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Women Migrate Across More Than Borders

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Borderlands Theater explores"Sanctuary"; Pima County's Master Gardener program celebrates 35 years; and Tu Nidito presents an art show by youth coping with grief.

Feds Close Southwest Key Migrant Children Shelter In Youngtown, Arizona

It’s at least the second Southwest Key shelter in Arizona to be shuttered.

Families Living with Autism Getting Support in Tucson

UA Pima County Cooperative Extension offering free, nine-session program.

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.

FDA Cracking Down On E-Cigarettes

The agency's commissioner says the rate of teen vaping has reached an "epidemic proportion."

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.

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.

State Seeking Fines Against Operator of Shelters for Migrant Kids

Inspections of Southwest Key facilities revealed issues with employee background checks.

Report: Nearly 1/2 of Underage Migrants in Mexico Last Year Were Unaccompanied

The association behind the report says most were fleeing violence or seeking to reunite with family.

Report Card: Breastfeeding Rates Still Fall Short

The CDC report suggested most mothers want to breastfeed but lack necessary social supports.

TUSD Superintendent to Present Options for Educating Kids at Migrant Facility

The governing board voted unanimously last month to research education services for approximately 300 children at Southwest Key in Tucson.

Judge Temporarily Halts Deportation of Reunified Families

The judge is asking government to respond to ACLU court filing pointing to rumors of mass deportations following reunification.

Detaining Immigrant Kids Is Now a Billion-Dollar Industry

In 10 years, the grants for such processes went from $74.5 million to $958 million.

Report: Quarter of Arizona Children Live in Poverty

How the latest Kids Count Data Book ranks Arizona.

Vail Unified Asks Voters to Approve $61.3 Million Bond For More Schools

Superintendent says some schools are at capacity, others are near.

TUSD Board Member: New Code Of Conduct "Improving Administrative Culture"

The revision includes five levels of infractions, each with its own consequences and explanations of who can enforce them

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