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Health Researcher: Asylum-Seeking Migrants Pose No Threat to Public Health

UA College of Public Health researcher says more migrants from Guatemala are immunized than people from Arizona.

Nielsen Out at Homeland Security as Trump Focuses on Border

CBP Commissioner Kevin McAleenan, longtime border official, will take over as acting head.

UA Researcher: No Public Health Risk Presented by Immigration Surge

A discussion with the Arizona Prevention Research Center's Kathryn Tucker.

Construction Along the Santa Cruz Near Nogales Raises Environmental Concerns

Friends of the Santa Cruz says any construction could damage the fragile river.

Trump Backs Off Border Shutdown But Threatens Auto Tariffs

Trump last week tweeted that he would close the border or large swaths of it if Mexico didn't stop illegal immigration to the U.S.

More US Officers May be Reassigned to Deal With Border Crush

The temporary reassignments, up from the current 750 inspectors, threaten to slow the movement of commercial trucks.

Border Officials Releasing Detained Migrants in Yuma

Some politicians pushed back against the practice, while officials have used the term "breaking point" to describe the situation at the border.

Surge in Family Migration Leaving Void in Rural Guatemalan Schools, Communities

Chairs pile up in the classrooms of villages where debt cycles and tougher immigration enforcement mean a new migration trend: parents traveling with younger children.

U.S. Immigration: The View From Mexico and Guatemala

In search of perspectives from outside the U.S. on the current state of immigration at our southern border.

US Hopes to Work With Central America to Slow Migration

High levels of violence in those so-called Northern Triangle countries has been a key driver of migration.

Lawyer Worries Video Conference Hearings Could Cost Asylum-Seeking Client

The practice is intended to make a swamped system more efficient, but some question the impact on due process.

Desperate Migrant Families Overwhelm US Border Agencies

The Border Patrol says it made an all time monthly high of about 66,000 apprehensions of people crossing the border in February.

Crowd Protests as Family is Arrested by Border Patrol

Protesters say agents separated a 12-year-old girl from her mother and father, who were arrested for not having the proper visa to be in the U.S. legally.

Asylum Seekers Waiting in Mexico Seek to Stay in US

Several asylum seekers have said they are afraid to return to Mexico while they wait for their next hearing.

Coalition Wants Shelter For Newly Released Migrant Families

The current system that places the families at churches is not sustainable, an advocate says.

ICE: Roughly 400 Immigration Detainees Quarantined in Arizona

The number represented about 15 percent of those quarantined over mumps virus exposure.

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