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Ducey: Immigration Reform Needs to be Addressed

Congress is expected to take on two immigration bills this week.

How Zero-Tolerance Immigration Policy Leads to Family Separation

A discussion with Arizona Republic border reporter Rafael Carranza about how the law is enforced.

Tohono O'odham Leaders See Chance for Improved Ties With Federal Law Enforcement

The tribe's land spans both Arizona and Mexico, adding complexity to its relationship with the political border.

Pima Supervisors to Vote on Grants Targeting Illegal Immigration, Drug Trafficking

The board is considering more than $2 million in federal funding for the sheriff's department, including Operation Stonegarden.

Local Officials Condemn Policy Separating Undocumented Families

Office holders from six different government bodies gathered to voice opposition to the Trump administration policy.

Taking a Trip to "Bundyville"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Legal battles on the border over the separation of families; and Buddhist scholar Robert Thurman talks about life, death, and having fun in between.

US Asylum Seekers Wait Their Turn on Mexican Border

The exact reasons for the border crossing bottleneck in California, Arizona and Texas are unclear.

Border Patrol: National Guard Help Leading to Arrests

Though the agency did not indicate whether numbers were higher compared with previous periods.

Homeland Security Secretary Visits Arizona-Mexico Border

It was the second trip for the secretary to Arizona in as many months.

Homeland Security Chief to Visit Arizona-Mexico Border Thursday

Kirstjen Nielsen and Reps. Martha McSally and David Schweikert will visit a Nogales port of entry.

Congressional Panel Offers Mixed News on Arizona's Opioid Crisis

Prescribing of opioids is down, but smuggling from Mexico is up.

US House Republicans Want to Change Asylum Laws

Republican House leaders plan to take up an immigration bill in June.

ACLU Ad Campaign on ICE Interactions Won't Air in Arizona

Ads will air in 11 states across three different digital platforms.

Jury Deliberates Fate of Border Patrol Agent Charged With Murder

The judge tells jurors they may consider lesser charges than 2nd-degree murder.

Yuma, Cochise County Sheriffs Say Border Could Use Help of National Guard

Cochise sheriff says his county is short almost 900 border agents.

DHS Secretary: No Deportation for DACA Recipients

In congressional testimony, Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said "Dreamers" are not an enforcement priority.

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