Border and Immigration

Former Border Patrol Deputy Chief Discusses National Guard Deployment

Apr 16, 2018 Ron Colburn says troops increase deterrence and help the agency address staffing issues.

Prof: Origins of Migrant Caravan Rooted in Religion

Apr 16, 2018 UA's Elizabeth Oglesby explains the heightened attention on the annual migration.

UA Prof: Migrant Caravan Posed No Threat to US Border

Apr 13, 2018 Says travelers were on an annual journey to raise awareness of Central American violence.

Trump Administration Pauses Legal Orientation for Immigrants

Apr 13, 2018 Immigrant advocates outraged over suspension of what they consider a lifeline for asylum seekers.

Brother of Mexican Teen Shot by Border Patrol Talks of Forgiveness

Apr 13, 2018 The trial of Border Patrol Agent Lonnie Swartz is coming to a close.

Yuma, Cochise County Sheriffs Say Border Could Use Help of National Guard

Apr 12, 2018 Cochise sheriff says his county is short almost 900 border agents.

Arizona National Guard To Start Ground Missions At Border Friday

Apr 12, 2018 Details have been unveiled about the guard's support role in Operation Guardian Shield.

AG Sessions Addresses Border Sheriffs

Apr 11, 2018 There were no promises for money at the New Mexico meeting, only more manpower from promised National Guard troops.

DHS Secretary: No Deportation for DACA Recipients

Apr 11, 2018 In congressional testimony, Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said "Dreamers" are not an enforcement priority.

AG Sessions to Address Immigration at Border Sheriffs Meeting in NM

Apr 11, 2018 Sessions has directed prosecutors to focus on charging people with illegal entry, citing a "crisis" on the border.

Border Patrol Agent Charged With Murder Takes The Stand

Apr 10, 2018 Agent Lonnie Swartz told the jury that details from that night were "very distorted."

AZ Supreme Court Rules Against In-State Tuition for DACA Recipients

Apr 9, 2018 The court ruled against Maricopa Community College in the case over tuition for "Dreamers."

338 National Guard Troops to be Deployed to Border, Sheriff Says

Apr 9, 2018 Troops will provide support for federal law enforcement agents, governor tells border sheriffs.

150 Arizona Guard Troops to be Deployed Along Border

Apr 6, 2018 Federal Government will pay all the cost, according to Gov. Doug Ducey.

AZ Legislature Tells Congress to Stop Forcing Nogales to Pay for Sewer Line

Apr 5, 2018 State lawmakers are getting involved in a dispute over the cross-border sewer pipe.

Gov. Ducey 'Welcomes Deployment' of National Guard to Border

Apr 4, 2018 President Trump is following his two successors in sending troops to the border.

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