Families separated by their immigration status sloshed through a muddy trickle of the Rio Grande to embrace at the U.S./Mexico border. Their reunion was a momentary truce organized by immigrant advocates and supervised by the Border Patrol.
By the end of saga that started in late May, 13 detainees and nine employees from the Eloy Detention Center were infected with the highly contagious disease.
Thousands of small-scale coffee growers in Central America and Mexico are better off because of fair trade. But the system is fraying at the seams in one of the world's most important coffee-growing regions because of low prices, a damaging fungus and unscrupulous middlemen.
Suit claims that potentially thousands of immigrants who qualify for full AHCCCS help are now being denied.
Immigration attorneys in El Paso are joining forces to denounce what they describe as an abuse of power on behalf of immigration enforcement officers. Chief among their concerns is the prolonged detention of asylum seekers.
The U.S. government announced Tuesday it is expanding its efforts to help Central American families trying to get to the U.S. in order to stave off a surge of migrants at the border.
The detention center reopened Tuesday. Arizona had 22 reported cases of measles, all stemming from the facility.
So far, 790 cases have been put on hold since the outbreak forced the shuttering of the court.
ICE's internal review were released last month.
Health officials say Immigration and Customs Enforcement employees are refusing measles vaccines and workers may be spreading the virus among their own familymembers in Arizona.