Border and Immigration

Southwest Key to Pay $73K Fine, Give Up Licenses for 2 Shelters

Oct 24, 2018 The operator of immigrant children shelters will also stop taking in children in Arizona until the state OKs it.

More Time Sought to Find Victims of Arpaio Detentions

Oct 24, 2018 Advocates want to find more people detained illegally when Arpaio defied a court order in a racial profiling case.

Concerns In Mexico After Honduran Immigrant Caravan Arrives

Oct 23, 2018 Mexican authorities have been struggling to register the migrants and provide them a legal status as transitory migrants or refugees.

Mexico Underlines Sovereignty Amid Tweets on Migrant Caravan

Oct 22, 2018 Officials from both countries denied Trump had any influence on Mexico's immigration policy.

CD3 Candidates See Separate Paths Forward on Immigration

Oct 17, 2018 One of 9 U.S. House districts that border Mexico, the topic looms large in Southwestern Arizona.

New Nogales Port Director Says Facial Recognition Will Speed Up Border Crossing

Oct 16, 2018 In addition to new technology, 70 customs agents are being trained to head to the Nogales port.

Group Calls for Judge to Toss Border Case

Oct 15, 2018 Lawyers for a man working with the No More Deaths humanitarian aid group say the charges are U.S. government retaliation.

FBI May Help Identify Migrant Remains Found Along US-Mexico Border

Oct 11, 2018 The Forensic Border Coalition says the FBI has the most extensive DNA database in the world.

Women Migrate Across More Than Borders

Oct 10, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Borderlands Theater explores"Sanctuary"; Pima County's Master Gardener program celebrates 35 years; and Tu Nidito presents an art show by youth coping with grief.

CD2 Candidates at Odds on Southern Arizona Issues

Oct 9, 2018 Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick and Republican Lea Marquez Peterson vie to represent Pima and Cochise Counties district.

Tucson Immigration Officials Release More Than 700 Asylum Seekers From Detention

Oct 9, 2018 Homeland Security says there just isn't enough room at ICE family detention centers to accommodate a rise in asylum-seeking families.

Attorney General Wants More Funding to Prosecute Border Cases

Oct 8, 2018 Officials say the caseload in Southern Arizona has gone up significantly.

Feds Close Southwest Key Migrant Children Shelter In Youngtown, Arizona

Oct 5, 2018 It’s at least the second Southwest Key shelter in Arizona to be shuttered.

Trump, Mexican President-Elect Talk Immigration Over Phone

Oct 3, 2018 The conversation touched on an economic development plan for Central America, López Obrador said.

Watchdog: US Unprepared for Consequences of 'Zero Tolerance' Immigration

Oct 2, 2018 Homeland Security officials say the report illustrates how difficult it is to enforce broken and poorly written immigration laws.

New Trade Agreement Aimed at Moving Trucks Through the Border Faster

Oct 1, 2018 More than half of the old NAFTA agreement was kept in place.

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