More Immigration Stories

Should Tucson become a sanctuary city?

This fall, voters will decided whether or not to approve a citizen's initiative.

Hospitality makes up for lack of housing for asylum seekers in Portland, Maine

The small town has no more vacancies, but newcomers like those fleeing violence in Central Africa have discovered a wealth of hospitality.

Phoenix shelter a brief respite for migrants coming to US

If you’re a parent and child seeking asylum and released from custody in Phoenix, there are groups ready to help.

The US races to build a new border

Dozens of miles of new border fence was a campaign promise four years ago. It’s happening now in Arizona.

On the border in San Luis, asylum seekers from around the world wait months

Asylum seekers face a long wait at the border, punctuated by anxieties over sudden policy shifts that can shut the door on them.

Tracing the Migrant Journey

A team of reporters follows the path migrants take to reach the southern border of the U.S.

Changing policies, plans: Toughened enforcement pushes asylum seekers to stay in Mexico

More and more, efforts are focused on helping migrants settle into life in Mexico, as they opt not to continue north.

Tucson Sector border apprehensions are up, national numbers down

Migrant apprehensions across much of Arizona are higher than they were a year ago, even while the national numbers have dropped considerably.

Recent migration policies deepen the divide at the Mexico-Guatemala border

Towns along the Suchiate River are divided by a border but strongly linked by their roots and trade.

Why people are migrating from Honduras — and why many want them to stay

Honduras has become the top country of origin for migrants on the U.S.' southwest border.

Lawsuit against more fast-track deportations scheduled for hearing on Friday

A regulation announced in July would allow ICE to deport undocumented people without seeing a judge under certain circumstances.

CDC reports mumps outbreak in migrant detention facilities

They found 900 confirmed and probable mumps cases among migrants in 57 detention facilities over the past year.

2nd Border Patrol agent convicted of abusing immigrant

The agent was convicted of punching an immigrant who was in custody.

How 1970s neoliberalism factors into today's mass migration from Central America

A discussion with UA cultural anthropologist Megan Carney.

Trump moves to end limits on detention of migrant children

The new rules would allow the government to hold families in detention much longer than 20 days, which critics say would traumatize migrant children.

Court limits order that had stopped Trump asylum limits

Most crossing the southern border are Central Americans fleeing violence and poverty, who would largely be ineligible for asylum.

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