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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.

Immigrant Spending Power Adds Billions of Dollars to Pima County Economy

Entrepreneurs not born in the U.S. outpace U.S.-born residents starting businesses by a 2-to-1 margin.

Supervisors Vote Against Stonegarden Funding at Rowdy Meeting

The board decided not to accept federal money based on local law enforcement cooperating with federal immigration efforts.

Border Grants on Pima Supervisors Agenda Yet Again

Board has delayed finalizing acceptance of the federal grants for more than six months.

Shelter Employee Standing Trial Tuesday for Alleged Sexual Abuse of Migrant Boys

Levian Pacheco is at least the third Southwest Key employee to be accused of sec crimes in Arizona since 2015.

Mexican Mother Granted Special Visa to Visit Ailing Husband in Tucson

Woman was previously denied entry; children petitioned for reversal.

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