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DHS head touts immigration policy at Arizona sheriffs' roundtable

Chad Wolf promoted the Migrant Protection Protocols as safe, though critics say the policy fails obligations to asylum seekers.

Border restrictions leave asylum seekers stranded in Nogales, Sonora

Many continue to receive humanitarian aid at the Kino Border Initiative.

Border apprehensions down, nearly 200k returned to Mexico under COVID-19 policy

Customs and Border Protection's acting commissioner visited Tucson to recap the agency's 2020 fiscal year.

As candidates woo Latino voters, local organization steps in with an ear to the ground

LUCHA's get-out-the-vote campaign aims to reach more than a million Indigenous, Black and Latino voters.

Border Patrol agents to be equipped with body cameras

The cameras will be distributed to agents stationed along the Mexico border starting next spring.

Border Patrol storms humanitarian aid camp in Southern Arizona; no criminal charges filed

The raid is part of escalating tension between the federal agency and nonprofit No More Deaths.

Judge halts fee hike that would have nearly doubled cost of citizenship

Arizona advocates welcomed the action, saying the increases would have put the cost of citizenship out of reach for many.

Campaign led by DACA recipients aims to engage youth, Latino voters

In Arizona and across the nation, immigration is a forefront issue this November.

Court ruling mandating sunset of ICE hotel program for migrant children goes into effect

A Friday ruling by a Los Angeles U.S. District Court judge gave the government until September 15 to end the practice

Citizenship and Immigration Services averts mass staff furloughs

The agency says aggressive spending cutbacks have allowed it to stave off a plan furlough more than 13,000 employees.

New Citizenship and Immigration Services memo announces the implementation of new DACA guidance

The announcement follows a series of rule changes outlined by the Trump administration in July.

Asylum seekers describe self-harm, faulty COVID-19 response at ICE detention center

As a federal report faults ICE's complaint-handling process in detention, a letter from Eloy describes a facility on the brink.

'Hands tied behind our back': Protesters decry border wall construction at San Pedro River

A few dozen people gathered Friday to protest new border wall going up along Arizona's last free-flowing river.

Health experts: Proposed asylum change would fail to protect both public health and human rights

The proposed policy change would allow officials to turn away migrants deemed at risk of spreading disease.

Looking back at SB 1070 a decade later

Though the infamous “show me your papers” law was partially struck down, it has left a legacy in Arizona.

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