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Trump's new immigration plan lacking, says Arizona Chamber of Commerce

The proposal does not address "Dreamers" or immigrants needed to work in agriculture and hospitality.

Trump Immigration Plan: Shift From Family Reunification to Merit-Based System

This week, President Trump laid out a plan for numerous changes, but no special proposal for 800,000 undocumented people who arrived as children.

Tucson Student Facing Deportation Released by Border Patrol

Friends have been raising funds for the legal defense of an 18-year-old Desert View High School senior who was arrested during a traffic stop.

Pima County Looking for Ways to House Migrants

The Benedictine Monastery has been used to shelter asylum seekers but will close as development plans move forward.

Honduran Transgender Woman Granted Asylum

Nicol Garcia asked for asylum in May, 2018. She spent almost a year in detention.

City of Tucson Steps In As Nonprofit Migrant Shelters Reach Capacity

The Tucson city manager's office says that for now, it will work with the nonprofit community to relieve the overflow of migrants being dropped off by Border Patrol.

Study Finds More Individuals Deported From Arizona Last Year Than Any Other State

The study by Syracuse University used the Freedom of Information Act to track data from U.S. agencies.

Health Researcher: Asylum-Seeking Migrants Pose No Threat to Public Health

UA College of Public Health researcher says more migrants from Guatemala are immunized than people from Arizona.

Construction Along the Santa Cruz Near Nogales Raises Environmental Concerns

Friends of the Santa Cruz says any construction could damage the fragile river.

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.

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