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
George Alan Kelly
George Alan Kelly is a 75-year-old rancher who's accused of second degree murder in the death of a Mexican national whose body was found on Kelly's property, just a mile north of the U.S.-Mexico border. Kelly led officials to the body.
Mar. 26, 2024
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President Joe Biden signed the $1.2 trillion spending bill into law over the weekend. It includes more than $490 million to fund 22,000 Border Patrol agents, and also directs some $650 million to FEMA’s Shelter and Services Program.
Mar. 25, 2024
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The number of arrests for illegally crossing the U.S. southern border with Mexico nudged upward February over the previous month. But at a time when immigration is increasingly a concern for voters, the numbers were still among the lowest of Joe Biden's presidency.
Mar. 23, 2024
George Alan Kelly
An Arizona rancher goes on trial Friday in the fatal shooting of a migrant on his property near Mexico as the national debate over border security heats up ahead of this year's presidential election.
Mar. 22, 2024
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Democratic lawmakers walked out of a vote at the state Capitol Wednesday to protest the latest immigration bills moving through the Arizona Senate.
Mar. 21, 2024
Kyrsten Sinema
The bill Thursday by six Democrats and allied independents reflects a willingness by Democrats to focus on immigration enforcement policy during an election year in which immigration is expected to be a leading issue.
Mar. 21, 2024
White House
Several thousand additional visas will be made available to Afghan nationals who worked alongside the U.S. military in their country, according to a new agreement between Congressional leaders and President Joe Biden.
Mar. 20, 2024
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas announced the projects as part of a new roadmap that outlines AI technology initiatives coming to DHS this year.
Mar. 20, 2024
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Several prominent Arizona business leaders called on lawmakers and Gov. Katie Hobbs to kill a package of immigration bills they say will hurt the economy.
Mar. 19, 2024
Congress is facing a deadline at the end of this week to decide on a budget for the Department of Homeland Security. The deadline comes as lawmaker negotiations continue to stalemate.
Mar. 19, 2024
Santa Cruz County Sheriff David Hathaway
Lawmakers and local officials were in Nogales Monday morning — where they say Congress is fueling a crisis by failing to pass border and immigration reform.
Mar. 18, 2024
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KJZZ’s Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week from Arizona and beyond. Former state schools Superintendent Jaime Molera of Molera Alvarez and Democratic strategist Tony Cani joined The Show.
Mar. 15, 2024
Warren Petersen at podium
The Show spoke with state Senate President Warren Petersen about Arizona GOP plans to continue to send border-related bills to Gov. Katie Hobbs after her veto.
Mar. 14, 2024
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The false notion that undocumented immigrants are affecting federal elections has been floating around for over 100 years, experts say, but this year, due in part to an increase in migrants at the southern U.S. border, the idea could have new potency.
Mar. 14, 2024
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Migrants who are seeking asylum in the U.S. wait apprehensively at the U.S.-Mexico border and in Arizona at places like Monte Vista Baptist Church in Phoenix for their immigration court hearings.
Mar. 13, 2024
Syrian refugees learn English
A record number of refugees came to Arizona last year, and data show the state is on pace for a nearly 50 percent increase in arrivals this year. Now U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services says efforts are underway to streamline work permits for people who were forced to flee their home country.
Mar. 13, 2024
A U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer walks to the primary inspection area at the Port of Mariposa in Nogales
Immigration will certainly be a central issue on the campaign trail this year as the election heats up. It’s already a central issue in the Arizona Legislature. So, how does the language we use to talk about immigration change the conversation?
Mar. 13, 2024
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With record numbers of migrants arriving at the border in recent months, Douglas Mayor Donald Huish is working to find alternative solutions to avoid so-called “street releases” of asylum seekers by Border Patrol into the community with no resources.
Mar. 12, 2024


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