Border and Immigration

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.

AZ Week: State Strategizes to Improve Trade with Mexico

Nov 29, 2013 With $12 billion in trade, experts say Arizona needs more to take advantage of business opportunities.

Grijalva Part of Group Wanting BP Use of Force Discussion

Nov 26, 2013 Arizona Democrat, 20 other Congress members requesting meeting with Border Patrol officials; agency says it will not change use of deadly force policy.

'Dreamers' Not Just from Latin American Countries

Nov 20, 2013 While conversations about immigration reform mostly focus on Latinos, those of other backgrounds interested.

Migrant Detention Facility Cellblocks Freezing, Detainees Say

Nov 20, 2013 While detention cells aren't designed with comfort in mind, human rights groups, undocumented migrants say conditions inside some BP stations have become unsafe.

NPR: Congress Immigration Mandate Keeps Detention Beds Full

Nov 19, 2013 Little known about, enforced policy calls for filling 34,000 beds with immigrant detainees in about 250 facilities across country per day.

New Study Shows Trade Relationships in North America

Nov 18, 2013 In honor of the 20th anniversary of NAFTA, Brookings' Institution released examination of international trade between region's 100 major metro areas.

Tucson Council OKs SB 1070 Enforcement Changes

Nov 14, 2013 Unanimous vote directs police ' to protect overall safety of all members of community' rather than immigration status.

Study: Immigration Enforcement Doesn't Drive Self-Deportation

Nov 12, 2013 However, some models of federal, local cooperation on immigration control did drive foreign-born to move to other parts of U.S., authors found.

Widow of Slain Border Rancher Tries to Block Access to Case File

Nov 7, 2013 Widow of Cochise County border rancher Rob Krentz asked Superior Court to prohibit county officials from releasing information of husband's death.

All Souls Attracts Participants Beyond Local Community

Oct 31, 2013 One-time intimate expression of loss becomes collective cultural tradition in Tucson; All Souls weekend kicks off Nov. 2.

AZ Business Groups Lobby for Immigration Reform

Oct 30, 2013 US businesses head to DC, including AZ Chamber visiting all 9 AZ House members to cite positive economic impact.

AZ Week: Immigration Reform Back In Play

Oct 25, 2013 Three angles of immigration debate weigh on Obama's urging to Congress to revive comprehensive talks.

Activists Ask Tucson City Council to Change Enforcement of SB1070

Oct 23, 2013 Immigration advocates want city to explore ways to comply with state law while reducing Border Patrol calls.

Undocumented Migrant Rescues Increasing in AZ

Oct 22, 2013 As of end of August 2013, Border Patrol had rescued 760 migrants; 20% more than 2012, 50% more than 2011.

Grijalva Urges Congress to Continue Immigration Reform Talks

Oct 21, 2013 Gov. shutdown is over, Obama says he wants lawmakers to focus on reform; there is too much to lose if they don't, Grijalva says.

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