Border and Immigration

South Tucson Police Change SB 1070 Enforcement Policy

May 21, 2014 Responding to ACLU complaint, department agrees to rewrite immigration policy.

AZ Federal Court Nearing Full Strength With New Appointees

May 21, 2014 Earlier this year, court operating on as few as 7 judges; very low number for district that sees most criminal cases in the country.

No Immediate Action for Sanctuary Case, Immigration Officials Say

May 15, 2014 However deportation order is still in effect two days after Mexican immigrant moves into church.

NPR Report: Border Patrol Deadly Force Questioned

May 15, 2014 A lawyer in Corpus Christi, Texas currently represents families in three BP shootings where agent was in U.S. and victim in Mexico.

Immigrant Facing Deportation Seeks Sanctuary at Tucson Church

May 14, 2014 Mexican man hopes to stay at church known for helping migrants; he's lived in US for more than 14 years.

Tucson Mayor Receives Highest Award from Mexican Govt

May 8, 2014 Institute for Mexicans Abroad says Rothschild has contributed to the Mexican community in the city, strengthened relationships between the two countries.

AZ Week: 'El Chapo Will Never Be Extradited to US'

May 2, 2014 After an extensive manhunt one of most wanted drug lords Joaquin 'Chapo' Guzman was captured in Feb.; many argue Mexico will never hand him over to US trial system.

Doc Pieces Together Story of Migrant Found Dead in AZ Desert

May 1, 2014 “Who is Dayani Cristal?” puts Pima County on international map as it premiers across the world.

Border Clinic Providing Free Care for More Than 40 Years

Apr 22, 2014 Impoverished children from Mexico with a variety of disabilities travel to St. Andrew's Children's Clinic once a month for medical attention.

Murders in Mexico Appear to Drop By 15% Last Year, Analysis Says

Apr 17, 2014 Authorities would like to take credit but report's author says that is 'debatable;' certain cartels have established monopolies so no need to fight anyone, he argues.

S. AZ Ports of Entry Getting 170 Additional CBP Officers

Apr 3, 2014 About a month ago, U.S. Rep. Ron Barber, seven of his bipartisan congressional delegation colleagues requested more agents to staff Arizona's ports along border with Mexico.

Catholic Leaders Celebrate Mass Along Border, Pray for Reform

Apr 2, 2014 Several hundred people attended ceremony Tues. and a few dozen people peered through the border fence from Mexico.

AZ Week: Once Ground Zero, Border Sees Improvements

Mar 28, 2014 Number of apprehensions, drug seizures getting better with more agents, infrastructure in area, BP agents say.

From Chiapas, Mexico: More Than Just Coffee

Mar 27, 2014 Co-op selling coffee in Tucson helps Mexican families stay together and avoid dangerous illegal immigration.

Morelos Dam Water Begins Flowing Into CO River Delta

Mar 24, 2014 Floodgates were opened Sunday, part of a pilot project to release water from the Colorado River into its parched delta in Baja California, Mexico.

AZ Week: Yuma Unemployment Rate High, Some Say Not Accurate

Mar 21, 2014 Economic, labor, tourism experts in area argue city's opportunities are growing despite 'unflattering' stats that may stem from having various seasonal work industries.

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