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Arizona data shows another deadly year for migrants along the border

More than 220 sets of remains were recovered in counties around the state last year, according to a count by the Arizona advocacy group Humane Borders.

Asylum applications in Mexico hit historic highs in 2021

But the country admits its refugee agency is struggling to keep up with the increasing number of asylum applications.

A record number of migrants died along the U.S.-Mexico border in 2021

The grim milestone comes as border officers continue to use the pandemic-era protocol Title 42, which sends most migrants and asylum seekers quickly back to Mexico.

Some ICE officers will begin wearing body cameras

The first phase of the program will roll out in a handful of U.S. cities.

Biden administration drops out of talks with separated migrant families

Lawyers representing some of those who have been reunited have been in talks for months with the administration.

Yuma mayor: US responding to border, emergency easing

Asylum seekers picked up sooner in Yuma.

Senate confirms Tucson police chief to lead Customs and Border Protection

Deputy Chief Chad Kasmar will take the top job at the Tucson Police Department.

Revamped 'Remain in Mexico' policy now includes Haitians

The new policy expands to include countries across entire Western Hemisphere.

Asylum officers union: 'Remain in Mexico' revamp is a 'source of shame'

Union official says reinstating the policy will also strain resources and exacerbate an already years-long backlog for asylum cases.

CBP establishes new care guidelines for pregnant women in custody

Under the guidelines, CBP has to do a better job of managing the care of infants, pregnant women and new mothers.

Proposed DACA change draws drew more than 9,000 comments

The policy has been in near-constant legal limbo for years.

Asylum seeker artisans will have work on display at a Tucson event Sunday

The binational initiative Artisans Beyond Borders sells embroidery made by asylum seekers waiting at the U.S. border in Sonora, Mexico.

Tucson readies services for Afghan refugees arriving from military bases

Some 2,000-3,000 Afghans are expected to come to Arizona.

Senate committee OKs Magnus for customs chief

The Senate Finance Committee voted 15-13 on Wednesday to advance the Tucson police chief's nomination.

Senators call on CBP to stop detaining pregnant women

The senators focus on a woman who gave birth standing up while detained at a California Border Patrol station in February 2020.

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