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Second trial to begin for Scott Warren, activist accused of harboring immigrants

Warren says he was a performing a humanitarian mission to help migrants in need.

Tucson votes 'no' on sanctuary city initiative

Early counts showed voters rejected Proposition 205 by a wide margin.

Nonprofit helping migrants sees shift in demographics

The Kino Border Initiative operates an aid center in Nogales, Sonora.

Mexico’s immigration commissioner accused of racism, xenophobia

Immigrant rights groups are calling for the government to sanction Francisco Garduño for comments he made.

Researchers calculate what an immigration arrest costs a family

Out-of-pocket expenses and future earning losses could total more than $24,000.

Sandra Cisneros on being an "extroverted introvert."

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Census hiring 9,000 in Pima County for its 2020 count

Officials are taking measures locally to avoid an undercount, which would impact government services and redistricting.

US-bound Haitian and African migrants halted In southern Mexico

The migrants are generally given two options: Stay in southern Mexico or leave through the southern border.

Rep. Grijalva and humanitarian groups denounce cuts to refugee resettlement

The groups say the reducing refugee intake here endangers people fleeing violence in places like Syria and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Lawsuit: Tucson city leaders trying to influence sanctuary city vote

The suit hinges on a letter sent to voters that highlights negative impacts of the proposition.

Border apprehensions drop as immigration crackdown continues

Numbers traditionally decline in hot months and rebound when weather cools, though officials say enforcement strategies have led to results.

Immigration lawyers sue government over public charge rollout

The rule disqualifies people from getting a green card, if they rely too much on government benefits.

Art creates opportunities to heal at Casa Alitas’ shelter for migrants

Understanding the role of expressive art in the shelter.

Flores Settlement Agreement leads judge to block Trump immigration rule

How the agreement was formed and its impact on immigration policies in the U.S.

Border crossers near yuma can be sent west for 'Remain in Mexico' program

The program isn't set up south of Yuma, but asylum seekers crossing there can be processed and sent to another sector.

Should Tucson become a sanctuary city?

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

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