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  • Phoenix, Mesa among top cities that Dream and Promise Act would benefit

    Phoenix and Mesa were ranked among the top 25 cities that would benefit from the passing of the American Dream and Promise Act.
  • Pima County officials accept $1.8M federal border security grant

    Officials in southern Arizona have accepted a $1.8 million grant supporting cooperation between local law enforcement and federal agents on security efforts along the U.S.-Mexico border.
  • Migrants at Southern border top 100K for 2nd month in a row

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of migrants apprehended at the Southern border topped 100,000 for the second month in a row as the Trump administration manages an ever-increasing number of Central American families streaming to the U.S. that hardline policies have failed to stem. Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost told senators Wednesday that apprehension numbers […]
  • US will train dozens of border agents to screen for asylum

    LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. (AP) — Immigration officials will train dozens of U.S. border patrol agents to start screening immigrants arriving on the southwest border for asylum amid a surge in the number of families seeking the protection, a government official said Wednesday. L. Francis Cissna, director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, said his agency […]
  • Officials: Freed Arizona high school senior’s US future uncertain

    A Tucson high school senior detained for possible deportation just weeks before he was set to graduate was released from immigration lockup, but his future in the U.S. remains uncertain.
  • Arizona’s governor supports weeding out fake migrant families at border

    As the immigration crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border continues, federal officials are looking for ways to identify fake families, a goal that is supported by Arizona's governor. 
  • White House launches new uphill bid to overhaul immigration

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Reviving a deeply contentious issue that has stymied both Congress and the administration, the White House launched a new bid Tuesday to overhaul a legal immigration system that President Donald Trump has long railed against. Though similar efforts have failed to garner anywhere near the support necessary, Trump hopefully invited a dozen […]
  • Arizona Democrats want ‘federal crisis coordinator’ for border

    Arizona Congressional Democrats want the Department of Homeland Security's acting chief to create a new position to help handle the border crisis.
  • Arizona high school students protest classmate’s detention

    About 120 high school students in southern Arizona marched Monday to demand the release of a classmate, who they say is being held by the Border Patrol after a traffic stop.
  • Border Patrol seizes nearly 270 pounds of hard drugs in Nogales in 4 days

    U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officers in Nogales seized nearly 270 pounds of heroin, fentanyl and methamphetamine from three cars in four days.

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