Border and Immigration

Asylum-Seeker Shelters Report Increase in Russian Families

Jul 20, 2018 One family took temporary refuge at Casa Alitas, a halfway home for asylum seekers.

Separated and Reunited, Father and Daughter Await Asylum Hearing

Jul 18, 2018 17 year old Jesse Tomas and her father have found a temporary home after being separated at the border.

Judge: Trump Administration Must Give Asylum Seekers Due Process

Jul 16, 2018 The ruling means that the administration cannot use indefinite detention as a weapon to deter asylum seekers.

Judge Temporarily Halts Deportation of Reunified Families

Jul 16, 2018 The judge is asking government to respond to ACLU court filing pointing to rumors of mass deportations following reunification.

Former Employee Shares Experiences Inside Shelter for Immigrant Children

Jul 16, 2018 Antar Davidson worked at the Southwest Key facility in Tucson for four months.

Defense Contractor Kept Migrant Kids in Phoenix Building Overnight

Jul 16, 2018 The company previously said children were at the facility Phoenix for a few hours, but changed their story at the end of last week.

State Lawmakers Visit Child Migrant Detention Center in Tucson

Jul 13, 2018 The group of mostly Democrats is the second to visit the Southwest Key facility.

Detaining Immigrant Kids Is Now a Billion-Dollar Industry

Jul 13, 2018 In 10 years, the grants for such processes went from $74.5 million to $958 million.

Migrant Mother Plans Cross-Country Journey to See Her Sons

Jul 13, 2018 The mother and sons were apprehended crossing the border illegally and then separated by immigration authorities.

Border Patrol Works on Reputation One-on-One, Over Coffee

Jul 13, 2018 Agents are stepping up efforts to meet with public.

Spotlight Session: Rebekah Rolland

Jul 12, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Are immigrant children in custody being housed in Phoenix?; Tucson's refugee community faces uncertain future together.

Poll: Arizona Voters Oppose ICE Shutdown

Jul 12, 2018 Even in heavily Democratic Pima County, less than a quarter of the people questioned agreed with abolishing ICE.

Transgender Asylum Seeker Says She Was Sexually Assaulted in Detention

Jul 12, 2018 Nicol Garcia's lawyer says medical reports confirm she was attacked in the Cibola Detention Center in New Mexico.

Phoenix Office Building Draws Attention as Rumored Shelter for Migrant Kids

Jul 10, 2018 The facility is run by MVM, Inc., a Virginia-based company that has strong ties to the federal government.

Government to Reunite Some Migrant Kids With Parents

Jul 9, 2018 The Justice Department said 54 children under the age of 5 — less than half of those identified — will be reunited.

In Her Own Words: Helping Migrants and Deportees

Jul 6, 2018 Video commentary from Joanna Williams with the Kino Border Initiative.

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