More Migrant Crisis Stories

New migrant facilities crop up to ease crowding, again

U.S. officials are scrambling to handle a dramatic spike in children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border alone

Pima County will bus migrants to Tucson

U. S. Border patrol says it can't afford to transport asylum-seekers.

Catholic Community Services anticipating increase in asylum seekers

It comes as the Biden Administration eases some Trump-era policies meant to restrict entry into the U.S.

Arizona reacts as Biden's 'Remain in Mexico' rollback begins

Governor Doug Ducey and Representative Raúl Grijalva addressed the new plan in letters to DHS this week.

As Biden rolls back 'Remain in Mexico,' advocates say next steps are still murky

The controversial Trump-era program forced over 70,000 people to wait for U.S. asylum hearings in Mexican border cities.

US ends deal with Arizona designed to restrict Biden on immigration

Deal was reached in the final days of the Trump adminstration

New report cast doubt on Border Patrol search and rescue efforts for migrants

No More Deaths analyzed hundreds of distress calls made to aid groups and 911 dispatchers requesting help from the agency

COVID’s economic crush fueling emigration from Central America

Apprehensions along the U.S. southwest border increased in December compared to 2019.

New lawsuit challenges legality of 'Remain in Mexico' program's migrant child removals

U.S. law requires unaccompanied minors at the border get special protection, but lawyers say that hasn't been happening

"Missing in Brooks County" captures perseverance and tragedy from the U.S. / Mexico border.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Live Theater Worksop's outdoor drive-in stage experience "Having Our Say"; and some intricate acoustic swing from The Django Shredders.

New Citizenship and Immigration Services memo announces the implementation of new DACA guidance

The announcement follows a series of rule changes outlined by the Trump administration in July.

CBP head defends accelerated border expulsions, blames migrants for increasing COVID-19 risk

Commissioner Mark Morgan spoke to the media ahead of agency's release of July arrest data.

Mother's Day goes virtual at migrant aid center in Nogales

The Kino Border Initiative shifted its usual in-person celebration in the wake of COVID-19.

Trump administration finalizes deal to send asylum seekers to Honduras

The administration forged a similar deal with the government of Guatemala last year.

Groups say Border Patrol's accelerated deportations are sending migrants to ill-equipped border towns

The agency is using an emergency protocol to send migrants back across the border in a matter of minutes.

Border humanitarian aid work on trial

A look at how federal immigration policy and religious freedom played out in the trials of a No More Deaths volunteer.

Selected Archive Filters

Migrant Crisis
Arizona Public Media broadcast stations are licensed to the Arizona Board of Regents. Arizona Public Media and AZPM are registered trademarks of the Arizona Board of Regents.
The University of Arizona