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DACA recipients can now apply to renew status online

Up until now, that paperwork had to be mailed into the agency and getting a response could take months.

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Also on ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT: How UA recipients of the Mellon Foundation's "Fronteridades" grant are exploring the border experience; and author Jodie Hollander talks about leading a free series of "Poetry in the Parks" workshops.

Federal lawsuit seeks to block end to sweeping asylum limits

The lawsuit was filed over the weekend in a Louisiana federal court challenging the planned May 23 end to border controls known as Title 42.

COVID-19 asylum limits at US-Mexico border to end May 23

The Centers for Disease Control says it's ending a policy that limited asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

CDC will review the use of Title 42 on Wednesday

The pandemic-era policy enacted in March of 2020 that allows border officers to swiftly turn away migrants on public health grounds.

Pressure is building on Biden administration to repeal Title 42

The policy came into sharp focus last week when a Ukrainian family was turned away because of it at the border in San Diego.

ACLU says immigrants in ICE detention being denied boosters

A lawsuit filed by the ACLU alleges medically vulnerable people who are detained do not have access to COVID-19 boosters.

Brnovich takes his case to the highest court

Arizona's attorney general wants to defend an immigration rule the Biden administration is trying to get rid of.

US border agent kills man on rugged trail in Arizona

The sheriff's office says the shooting was reported about 10 p.m. Saturday about 30 miles northeast of Douglas.

Undocumented advocates brace for DACA rule change

DACA was nearly canceled under the Trump administration. Then a federal court ruling in Texas last year barred first-time applicants.

Arizona Spotlight for January 27th, 2022

With less water on the surface, how long can Arizona rely on what's underground? And, the Pima County Public Library's "Welcome to America Team" is helping Afghan immigrants to find their new home.

CBP says more than 178K apprehensions occurred along border in December

The agency says more than 78,000 people apprehended in December were sent back under Title 42.

Arizona data shows another deadly year for migrants along the border

More than 220 sets of remains were recovered in counties around the state last year, according to a count by the Arizona advocacy group Humane Borders.

Asylum applications in Mexico hit historic highs in 2021

But the country admits its refugee agency is struggling to keep up with the increasing number of asylum applications.

A record number of migrants died along the U.S.-Mexico border in 2021

The grim milestone comes as border officers continue to use the pandemic-era protocol Title 42, which sends most migrants and asylum seekers quickly back to Mexico.

Some ICE officers will begin wearing body cameras

The first phase of the program will roll out in a handful of U.S. cities.

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