Border and Immigration

Transgender and Gay Immigrants Being Held in New Mexico

Aug 24, 2017 17 individuals from Mexico and Central American seeking asylum in the U.S.

Trump Visits Yuma Ahead of Phoenix Rally

Aug 22, 2017 The president wanted to show that stepped-up border security works.

Trump Ends Program to Protect Central American Kids From Deportation

Aug 21, 2017 3,000 unaccompanied children face deportation, 200 in Arizona.

Law Professors to Trump: Keep DACA

Aug 14, 2017 Trump must decide what to do about the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

12 Transgender Women from Central America and Mexico Seek Asylum in US

Aug 14, 2017 Legal teams from around the country have mobilized to help.

CBP Spends $5M on Polygraphs for Applicants Who Admitted to Crimes

Aug 14, 2017 A report says 2,300 applicants were given the test despite being disqualified based on their admissions.

Tubac Sees Upswing in Home Sales

Aug 11, 2017 Archeologists say signs of settlement go back 11,000 years.

Remittances to Mexico Continue Growth to Record High

Aug 9, 2017 Migrants sent almost $14 billion to Mexico in the first half of the year.

Episode 327: Repairing the Sewer Pipe Crossing the Border in Nogales

Aug 4, 2017 Plus: A bipartisan group with a health care agenda, and a look at the Port of Tucson and Arizona railroad history.

Edward Abbey's Southwest

Aug 4, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: The latest on the sewage pipe break in Nogales; and a UA project to return lost dog tags from the Vietnam War unites two generations of veterans.

Immigrant Rights Group Says Most Border Patrol Abuses Go Unpunished

Aug 3, 2017 Tucson, Rio Grande and Laredo sectors were high on the list of 2,178 cases.

Broken Sewage Pipe in Nogales Gets Temporary Fix

Aug 2, 2017 It will give inspectors a chance to locate the breach.

Feds Lift Environmental Rules for Border Wall Construction

Aug 1, 2017 The action gets around carrying out an environmental impact study for construction of a segment of wall by waiving a list of laws.

Tucson Airport Loses Lone Mexico Flight

Aug 1, 2017 Aeromar service discontinued Monday. Problem was not a lack of passengers.

Tucson Company to do Emergency Repairs on Nogales Border Sewage Line

Jul 28, 2017 The international sewage line has been pouring into a Southern Arizona wash due to a partial break.

Border Wall Funding Gets Through House in Defense Budget

Jul 27, 2017 The U.S. House approved $1.6 billion for border wall construction.

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