More Migrant Crisis Stories

Geoff Notkin on the past - and future - of space exploration.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Mexican rock stars sing out about immigration; and a party to celebrate the "The Queen of the Night" at Tohono Chul.

Report: Most asylum-seeking families show up to immigration court dates

In Arizona, almost every family that has legal representation makes every court appearance, according to aTRAC immigration report.

Clashes between doctors and Border Patrol may be putting migrant health at risk

A health and human rights group says agents sometimes exceed the limits of their mandate.

New migrant shelter close to completion in Nogales, Sonora

The shelter cost more than $2.5 million and will serve those deported to Mexico from the U.S.

Tucson Community Prepares for Monastery Shelter Closure

The Benedictine Monastery has become the largest city shelter, but will close in July.

Central American Migrants Possible Source of Labor in Sonoran Maquilas

The industry currently has about 2,000 vacancies.

Volunteers, Migrants Find a Way Over Language Barrier

Some asylum seekers who have passed through Tucson's Benedictine Monastery are speakers of indigenous languages.

Kino Border Initiative Helping More Asylum Seekers in Sonora

The faith-based organization runs an Aid Center for Migrants in Nogales, Sonora.

Law Limits Troops' Function at Border

A discussion with UA Law professor Kristine Huskey.

A Helping Hand for Nature

Friends of Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge volunteer time and effort.

Grijalva: 'No Confidence' in Homeland Secretary Nielsen

The Hispanic Caucus met with the Homeland Security secretary regarding separated immigrant families.

Transgender Asylum Seeker Says She Was Sexually Assaulted in Detention

Nicol Garcia's lawyer says medical reports confirm she was attacked in the Cibola Detention Center in New Mexico.

Overcoming Aphasia: "A River is Made Drop by Drop"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Where Arizona stands after a tumultuous week for U.S. border policy; and an alternative to sunscreen developed at the University of Arizona.

UA Prof: Migrant Caravan Posed No Threat to US Border

Says travelers were on an annual journey to raise awareness of Central American violence.

The Fearless Jazz of Dee Dee Bridgewater

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Two local churches make room for Central American refugees; electronic music emerges from virtual space in Tucson; and an overview of the 2017 Tucson Jewish International Film Festival.

Tucson Church Opens Doors to Refugees Fleeing Violence

Church basement converted into living quarters for 50 Central American women, children.

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