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macro view of an old US visa
The U.S. State Department will begin a pilot program that will allow some special visa holders to apply for renewals in the United States.
Nov. 30, 2023
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas is in Texas this week for a meeting with border officers in Uvalde as that city and others along the U.S.-Mexico border are seeing a sharp rise in the number of migrants apprehended.
Nov. 30, 2023
CBP data shows the Tucson Sector has had the highest number of apprehensions border-wide for the last several months. Some 750 people were waiting for processing on Tuesday morning along the border in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.
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Nov. 28, 2023
The number of people detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) reached its highest since 2020 this month. That’s according to a new report from the data analysis group TRAC.
Nov. 28, 2023
Airplane
The restrictions are part of a larger effort by the U.S. government to tamp down migration through Latin American countries.
Nov. 27, 2023
U.S. Department of Homeland Security logo
Federal prosecutors in Arizona say they’re working with the U.S. Border Patrol on an enforcement surge in the Tucson Sector of the Mexico border. The number of migrants charged with illegal entry rose roughly 46 percent in a single week.
Nov. 23, 2023
U.S. unauthorized immigrant population by state
The population of undocumented immigrants is becoming more diverse and less Mexican. Immigrants from El Salvador, India and Guatemala are on the rise, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center.
Nov. 21, 2023
Construction crews work to erect levee wall system in a remote area south of Weslaco
The Texas legislature has passed a controversial immigration measure that many are equating to Arizona’s SB1070. The backlash has been swift, and now Mexico’s government says it “categorically rejects” the new Texas law.
Nov. 20, 2023
A view of the border wall near Yuma
Over 100 teenagers have been arrested in Cochise County over the last 18 months for attempting to smuggle immigrants across the border.
Nov. 19, 2023
CBP
CBP data shows some 240,000 people were encountered along the border in October. That’s down from almost 270,000 in September, and a month-by-month increase since July.
Nov. 15, 2023
Border wall water bottle
A new report from the border advocacy group No More Deaths alleges 911 dispatchers in Pima County are failing to help lost migrants in Arizona's vast desert borderland.
Nov. 14, 2023
Border wall east of Douglas, Arizona
A new report from the advocacy group Human Rights Watch says policies in the U.S. and other countries have led to a sharp rise in activity along a dangerous border crossing between South and Central America.
Nov. 14, 2023
U.S. Customs and Border Protection personnel process and screen migrants using facial comparison software for possible entry into the U.S.
Officials from the Tohono O’odham Nation say federal resources are needed to help respond to an increase in asylum seekers on tribal land along the border with Mexico.
Nov. 8, 2023
President Joe Biden waves on stage
The Biden administration was back in court this week to defend an asylum rule that makes it harder for migrants to get protection in the U.S. without trying to do so in another country first.
Nov. 8, 2023
In September, a federal judge in Texas ruled the Biden administration's version of the DACA program is illegal. The case is now likely headed to the Supreme Court.
Nov. 6, 2023
Vote sign
What the generation gap in Arizona's voters means on the hot-button issue of border security.
Nov. 6, 2023
The U.S. Capitol
Now that House Republicans have chosen a speaker, Congress is getting back to deciding on legislation and government funding. That includes a multibillion-dollar request from President Joe Biden to fund various border security efforts.
Oct. 30, 2023
Construction on the Rio Grande Valley Levee Border Wall System 8 Mile Project in January 2020
The Texas House passed sweeping immigration-enforcement legislation late last week that echoes Arizona’s own controversial immigration measure of more than a decade ago, SB 1070.
Oct. 30, 2023
U.S. Customs and Border Protection personnel process and screen migrants using facial comparison software for possible entry into the U.S.
A lawsuit brought by a group of asylum seekers includes six fathers and six children separated at the Arizona border under the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance border policy is headed to trial.
Oct. 25, 2023
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

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