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Women Migrate Across More Than Borders

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Tucson Immigration Officials Release More Than 700 Asylum Seekers From Detention

Homeland Security says there just isn't enough room at ICE family detention centers to accommodate a rise in asylum-seeking families.

Feds Close Southwest Key Migrant Children Shelter In Youngtown, Arizona

It’s at least the second Southwest Key shelter in Arizona to be shuttered.

Trump, Mexican President-Elect Talk Immigration Over Phone

The conversation touched on an economic development plan for Central America, López Obrador said.

Watchdog: US Unprepared for Consequences of 'Zero Tolerance' Immigration

Homeland Security officials say the report illustrates how difficult it is to enforce broken and poorly written immigration laws.

Eloy Pulls Plug On Part Of ICE Contract

The city ended part of a contract allowing ICE to run an immigrant detention center in Texas.

Immigration Court Backlog Growing

The number of unresolved cases grew by 41 percent in less than two years

Groups Sue Government to Get Info on Citizenship Application Delays

Documents say the government didn't respond to a FOIA request for records tied to naturalization requests.

Tucson Company Building Border Wall in Texas

West Point Contractors is known locally for projects in Nogales, Yuma and in Tucson’s Saguaro National Park.

Arizona Aims to Take Licenses From Southwest Key Programs

The operator of shelters for migrant children missed a deadline that was part of a deal made to increase state oversight.

US Slashes Number of Refugees to 30,000 for Next Year

It makes two straight years of cutting the number of refugees the U.S. will accept, with last year's cap at 45,000.

Mexico Mulls Accepting US Money to Deport Immigrants

Some say the $20 million is symbolic, as Mexico already spends hundreds of millions deporting migrants.

Understanding Challenges to the Flores Agreement

The 1997 court settlement dictates how long immigrant children can be detained.

End to Stonegarden Funds; Flores Agreement; Saving for College

Plus, University of Arizona students share what makes their student loans worth it, in their own words.

Pima County to Review Permit for Border Patrol Checkpoint

The memo ordering the review comes on the heels of a supervisors vote to reject federal funding tied to border enforcement.

Pima County Sheriff on Operation Stonegarden

Sheriff Mark Napier argues for controversial federal funds based on border enforcement

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