Border and Immigration

Study Finds More Individuals Deported From Arizona Last Year Than Any Other State

Apr 16, 2019 The study by Syracuse University used the Freedom of Information Act to track data from U.S. agencies.

Court Won't Immediately Stop Wait-in-Mexico Asylum Policy

Apr 15, 2019 The federal appeals court temporarily blocked a ruling barring the Trump administration from making asylum seekers wait in Mexico.

New Border Patrol Sector Chief Discusses Challenges with Surge in Families

Apr 12, 2019 Plus, hearing from the deputy commander of BORSTAR about heightened risks of crossing during the summer.

How Climate Change Factors Into Migration From Central America

Apr 12, 2019 A discussion with author Todd Miller.

Drought, Mudslides Drive Central American Migrants North

Apr 12, 2019 Climate change impacts are exacerbating pre-existing crises that lead to out-migration, a Tucson-based journalist says.

Vice President Pence, Gov Ducey Challenge Congress on Border

Apr 12, 2019 Pence said the administration isn't considering more family separations, but called for changes to the Flores Agreement.

Health Researcher: Asylum-Seeking Migrants Pose No Threat to Public Health

Apr 11, 2019 UA College of Public Health researcher says more migrants from Guatemala are immunized than people from Arizona.

Vice President Pence to Visit Nogales Thursday

Apr 10, 2019 The visit comes at a time when Homeland Security has no clear leaders at the highest positions.

Nearly $1B in Contracts Awarded for Border Fence Sections

Apr 10, 2019 The removal and replacement projects will replace vehicle fencing with pedestrian fencing.

Nielsen Out at Homeland Security as Trump Focuses on Border

Apr 8, 2019 CBP Commissioner Kevin McAleenan, longtime border official, will take over as acting head.

UA Researcher: No Public Health Risk Presented by Immigration Surge

Apr 5, 2019 A discussion with the Arizona Prevention Research Center's Kathryn Tucker.

Construction Along the Santa Cruz Near Nogales Raises Environmental Concerns

Apr 5, 2019 Friends of the Santa Cruz says any construction could damage the fragile river.

Trump Backs Off Border Shutdown But Threatens Auto Tariffs

Apr 4, 2019 Trump last week tweeted that he would close the border or large swaths of it if Mexico didn't stop illegal immigration to the U.S.

Trump's Threat to Close Border Stirs Fears of Economic Harm

Apr 2, 2019 Politicians, business leaders and and economists warned of blocking cross-border trade and the movement of people.

Sen McSally Says Cross-Border Trade, Travel Should Continue

Apr 2, 2019 President Donald Trump threatened to close the border this week over immigration.

More US Officers May be Reassigned to Deal With Border Crush

Apr 1, 2019 The temporary reassignments, up from the current 750 inspectors, threaten to slow the movement of commercial trucks.

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