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ICE to open hotel space for asylum seekers in Yuma

The space is part of a more than $86 million contract with the nonprofit Family Endeavors

DOJ reverses Trump-era restrictions on asylum

Rights groups say the 2018 restrictions made it nearly impossible for survivors of domestic and gang violence to claim asylum.

As DACA turns nine, recipients say legislative solution still elusive

The program gives temporary temporary protection and a work permit to hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought to the U.S. as chldren.

NGO asylum program comes to Arizona

The Biden administration is asking humanitarian groups to recommend vulnerable migrants to bypass pandemic expulsions.

Border officials warn of heat dangers in south Arizona

An excessive heat warning for many parts of southern and central Arizona is expected to begin Saturday

Border Patrol chief in Tucson discusses increase in apprehensions

Agents are encountering more single adults and children.

Advocates applaud official end to 'Remain in Mexico,' but say more reform still needed

The Department of Homeland Security announced an official end to the controversial program in a memo this week.

Border Patrol, diplomats host event warning migrants against crossing the Arizona desert

2020 was one of the deadliest years on record for migrants in the state's borderland.

Arizona voters to decide on in-state tuition for Dreamers next year

A bill asking voters to repeal a portion of a 2006 law barring non-citizens from accessing the tuition rate passed Arizona Legislature Monday.

Migrants, asylum seekers march in Nogales, Sonora

They say they want to hold President Biden accountable for his promise undertake immigration reform

The vision of Sama Alshaibi.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Two American Muslim teens share the practice and meaning of Ramadan; and a mother and son talk about applying positive autism strategies during the pandemic.

In march through Nogales, migrants ask Biden to restore asylum process

This is the most recent in a series of demonstrations over the last year.

How policies under Trump and Biden impact uptick in border apprehensions

Analysis from UA Center for Latin American Studies associate professor Elizabeth Oglesby

Sonoran shelter at Arizona border aids migrants with active MPP cases

Tony Paniagua visited a facility in Nogales, Sonora

Tour of Tucson’s temporary tent shelter for unaccompanied minors

Customs and Border Protection hosted an open house for the public

In letter to Biden, Rep. Grijalva calls on end to border wall construction, revamp to asylum processes

The southern Arizona representative said federal, state border plans should include local groups

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