Border and Immigration

ICE Promises Crackdown on Employers

Oct 31, 2017 Agency leadership is signaling it will prosecute employers who hire undocumented workers.

Elections, New Proposals Could Delay NAFTA Deal

Oct 26, 2017 Expert thinks trade talks were extended because US negotiators introduced food trade as a topic.

Central American Transgender Asylum Seekers Released

Oct 24, 2017 Gay men in the same group are still being held in detention.

Government Mulls Axing Temporary Protected Status, Clouding Future for 1,100 Arizonans

Oct 23, 2017 The construction, health care, hospitality and manufacturing industries would especially suffer from loss of workers if status stripped.

Bringing Independence to Mexican Children Living With Disabilities

Oct 17, 2017 Cross-border nonprofit has built hundreds of specialty wheel chairs for children.

Episode 337: Honorably Discharged from the Military, and Deported

Oct 13, 2017 Custom wheelchairs made for bumpy roads, and a system of math education developed south of the border.

A 1960s Documentary Hidden for Decades - Now Revealed in Tucson.

Oct 13, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Should honorably discharged veterans be able to get their citizenship and military benefits restored after trouble with the law? And, a local artist's adventures canoeing with alligators in a Florida river.

Flake Bill Includes Border Security and DACA Proposal

Oct 5, 2017 The Arizona senator is proposing a bill he thinks both sides will like.

Tucson Sector Gets New Border Patrol Chief

Oct 5, 2017 Chief Rodolfo Karisch will be in charge of almost 4,000 Border Patrol agents.

Mexican Baseball Fiesta Returns for Seventh Year

Oct 5, 2017 Event brings more than $1 million to community in tourism.

Bill Seeks to Block Eminent Domain in Border-Wall Building

Oct 4, 2017 Two members of Congress want to prohibit the use of eminent domain for wall construction.

Diocese of Tucson Introduces New Bishop

Oct 3, 2017 Edward Joseph Weisenburger comes to Tucson after serving as Bishop of Salina, Kansas.

SCOTUS to Hear Arguments on Bond Hearings for Undocumented Immigrants

Oct 3, 2017 Case to decide if noncitizens have same due process right to bond hearing as citizens.

Immigration Lawyer: Get DACA Renewal Applications In Early

Oct 2, 2017 Recipients are encouraged to have their application in the mail no later than Monday, Oct. 2.

Reduced Refugee Cap May Mean Fewer Come To Arizona

Sep 29, 2017 Security and safety cited as driving forces of reducing next year's cap.

Farm Lobby Looks to Put Guestworker Program Under Agriculture Department

Sep 28, 2017 Some hope to create a pliable labor force that will not organize, one analyst said.

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