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  • Judge weighs new US policy keeping asylum seekers locked up

    SEATTLE (AP) — Immigrant rights activists on Friday asked a U.S. judge to block a new Trump administration policy that would keep thousands of asylum seekers locked up while they pursue their cases, instead of giving them a chance to be released on bond. Attorney General William Barr announced the policy in April as part […]
  • Temporary facility for detained migrants to open in Yuma

    Two weeks after construction began, a temporary facility in an Arizona border town to house detained immigrants is set to open Friday.
  • Arizona Democrats celebrate Supreme Court decision on census question

    Arizona Democrats celebrated the U.S. Supreme Court's decision Thursday to put a hold on the Trump administration’s effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.
  • House passes emergency funding bill for migrant care crisis

    WASHINGTON (AP) — It took last-minute changes and a full-court press by top Democratic leaders, but the House passed with relative ease Tuesday a $4.5 billion emergency border aid package to care for thousands of migrant families and unaccompanied children detained after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. The bill passed along party lines after House Speaker […]
  • A grim border drowning underlines peril facing many migrants

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — The man and his 23-month-old daughter lay face down in shallow water along the bank of the Rio Grande, his black shirt hiked up to his chest with the girl tucked inside. Her arm was draped around his neck suggesting she clung to him in her final moments. The searing photograph […]
  • Acting commissioner of Customs and Border Protection stepping down

    John Sanders said in a message to Customs and Border Protection employees Tuesday that he would resign on July 5.
  • Biden: Congress should immediately make ‘Dreamers’ citizens

    Ahead of the first Democratic debates, Joe Biden is proposing that Congress grant immediate citizenship to more than 800,000 U.S. residents who were brought to the country illegally as children. The former vice president and Democratic polling leader introduced some of his immigration priorities Monday in a newspaper op-ed that blisters President Donald Trump for […]
  • US Rep. Andy Biggs estimates 2M face possible deportation next week

    U.S. Rep. Andy Biggs said Tuesday at least 2 million immigrants in the country illegally were likely the focus of potential deportations that President Donald Trump said could happen soon.
  • Trump could have tough time meeting his deportation threat

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump could have a tough time making good on his threat to deport millions of people living in the U.S. illegally. But maybe that wasn’t his point. Trump’s late-night messages Monday promised that starting next week his administration “will begin the process of removing the millions of illegal aliens who […]
  • Body of 7-year-old girl from India found in Arizona desert

    The body of a 7-year-old girl from India was found in the Arizona desert Wednesday morning, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

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