More Immigration Stories

Mounting court backlogs drag out legal process for immigrants

A discussion with Tucson immigration attorney Patricia Mejia.

Migrant families find refuge at Tucson’s Casa Alitas

The non-governmental organization is seeing an increase in the number of people it's aiding this year.

Arizona 360 explores increase in border apprehensions and migrants’ journeys

Lorraine Rivera travels across Pima and Yuma counties for a firsthand look at enforcement and rescues.

Border Patrol chief who supported Trump's wall is forced out

Trump appointed official will be reassigned

Border officials warn of heat dangers in south Arizona

An excessive heat warning for many parts of southern and central Arizona is expected to begin Saturday

Border Patrol chief in Tucson discusses increase in apprehensions

Agents are encountering more single adults and children.

Arizona voters to decide on in-state tuition for Dreamers next year

A bill asking voters to repeal a portion of a 2006 law barring non-citizens from accessing the tuition rate passed Arizona Legislature Monday.

Migrants, asylum seekers march in Nogales, Sonora

They say they want to hold President Biden accountable for his promise undertake immigration reform

The vision of Sama Alshaibi.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Two American Muslim teens share the practice and meaning of Ramadan; and a mother and son talk about applying positive autism strategies during the pandemic.

In march through Nogales, migrants ask Biden to restore asylum process

This is the most recent in a series of demonstrations over the last year.

How policies under Trump and Biden impact uptick in border apprehensions

Analysis from UA Center for Latin American Studies associate professor Elizabeth Oglesby

Sonoran shelter at Arizona border aids migrants with active MPP cases

Tony Paniagua visited a facility in Nogales, Sonora

Tour of Tucson’s temporary tent shelter for unaccompanied minors

Customs and Border Protection hosted an open house for the public

In letter to Biden, Rep. Grijalva calls on end to border wall construction, revamp to asylum processes

The southern Arizona representative said federal, state border plans should include local groups

Border Patrol's soft-sided facility for migrants readies for operation in Tucson

A similar structure became operational in Yuma earlier this month.

Yuma group to receive outside funding for migrant aid, but little help from Arizona

Gov. Doug Ducey visited Yuma last week, but aid group says they're not being addressed.

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