Border and Immigration

Sinaloan Grenade Smuggler Sentenced

Sep 27, 2018 It started with Homeland Security Investigations agents watching a sporting goods store in Nogales, Arizona.

Eloy Pulls Plug On Part Of ICE Contract

Sep 27, 2018 The city ended part of a contract allowing ICE to run an immigrant detention center in Texas.

Immigration Court Backlog Growing

Sep 27, 2018 The number of unresolved cases grew by 41 percent in less than two years

Groups Sue Government to Get Info on Citizenship Application Delays

Sep 26, 2018 Documents say the government didn't respond to a FOIA request for records tied to naturalization requests.

Tucson Company Building Border Wall in Texas

Sep 25, 2018 West Point Contractors is known locally for projects in Nogales, Yuma and in Tucson’s Saguaro National Park.

Arizona Aims to Take Licenses From Southwest Key Programs

Sep 20, 2018 The operator of shelters for migrant children missed a deadline that was part of a deal made to increase state oversight.

Cochise County to Hold Town Hall on Sewage Concerns

Sep 20, 2018 Vaccination clinic also set to prevent infection

US Slashes Number of Refugees to 30,000 for Next Year

Sep 18, 2018 It makes two straight years of cutting the number of refugees the U.S. will accept, with last year's cap at 45,000.

Cochise County Declares State of Emergency Over Sewage Spill

Sep 18, 2018 Supervisors want state, federal governments to find a solution to the "international border situation."

Officials Credit Southern Arizona Drug Seizures to Stonegarden Funding

Sep 17, 2018 Law enforcement officials point to the governor's Border Strike Force and Operation Stonegarden grants as factors in their success.

Understanding Challenges to the Flores Agreement

Sep 17, 2018 The 1997 court settlement dictates how long immigrant children can be detained.

Mexico Mulls Accepting US Money to Deport Immigrants

Sep 17, 2018 Some say the $20 million is symbolic, as Mexico already spends hundreds of millions deporting migrants.

Pima County to Review Permit for Border Patrol Checkpoint

Sep 14, 2018 The memo ordering the review comes on the heels of a supervisors vote to reject federal funding tied to border enforcement.

Settlement for Separated Asylum-Seeking Families Awaits Approval

Sep 13, 2018 Legal Aid says the trauma of separation prevented parents from explaining their need for asylum in one of three lawsuits.

Family Arrivals Surge at US-Mexico Border in August

Sep 13, 2018 Families accounted for more than one-third of people who were stopped at the border.

Douglas Gives CBP Land to Ease Border Traffic

Sep 13, 2018 A city parking lot will be officially turned over to CBP to use as employee parking.

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