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Following the money key to stemming Central American surge

Following the money key to stemming Central American surge

Federal government addressing surge of Central Americans by targeting smuggling organizations.

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People smugglers' money trail

People smugglers' money trail

Feds address rise in Central American immigrants by targeting smuggling organizations.

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Lukeville agents seize AK-47s, arrest man

Lukeville agents seize AK-47s, arrest man

Rifles and clips were found hidden in car heading into Mexico.

July 21, 2014 5:01 pm

Woman detained in Douglas for attempting to smuggle pot

Woman detained in Douglas for attempting to smuggle pot

The marijuana was valued at $123,000.

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Salvadoran youth in Nogales shelter granted legal counsel

Salvadoran youth in Nogales shelter granted legal counsel

Salvadoran children in immigration custody must be allowed to meet with lawyers.

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Central American migration, while surging, is nothing new

Central American migration, while surging, is nothing new

Children from Central America are taking the trip their parents once made. 

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Photos: Guatemala migrant bus journey

Photos: Guatemala migrant bus journey

Photos from the Greyhound bus journey of Guatemalan migrants Karen Soto, 22, and daughter Lizeth, 6.

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Leaving was not their first choice; it was their last

Leaving was not their first choice; it was their last

First her dad left Guatemala, then her brother. Now it's Karen Soto's turn.

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Avoid Peppersauce Campground, unless you're a protester

Avoid Peppersauce Campground, unless you're a protester

Immigration protests in area may disturb campers, forest officials warn.

July 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Drug dog foils plan to smuggle meth

Drug dog foils plan to smuggle meth

The drugs had a street value of $87,000.

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Immigration tension boils over in Oracle

Immigration tension boils over in Oracle

Expected bus of immigrant kids from Central America is a no-show.

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Photos: Anti-immigration demonstration

Photos: Anti-immigration demonstration

Protesters gathered in Oracle to prevent a busload of immigrant children from reaching the Sycamore Canyon Academy.  Eventually the buses did…

July 15, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Few unaccompanied children get legal representation

Newly released data show children with an attorney have better outcomes.

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Immigrant intake to move from Greyhound station

Immigrant intake to move from Greyhound station

New immigrant help center site not being disclosed to avoid protests.

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Demonstrators in Oracle plan to block immigrants' arrival

Demonstrators in Oracle plan to block immigrants' arrival

Demonstrators intend to block buses carrying children to Oracle residential facility.

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Armed men rob migrants in Nogales, Sonora, shelter

Armed men rob migrants in Nogales, Sonora, shelter

This article has been updated to include the response from the Nogales police.

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Neto's Tucson: As migrants arrive, Tucson shows heart

Neto's Tucson: As migrants arrive, Tucson shows heart

City residents give food, kindness and comfort to scared and hungry refugees.

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Sexual assault a threat for female border crossers

Sexual assault a threat for female border crossers

Women, children at special risk — which worries activists as illegal crossings soar.

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Steller: Tucson doctors push baseless migrant-disease hysteria

Steller: Tucson doctors push baseless migrant-disease hysteria

Two physicians are stretching common sense to the breaking point.

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Mexican police raid immigrant shelter in Nogales, group says

Armed gunmen threatened and robbed immigrants at a shelter.

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Law & order briefs

Law & order briefs

Border agents discover live parrots inside an Elmo doll.

July 11, 2014 12:05 am Photos

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Smuggle Me Elmo: 2 parrots found in stuffed toy

Smuggle Me Elmo: 2 parrots found in stuffed toy

It was a case of smuggle me Elmo at an Arizona border crossing July 1 when officers found two parrots hidden in a large stuffed Sesame Street …

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City calls for immigration reform and funding

City calls for immigration reform and funding

City Council asks President to stop slitting up immigrant families.

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Tucson council pushes for more immigration check rules

Tucson council pushes for more immigration check rules

Debate over SB 1070 roils on.

July 09, 2014 12:46 pmLoading…
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