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Hospitality makes up for lack of housing for asylum seekers in Portland, Maine

The small town has no more vacancies, but newcomers like those fleeing violence in Central Africa have discovered a wealth of hospitality.

Phoenix shelter a brief respite for migrants coming to US

If you’re a parent and child seeking asylum and released from custody in Phoenix, there are groups ready to help.

The US races to build a new border

Dozens of miles of new border fence was a campaign promise four years ago. It’s happening now in Arizona.

On the border in San Luis, asylum seekers from around the world wait months

Asylum seekers face a long wait at the border, punctuated by anxieties over sudden policy shifts that can shut the door on them.

Tracing the Migrant Journey

A team of reporters follows the path migrants take to reach the southern border of the U.S.

Changing policies, plans: Toughened enforcement pushes asylum seekers to stay in Mexico

More and more, efforts are focused on helping migrants settle into life in Mexico, as they opt not to continue north.

Recent migration policies deepen the divide at the Mexico-Guatemala border

Towns along the Suchiate River are divided by a border but strongly linked by their roots and trade.

Why people are migrating from Honduras — and why many want them to stay

Honduras has become the top country of origin for migrants on the U.S.' southwest border.

Mexican authorities meet with Rio Sonora mining spill victims

A legal representative of residents affected by the spill said the dialogue is a result of pressure the communities have put on authorities.

Lawsuit against more fast-track deportations scheduled for hearing on Friday

A regulation announced in July would allow ICE to deport undocumented people without seeing a judge under certain circumstances.

Four-lane highway south of Arizona-Mexico border delayed again

The highway, originally slated for completion January 2018, is now expected to be finished in October.

2nd Border Patrol agent convicted of abusing immigrant

The agent was convicted of punching an immigrant who was in custody.

25 killed in attack on bar in coastal Mexico

Mexico's president is calling for an investigation into possible ties to government officials.

Border crossings at Arizona ports of entry down from last year

Pedestrian and vehicle numbers are bad news to border businesses that depend on shoppers from Mexico.

New website aims to bring Arizona residents in on push to ratify USMCA

The Arizona governor's office is pushing for support of the deal. Mexico has ratified it, but Canada and the U.S. have not.

Arizona-Sonora short film contest, workshop open for submissions

The contest is accepting films about life in the borderlands by students and nonprofessionals.

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