After a packed two-day schedule, members of an advisory board for border issues left Tucson with a lot of ideas for economic development and the role the Mexican Consulate can play in a community.
A protest today by immigration rights activists continued in Tucson for more than four hours, prompting the federal court to shutdown a deportation process known as Operation Streamline for the day.
It’s easy to sit back and complain about border issues, but social groups that are active in the troubled region will gather at a church this weekend to talk action.
Arizona representatives have joined colleagues in the House in a letter sent to President Obama asking him to use his discretion to allow the "Dream 9" to stay in the country.
Technology is a major component in securing the border, but spending billions more on equipment and manpower under the Senate immigration bill has some asking whether it's too expensive.
The U.S. Custom and Border Protection’s Joint Intelligence Operations Center at the Joint Field Command Building, Tucson Sector Headquarters, 2430 S. Swan Road. The "border surge" would add 20,000 patrol agents.
Arizona Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake might have won some additional support from fellow Republicans for the immigration reform bill, but in the process they lost immigrant-advocate groups that say they can't stand behind the "border surge" amendment approved Monday.
A coalition of local organizations gathered today at El Tiradito shrine near downtown Tucson to oppose the “border surge” amendment to the Senate immigration bill that will essentially double the number of Border Patrol agents and add fencing along the border before allowing people to adjust…
Border officers found $378,000 of methamphetamine hidden in the doors of an SUV being driven into Arizona on June 3, officials say.
The discovery this week of five skeletal remains on the Tohono O’odham reservation has prompted a police investigation.
It's halfway through the fiscal year and Border Patrol agents still don't know if they are going to be furloughed and what's going to happen to their overtime.
The city of Nogales, Ariz., unanimously approved a resolution Wednesday opposing the idea of a border-crossing fee.
The latest compromise on immigration reform includes a plan under which the U.S. Border Patrol would double in size with the addition of 20,000 new agents, 700 more miles of fencing would be completed and an additional dozen unarmed surveillance drones would be purchased. The plan also calls…
AGUA PRIETA, Sonora - Fernando Real hated to see his mother work minimum-wage jobs and barely scrape enough to pay the $100 rent for the room they shared.
Merchants from Fronteras, Sonora, gave the man a wad of money to spend on guns and ammunition in Douglas and smuggle them back south.
PHOENIX - President Obama's decision last year to allow young people living in the U.S. illegally to stay and work marked the biggest shift in immigration policy in decades, hailed as a landmark step toward the American dream for a generation of immigrants.
Community leaders are asking the city to create an office of immigration as the next step for the council's proclamation of Tucson being an "Immigrant Welcoming City."
The release of illegal immigrants from detention in anticipation of budget cuts created a new hurdle for the new-found momentum for comprehensive immigration reform, politicians on both sides of the aisle say.
Church offers panel discussion on border
PHOENIX — A part of Arizona's 2010 immigration law aimed at day laborers and those who hire them is unconstitutional and unenforceable, a federal appeals court ruled today.