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Ron DeSantis
Southern Arizona Congressman Raúl Grijalva, whose district encompasses parts of Cochise County, tweeted that DeSantis’ visit was “to pander to the same old race baiting anti-immigrant extremist politicians and officials in southern Arizona."
Jun. 7, 2023
About 400 people are deported from the U.S. to Mexico City every week.
The Show spoke with journalist James Fredrick in Mexico City about how the end of Title 42 has left refugee services in Mexico overwhelmed.
Jun. 7, 2023
ABC fire monument
On Monday, survivors of a day care fire, families of the children who died and members of the community came together in Hermosillo to mark the 14th anniversary of the tragedy. They held vigils, Mass and a march to demand justice.
Jun. 6, 2023
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Mexico’s Morena political party had a historic win during elections in the country’s most populous state over the weekend. The Morena party will now hold the governorship in 23 of Mexico’s 32 states.
Jun. 5, 2023
Katie Hobbs and Leon Wilmot
Gov. Katie Hobbs on Friday spoke in Somerton, Arizona, to announce over $25 million dollars in border security funding for the Cocopah Indian Tribe and cities of Yuma, Somerton and Wellton.
Jun. 4, 2023
Migrants wait outside KBI
The Show spoke to Gia Del Pino, Kino Border Initiative communications director, to discuss what the border looks like three weeks past the end of Title 42.
May. 31, 2023
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The family of a Tohono O’odham tribal member Raymond Mattia, who was fatally shot by the Border Patrol on tribal land this month, has released a statement about the May 18 incident.
May. 26, 2023
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Tohono O'odham tribal member Raymond Mattia was shot and killed by Border Patrol agents during an incident in the Tohono O'odham Nation late Thursday night.
May. 23, 2023
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The Tohono O’odham Nation Police Department and the FBI are investigating a fatal shooting of a tribal member by the Border Patrol on tribal land.
May. 22, 2023
Beth Strano International Rescue Committee Welcome Center
Even before the end of Title 42, tens of thousands of migrants came right here to Phoenix — to a place called the Welcome Center. The Show took tour as uncertainty reigned about what would come next and who would be able to make it here going forward.
May. 18, 2023
Marcelo Ebrard
Mexican officials Friday pushed back on what they call racism and ignorance among some U.S. lawmakers.
May. 12, 2023
Port of Nogales entry on the morning on May 12, 2023
At the Nogales port of entry on Thursday, those years were paved by protests against the policy — like in 2021, when migrants stood in line for hours with other travelers, vaccine cards in hand, only to be turned away
May. 12, 2023
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Mexico’s immigration agency says it is temporarily closing 33 migrant detention centers throughout the country after a fire killed 40 migrants in government custody in March.
May. 11, 2023
Santa Cruz County Sheriff David Hathaway
The controversial border policy known as Title 42 has ended. The pandemic era protocol was put in place under former President Donald Trump and kept in place under President Joe Biden — until May 11.
May. 11, 2023
A child hugs his mother as she sings during a demonstration
Title 42 expulsions are ending. But Mexico has agreed to continue accepting migrants from Central America, Cuba, Haiti, Nicaragua and Venezuela being sent back from the U.S. Many worry that and other policies will continue putting migrants at risk.
May. 10, 2023
Child asylum seeker holding teddy bear
The new rule, published to the Federal Register this morning, requires asylum seekers to ask for protection in a different country before doing so in the U.S., or use the CBP One app to request an appointment at a U.S. port of entry.
May. 10, 2023
The pandemic-era protocol Title 42, which restricts asylum at the border, is coming to an end this week after more than three years.
May. 10, 2023
Douglas Nicholls
In a press conference with the governor on Monday, Yuma Mayor Douglas Nicholls said there is some uncertainty with how prepared the city will be to help migrants at the border, as the exact numbers are unknown. Mayor Nicholls joined The Show to talk more about how the city of Yuma is preparing for the end of Title 42.
May. 10, 2023
Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs
With the immigration expulsion policy Title 42 coming to an end on Thursday, Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs has announced steps the state will take as it expects an increase in border crossings.
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May. 8, 2023
President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador
The pandemic-era policy Title 42 that allowed the U.S. to expel migrants and asylum seekers back into Mexico is set to expire next week. Some believe that will lead to an uptick in the number of people traveling to the U.S.-Mexico border.
May. 5, 2023


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