Border and Immigration

Brewer Gives Feds Tongue Lashing after Nogales Shelter Tour

Jun 25, 2014 'Dang it the federal government has a job to do,' she says, after visiting facility housing hundreds of Central American children.

Feds to Open More Detention Facilities for Immigrant Families

Jun 24, 2014 Homeland Security Deputy Sec. says they will be primarily for mothers, children caught crossing into US illegally.

AZ Week: 'What's Wrong at Point of Origin?' for Migrant Children

Jun 20, 2014 Nogales Mayor Garino suggests US communicate with unaccompanied kids' native countries for solutions.

House Speaker Asks Obama to Send Troops to Border

Jun 20, 2014 Boehner says it's best way to deal with 'national security and humanitarian crisis' of Central American youth.

Inside the Nogales Shelter Housing 1,000 Children

Jun 18, 2014 Hear AZPM reporter Fernanda Echavarri's description of youngsters, conditions in Border Patrol facility.

Grijalva Won't Tour Nogales Shelter Without Clergy

Jun 17, 2014 Congressman arranged visit with five Tucson religious leaders; Border Patrol said only he, staff could enter.

AZ Week: 'Migrant Youths Have Options to Stay, Hard to Obtain'

Jun 13, 2014 Immigration law expert says undocumented minors often go unrepresented in proceedings, don't know rights.

Brewer: Influx of Immigrants 'Crisis Created by Obama'

Jun 12, 2014 Governor sent a letter to House Speaker Boehner asking him to address issue.

Tucson Aerospace Company Looks to Increase Business in Mexico

Jun 12, 2014 For past 3 months, Airtronics has been operating a plant in Nogales, Sonora; partners with locals.

ACLU of AZ: Children Experience Civil Rights Abuses in Detention

Jun 11, 2014 Claim against Department of Homeland Security cites mistreatment, neglect.

Ports of Entry Working to Make City Intl Trade Powerhouse

Jun 11, 2014 Proximity to Mexico puts Old Pueblo in middle of opportunities for economic development; many hope to keep growing.

Man Claiming Sanctuary Gets One-Year Deportation Reprieve

Jun 9, 2014 In South Side Tucson church for last month, he is told government won't seek to oust him for now.

Central American Immigrant Minors Jam Nogales Shelter

Jun 7, 2014 FEMA workers on site as busloads arrive Saturday; more reported to be en route from Tucson airport.

Central American Youth Overwhelm Immigration System

Jun 2, 2014 Illegal crossings rise sharply in Texas; teens, younger children being brought to Arizona by federal officers.

Spike in Unaccompanied Minors Apprehended at Border

May 30, 2014 Most Central American youth appearing in Texas trying to cross into US illegally; Arizona feels effects as border region resources drained.

Performance Piece Explores Culture of Border Region

May 29, 2014 Sonoran Strange raises questions about life in along the U.S.-Mexico borderlands; piece includes video projection; bilingual performance art.

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