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Granted Asylum But Still Confined in a Detention Center

A transgender woman from Honduras continues to fight for U.S. asylum. She says death awaits her in Central America.

CBP Ups Precautions at Border After Clash with Caravan

A discussion with Arizona Republic reporter Rafael Carranza from Tijuana.

Return to Rio Bravo

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How the Kino Border Initiative is aiding migrant families; Tucson mystery writer bases novel around opioid addiction; and remembering filmmaker Nicolas Roeg.

Mexico Requests US Investigation Into Use of Tear Gas at Border

The diplomatic note expressed concerns after U.S. agents launched tear gas at the border in the San Diego-Tijuana region.

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.

Asylum-Seeking Women Targeted by Smugglers

Single women with children are often forced to take in an unkown male to get into the U.S.

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.

Challenges Straining the Immigration Court System

How asylum cases are currently handled.

Breaking Down ICE's Role in Asylum Cases

A discussion with ICE Field Director Henry Lucero.

Playing Tag with Hummingbirds

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Luis Alberto Urrea on "The House of Broken Angels"; flutist Gary Stroutsos on playing music in sacred places; and Nancy Stanley on founding the stand-up comedy "Estrogen Hour".

Judge Won't Give More Time to Find Victims of Arpaio Detentions

Advocates for immigrant rights had argued more time was needed to locate the victims.

First Part of Migrant Caravan Passes Through Sonora to Tijuana

A small contingent of the caravan arrived in Tijuana Tuesday morning.

Report: Deporting Mexican Men Harms US Families

The report from immigration advocacy group Kino Border Initiative shows families of deported Mexican men are suffering.

Military Buildup in Nogales as Army, CBP Cite Worries Over Migrant Caravan

Last week saw the largest domestic deployment of active duty military to the border in decades.

Troops Installing Razor Wire Along Arizona Border

The soldiers arrived as part of the domestic military deployment announced by the U.S. government last week.

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