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Two new reports show the dangers and abuse migrants face at the U.S.-Mexico border

A Human Rights Watch report details more than 160 cases of abuse migrants experienced while in U.S. custody and during interactions with border officials.

Mexico expresses concerns about possible reinstatement of Remain in Mexico program

The Biden administration is preparing to restart a program known as “Remain in Mexico” after a federal judge ordered its reinstatement.

Filmmaker Renee Tajima-Peña on documenting the history of the Asian American experience.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Paula Poundstone returns to the Fox Theatre; Chris Dashiell previews Film Fest Tucson; and a song from John Coinman.

Biden administration ends workplace ICE agency raids

The administration will instead focus on targeting employers who exploit workers and pay below standard.

As court ruling allows Biden administration to continue Title 42, families still seek asylum in Nogales

A federal appeals court ruled Thursday to allow the Biden administration to continue using Title 42 to rapidly deport families at the U.S.-Mexico border.

As second immigration reform measure is rejected, activists in Arizona look to Democratic leadership

The parliamentarian of the U.S. Senate rejected a second version of immigration reform put forward by Congressional Democrats this week.

Biden rule to shield 'Dreamers' seeks to bypass Congress

An administration proposal on Monday attempts to satisfy concerns of a federal judge in Houston who ruled that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program was illegal.

After Parliamentarian ruling, activists in Arizona ask for other avenues for immigration reform

In a late ruling Sunday, the Congressional referee said a measure that could give millions of undocumented people a pathway to citizenship could not be included in the budget reconciliation package.

'Dreamers' wait as Congressional Democrats push for an immigration reform measure

Within a sweeping budget reconciliation package, Democrat-drafted measure looks to provide a pathway to legal status for some 8 million.

ICE detention center response to COVID-19 a look at future pandemic handling

The Office of Inspector General found ICE detention centers weren’t following guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Mexico’s president says U.S. must tackle root causes of migration

Mexican leaders have faced sharp criticism after images showed the country’s immigration officials crack down on migrants at its southern border.

Border by numbers: all Border Patrol sectors aren't equal

Data show who crosses the border depends on location.

Border apprehensions rose to a new high in July, but so-called Title 42 expulsions are slightly down

Border-wide, less migrants were subject to Title 42 than were taken into custody. Still, less than half were released in the U.S.

Deaths along the Arizona-Mexico border are on pace to set a new record

More than 140 sets of remains have been recovered from the Arizona desert so far this year.

Migrants from Texas being flown to Tucson

As Rio Grande Valley surpasses capacity, Pima County administrator says some migrants and asylum seekers are coming to Tucson.

As Biden continues to use Title 42, ACLU resumes lawsuit against it

The controversial protocol allows border officers to turn migrants back across the border into Mexico without processing.

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