Local agencies help from 800 to 900 refugees settle in Tucson each year.
Rev. Sean Carroll, of Kino Border Initiative, said students were excited by the Pope's letter.
A Mexican man who was ordered to leave the country but has taken sanctuary in a Tucson church won't be deported, immigration officials say.
Faith communities across the nation are relying on marches, books and multistate radio ad campaigns to launch bigger and bolder efforts to push for comprehensive immigration legislation this year.
Five suspects have been arrested and a sixth is wanted in connection with a human-smuggling ring that left one illegal border crosser dead.
Five suspects have been arrested and a sixth is wanted in connection with a human smuggling ring that left one border crosser dead.
WASHINGTON — Sweeping immigration legislation taking shape in the Senate will aim to overhaul the nation’s agriculture worker program to create a steady supply of labor for farmers and growers, who rely more than any other industry on workers who are living in the country illegally.
WASHINGTON — The Associated Press has learned that the Homeland Security Department released more than 2,000 illegal immigrants facing deportation from immigration jails in recent weeks because of looming budget cuts. It also planned to release 3,000 more during March.
WASHINGTON — With less than two months to go before the Nov. 6 election, the Obama administration has approved applications from 29 illegal immigrants hoping to avoid deportation and get a work permit, the Department of Homeland Security said Friday.
A Douglas woman who works for a federal immigration agency has been accused of using her home to stash illegal immigrants being smuggled into the U.S.
The University of Arizona is sharing in more than $1.6 million in federal grant money to document and help return human remains and cultural objects to American Indian tribes.
WASHINGTON — The number of Mexican immigrants living illegally in the U.S. has dropped significantly for the first time in decades, a dramatic shift as many illegal workers, already in the U.S. and seeing few job opportunities, return to Mexico.
An illegal immigrant died from exposure in the desert near
Nogales over the weekend and two others were rescued in an
unrelated incident, the Border Patrol says.