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"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
two people walking down a nursing home hallway
A new report found there’s a pressing need to recruit and retain tens of thousands of direct-care workers over the coming years. These are people who care for seniors and people with disabilities. In Arizona, about a quarter of the direct-care workforce are immigrants.
Sep. 18, 2023
Border wall Douglas Arizona
Migrants are sometimes released into smaller communities if the number of people taken into custody gets too high. A Border Patrol official said there were nearly 2,000 apprehensions a day last week.
Sep. 15, 2023
lettuce workers
Federal labor officials are pitching new protections for guest farmworkers authorized to work in the United States with H2A visas. Arizona is on track to host more than 10,000 of those laborers in the fiscal year ending Sept. 30.
Sep. 14, 2023
Person holds up a Defend DACA sign
The ambitious executive immigration plan known as DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, is now likely heading back to the Supreme Court. The Obama administration enacted the program in 2012, allowing hundreds of thousands of undocumented people brought to the U.S. as kids protection from deportation.
Sep. 14, 2023
U.S. Customs and Border Protection personnel process and screen migrants using facial comparison software for possible entry into the U.S.
New York City has become the center of the immigration debate, taking federal funding with it. Curt Prendergast from the Tucson Agenda spoke more about the issue with The Show.
Sep. 14, 2023
"DACA is not enough" sign
U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen agreed with Texas and eight other states suing to stop the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program. The judge’s ruling was ultimately expected to be appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Sep. 13, 2023
Immigration Visa application
Congressional Democrats including Arizona's Raúl Grijalva and Ruben Gallego are renewing calls on the Biden administration to make it easier and faster for asylum seekers to get work permits in the U.S.
Sep. 12, 2023
Asylum seekers
Starting today, applicants again have to bring their own interpreter to the crucial asylum interviews with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
Sep. 12, 2023
Afghanistan Flag
A federal judge in California greenlit a settlement between the U.S. government and a group of Afghan evacuees stuck in legal limbo. Under the agreement, thousands of evacuees will have their asylum process expedited.
Sep. 11, 2023
President Donald J. Trump meets U.S. Border Patrol Chief Rodney Scot
The Government Accountability Office, the investigative arm of Congress, found that the border wall projects under former President Donald Trump caused significant damage in Arizona and along the border with Mexico.
Sep. 7, 2023
raul castro
On this Season 10 opener, it’s all about anecdotes. We feature conversations about minor league baseball; the only Latino governor of Arizona, Raúl Héctor Castro, affectionately known as Raúlito; plus tales of the legendary troubadour Bob Dylan.
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Sep. 5, 2023


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