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  • A tale of two 26-year-olds: 1 problem, 2 solutions

    A tale of two 26-year-olds: 1 problem, 2 solutions

    Friday, August 29 2014 12:41 AM EDT2014-08-29 04:41:16 GMT
    From the thousands of children who risked their lives to come to the United States, to the groups of people found in the desert, the determination of those who risk it all to cross our border and start lives here at whatever cost has been obvious for months and even years.
    From the thousands of children who risked their lives to come to the United States, to the groups of people found in the desert, the determination of those who risk it all to cross our border and start lives here at whatever cost has been obvious for months and even years.
  • CBP seizes 200 pounds of pot in smuggling bust in Douglas

    CBP seizes 200 pounds of pot in smuggling bust in Douglas

    Thursday, August 28 2014 6:06 PM EDT2014-08-28 22:06:20 GMT
    (Source: CBP)(Source: CBP)
    Customs and Border Protection officials arrested a woman who attempted to smuggle more than $100,000 worth of marijuana into the United States.
    Customs and Border Protection officials arrested a woman who attempted to smuggle more than $100,000 worth of marijuana into the United States.
  • White House preps legal case for immigration steps

    White House preps legal case for immigration steps

    President Barack Obama's lawyers are carefully crafting a legal rationale for executive actions on immigration as a self-imposed, end-of-summer deadline to act approaches.
    President Barack Obama's lawyers are carefully crafting a legal rationale for executive actions on immigration as a self-imposed, end-of-summer deadline to act approaches.
  • Guatemalan group encourages youth to stay in country

    Guatemalan group encourages youth to stay in country

    Thursday, August 28 2014 1:14 AM EDT2014-08-28 05:14:57 GMT
    The journey from Central America to the United States has been made by many people in Guatemala, but that doesn't mean they want to do it. SERES is an organization working to give people the reasons and knowledge to stay in their home communities.
    The journey from Central America to the United States has been made by many people in Guatemala, but that doesn't mean they want to do it. SERES is an organization working to give people the reasons and knowledge to stay in their home communities.
  • Border agents arrest two, seize hard drugs in separate smuggling busts

    Border agents arrest two, seize hard drugs in separate smuggling busts

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 8:16 PM EDT2014-08-28 00:16:29 GMT
    (Source: CBP)(Source: CBP)
    Officers referred the suspects to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations and seized the vehicles and drugs.
    Officers referred the suspects to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations and seized the vehicles and drugs.
  • One month later: gap still in U.S. Mexico border fence from monsoon

    One month later: gap still in U.S. Mexico border fence from monsoon

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:27 AM EDT2014-08-27 14:27:55 GMT
    Border Patrol: Ground still too saturated. Repair date has yet to be determined.
    Border Patrol: Ground still too saturated. Repair date has yet to be determined.
  • CBP makes several seizures of unreported currency

    CBP makes several seizures of unreported currency

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 8:52 PM EDT2014-08-27 00:52:12 GMT
    (Source: CBP)(Source: CBP)
    Customs and Border Protection officers in Nogales stopped several people who reportedly attempted to take unreported currency across the border in the past week.
    Customs and Border Protection officers in Nogales stopped several people who reportedly attempted to take unreported currency across the border in the past week.
  • Huge stash of hidden cocaine sends Mexican man to jail

    Huge stash of hidden cocaine sends Mexican man to jail

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 8:35 PM EDT2014-08-27 00:35:16 GMT
    Source: CBPSource: CBP
     A 54-year-old Mexican man is under arrest for trying to move a huge drug haul through the Port of Naco.
     A 54-year-old Mexican man is under arrest for trying to move a huge drug haul through the Port of Naco.
  • Drug detection canines assist CBP officers in 4 arrests, weekend drug busts

    Drug detection canines assist CBP officers in 4 arrests, weekend drug busts

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 7:41 PM EDT2014-08-26 23:41:10 GMT
    (Source: CBP)(Source: CBP)
    The suspects were turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations and the drugs and a car were seized.
    The suspects were turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations and the drugs and a car were seized.
  • Congressional candidates talk immigration at Republican forum

    Congressional candidates talk immigration at Republican forum

    Monday, August 25 2014 6:03 PM EDT2014-08-25 22:03:46 GMT
    Two students helped the League of Women Voters moderate the forum that included Shelley Kais, Martha McSally and Chuck Wooten.
    Two students helped the League of Women Voters moderate the forum that included Shelley Kais, Martha McSally and Chuck Wooten.

  • McCain on ISIS, immigration and water

    McCain on ISIS, immigration and water

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 10:17 PM EDT2014-08-21 02:17:04 GMT
    Arizona Senator John McCain spent the past two days in Southern Arizona, first at town hall at Raytheon in Tucson's Tech Park and then the friendly confines of Green Valley.
    Arizona Senator John McCain spent the past two days in Southern Arizona, first at town hall at Raytheon in Tucson's Tech Park and then the friendly confines of Green Valley.
  • CBP seizes more than $319k in drugs near Nogales

    CBP seizes more than $319k in drugs near Nogales

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:19 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:19:35 GMT
    Four people were detained in separate incidents, by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers over the weekend after they attempted to smuggle drugs across the border into the U.S., according to CBP officials. 
    Four people were detained in separate incidents, by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers over the weekend after they attempted to smuggle drugs across the border into the U.S., according to CBP officials. 
  • U-Haul used in unsuccessful smuggling attempt

    U-Haul used in unsuccessful smuggling attempt

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:25 PM EDT2014-08-20 16:25:53 GMT
    Border Patrol agents found seven people, including one juvenile locked inside the cargo hold of the moving truck, with no fresh air or means of escape in case of an accident.   
    Border Patrol agents found seven people, including one juvenile locked inside the cargo hold of the moving truck, with no fresh air or means of escape in case of an accident.   
  • Woman to remain in sanctuary in south side church

    Woman to remain in sanctuary in south side church

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 6:46 PM EDT2014-08-19 22:46:49 GMT
    A woman who sought sanctuary inside a Tucson church says she has not lost hope that she will be allowed to stay with her family. That's even though U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, has refused to issue a stay of removal that would protect her from deportation. 
    A woman who sought sanctuary inside a Tucson church says she has not lost hope that she will be allowed to stay with her family. That's even though U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, has refused to issue a stay of removal that would protect her from deportation. 
  • Protection Network Coalition holds rally against Tucson Police

    Protection Network Coalition holds rally against Tucson Police

    Monday, August 11 2014 9:45 PM EDT2014-08-12 01:45:13 GMT
    People gathered Monday to rally and deliver a letter to Tucson Police Chief Robert Villasenor. They are demanding Tucson Police stop calling Border Patrol during traffic stops and stop racial profiling to enforce the controversial SB1070 immigration law. 
    People gathered Monday to rally and deliver a letter to Tucson Police Chief Robert Villasenor. They are demanding Tucson Police stop calling Border Patrol during traffic stops and stop racial profiling to enforce the controversial SB1070 immigration law. 
  • ONLY ON KOLD: Crossing the line

    ONLY ON KOLD: Crossing the line

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 1:19 AM EDT2014-07-30 05:19:04 GMT
    This has exploded into what's arguably the biggest immigration story in the world today and Tucson is right in the middle of it. Som Lisaius reports.
    This has exploded into what's arguably the biggest immigration story in the world today and Tucson is right in the middle of it. Som Lisaius reports.
  • ONLY ON KOLD: Cartel lookout homes revealed

    ONLY ON KOLD: Cartel lookout homes revealed

    Friday, July 25 2014 9:25 PM EDT2014-07-26 01:25:04 GMT
    The border crisis has all eyes on the surge of illegal immigrants pouring into Texas with transports coming to Southern Arizona.
    The border crisis has all eyes on the surge of illegal immigrants pouring into Texas with transports coming to Southern Arizona.
  • Union rep, attorney respond to statements from Border Patrol shooting investigation

    Union rep, attorney respond to statements from Border Patrol shooting investigation

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:41 PM EDT2014-07-23 01:41:20 GMT
    Border Patrol agents acted professionally at the scene of a deadly officer-involved shooting in Green Valley, according to the local union leader.Statements from investigators included in documents recently released by the Pima County Sheriff’s Department say that some agents questioned what detectives were doing and upset with their treatment.“There was some questioning on our part from the union and the attorneys stand point as to why these agents weren’t being allowed to talk to the attorn...
    Border Patrol agents acted professionally at the scene of a deadly officer-involved shooting in Green Valley, according to the local union leader.Statements from investigators included in documents recently released by the Pima County Sheriff’s Department say that some agents questioned what detectives were doing and upset with their treatment.“There was some questioning on our part from the union and the attorneys stand point as to why these agents weren’t being allowed to talk to the attorn...
  • No migrants heading to Oracle, officials say

    No migrants heading to Oracle, officials say

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 1:26 AM EDT2014-07-16 05:26:57 GMT
     Most of the protesters left, though a few were still sleeping in the campgrounds by the Boy's Ranch.
     Most of the protesters left, though a few were still sleeping in the campgrounds by the Boy's Ranch.
  • Health Department: Surge of migrants not 'public health threat'

    Health Department: Surge of migrants not 'public health threat'

    Monday, July 14 2014 4:44 PM EDT2014-07-14 20:44:37 GMT
    The surge of migrant families and unaccompanied children illegally crossing in the United States is not a “public health threat” for Pima County, according to the health department.The screening process at a Border Patrol facility in Nogales is working, according to a recent report by Health Department Director Dr Francisco Garcia.At the facility, children receive vaccinations for the following: MMR, flu, meningitis, pertrussis and diphtheria, according to Garcia’s report. The children are al...
    The surge of migrant families and unaccompanied children illegally crossing in the United States is not a “public health threat” for Pima County, according to the health department.The screening process at a Border Patrol facility in Nogales is working, according to a recent report by Health Department Director Dr Francisco Garcia.At the facility, children receive vaccinations for the following: MMR, flu, meningitis, pertrussis and diphtheria, according to Garcia’s report. The children are al...
  • Forced to close from flooding, Nogales port reopens

    Forced to close from flooding, Nogales port reopens

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 3:20 AM EDT2014-07-08 07:20:04 GMT
    Source: Craig Reck / Tucson News NowSource: Craig Reck / Tucson News Now
    Monsoon floods forced Customs and Border Protection to shut down the DeConcini port of entry Monday.Vehicles were rerouted to the Mariposa port of entry and pedestrians were directed to the nearby Morley gate to cross the border, according to the public affairs office for CBP.The other ports would remain accessible until CBP could reopen DeConcini to traffic, according to a spokesperson.Monday night just before 10, dozens of cars arrived at the downtown port of entry. Drivers said they were n...
    Monsoon floods forced Customs and Border Protection to shut down the DeConcini port of entry Monday.Vehicles were rerouted to the Mariposa port of entry and pedestrians were directed to the nearby Morley gate to cross the border, according to the public affairs office for CBP.The other ports would remain accessible until CBP could reopen DeConcini to traffic, according to a spokesperson.Monday night just before 10, dozens of cars arrived at the downtown port of entry. Drivers said they were n...
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