Immigration

George Alan Kelly
Court officials on Thursday took jurors in a van to view various locations at George Alan Kelly’s ranch, as well as a section of the border. Superior Court Judge Thomas Fink denied news media requests to tag along.
Apr. 12, 2024
Border wall with road next to it and mountain in distance
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has awarded nearly $55 million dollars in additional border-related funds to two Arizona counties and two organizations.
Apr. 12, 2024
Migrants wait outside KBI
Arizona is on pace for a nearly 50% jump in arrivals this year. But, we don’t see headlines about that population coming to our shores. Julia Gelatt with the nonpartisan Migration Policy Institute joined The Show to talk about the difference between the two.
Apr. 12, 2024
A sign at Tempe Post Acute
Demand continues to outstrip the supply of home health workers as America ages. An industry official says it can't continue without recruiting more migrants.
Apr. 9, 2024
George Alan Kelly
The Santa Cruz County Superior Court judge has said the visit, which is relatively uncommon, would help jurors in the “fair determination of the allegations in this case,"
Apr. 8, 2024
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Abortion rights advocates are one step closer to getting an initiative on the Arizona ballot, and GOP leaders are pushing for stricter immigration measures. Stacy Pearson of Lumen Strategies and Matt Benson with the firm Veridus joined The Show to talk about the week’s headlines.
Apr. 5, 2024
Arizona Capitol
Sitting before Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs is a bill that could vastly expand Arizona’s castle doctrine, allows a property owner who feels their life is threatened to use deadly force against trespassers.
Apr. 4, 2024
U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agent processing a line of migrants at a port of entry
The rugged, roadless land bridge connects South and Central America. More than half a million people migrants and asylum seekers traveled through there in 2023 — many of whom were en route to the U.S.-Mexico border.
Apr. 3, 2024
Texas border
SB4 would allow state law enforcement to turn migrants back across the border to Mexico — even if they’re not actually from Mexico. Mexican government officials have already said their country would not accept those returns.
Apr. 3, 2024
Border wall with road next to it and mountain in distance
As the election approaches, the reality at the Arizona-Mexico border isn't reflected in political campaigns.
Apr. 3, 2024
U.S.passport
Prospective citizens can now choose female, male or X as their gender on the new version of the application for naturalization.
Apr. 1, 2024
A woman handing documents including a passport to an official
The cost of a host of services at Citizenship and Immigration Services is going up starting April 1. The agency announced the increases at the end of January — marking the first price hike since 2016 for things like green cards, work permits and other services.
Apr. 1, 2024
Colorful map of Arizona and Mexico
Miriam Davidson is a journalist and author in Tucson who focuses on border issues. She spoke to The Show about being the guest curator for the University of Arizona’s Special Collections Library’s new exhibition “Sanctuary: Who Belongs Here?”
Mar. 29, 2024
Border wall with road next to it and mountain in distance
If there’s one thing all of Arizona’s four border counties can all agree on, it’s that managing the border is a federal responsibility that needs federal money. But not everyone agrees on exactly what that means.
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Mar. 28, 2024
Gethsemani Baptist Church collects food from multiple states
For the past 23 years, Gethsemani Baptist Church in San Luis, Arizona, made it its mission to offer food to anyone who wanted it. Through free meals and food drives, the church fed its local community, as well as hungry families in the greater region, like California and Mexico.
Mar. 28, 2024
Katie Hobbs
Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs is pleased by the federal government’s infusion of border funds, which will prevent street releases for the time being, although the department would have preferred some border security legislation to go along with it.
Mar. 27, 2024
Immigration visa form with pencil
A new study from the nonpartisan National Foundation for American Policy says the U.S. GDP is growing more slowly than it has in the past because fewer working-age immigrants are coming here.
Mar. 27, 2024
In a letter to President Joe Biden, more than two dozen Democratic lawmakers say the administration should take all available actions to open up legalization pathways for undocumented immigrants like DACA recipients and spouses of US citizens.
Mar. 27, 2024
Southern Arizona Congressman Raul Grijalva and other House Democrats are asking the Biden administration to make reforms to CBP One — the government-run app for asylum seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Mar. 26, 2024
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Congress passed a long-anticipated spending package Friday that includes money for a number of agencies — including Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE.
Mar. 26, 2024

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