawyers says longer waits are often due to a large wave of applications.

Pentagon Sending 'Several Thousand' More Troops To US-Mexico Border

Jan 30, 2019 It comes weeks from a deadline from the White House over funding for a border wall.

Honduras Is Top Country Of Origin For Migrants Traveling By Land To US, Mexico Says

Jan 30, 2019 The numbers come from migrants requesting a visa to transit through Mexico in January.

Developer Temporarily Opens Doors of Benedictine Monastery to Migrants

Jan 29, 2019 Ross Rulney eventually plans to build apartments around the iconic building, but for now is opening the property to asylum seekers.

Tribes Discuss Visa to Allow Unimpeded Border Crossing

Jan 29, 2019 The proposal also includes meetings with Homeland Security, sensitivity training and translators.

US Sending Asylum Seekers to Mexico

Jan 28, 2019 Officials want to expand the practice to all ports, a major immigration policy shift in both countries.

ADOT: Work Authorization Card Means Eligibility for Driver's License

Jan 24, 2019 The revision comes as the result of the settlement of a federal lawsuit.

Consultant To Gauge Inner Workings Of Southwest Key Programs

Jan 24, 2019 The outside health care consultation is part of a legal settlement with the nonprofit, which houses unaccompanied migrant children.

Workers at Mexico Border Shelters Worry About Rising Illness Among Migrants

Jan 23, 2019 Families arriving at the border may have to survive on the streets as they wait to get a chance to apply for asylum.

Budget Plan Includes Funding for Nogales Cold Inspection Facility

Jan 22, 2019 The facility could extend the produce import season into the summer months.

Nearly 400 Migrants Detained Near Yuma

Jan 22, 2019 The group is said to have crossed through tunnels under a stretch of border fence.

As New Caravan Reaches Its Southern Border, Mexico Mulls Long-Term Immigration Plan

Jan 21, 2019 Mexico is caught between the harsh realities pushing people out of northern Central America and divisive political drama in the U.S.

Border Aid Group Volunteers Found Guilty on Misdemeanor Charges

Jan 18, 2019 The charges stem from the No More Deaths volunteers leaving food and water in the desert.

Rep Kirkpatrick Wants to Help 'Dreamers' Work for Congress

Jan 17, 2019 The Arizona representative's first bill would allow DACA recipients to work on Capitol Hill.

Southwest Key Takes Step to Have Freeze on Arizona Admissions Lifted

Jan 17, 2019 The migrant children's shelter operator has a months-long statewide freeze on placements of unaccompanied, undocumented children.

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