Border and Immigration

Desperate Migrant Families Overwhelm US Border Agencies

Mar 21, 2019 The Border Patrol says it made an all time monthly high of about 66,000 apprehensions of people crossing the border in February.

Crowd Protests as Family is Arrested by Border Patrol

Mar 20, 2019 Protesters say agents separated a 12-year-old girl from her mother and father, who were arrested for not having the proper visa to be in the U.S. legally.

Asylum Seekers Waiting in Mexico Seek to Stay in US

Mar 20, 2019 Several asylum seekers have said they are afraid to return to Mexico while they wait for their next hearing.

Coalition Wants Shelter For Newly Released Migrant Families

Mar 19, 2019 The current system that places the families at churches is not sustainable, an advocate says.

Mexico Raises Minimum Wage in Border Communities

Mar 18, 2019 Many companies already pay above the new rate to stay competitive.

ICE: Roughly 400 Immigration Detainees Quarantined in Arizona

Mar 14, 2019 The number represented about 15 percent of those quarantined over mumps virus exposure.

2,200 Quarantined Over Mumps Outbreak at Immigration Centers

Mar 12, 2019 The outbreak has renewed long-held concerns over access to medical care at immigration facilities.

Proposed 'Sonoran Corridor' Freeway Down to 3 Alternatives

Mar 7, 2019 While project is years from being realized, the state is asking for input on possible routes.

Mexico Closes 5 Immigrant Detention Centers

Mar 7, 2019 A statement from the federal immigration agency cited a lack of "minimum working conditions" at the facilities.

Guidelines Ask Agents to Target Spanish Speakers at Border

Mar 7, 2019 The guidance applies to a program requiring asylum seekers wait in Mexico.

Pima County Votes to Oppose Border Razor Wire, National Emergency

Mar 5, 2019 Both resolutions passed the board of supervisors on party-line votes.

Feds: Arizona Smuggling Ring Used US Banks to Transfer $1M

Mar 4, 2019 Authorities say the operation allegedly moved thousands of migrants from Mexico and Central America to the United States.

Inside the Monastery-Turned-Shelter for Migrant Families

Mar 1, 2019 Tucson's Benedictine Monastery had been vacant for almost a year before opening its doors to asylum seekers.

Developer on Decision to Turn Monastery Into Temporary Shelter

Mar 1, 2019 Ross Rulney eventually plans to build high-end apartments on the property.

Trump's Emergency Declaration at Border Likely to Face Challenges

Mar 1, 2019 A discussion with constitutional law expert Robert Glennon.

Feds Extend Temporary Protected Status for People From Four Countries

Mar 1, 2019 A professor says the roughly 10-month extension leaves bigger questions unanswered.

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