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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

Settlement for Separated Asylum-Seeking Families Awaits Approval

Legal Aid says the trauma of separation prevented parents from explaining their need for asylum in one of three lawsuits.

Family Arrivals Surge at US-Mexico Border in August

Families accounted for more than one-third of people who were stopped at the border.

'Sanctuary' Play Revisits Tucson History

The theater company re-enacts the story of the Sanctuary Movement of the 1980s. Tucson religious leaders risked going to jail for their beliefs and actions.

Legal Groups Call for Immigration Court to Be Independent

Organizations argue the court should be moved from under the Department of Justice, the government's prosecutorial agency.

Jury Convicts Former Immigrant Shelter Worker of Sex Crimes

Levian Pacheco was an employee at the Mesa Southwest Key facility, which shelters undocumented youth for the U.S. government.

More Asylum Seekers Arrive at Nogales Port

An update on CBP's policies surrounding the processing of asylum seekers.

Kyl Appointment; Renewable Energy Initiative; New Asylum Seekers

Plus, leaders of the Democratic and Republican parties in Pima County discuss the general election.

Border Patrol: Apprehensions of Large Migrant Groups Becoming 'Trend'

Agents have encountered large groups in Southern Arizona's west desert several times this year.

US Plans to Sidestep Limits on Detaining Immigrant Children

At issue is the so-called Flores agreement, which lays out requirements regarding detention length and setting.

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