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Volunteers, Migrants Find a Way Over Language Barrier

Some asylum seekers who have passed through Tucson's Benedictine Monastery are speakers of indigenous languages.

Tucson Monastery Sheltering Asylum-Seekers Bused From Texas

A nonprofit is organizing the shelter services; immigration officials say Texas facilities have run out of room.

Green Valley Residents at Odds on the Wall

A GoFundMe event to raise private dollars to build a wall drew immediate opposition from Green Valley Samaritans.

Developer Temporarily Opens Doors of Benedictine Monastery to Migrants

Ross Rulney eventually plans to build apartments around the iconic building, but for now is opening the property to asylum seekers.

Workers at Mexico Border Shelters Worry About Rising Illness Among Migrants

Families arriving at the border may have to survive on the streets as they wait to get a chance to apply for asylum.

Border Sheriffs Want to Shift Focus Away From Wall

Sheriffs representing 31 counties bordering Mexico published a paper asking for more more technology and people.

Trial of Border Humanitarian Aid Workers Begins in Tucson

Misdemeanor charges against No More Deaths volunteers could set a precedent for migrant humanitarian work in the Arizona desert.

Government Shutdown Adds to Immigration Court Backlog

A discussion with Arizona Republic reporter Daniel González.

Nogales Resident Says Politicians Don't Know What Border Life is Like

Salvador Martinez has lived in Nogales, Arizona, for 60 years and says he feels safe.

Community Lends a Hand to Migrants Stranded Before Christmas

Local volunteers helped 300 asylum seekers stay off the streets by securing housing at a motel.

Coast Guard Medical Teams to Assist Border Patrol

The Border Patrol in Yuma and Tucson doesn't have the manpower to conduct medical screenings of migrant children.

2018 Year-In-Review: Immigration

Arizona 360 revisits issues that shaped the debate over immigration reform.

Kino Border Initiative Helping More Asylum Seekers in Sonora

The faith-based organization runs an Aid Center for Migrants in Nogales, Sonora.

Recent Events Empower US Border Patrol, Immigration Advocates Warn

The acquittal of CBP Agent Lonnie Swartz sends the wrong message to Border Patrol agents, the ACLU says.

Federal Judge Denies President's Asylum Plan

President Trump wants to deny asylum to migrants who cross to the U.S. outside of official ports of entry.

Nogales Residents Feel Economic Impact of Razor Wire on Border Fence

Nogales city officials say they have been forced to cut holiday bonuses in half for 300 city employees.

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