Border and Immigration

Stiffer Penalties Sought for Drug Smuggling Lookouts

Mar 24, 2015 McSally, McCain introduce identical bills in their respective chambers seeking 10-year sentences.

Judge Drops Most Charges in Trial of Immigration Activists

Mar 17, 2015 Twelve protesters still facing charges for obstruction of a highway and public nuisance.

Trial Begins for Immigration Activists Who Stopped Buses

Mar 16, 2015 Charges are misdemeanors, including disorderly conduct, obstructing governmental operations.

Border Patrol Works to Put on Humanitarian Face

Mar 16, 2015 Agents holdings regular meetings with immigrants with goal of reducing crossings, deaths in desert.

Interview with Transgender Woman in Immigrant Detention

Mar 6, 2015 She is in men's unit, from which officers say they offered transfer, but immigrant refused.

McSally, 4 Arizona Democrats Favor Funding Homeland Security

Mar 3, 2015 4 of state's Republican congressmen say no to measure that assures operations through September.

Poll: Arizonans Still See Illegal Immigration as Major Problem

Mar 3, 2015 Survey shows 9 in 10 see it as issue but want to treat undocumented immigrants humanely.

US Senate May Vote on Border Security Funding

Feb 24, 2015 Republican leader separates budget bill from other immigration issues hoping for passage.

AZ WEEK: Will Congress Pass Immigration Reform?

Feb 20, 2015 McSally, pushing legislation; Grijalva wants comprehensive package; McCain seeks to end impasse.

Transgender Woman Held in Male Immigrant Detention Center

Feb 20, 2015 Activists pushing for release of Guatemalan immigrant, end to alleged abuse inside facility.

Arizona Spotlight for February 20th, 2015

Feb 19, 2015 Transgender woman held in male immigration detention; Peace Corps volunteers share life changing experiences; musician Suzanne Vega talks about tide and time; Chris Dashiell on 2015 Academy Awards.

Supporters of Mexican Immigrant in Sanctuary Start Campaign

Feb 18, 2015 Almost 7 months after woman went into sanctuary, 'We Stand With Rosa' effort is begun.

ACLU Sues US over Alleged Abuse of Immigrant Children

Feb 12, 2015 Claim seeks disclosure of records related to reports of migrants' treatment in Border Patrol custody.

McSally Pushes Border Security Bill

Feb 5, 2015 She leads Republican effort on House floor to move legislation that stalled last month.

Border Security Efforts Clash with Movement of Wildlife

Feb 2, 2015 Environmentalists say fencing cuts off many animals; ranchers, others say security is uppermost.

AZ WEEK: Border Security Hot Part of Immigration Debate

Jan 30, 2015 McSally leads congressional delegation on tour of region; area ranchers divided on what's needed.

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