Border and Immigration

Pima Supervisors to Vote on Grants Targeting Illegal Immigration, Drug Trafficking

Jun 18, 2018 The board is considering more than $2 million in federal funding for the sheriff's department, including Operation Stonegarden.

Tohono O'odham Leaders See Chance for Improved Ties With Federal Law Enforcement

Jun 17, 2018 The tribe's land spans both Arizona and Mexico, adding complexity to its relationship with the political border.

Touring Arizona's Border in a Black Hawk Helicopter

Jun 16, 2018 Border Patrol uses the helicopter to help agents on the ground and to conduct rescues.

How Zero-Tolerance Immigration Policy Leads to Family Separation

Jun 16, 2018 A discussion with Arizona Republic border reporter Rafael Carranza about how the law is enforced.

2,000 Kids Separated From Parents at Border in Less Than 2 Months

Jun 15, 2018 The numbers are for families separated due to adults facing prosecution from mid-April to the end of May.

Sessions Cites Bible to Defend Separating Immigrant Families

Jun 15, 2018 Last month, the attorney general announced a "zero tolerance" policy that any adult who enters the country illegally is criminally prosecuted.

Business Owners Seek Federal Government Help to Drive Border Business

Jun 15, 2018 U.S. diplomat urges pushback against narratives of a dangerous Mexico.

Local Officials Condemn Policy Separating Undocumented Families

Jun 14, 2018 Office holders from six different government bodies gathered to voice opposition to the Trump administration policy.

GOP Brass Wants Arizona Lawmaker in Immigration Remark Out

Jun 14, 2018 Republican David Stringer of Prescott said, "There aren't enough white kids to go around."

Border Patrol Gives Few Details of Agent Shooting

Jun 13, 2018 Morning news conference sheds no new light

Ryan Paints Rosy Scenario on Immigration; Details to Come

Jun 13, 2018 Potential legislation still has to make its way through difficult negotiations between conservatives and moderates.

Jeff Sessions Blocks Access to Asylum for Those Fleeing Domestic Violence

Jun 12, 2018 The attorney general overruled a 2016 case, saying people must also prove the government did not or could not protect them.

Border Patrol: Agent Wounded in Shooting Near Arivaca

Jun 12, 2018 Rancher Jim Chilton says it happened on his cattle ranch in an area frequently used by smugglers.

O'odham Governor: Cartels Pushing Out Nation's Members in Mexico

Jun 12, 2018 Some communities on the Mexican side of the border no longer have Tohono O'odham, says Jose Garcia.

CBP Spending Millions to Keep Applicants Interested in Border Jobs

Jun 11, 2018 Following application, the hiring process is long and rigorous.

Border Patrol Tucson Sector Chief on Agency's Challenges

Jun 8, 2018 Rodolfo Karisch says control over region is "fragile."

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