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Tucson Student Facing Deportation Released by Border Patrol

Friends have been raising funds for the legal defense of an 18-year-old Desert View High School senior who was arrested during a traffic stop.

Migrants at Southern Border Top 100K for 2nd Month in a Row

The numbers of migrants encountered in April was the highest since 2007, according to Homeland Security.

Crossing Mexico: The New Barrier for US-Bound Migrants

With thousands arriving to Mexico's border with Central America on their journey to the U.S. by land, has southern Mexico become the de facto border wall?

Pima County Approves Federal Funds For Border Enforcement

Opponents say $1.5 million will be used to help immigration officials with deportations.

Nurses Network Boosting Care for Migrants at Tucson Shelter

The Registered Nurse Response Network has been helping treat migrants in Tucson on weekends for more than three months.

Pima County Seeks Funding for Migrant Shelters

One option could be to use funds from the federal grant Operation Stonegarden.

US Government to Give DNA Tests at Border to Check for Fraud

The voluntary testing comes amid an increase in families crossing the border and growing concern about child trafficking.

Arizona-Sonora Nonprofit to Receive Migrant Aid From Catholic Church

The Kino Border Initiative is set to receive about $21,000 for humanitarian aid services, the nonprofit said.

Can 1,000 Empty Backpacks Save Lives?

Also: How Pima County could pay for newly opened migrant shelters; Bridging cultural divides with the Persian language; Tucson author Janni Lee Simner reads from her new book.

ICE In Yuma to Probe Documents of Migrants Claiming to be Families

HSI agents have been sent to Yuma from ICE interior offices and human smuggling units.

Napier Testifies Before House Committee

The Pima County sheriff said the border has been in "crisis" for decades.

Pima County Looking for Ways to House Migrants

The Benedictine Monastery has been used to shelter asylum seekers but will close as development plans move forward.

GOP Leaders in Immigrant-Heavy States OK with Census Citizenship Question

The divide between red and blue states is stark as both prepare for a census that could ask about citizenship for the first time in 70 years.

Arizona Ups Oversight of Groups That House Migrant Children

Most of the new law's provisions take effect immediately.

Honduran Transgender Woman Granted Asylum

Nicol Garcia asked for asylum in May, 2018. She spent almost a year in detention.

The City of Tucson Offers Hope to Migrants in Need

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Go backstage at Tucson High Magnet School to preview "Our Border Town"; Tucson poet laureate TC Tolbert receives grant from the Academy of American Poets; And, what would you do with the blessing of extra time to be alive?

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