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Oct 25, 2022

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.

Suit challenges prosecutions under smuggling law
Sep 23, 2013

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.

Mar 19, 2012

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.

Oct 13, 2011

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.

Jun 29, 2011

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.

Mar 7, 2011

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.

Dec 20, 2010

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.