Border and Immigration

Events Present Cross-Cultural Dialogues of Border Life, Art

Mar 13, 2014 The UA Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry presents "Voices Across Borders" at the Tucson Festival of Books this weekend.

Play Seeks to Bring Awareness About Border Reality

Feb 20, 2014 I want people to "reflect on the ways we are connected," says director of Maria's Circular Dance.

Immigration Poll: Equal Number Prioritize Reform, Border Security

Feb 18, 2014 First time in years the numbers received equal support; figures come after House Republicans say issue unlikely to progress this year.

Immigrants Facing Deportation Winning More in US Courts

Feb 14, 2014 Nearly half won cases in last four months, while number of government wins steadily declined for 4 years.

Brewer, Sonora Gov Collaborating to Lure Tech Businesses to Area

Feb 12, 2014 Pair announce new partnership to attract companies from around the world to Arizona-Sonora region.

BP Tucson Apprehensions Down, Still Busiest Sector

Feb 3, 2014 Texas sector sees an increase in arrests, Tucson still top for marijuana seized and rescues.

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, January 31, 2014

Jan 31, 2014 A discussion of President Obama's renewed call for immigration reform after State of the Union Address; the latest in AZ Legislature.

AZ Week: Stalled Immigration Reform, DREAMers Still Struggle

Jan 24, 2014 Two undocumented students discuss their experiences after being brought here as children by parents, what should happen with comprehensive reform.

AZ Week: Is Border Secure? BP Agent Says No, Getting There

Jan 24, 2014 Secretary of Homeland Security visited Arizona earlier this week; Border Patrol agent discusses strategies to improve safety in area.

Performance Explores Subtle Themes of Immigration

Jan 23, 2014 Dreams and Silhouettes brings together a variety of artists for a creative interpretation of controversial topic.

New Doc Looks at Turbulent Debate Over Immigration in AZ

Jan 23, 2014 State of Arizona looks at controversial law SB 1070, its effects, the opinion of people on both sides of the spectrum.

Homeland Security Chief Makes First Border Visit

Jan 22, 2014 Meets with Border Patrol officers, ranchers, border town mayors to get sense of security issues.

Border Patrol Violates Rights at Checkpoints, ACLU Claims

Jan 16, 2014 It files complaint over incidents of what it calls illegal questioning, searches at Southern AZ checkpoints.

AZ Week: Mexican Shoppers Enhance State Economy

Dec 20, 2013 Estimates put annual stimulus at $1 billion annually; Tucson area merchants are biggest beneficiaries.

NPR: Half-Million Eligible for Deferred Deportation Yet to Apply

Dec 18, 2013 Numbers have slowed to trickle after hundreds of thousands applied in early months of program.

McCain: Immigration Reform Must Happen

Dec 2, 2013 AZ's Senator still working to get U.S. House to consider immigration and border security measures.

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