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US Hopes to Work With Central America to Slow Migration

High levels of violence in those so-called Northern Triangle countries has been a key driver of migration.

Lawyer Worries Video Conference Hearings Could Cost Asylum-Seeking Client

The practice is intended to make a swamped system more efficient, but some question the impact on due process.

Desperate Migrant Families Overwhelm US Border Agencies

The Border Patrol says it made an all time monthly high of about 66,000 apprehensions of people crossing the border in February.

Crowd Protests as Family is Arrested by Border Patrol

Protesters say agents separated a 12-year-old girl from her mother and father, who were arrested for not having the proper visa to be in the U.S. legally.

Asylum Seekers Waiting in Mexico Seek to Stay in US

Several asylum seekers have said they are afraid to return to Mexico while they wait for their next hearing.

Coalition Wants Shelter For Newly Released Migrant Families

The current system that places the families at churches is not sustainable, an advocate says.

ICE: Roughly 400 Immigration Detainees Quarantined in Arizona

The number represented about 15 percent of those quarantined over mumps virus exposure.

2,200 Quarantined Over Mumps Outbreak at Immigration Centers

The outbreak has renewed long-held concerns over access to medical care at immigration facilities.

Mexico Closes 5 Immigrant Detention Centers

A statement from the federal immigration agency cited a lack of "minimum working conditions" at the facilities.

Guidelines Ask Agents to Target Spanish Speakers at Border

The guidance applies to a program requiring asylum seekers wait in Mexico.

Pima County Votes to Oppose Border Razor Wire, National Emergency

Both resolutions passed the board of supervisors on party-line votes.

Feds Extend Temporary Protected Status for People From Four Countries

A professor says the roughly 10-month extension leaves bigger questions unanswered.

Developer on Decision to Turn Monastery Into Temporary Shelter

Ross Rulney eventually plans to build high-end apartments on the property.

Inside the Monastery-Turned-Shelter for Migrant Families

Tucson's Benedictine Monastery had been vacant for almost a year before opening its doors to asylum seekers.

Sex Abuse Allegations Come Up at Hearing on Family Separations

A U.S. representative highlighted allegations of sex crimes against migrant children during the Obama and Trump administrations.

What Research Says About Immigrant Crime Rates

One report from the Cato Institute found immigrants are less likely than U.S.-born citizens to be convicted of crimes.

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