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US House Republicans Want to Change Asylum Laws

Republican House leaders plan to take up an immigration bill in June.

Following the Journey of One Asylum Seeker From Honduras

The country is known for violence against women and the LGBTQ community.

Dozens Arrive at Nogales Border to Seek Asylum

Nogales International reporter Kendal Blust explains why they say they left their countries.

ADOT Trucker Training in Mexico Cuts Down on Border Wait Time

The main driver behind the initiative is safety and compliance, an official said.

Border Patrol Agent Will be Retried on Manslaughter Charges

Border Patrol Agent Lonnie Swartz was found "not guilty" of 2nd degree murder, prosecutors will try again on manslaughter charges.

Border Patrol Union Chides Agency for Not Defending Agent

National union paid legal costs to defend Border Patrol Agent Lonnie Swartz of murder charges.

A Taste of Tucson History

Also on Arizona Spotlight: An update on Central American asylum seekers at the U.S. / Mexico border; using music to build community for America's homeless; learn about the traditions of Ramadan from a Tucson Muslim family

Federal Documents: Wall Likely to Adversely Impact Endangered Species

A FOIA request resulted in documents that appear to substantiate concerns of environmentalists and border communities.

Migration Analyst: Year-Over-Year Apprehension Numbers Misleading

Numbers of border apprehensions jumped up compared to last year, but are on a historically low trend, analyst says.

Border Patrol Highlights Search and Rescue in Safety Initiative

Human rights groups say while there is an uneasy relationship with Border Patrol, saving lives is what matters.

Influx of Families From Central America Seek Shelter in Tucson

Local refugee shelters say they are now at capacity.

US Border Agency Tests Body Cam Use by Agents in 9 Locations

A Tucson unit of Customs and Border Protection will be part of the trial.

US Says Border Crossing Doesn't Have Room for Asylum Seekers

Around 200 Central Americans in a caravan were told they may need to wait after arriving at the border in Tijuana.

Border Agent Acquitted of 2nd-Degree Murder, What’s Next?

Journalists Perla Trevizo and Paul Ingram reflect on the federal trial of Lonnie Swartz.

Historic Walkout; #RedforEd and Charters; Border Agent Acquitted

And former state treasurer Dean Martin explains the sustainability of the governor's teacher pay raise plan.

ACLU Ad Campaign on ICE Interactions Won't Air in Arizona

Ads will air in 11 states across three different digital platforms.

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