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Ducey calls for emergency declaration at border

Calls migrant surge a "crisis" though numbers have not reached Trump-era levels.

New migrant facilities crop up to ease crowding, again

U.S. officials are scrambling to handle a dramatic spike in children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border alone

Biden administration walks back plan to keep Trump's refugee admissions cap amid backlash

The administration received major blowback after failing to raise a historically=low refugee admissions cap put in place by Trump.

U.S. Border Patrol's new migrant facility in Tucson takes form

The agency told city officials a tent-like facility to house asylum seekers is slated for a plot just outside Tucson.

Magnus's history with transparency under scrutiny amid CBP nomination

Advocates say the TPD head's views on Trump-era policies are encouraging, but questions remain.

Tucson officials learn more about planned migrant facility near airport

The planned facility likely will hold 150-200 unaccompanied minors

New border apprehension numbers need context, advocates say

CBP data shows more than 170,000 total apprehensions at the border in March, including record number of children.

Border officials report a record number of apprehensions, but most are still being turned away

The Biden administration is still employing a Trump-era policy that allows agents to send almost all migrants back to Mexico.

Immigration court backlog exceeds 1.2 million cases

A discussion with the president of the National Association of Immigration Judges.

New migrant releases strain small border communities

A discussion with Arizona Republic reporter Rafael Carranza about his coverage of the border.

Ducey bashes Biden’s border and immigration policies

The governor criticized the president's appointment of Vice President Harris to help oversee the administration's response.

Pima County will bus migrants to Tucson

U. S. Border patrol says it can't afford to transport asylum-seekers.

In Douglas visit, Gov. Doug Ducey calls rising apprehensions a 'man-made crisis' by Biden administriaton

Ducey toured the U.S.-Mexico border with Florida Senator Rick Scott and local law officers, aid groups say they were left out.

Rural officials say towns are ill-prepared for asylum seekers

Mayor Chris Riggs says his town doesn't have a shelter or aid groups to care for families.

Aid groups in Arizona ramp up efforts to host migrants and coordinate care

Amid a record number of border apprehensions, Arizona lawmakers, aid workers respond to new migrant arrivals

An early look at the Biden administration’s approach to immigration policy

President Biden has already approved a slew of directives on immigration policy, but not everything has changed.

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