Immigration

A federal judge sentenced former U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer Lawrence Madrid to seven and half years in prison. In May a jury found Madrid guilty of allowing immigrants into the country illegally through an official port of entry in El Paso.
September 09, 2016
A non-profit organization, the Colibrí Center for Human Rights, is working to match the DNA of hundreds of unidentified migrants who died crossing the Arizona-Mexico border with families living in the U.S.
August 29, 2016
A federal judge has ordered the release of photos from inside the U.S. Border Patrol’s holding facilities in southern Arizona.
August 18, 2016
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.
August 11, 2016
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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.
August 09, 2016
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.
August 01, 2016
Suit claims that potentially thousands of immigrants who qualify for full AHCCCS help are now being denied.
July 28, 2016
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.
July 27, 2016
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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.
July 26, 2016
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The detention center reopened Tuesday. Arizona had 22 reported cases of measles, all stemming from the facility.
July 19, 2016

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