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Border Groups Close Temporary Shelters for Asylum Seekers, Citing Less Need

Asylum-seeking families are no longer waiting weeks to be processed, a volunteer says.

TUSD Superintendent to Present Options for Educating Kids at Migrant Facility

The governing board voted unanimously last month to research education services for approximately 300 children at Southwest Key in Tucson.

Immigration Cases Tossed in Fallout From Supreme Court Ruling

A little-known decision has brought more chaos to an already strained system.

National Guard Troops Aiding in Inspections at Arizona's Borders

CBP is facing a staff shortage throughout the state's six crossings, agency officials said.

Border Agent's Attorney Considering Appeal in Shooting Case

The attorney for Lonnie Swartz said he's considering an appeal following a ruling opening Swartz up to a lawsuit from the family of the teenager he killed.

Pollster: Arizona Moderates Show Signs of Leaning Left in Election

A Phoenix polling company suggests the "Trump effect" and certain Democratic priorities are shifting the political center.

In Stretch of Arizona Border, Migrant Families Keep Coming

Hailed as a gold standard for border security, the Yuma Sector has seen a more than 120 percent spike in families, many from Central America.

Federal Law Enforcement Grants Appear on Supervisors' Agenda Again

Operation Stonegarden grant debate began in February and has been put off numerous times.

Immigration Attorneys Struggle to Defend Central Americans with New Asylum Policy

Immigrants fleeing Central America because of gang violence can no longer ask for U.S. asylum.

Phoenix Shelter Employee Charged With Molesting Immigrant Child

Southwest Key operates 26 shelters for immigrant children in Arizona, California and Texas.

Audit: Nearly Half of Border Agency Applicants Failed Entrance Exam

The review comes as the border agencies are under pressure to fulfill an executive order mandating the hiring of 5,000 new Border Patrol agents.

Immigration Officials Defend Handling of Family Separations

The officials ran into criticism from Democrats and Republicans appalled by the policy.

Mexican President-Elect Wants Fewer Migrants to US

López Obrador has spoken of mitigating the factors that push people to immigrate from Central America and Mexico.

Committee Approves Border Budget, Adds Protection for Some Asylum Seekers

The funding includes $5 billion to build 200 miles of new border wall.

US Government: Over 1,800 Migrant Kids Reunited by Deadline

Homeland Security officials have said all eligible parents have been reunited with their children.

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