Border and Immigration

Phoenix Council to Vote on Opening Trade Office in Mexico

Oct 16, 2013 City leaders trying to follow example of neighbors in Southwest that have successfully established a business presence across the border.

Jaguar Project in Sonora Working Hard to Protect These Felines

Oct 14, 2013 They're kept in rugged, isolated territory, where they're being protected from hunting or other human activity.

Protest Planned at ICE Office in Phoenix

Oct 14, 2013 Some of those who shut down deportation proceedings in Tucson last week plan to prevent federal work today, too.

Updated: Immigration Activists Protest Operation Streamline

Oct 11, 2013 Protesters blocked two buses filled with suspected undocumented immigrants being transported to fed courthouse for immediate deportation; 18 arrested, charged with a felony.

Enforcement of SB 1070 Continues to Spark Protest

Oct 10, 2013 Traffic stop and required immigration call leads to blockade of police, pepper spraying, arrests in Tucson.

Rangers Citing Grand Canyon Intruders in Shutdown

Oct 9, 2013 21 people caught trying to hike in or go past locked gates in national park closed by federal government.

Grijalva, 7 Other Members of Congress Arrested

Oct 8, 2013 Demonstration calling for immigration reform leads to civil disobedience as street blocked near US Capitol.

Part of SB 1070 Struck Down by Federal Appeals Court

Oct 8, 2013 'Harboring and transporting aliens' clause called void because of its vagueness and is preempted by fed law.

Govt Shutdown Affecting Immigration Issues

Oct 2, 2013 Two-thirds of nation's courts handling such issues are closed or working strictly limited schedules.

Border Contrasts Shape New Musical Aesthetic

Oct 2, 2013 Academics explore how Tijuana served as the foundation for the musical hybrid of Nortec Collective

Shutdown: Parks Closed, D-M Civilians Furloughed

Oct 1, 2013 Essential services, including air traffic control, Border Patrol, other security forces, still working.

Report: Illegal Immigration May Be Rising Again

Sep 24, 2013 Decline began in 2007 with recession, tougher enforcement; new numbers show uptick since recession ended.

Grijalva, Fellow Congressman Introduce Immigration Bill

Sep 20, 2013 Border Caucus co-chairs aim to create new plan, saying it's time to move forward with reform.

Border Deaths Up From Last Year, Pima County Figures Show

Sep 19, 2013 Medical examiner's office reports 148 migrant deaths so far, compared to 125 at this time in 2012.

Congressman Grijalva Wants New Immigration Reform Plan

Sep 17, 2013 Immigration bill has stalled in the US House; there are expectations that it will not be voted on this year.

Upgrades at Mariposa Port Expected to Boost Nogales

Sep 12, 2013 Mayor, produce industry say renovations at commercial entry from Mexico will speed traffic, add jobs.

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