Tucson police no longer enforcing Arizona’s immigration status checks

Tucson police no longer enforcing Arizona’s immigration status checks

TUCSON, ARIZ. (AP) –  Tucson police said Wednesday they will no longer fully enforce the state’s landmark immigration law that requires local police to check the immigration status of people they encounter while enforcing other laws. Chief Roberto Villaseñor said his officers will now only check immigration status and call the U.S. Border Patrol when […]

Building a Better Border Means Relating to Communities

Building a Better Border Means Relating to Communities

By Julie Fisher-Rowe, Truthout | Op-Ed President Obama recently stood in front of the nation and made a historic, and much anticipated, announcement on immigration policy. His executive action will spare millions of mothers, fathers, workers and students from the threat of deportation, and was the result of the work of a mobilized and passionate […]

Report: Migrants often deported without personal belongings

Report: Migrants often deported without personal belongings

By Perla Trevizo NOGALES, Sonora — Sara Camarillos arrived here more than a week ago, without a dime in her pocket and no official identification. The 41-year-old tried to cross the border illegally through Altar but was caught by the Border Patrol. She carried a backpack with a change of clothes, her Mexican voter ID, […]

Residents protest Border Patrol checkpoint

Residents protest Border Patrol checkpoint

By Christina Myers. CREATED Dec 7, 2014 – UPDATED: Dec 8, 2014 ARIVACA (KGUN9-TV) – Arivaca residents took part in a 24-hour vigil protesting the Border Patrol checkpoint on Arivaca Rd. This comes one year after some residents first demanded the immediate removal of the checkpoint, which never happened. Since then residents have volunteered to […]