Border and Immigration

Arizona Company Among 4 Chosen To Build Border Wall Prototypes

Aug 31, 2017 Construction will begin this fall. Designs will measure 30 feet high to 30 feet long.

Plan to Update Douglas Port of Entry Closer To Reality

Aug 31, 2017 The U.S. House is getting behind the plan, said Rep. Martha McSally.

Letter Warning Flagstaff Residents of Deportation False, Officials Say

Aug 29, 2017 The letter claimed law officers were deputized as immigration agents.

Survey: 'Dreamers' Contributing to U.S. Economy

Aug 29, 2017 70 percent of DACA recipients have a U.S. citizen parent, sibling or child, according to new survey.

Episode 330: Trump Comes to Phoenix

Aug 25, 2017 The president visited border city of Yuma before a rally in Phoenix, which was capped by a protest that ended in arrests.

Transgender and Gay Immigrants Being Held in New Mexico

Aug 24, 2017 17 individuals from Mexico and Central American seeking asylum in the U.S.

Trump Visits Yuma Ahead of Phoenix Rally

Aug 22, 2017 The president wanted to show that stepped-up border security works.

Trump Ends Program to Protect Central American Kids From Deportation

Aug 21, 2017 3,000 unaccompanied children face deportation, 200 in Arizona.

Law Professors to Trump: Keep DACA

Aug 14, 2017 Trump must decide what to do about the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

12 Transgender Women from Central America and Mexico Seek Asylum in US

Aug 14, 2017 Legal teams from around the country have mobilized to help.

CBP Spends $5M on Polygraphs for Applicants Who Admitted to Crimes

Aug 14, 2017 A report says 2,300 applicants were given the test despite being disqualified based on their admissions.

Tubac Sees Upswing in Home Sales

Aug 11, 2017 Archeologists say signs of settlement go back 11,000 years.

Remittances to Mexico Continue Growth to Record High

Aug 9, 2017 Migrants sent almost $14 billion to Mexico in the first half of the year.

Episode 327: Repairing the Sewer Pipe Crossing the Border in Nogales

Aug 4, 2017 Plus: A bipartisan group with a health care agenda, and a look at the Port of Tucson and Arizona railroad history.

Edward Abbey's Southwest

Aug 4, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: The latest on the sewage pipe break in Nogales; and a UA project to return lost dog tags from the Vietnam War unites two generations of veterans.

Immigrant Rights Group Says Most Border Patrol Abuses Go Unpunished

Aug 3, 2017 Tucson, Rio Grande and Laredo sectors were high on the list of 2,178 cases.

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