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Group finds racial profiling at Amado border checkpoint

Group finds racial profiling at Amado border checkpoint

Latinos more likely to face long stops and ID checks, report says.

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More kids caught at border unaccompanied by adult

More kids caught at border unaccompanied by adult

In stark contrast, most kids five years ago traveled with a parent.

October 18, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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Mexican authorities pinpoint cause of mine spill

Mexican authorities pinpoint cause of mine spill

Official with Mexican environmental agency explains why authorities couldn't stop spill and how they'll hold the company accountable.

October 11, 2014 5:10 pm Photos

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Last day: Surveillance and service dogs

Last day: Surveillance and service dogs

This was the last week of the Nogales Station Border Patrol community ambassadors program and since we had missed a class when heavy rains were projected due to Hurricane Odile last month, the instructors had to cram a lot into it -- but it was all very interesting.

October 11, 2014 12:00 am Video Photos

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BPcam

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Border Patrol Agent Henry Lopez shows the truck-mounted camera with long-range thermal imaging sensor systems.

October 10, 2014 9:56 am
BPK9

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Agent Chris Dudding leans over Ice as Agent Bill Akins watches during the service dog demonstration.

October 10, 2014 9:52 am
March planned on anniversary of Nogales teen's shooting

March planned on anniversary of Nogales teen's shooting

It’s been nearly two years since José Antonio Elena Rodríguez was shot by a Border Patrol agent.

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Mexico's toxic spill leaves fear, anger in wake

Mexico's toxic spill leaves fear, anger in wake

Bacanuchi residents worry they've been forgotten in recovery plan.

October 05, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Donated water helps those affected by mine spill

Donated water helps those affected by mine spill

More than 60 tons of water delivered in month.

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Livelihoods washed away by toxic spill in Sonora

Livelihoods washed away by toxic spill in Sonora

Crops, cattle, jobs all at risk after mining accident in northern Mexico.

October 04, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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In reversal, death rate of border crossers down

In reversal, death rate of border crossers down

But Pima County medical examiner is still busy trying to identify remains.

September 27, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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More border crossers fled in 2013 compared with 2012

More border crossers fled in 2013 compared with 2012

The Border Patrol recorded that more people got away or turned back in fiscal year 2013 than in 2012.

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When it rains, Sanz is called to action

When it rains, Sanz is called to action

Vicente Sanz helps the residents of Nogales, Sonora, deal with severe weather.

September 20, 2014 6:00 pm Video Photos

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Nogales rain gauge registered 8 inches in 48 hours

Nogales rain gauge registered 8 inches in 48 hours

By Thursday, much of the water had receded from the major roads.

September 19, 2014 12:00 am Video Photos

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Immigration hearings slowed by technical glitches, remote sites

Immigration hearings slowed by technical glitches, remote sites

Immigration court system tries to speed up cases of youths and families. 

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Day 2: Learning about Border Patrol checkpoints

Day 2: Learning about Border Patrol checkpoints

The Nogales Station Border Patrol Ambassador classes started last week, unfortunately I wasn’t able to attend the initial session because I was in New Mexico visiting the detention center in Artesia. During the first class, attendees learned about the agency’s history and immigration law. Th…

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Temporary immigration detention center looking permanent

Temporary immigration detention center looking permanent

The challenges of holding immigrant families in detention are starting to show.

September 10, 2014 12:00 pm Photos

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Domestic violence now grounds for asylum

Domestic violence now grounds for asylum

Two Central American women are the first to prevail after court decision.

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2 accused of holding immigrant boy captive

2 accused of holding immigrant boy captive

Investigators suspect the boy was smuggled through the Southern Arizona border.

September 03, 2014 12:00 pm Photos

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Jesus Millan-Rodriguez

Jesus Millan-Rodriguez

Jesus Millan-Rodriguez, 31, charged with kidnapping and drug possession related to a Honduran boy being held in a Phoenix apartment.

September 03, 2014 11:18 am
Frances Salas, 27

Frances Salas, 27

Frances Salas, 27, charged with kidnapping and drug possession related to a Honduran boy being held in a Phoenix apartment.

September 03, 2014 11:16 am
Guatemalan mom, daughter still hope to stay in US

Guatemalan mom, daughter still hope to stay in US

Karen Soto's immigration hearing is put off till November.

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UNHCR monitoring report

UNHCR monitoring report

Findings and recommendations relating to 2012-2013 mission to monitor the protection screening of Mexican unaccompanied children along the U.S.-Mexico border.

August 28, 2014 3:07 pm
Who gets detained, released sometimes just luck

Who gets detained, released sometimes just luck

Some Central American women are allowed to join family in the U.S.

August 23, 2014 6:30 pm Photos

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End 'deportation mill,' lawsuit demands

End 'deportation mill,' lawsuit demands

Rights groups claim the government is deporting those with valid asylum claims.

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Deportation process in Artesia lawsuit

Deportation process in Artesia lawsuit

A coalition of attorneys filed a lawsuit on behalf of mothers and children locked up at a detention center in Artesia, New Mexico.

August 22, 2014 4:27 pm
Central American lawmakers make immigration-related visit here

Central American lawmakers make immigration-related visit here

They see sites coping with an influx of unaccompanied minor migrants.

August 22, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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US investigators visit site where agent killed Sonora teen

US investigators visit site where agent killed Sonora teen

Border Patrol says it was responding to rock throwers. FBI probe is still open.

August 21, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Giovanni Jacobs

Giovanni Jacobs

Giovanni Jacobs

August 20, 2014 4:36 pm
Jorge Aguilar

Jorge Aguilar

Jorge Aguilar

August 20, 2014 4:36 pm
How immigration through S. Arizona has changed

How immigration through S. Arizona has changed

Surge of Central Americans has altered local Border Patrol operations.

August 16, 2014 6:30 pm Photos

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More young border crossers going straight to port

More young border crossers going straight to port

Children without legal documents coming through ports of entry in Tucson area up.

July 27, 2014 9:45 pm Photos

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Migrant suing US: Agent beat, shot me

Migrant suing US: Agent beat, shot me

Mna testifies agent kept hitting him, even after he asked him to stop.

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People smugglers' money trail

People smugglers' money trail

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

July 22, 2014 3:46 pm Photos

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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.

July 22, 2014 1:30 pm Photos

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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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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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AZ can't deny driver's licenses to 'dreamers' court rules

AZ can't deny driver's licenses to 'dreamers' court rules

Denying driving privileges can cause youth irreparable harm, appeals court rules

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Activist to distribute flashlights to border crossers

Activist to distribute flashlights to border crossers

Hopes Border Patrol will support the initiative but isn't holding his breath.

July 04, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Guatemala's first lady visits immigrants in Tucson

Guatemala's first lady visits immigrants in Tucson

She's here to assess the situation of border-crossing women, children.

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Ana Carillo

Ana Carillo

Ana Carillo, 30, her daughter Lady, 4 (in pink), and her son Abner, 6, (not pictured) were at the Greyhound Bus Station in Tucson after crossing through Agua Prieta, Mex. They came from Guatemala by bus. She said the smuggler robbed her of her last 1,000 pesos, roughly $75, before telling he…

June 26, 2014 9:41 am
Immigrant women, children at Tucson bus station no longer coming from Texas

Immigrant women, children at Tucson bus station no longer coming from Texas

They continue to pour into Tucson's Greyhound station.

June 26, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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For Lost Boy, finding life's pieces was half the journey

For Lost Boy, finding life's pieces was half the journey

Chris Garang dreamed for years of knowing his parents' fate.

June 22, 2014 12:00 am Video Photos

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Chris Garang

Chris Garang

Chris Garang's brothers and sister in Nairobi, Kenya.

June 20, 2014 5:39 pm
Chris Garang

Chris Garang

Chol Garang Chol, 19, one of Chris Garang's family, in school in Nairobi, Kenya. Chol is in charge when he is not in boarding school, Muhoho High School, about an hour bus drive from Nairobi.

June 20, 2014 5:40 pm

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