Border and Immigration

One Woman's Journey Through Border Patrol Detention

Mar 29, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Campaign finance curiosities in the 2018 Governor's race; and the co-founder of Cyclovia talks about building better communities for all.

Testing On Border Wall Prototypes Coming to an End

Mar 29, 2018 Expected to complete evaluation of prototypes this week.

Trial Continues for Border Agent Charged With 2nd-Degree Murder

Mar 28, 2018 Forensic expert testifies that blood-spatter consistent with being shot in the back while on the ground.

Attorney Reflects on Murder Trial of Border Agent Lonnie Swartz

Mar 24, 2018 Bill Risner has represented several plaintiffs in civil cases against the Border Patrol.

Tohono O’odham Leaders Meet With Interior Secretary Zinke During Border Visit

Mar 24, 2018 Secretary Zinke toured the Arizona-Mexico border and spoke in support of President Trump's wall.

Opening Arguments Delivered in Murder Trial Against Border Agent

Mar 22, 2018 The prosecution says the agent acted as judge, jury and executioner. The defense says the agent feared for his life.

Supervisors Table Drug Trafficking Grant

Mar 21, 2018 Board Democrats decide not to vote to accept grant until they feel conditions for Operation Stonegarden are met.

Border Patrol Agent on Trial for Murder

Mar 20, 2018 Lonnie Swartz is the first BP agent to be charged with killing a Mexican national in a cross-border shooting.

Rep. McSally Suggests Building Wall on Arizona-California Border

Mar 20, 2018 The proposal came during a White House discussion about sanctuary cities.

Secretary Zinke on Arizona Border: 'We Are Going to Build a Wall'

Mar 19, 2018 Critics point to humanitarian and environmental costs of border walls.

Supreme Court Won't Hear DACA Driver's License Case

Mar 19, 2018 A positive step for 20,000 DACA recipients in Arizona, advocate says.

How an 'Emotional Perfect Storm' Can Batter Immigrants' Health

Mar 13, 2018 Undocumented immigrants struggle to access treatment due to status.

Henry Koffler, Former UA President, Dies at 95

Mar 12, 2018 Austrian-born academic was the first UA alumnus to head the university

Vegetable Harvest Brings Wave of Guest Workers to Arizona

Mar 12, 2018 Migrant farmworkers on the H-2A visa help complete massive harvest starting in November.

Indictment: Customs Agent Used Fake US Birth Certificate to Obtain Passport

Mar 9, 2018 Documents say the fraud was discovered during a routine background check at CBP, his workplace.

Trump Deadline Arrives, But DACA Stands, For Now

Mar 5, 2018 Six-months have passed since Trump rescinded the order, though the program still stands based on federal rulings.

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