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Mexico Says 300K US-Bound Migrants Entered Country in First 3 Months of 2019

The interior secretary said there has been a change in the flow of migrants entering Mexico.

City of Tucson Steps In As Nonprofit Migrant Shelters Reach Capacity

The Tucson city manager's office says that for now, it will work with the nonprofit community to relieve the overflow of migrants being dropped off by Border Patrol.

Finding Common Ground with "One Small Step"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Free speech debate on campus; "I Dream in Widescreen Returns"; and thoughts on kindness from the Mission Garden.

Yuma Declares Emergency Over Migrant Family Releases

Mayor Douglas Nicholls said he's looking for federal funding and a "FEMA-like response."

Study Finds More Individuals Deported From Arizona Last Year Than Any Other State

The study by Syracuse University used the Freedom of Information Act to track data from U.S. agencies.

Court Won't Immediately Stop Wait-in-Mexico Asylum Policy

The federal appeals court temporarily blocked a ruling barring the Trump administration from making asylum seekers wait in Mexico.

Drought, Mudslides Drive Central American Migrants North

Climate change impacts are exacerbating pre-existing crises that lead to out-migration, a Tucson-based journalist says.

Vice President Pence, Gov Ducey Challenge Congress on Border

Pence said the administration isn't considering more family separations, but called for changes to the Flores Agreement.

Health Researcher: Asylum-Seeking Migrants Pose No Threat to Public Health

UA College of Public Health researcher says more migrants from Guatemala are immunized than people from Arizona.

Nielsen Out at Homeland Security as Trump Focuses on Border

CBP Commissioner Kevin McAleenan, longtime border official, will take over as acting head.

UA Researcher: No Public Health Risk Presented by Immigration Surge

A discussion with the Arizona Prevention Research Center's Kathryn Tucker.

Construction Along the Santa Cruz Near Nogales Raises Environmental Concerns

Friends of the Santa Cruz says any construction could damage the fragile river.

Trump Backs Off Border Shutdown But Threatens Auto Tariffs

Trump last week tweeted that he would close the border or large swaths of it if Mexico didn't stop illegal immigration to the U.S.

More US Officers May be Reassigned to Deal With Border Crush

The temporary reassignments, up from the current 750 inspectors, threaten to slow the movement of commercial trucks.

Border Officials Releasing Detained Migrants in Yuma

Some politicians pushed back against the practice, while officials have used the term "breaking point" to describe the situation at the border.

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