Border and Immigration

Tribes Discuss Visa to Allow Unimpeded Border Crossing

Jan 29, 2019 The proposal also includes meetings with Homeland Security, sensitivity training and translators.

US Sending Asylum Seekers to Mexico

Jan 28, 2019 Officials want to expand the practice to all ports, a major immigration policy shift in both countries.

ADOT: Work Authorization Card Means Eligibility for Driver's License

Jan 24, 2019 The revision comes as the result of the settlement of a federal lawsuit.

Consultant To Gauge Inner Workings Of Southwest Key Programs

Jan 24, 2019 The outside health care consultation is part of a legal settlement with the nonprofit, which houses unaccompanied migrant children.

Workers at Mexico Border Shelters Worry About Rising Illness Among Migrants

Jan 23, 2019 Families arriving at the border may have to survive on the streets as they wait to get a chance to apply for asylum.

Budget Plan Includes Funding for Nogales Cold Inspection Facility

Jan 22, 2019 The facility could extend the produce import season into the summer months.

Nearly 400 Migrants Detained Near Yuma

Jan 22, 2019 The group is said to have crossed through tunnels under a stretch of border fence.

As New Caravan Reaches Its Southern Border, Mexico Mulls Long-Term Immigration Plan

Jan 21, 2019 Mexico is caught between the harsh realities pushing people out of northern Central America and divisive political drama in the U.S.

Border Aid Group Volunteers Found Guilty on Misdemeanor Charges

Jan 18, 2019 The charges stem from the No More Deaths volunteers leaving food and water in the desert.

Rep Kirkpatrick Wants to Help 'Dreamers' Work for Congress

Jan 17, 2019 The Arizona representative's first bill would allow DACA recipients to work on Capitol Hill.

Southwest Key Takes Step to Have Freeze on Arizona Admissions Lifted

Jan 17, 2019 The migrant children's shelter operator has a months-long statewide freeze on placements of unaccompanied, undocumented children.

Becoming a Goat?

Jan 16, 2019 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Trials begin for "No More Deaths" volunteers; How photographing Bears Ears National Monument became a passion for a retired astronomer; and remembering when Martin Luther King, Jr. visited Tucson.

Tohono O'odham Officials Argue Against Border Wall

Jan 16, 2019 Tribal leaders traveled to Washington, D.C. to make their case before a committee.

Trial of Border Humanitarian Aid Workers Begins in Tucson

Jan 16, 2019 Misdemeanor charges against No More Deaths volunteers could set a precedent for migrant humanitarian work in the Arizona desert.

Border Patrol Tucson Chief Heading to Texas

Jan 15, 2019 Rodolfo "Rudy" Karisch has overseen Tucson operations since 2017.

How Cartel Crime Affects Tucson

Jan 11, 2019 TPD Chief Chris Magnus says trafficked drugs pose the biggest threat.

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