AJO – Hundreds of people die in the Sonoran Desert each year attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border. Local humanitarian aid organizations continue to provide crisis aid to prevent suffering and death.
YUMA – Louie Gradias of Gadsden has witnessed the drastic evolution of the southern border over his 79 years and has many stories to tell.
WASHINGTON - One benefit of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is work authorization, but it does not extend to Capitol Hill - a surprise to some Arizona Democrats who, barred from hiring Dreamers, are now trying to change the law.
PHOENIX – Transgender military veterans have faced a constant shift in policy, depending on which party is in power. Five of them talk to Cronkite News about their experiences.
YUMA – Migrant farm workers in Arizona, considered essential workers, often struggle to say healthy and get vaccinated during the pandemic.
SOMERTON – As the Biden administration eases restrictive policies, asylum seekers are being released in border towns with few resources for aid and support. In response, three nonprofits have formed the Arizona California Humanitarian Coalition.
WASHINGTON _ Gov. Doug Ducey declared a state of emergency Tuesday and ordered 250 Arizona National Guard members to assist state and local law enforcement agencies at the border, as migrant apprehensions rise to their highest number in years.
WASHINGTON — Refugee advocates were "deeply disappointed and frustrated" by the Biden administration's failure Friday to reverse historically low Trump-era refugee limits this year, something then-candidate Joe Biden had promised to do.
TUCSON - University of Arizona Ph.D. student Ganesh Marin discovered a young male jaguar lurking along the Arizona-Mexico border.
WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden nominated Tucson Police Chief Chris Magnus to be head of Customs and Border Protection, an agency facing surging numbers of migrants.
WASHINGTON — The number of migrants apprehended at the southern border surged in March to one of the highest monthly totals on record, and the almost 19,000 unaccompanied youth stopped there set a record, the latest data shows.
WASHINGTON – A federal appeals court Monday backed the asylum claim of an undocumented immigrant in Phoenix who said her feminist political beliefs would put her in danger if she was returned to Mexico.