Borderlands

Court agrees man could face torture, death if returned to El Salvador

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court overturned an immigration board's decision to deport an Arizona man to his native El Salvador, rejecting the lower court's "glib characterization" that murders, beatings and home invasions did not constitute persecution.


Arizona business leader hopeful as U.S., Mexico agree on NAFTA update

WASHINGTON - Few details were released, but one Arizona business leader said the mere fact that the U.S. and Mexico unveiled a trade agreement Monday should "calm concerns" over the future of NAFTA after President Donald Trump and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto announced a tentative deal.


DHS relents, Mexican woman can visit terminally ill husband after pleas for clemency

An Arizona congressman is pleading with the Dept. of Homeland Security to allow a Mexican woman the chance to see her terminally ill husband one last time.


Drinking clubs for white millennial men, or fraternities for hate?

The Proud Boys and Identity Evropa say they're defending the endangered white race, but those who track hate groups say they're part of a “millennial male phenomenon” that's changing the face of white nationalism.


Rising hate drives Latinos and immigrants into silence

More than one in five suspected hate crimes victimized Latinos, according to a News21 analysis of responses to the National Crime Victimization Survey data from 2012 to 2016.


Ducey, Arizona sheriffs join White House event defending ICE agents

WASHINGTON - Gov. Doug Ducey joined a handful of state and local officials at a White House event praising border officers for putting their lives on the line to defend residents of Arizona, at a time when critics of the Trump administration's border policies are calling for the abolition of ICE.


No More Deaths duels with Border Patrol over water and food drops for migrants

No More Deaths volunteers have been working for a decade to provide gallons of water and food drops to migrants illegally crossing from the Mexican border.


Fall elections, recess mean immigration reform chances continue to dim

WASHINGTON - After a year of squabbling on immigration reform, and despite the nudge from the president, experts say it's increasingly unlikely that anything will get done by this Congress. Just like the last several Congresses.