Southern border apprehensions hit record 2.4 million in fiscal 2022
Border officials encountered a record of almost 2.4 million migrants at the southern border in fiscal 2022, shattering the old record of 1.7 million set just a year earlier, according to numbers released late Friday by Customs and Border Protection.
New signs of rising illegal immigration into US
The number of immigrants crossing the border illegally into the U.S. appears to be on the rise again after dropping during the recession.
Report: Border-watch groups in Ariz. vanishing
The Minuteman border-watch movement that exploded in southern Arizona in the last decade has virtually disappeared, according to a new report from an Alabama-based civil rights center that monitors hate groups.
Arizona deputy likens border to war zone at Washington hearing
Pinal County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Steve Henry said Wednesday that when his deputies go to the border they face a situation similar to a warzone in Afghanistan or Iraq.
Arizona students carry message in support of DREAM Act to Washington
WASHINGTON _ A group of Arizona students went door-to-door asking friends and businesses for funds to help them take a message to Congress: They want to continue their education here in the country they have always known as home.
Illegal immigrant inmates drops in Maricopa County
The number of inmates suspected of being illegal immigrants in Arizona's most populous county has dropped by nearly 40 percent, despite an increase in deportations across the country over the same two-year time frame.
Students look to 2012 after immigration bill fails
Emboldened by months of phone calls to lawmakers, hunger strikes and sit-ins, a group of college students and graduates in Los Angeles say they plan to take their fight for immigrant rights to the states and the 2012 election after Senate Republicans blocked a key piece of legislation.