More Immigration Stories

Trump's new immigration plan lacking, says Arizona Chamber of Commerce

The proposal does not address "Dreamers" or immigrants needed to work in agriculture and hospitality.

How Border Policies Factor Into Surge in Central American Migration

A discussion with UA Center for Latin American Studies associate professor Elizabeth Oglesby.

Guatemalan Child Migrant Dies in Mexican Immigration Custody

Mexico’s immigration agency has been overwhelmed as they've detained a growing number of U.S.-bound migrants.

Trump Immigration Plan: Shift From Family Reunification to Merit-Based System

This week, President Trump laid out a plan for numerous changes, but no special proposal for 800,000 undocumented people who arrived as children.

County Commission on Border Security Grant Becomes Contentious

Personal agendas on border issues often turn meetings into shouting matches, calls for committee's dismantling.

Over 5,000 Asylum Seekers Returned To Mexico Under Controversial Plan

Since late January, thousands of asylum applicants from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala have been sent to Mexico.

Tucson Community Prepares for Monastery Shelter Closure

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

Tucson Student Facing Deportation Released by Border Patrol

Friends have been raising funds for the legal defense of an 18-year-old Desert View High School senior who was arrested during a traffic stop.

Migrants at Southern Border Top 100K for 2nd Month in a Row

The numbers of migrants encountered in April was the highest since 2007, according to Homeland Security.

Crossing Mexico: The New Barrier for US-Bound Migrants

With thousands arriving to Mexico's border with Central America on their journey to the U.S. by land, has southern Mexico become the de facto border wall?

Pima County Approves Federal Funds For Border Enforcement

Opponents say $1.5 million will be used to help immigration officials with deportations.

Nurses Network Boosting Care for Migrants at Tucson Shelter

The Registered Nurse Response Network has been helping treat migrants in Tucson on weekends for more than three months.

Pima County Seeks Funding for Migrant Shelters

One option could be to use funds from the federal grant Operation Stonegarden.

US Government to Give DNA Tests at Border to Check for Fraud

The voluntary testing comes amid an increase in families crossing the border and growing concern about child trafficking.

Arizona-Sonora Nonprofit to Receive Migrant Aid From Catholic Church

The Kino Border Initiative is set to receive about $21,000 for humanitarian aid services, the nonprofit said.

Can 1,000 Empty Backpacks Save Lives?

Also: How Pima County could pay for newly opened migrant shelters; Bridging cultural divides with the Persian language; Tucson author Janni Lee Simner reads from her new book.

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