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  • Mesa nonprofit working with feds to house 50 unaccompanied children

    A Mesa-based nonprofit is working with the federal government to house up to 50 unaccompanied children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. 
  • ACLU: 911 children split at border since 2018 court order

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — More than 900 children, including babies and toddlers, were separated from their parents at the border in the year after a judge ordered the practice be sharply curtailed, the American Civil Liberties Union said Tuesday in a legal attack that will invite more scrutiny of the Trump administration’s widely criticized tactics. […]
  • Migrant tries to keep death penalty off table in Arizona murder case

    Lawyers for a Mexican immigrant accused of the 2015 shooting death of a Mesa convenience store clerk are urging a court to reject an effort to seek the death penalty.
  • US moves to limit asylum for threatened family members

    Immigrants who fear persecution because of their family ties will no longer be eligible for asylum, U.S. Attorney General William Barr said.
  • Lawmaker blasted for saying US might look like South America

    A veteran Arizona legislator is apologizing while defending herself from criticism for comments she made on immigration and birth rates.
  • Lawmakers spar over detention center conditions, family separations

    A House panel grilled administration officials Thursday over migrant family separations and conditions at border detention facilities.
  • Supreme Court: Trump can use Pentagon funds for border wall

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court cleared the way for the Trump administration to tap billions of dollars in Pentagon funds to build sections of a border wall with Mexico. The court’s five conservative justices gave the administration the green light on Friday to begin work on four contracts it has awarded using Defense Department […]
  • KTAR News tours old Phoenix school turned into migrant shelter

    The Welcome Center, an old Phoenix school turned into a migrant shelter, opens on Monday with the capacity to serve 70 people.
  • US, Guatemala sign agreement to restrict asylum cases

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration signed an agreement with Guatemala that will restrict asylum applications to the U.S. from Central America. The “safe third country” agreement would require migrants, including Salvadorans and Hondurans, who cross into Guatemala on their way to the U.S. to apply for protections in Guatemala instead of at the U.S. […]
  • Yuma Border Patrol capturing far fewer migrants than in weeks past

    The Yuma Sector Border Patrol said the immigration crisis is far from over, even though the sector's apprehension numbers are falling.

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