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Arizona ICE facility has one of the highest COVID-19 caseloads in nation

More than 1,000 people detained by ICE have the new coronavirus nationwide, according to the agency's website.

As Supreme Court nears decision, thousands of DACA recipients are on the COVID-19 front lines

The court could rule on the future of the Obama-era policy and some 650,000 current recipients in the coming weeks.

Supreme Court DACA decision looms over thousands of Arizonans

A longtime legal battle of the Trump administration will be decided by the Supreme Court before the end of session in June.

Mother's Day goes virtual at migrant aid center in Nogales

The Kino Border Initiative shifted its usual in-person celebration in the wake of COVID-19.

Senators seek suspension of new guest-worker visas

They're using the same reasoning Trump gave the initial order pausing certain immigration.

Border residents: Border Patrol agents not wearing protective gear at checkpoints

The agency says front-line agents are provided with masks, but federal guidelines don't require them.

Border Patrol soliciting contractors to take over meals for detainees

The project aims to streamline meals for immigrants in its custody along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Trump administration finalizes deal to send asylum seekers to Honduras

The administration forged a similar deal with the government of Guatemala last year.

‘Remain in Mexico’ asylum hearings delayed a third time

Hearings are being pushed back again through June 1.

Former ICE detainee says little coronavirus information given in custody

Alejandra Alor Reyes spent almost 10 months in detention after claiming asylum at the border last June.

ICE data: Nearly half of detainees tested are positive for COVID-19

The agency has tested more than 1,000 detainees so far.

Continued wall construction puts border residents on edge amid COVID-19 pandemic

Residents of small border communities say construction workers don't practice safe social distancing on or off the job

Critics say Trump order on immigration does little but stir up anxiety

Experts said the order does little to expand restrictions in an immigration system that is already shut down in many ways.

US extends CDC health protocol to speed deportations at the border

The order will remain until May 20 at least.

“'Rona needs to stay away!”: How a single mother stays resilient.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Free meals for our community; and an interview with César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández, author of "Migrating to Prison: America's Obsession with Locking Up Immigrants".

ACLU calls on Border Patrol to halt enforcement at hospitals, other 'sensitive locations'

A video sent to the legal aid group shows an agency vehicle parked at a COVID-19 testing site.

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