Immigration

Construction crews work to erect levee wall system in a remote area south of Weslaco
The Show spoke with GOP political consultant Mike Madrid about a significant shift to the right for Latino voters in recent years. But not necessarily to the Republican party.
Oct. 24, 2023
A report out this month from the advocacy group Human Rights First looks at how policy enacted after the end of the pandemic-era border restrictions last May has affected asylum seekers.
Oct. 18, 2023
Border wall east of Douglas, Arizona
The UN panel is made up of independent rights experts focused on whether countries are honoring the International Covenant ON Civil and Political Rights — a rights treaty signed by the U.S. and other countries.
Oct. 18, 2023
migrants detained at the border
The Trump administration enacted the policy in the spring on 2018, giving border officers the ability to refer adults for criminal prosecution and send their children to separate holding facilities.
Oct. 16, 2023
A view of the border wall near Yuma
A group of Arizona sheriffs say they need more funding from the state to assist with border-related crimes like drug smuggling.
Oct. 13, 2023
Border wall Douglas Arizona
U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced the deaths of two migrants this week more than two months after agents found them having medical emergencies. The agency does not consider either to have occurred while the migrants were in custody.
Oct. 13, 2023
Border Patrol
Border Patrol agents who fatally shot an unarmed Native American man on tribal land earlier this year will not face charges for his death.
Oct. 11, 2023
Marijuana in a jar next to a cannabis joint on a countertop
Eddie Celaya, host of the podcast Here Weed Go! podcast for the Arizona Daily Star in Tucson, joins The Show to discuss allegations of abuse related to a marijuana growing operation on the Navajo Nation.
Oct. 9, 2023
Construction on the Rio Grande Valley Levee Border Wall System 8 Mile Project in January 2020
The Biden administration made a stunning reversal in immigration policy last week, announcing it would move forward with building the border wall in various parts of the Rio Grande Valley in Texas.
Oct. 9, 2023
Yuma border wall gaps filled with shipping containers
The containers were used to build a $100 million makeshift border wall along the Arizona-Mexico border under former Gov. Doug Ducey. The auctions for the containers have a $2,000 starting bid.
Oct. 5, 2023
A storytelling event that “lives at the intersection of migration and music” is coming to ASU Gammage Memorial Auditorium on Thursday, Oct. 5, at 7 p.m.
Oct. 3, 2023
"DACA is not enough" sign
The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program for undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children is likely headed back to the Supreme Court after a federal judge ruled it illegal. Advocates say the Biden administration has to take steps to protect recipients.
Sep. 28, 2023
Juan Ciscomani
The new bill aims to create harsher punishments for drivers fleeing law enforcement within 100 miles of the border, where Ciscomani says CBP agents engage in high-speed pursuits of vehicles suspected of transporting undocumented people.
Sep. 28, 2023
A sign near the Nogales Arizona Port of Entry
Migrant encounters at the southern border surged in August, to almost 233,000 for the month, with the Tucson sector posting the highest numbers in the nation for the second straight month, according to Customs and Border Protection.
Sep. 27, 2023
A view of the border wall near Yuma
Communities along the Arizona-Sonora border say they need more coordination from the state and the federal government for their ports of entry.
Sep. 25, 2023
United States flag and a U.S. Department of Homeland Security flag
Temporary Protected Status is given to nationals from countries deemed too dangerous to return to — due to national disaster, conflict or civil unrest.
Sep. 25, 2023
Arizona Governor Katie Hobbs speaks to the press at an event in August 2023.
Governor Katie Hobbs announced Thursday the Nogales Police Department would receive a $10 million grant to obtain communications technology for border security.
Sep. 22, 2023
Two people arm in arm
It’s been almost a year since the Biden administration began rolling out a program to allow Cubans and others to apply to come to the U.S. Serguei Josevich Rodriguez remembers that moment well. Moments later, his phone was buzzing with calls from friends and family back home in Cuba.
Sep. 22, 2023
Border wall east of Douglas, Arizona
The migrant-aid system was overwhelmed and Border Patrol began releasing people onto the streets. It’s a last resort in the region and one that can leave asylum seekers and families at risk.
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Sep. 21, 2023
maricopa county medical examiner's office
The Department of Justice is awarding almost $850,000 to the Arizona Department of Public Safety. The money comes from the Bureau of Justice Assistance's Missing and Unidentified Human Remains program, focused on improving reporting, transportation and forensics testing on unidentified remains.
Sep. 19, 2023

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