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  • APNewsBreak: Border wall models thwart US commandos in tests

    APNewsBreak: Border wall models thwart US commandos in tests

    Friday, January 19 2018 9:34 AM EST2018-01-19 14:34:57 GMT
    Friday, January 19 2018 10:16 AM EST2018-01-19 15:16:21 GMT
    APNewsBreak: Recent testing of prototypes of President Donald Trump's proposed wall with Mexico indicates their imposing heights should stop border crossers, a U.S. official with direct knowledge of the rigorous...
    APNewsBreak: Recent testing of prototypes of President Donald Trump's proposed wall with Mexico indicates their imposing heights should stop border crossers, a U.S. official with direct knowledge of the rigorous assessment tells The Associated Press.
  • 'Very strong' Democratic sentiment to oppose GOP budget bill

    'Very strong' Democratic sentiment to oppose GOP budget bill

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 1:23 AM EST2018-01-17 06:23:26 GMT
    Thursday, January 18 2018 10:14 PM EST2018-01-19 03:14:59 GMT

    Republican leaders are racing against a Friday deadline for pushing a short-term spending bill through Congress.

    Republican leaders are racing against a Friday deadline for pushing a short-term spending bill through Congress.

  • Arizona group: Border agents have ruined migrant provisions

    Arizona group: Border agents have ruined migrant provisions

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 6:25 PM EST2018-01-17 23:25:53 GMT
    Thursday, January 18 2018 7:50 PM EST2018-01-19 00:50:00 GMT

    A group that stocks a remote desert camp with water for migrants crossing illegally into the United States says some Border Patrol agents have slashed and emptied the water bottles, putting the travelers' lives in danger.

    A group that stocks a remote desert camp with water for migrants crossing illegally into the United States says some Border Patrol agents have slashed and emptied the water bottles, putting the travelers' lives in danger.

  • Organizations push to protect DACA recipients as budget deadline looms

    Organizations push to protect DACA recipients as budget deadline looms

    Thursday, January 18 2018 2:58 PM EST2018-01-18 19:58:55 GMT

    DACA recipients and organizations who support the thousands of young immigrants are watching closely as the deadline nears for a budget deal.

    DACA recipients and organizations who support the thousands of young immigrants are watching closely as the deadline nears for a budget deal.

  • Democrats dig in on immigration, shutdown risk or no

    Democrats dig in on immigration, shutdown risk or no

    Thursday, January 18 2018 1:24 AM EST2018-01-18 06:24:44 GMT
    Thursday, January 18 2018 12:07 PM EST2018-01-18 17:07:09 GMT

    The fight over the fate of the "dreamers" is increasingly becoming a test of Democrats' progressive mettle, surpassing health care or taxes as the top year-two priority for the liberal base.

    The fight over the fate of the "dreamers" is increasingly becoming a test of Democrats' progressive mettle, surpassing health care or taxes as the top year-two priority for the liberal base.

  • No More Deaths to release findings of investigation

    No More Deaths to release findings of investigation

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 6:36 PM EST2018-01-17 23:36:14 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    "No More Deaths" volunteers said there is a crisis along the US- Mexico border and they would like to see some changes.

    "No More Deaths" volunteers said there is a crisis along the US- Mexico border and they would like to see some changes.

  • Dems accuse GOP official of 'amnesia' on Trump vulgarity

    Dems accuse GOP official of 'amnesia' on Trump vulgarity

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 12:43 AM EST2018-01-16 05:43:27 GMT
    Wednesday, January 17 2018 12:25 AM EST2018-01-17 05:25:06 GMT

    Word of Trump's comments threatened to upend delicate negotiations over resolving the status of the hundreds of thousands of immigrants who were brought to the country illegally as children. 

    Word of Trump's comments threatened to upend delicate negotiations over resolving the status of the hundreds of thousands of immigrants who were brought to the country illegally as children. 

  • Human smuggling attempt stopped by Douglas BP agents

    Human smuggling attempt stopped by Douglas BP agents

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 9:03 PM EST2018-01-17 02:03:47 GMT
    (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)(Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

    Four people are in custody, with one facing charges of human smuggling after being stopped on Sunday night, Jan. 14 at an immigration stop on State Route 80 in Cochise County.  

    Four people are in custody, with one facing charges of human smuggling after being stopped on Sunday night, Jan. 14 at an immigration stop on State Route 80 in Cochise County.  

  • Pima Co. Board of Supervisors passes resolution on DACA

    Pima Co. Board of Supervisors passes resolution on DACA

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 8:49 PM EST2018-01-17 01:49:57 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    The vote was 3-2, split along party lines with the three Democrats supporting it and the Republicans against it. 

    The vote was 3-2, split along party lines with the three Democrats supporting it and the Republicans against it. 

  • Bipartisan DACA deal falls through, shutdown looming

    Bipartisan DACA deal falls through, shutdown looming

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 4:34 PM EST2018-01-16 21:34:56 GMT
    Tuesday, January 16 2018 5:01 PM EST2018-01-16 22:01:31 GMT

    President Trump rejected a bipartisan bill to resolve DACA last Thursday.

    President Trump rejected a bipartisan bill to resolve DACA last Thursday.

  • International tourism to U.S. slumps, but grows globally

    International tourism to U.S. slumps, but grows globally

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 3:23 PM EST2018-01-16 20:23:15 GMT
    Tuesday, January 16 2018 3:23 PM EST2018-01-16 20:23:15 GMT

    International tourism to the United States is down for the second straight year. Trump and a high dollar get the blame.

    International tourism to the United States is down for the second straight year. Trump and a high dollar get the blame.

  • Group again helping immigrants renew DACA status

    Group again helping immigrants renew DACA status

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 8:00 AM EST2018-01-16 13:00:48 GMT
    (Source: Twitter)(Source: Twitter)

    Promise Arizona will resume providing counseling and financial assistance to people who need to renew their status under the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

    Promise Arizona will resume providing counseling and financial assistance to people who need to renew their status under the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

  • Federal agency returns to accepting requests under DACA

    Federal agency returns to accepting requests under DACA

    Saturday, January 13 2018 11:02 PM EST2018-01-14 04:02:08 GMT
    Sunday, January 14 2018 12:23 AM EST2018-01-14 05:23:32 GMT

    Citizenship and Immigration Services says it's resumed accepting requests from young immigrants to renew a grant of deferred action under the Obama-era program known as DACA.

    Citizenship and Immigration Services says it's resumed accepting requests from young immigrants to renew a grant of deferred action under the Obama-era program known as DACA.

  • 'Reprehensible and racist:' Trump's remarks outrage Africans

    'Reprehensible and racist:' Trump's remarks outrage Africans

    Friday, January 12 2018 2:11 AM EST2018-01-12 07:11:02 GMT
    Saturday, January 13 2018 7:44 AM EST2018-01-13 12:44:11 GMT
    Africa startled by Trump's sudden and vulgar attention; while governments hesitated at criticism, the continent's young population wasn't so shy.
    Africa startled by Trump's sudden and vulgar attention; while governments hesitated at criticism, the continent's young population wasn't so shy.
  • GOP moderates furious, leaders muted on Trump furor

    GOP moderates furious, leaders muted on Trump furor

    Friday, January 12 2018 3:51 PM EST2018-01-12 20:51:51 GMT
    Saturday, January 13 2018 1:24 AM EST2018-01-13 06:24:17 GMT
    GOP leaders are mostly staying quiet but more moderate Republicans are reacting sharply against President Donald Trump's incendiary comments about countries in Africa.
    GOP leaders are mostly staying quiet but more moderate Republicans are reacting sharply against President Donald Trump's incendiary comments about countries in Africa.
  • Trump partly denies, also defends vulgar immigrant comments

    Trump partly denies, also defends vulgar immigrant comments

    Friday, January 12 2018 2:21 AM EST2018-01-12 07:21:12 GMT
    Saturday, January 13 2018 1:23 AM EST2018-01-13 06:23:39 GMT

    Trump's contemptuous description of an entire continent startled lawmakers in the meeting and immediately revived charges that the president is racist. 

    Trump's contemptuous description of an entire continent startled lawmakers in the meeting and immediately revived charges that the president is racist. 

  • Trump's own words revive debate over whether he's racist

    Trump's own words revive debate over whether he's racist

    Friday, January 12 2018 4:11 PM EST2018-01-12 21:11:43 GMT
    Saturday, January 13 2018 1:04 AM EST2018-01-13 06:04:54 GMT
    Trump's words rip open the debate over whether he's racist.
    Trump's words rip open the debate over whether he's racist.
  • CBP K9 stops second largest drug smuggling attempt at Port of Lukeville

    CBP K9 stops second largest drug smuggling attempt at Port of Lukeville

    Saturday, January 13 2018 12:52 AM EST2018-01-13 05:52:57 GMT
    More than a ton of marijuana was seized by officers at the Port of Lukeville over the past weekend. (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)More than a ton of marijuana was seized by officers at the Port of Lukeville over the past weekend. (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

    Customs and Border Protection officers at the Port of Lukeville, 151 miles southwest of Tucson, pulled a 55-year-old man for further inspection after a CBP canine alerted to the RV he was driving.  

    Customs and Border Protection officers at the Port of Lukeville, 151 miles southwest of Tucson, pulled a 55-year-old man for further inspection after a CBP canine alerted to the RV he was driving.  

  • CBP K9 helps stop human smuggling attempt in Cochise County

    CBP K9 helps stop human smuggling attempt in Cochise County

    Saturday, January 13 2018 12:51 AM EST2018-01-13 05:51:41 GMT
    Two men found in trunk of a car at a Cochise County immigration checkpoint. (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)Two men found in trunk of a car at a Cochise County immigration checkpoint. (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

    A Sierra Vista man is facing human smuggling charges after he was stopped at the Willcox Station on Saturday, Dec. 30.  

    A Sierra Vista man is facing human smuggling charges after he was stopped at the Willcox Station on Saturday, Dec. 30.  

  • Arizona Gov. Ducey's budget plan focuses new cash on schools

    Arizona Gov. Ducey's budget plan focuses new cash on schools

    Friday, January 12 2018 5:58 PM EST2018-01-12 22:58:39 GMT
    Friday, January 12 2018 11:01 PM EST2018-01-13 04:01:26 GMT

    Governor Doug Ducey released his executive budget for the fiscal year 2019 on Friday. The $10.1 billion budget focuses significantly on adding more dollars to K-12 education.

    Governor Doug Ducey released his executive budget for the fiscal year 2019 on Friday. The $10.1 billion budget focuses significantly on adding more dollars to K-12 education.

  • The Latest: Trump renews push for wall in immigration deal

    The Latest: Trump renews push for wall in immigration deal

    Thursday, January 11 2018 1:52 PM EST2018-01-11 18:52:25 GMT
    Friday, January 12 2018 12:13 AM EST2018-01-12 05:13:56 GMT

    Top House Democrat Nancy Pelosi says an immigration working group is just "five white guys.".

    Top House Democrat Nancy Pelosi says an immigration working group is just "five white guys.".

  • Immigration agents descend on 7-Eleven stores in 17 states

    Immigration agents descend on 7-Eleven stores in 17 states

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 12:30 PM EST2018-01-10 17:30:55 GMT
    Thursday, January 11 2018 10:46 AM EST2018-01-11 15:46:37 GMT

    APNewsBreak: U.S. immigration agents descended on dozens of 7-Eleven stores before dawn Wednesday to open employment audits and interview workers in what officials described as the largest operation against an...

    APNewsBreak: U.S. immigration agents descended on dozens of 7-Eleven stores before dawn Wednesday to open employment audits and interview workers in what officials described as the largest operation against an employer under Donald Trump's presidency.

  • Lawmakers see boost for immigration deal after Trump remarks

    Lawmakers see boost for immigration deal after Trump remarks

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 1:09 AM EST2018-01-10 06:09:47 GMT
    Thursday, January 11 2018 5:22 AM EST2018-01-11 10:22:36 GMT

    Facing a Jan. 19 deadline for averting an election-year government shutdown, negotiators were seeking a formula for reviving protections against deportation that Trump has ended for nearly 800,000 immigrants who arrived illegally in the U.S. as children.

    Facing a Jan. 19 deadline for averting an election-year government shutdown, negotiators were seeking a formula for reviving protections against deportation that Trump has ended for nearly 800,000 immigrants who arrived illegally in the U.S. as children.

  • DACA future in doubt once again

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 9:31 PM EST2018-01-11 02:31:06 GMT

    The future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is up in the air again after a federal judge issued an injunction against White House attempts to end it. 

    The future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is up in the air again after a federal judge issued an injunction against White House attempts to end it. 

  • BREAKING

    CBP: Convicted child rapist caught near Nogales

    CBP: Convicted child rapist caught near Nogales

    Monday, January 8 2018 5:00 PM EST2018-01-08 22:00:27 GMT
    Rene Maldonado-Alvarado, who was convicted of raping a child in 2016, was arrested after sneaking back into the United States. (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)Rene Maldonado-Alvarado, who was convicted of raping a child in 2016, was arrested after sneaking back into the United States. (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

    A Mexican man convicted of raping a child in 2016 was caught near Nogales after he snuck back into the United States, federal authorities said.

    A Mexican man convicted of raping a child in 2016 was caught near Nogales after he snuck back into the United States, federal authorities said.

  • Ducey to push K-12 funding, opioid crackdown in Legislature

    Ducey to push K-12 funding, opioid crackdown in Legislature

    Sunday, January 7 2018 10:42 PM EST2018-01-08 03:42:54 GMT
    Sunday, January 7 2018 10:42 PM EST2018-01-08 03:42:54 GMT
    Ducey has pushed his agencies to find cash to redirect to education. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Ducey has pushed his agencies to find cash to redirect to education. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Ducey needs to boost school funding again in his fourth budget proposal as he faces a re-election battle this year.

    Ducey needs to boost school funding again in his fourth budget proposal as he faces a re-election battle this year.

  • Trump seeks $18 billion to extend border wall over 10 years

    Trump seeks $18 billion to extend border wall over 10 years

    Friday, January 5 2018 6:07 PM EST2018-01-05 23:07:41 GMT
    Saturday, January 6 2018 3:03 PM EST2018-01-06 20:03:22 GMT

    The Trump administration has proposed spending $18 billion over 10 years to significantly extend the border wall with Mexico.

    The Trump administration has proposed spending $18 billion over 10 years to significantly extend the border wall with Mexico.

  • Sessions terminates US policy that let legal pot flourish

    Sessions terminates US policy that let legal pot flourish

    Thursday, January 4 2018 8:49 AM EST2018-01-04 13:49:21 GMT
    Friday, January 5 2018 3:18 AM EST2018-01-05 08:18:54 GMT

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions is rescinding a policy that allowed legalized marijuana to flourish in states across the country without federal intervention.

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions is rescinding a policy that allowed legalized marijuana to flourish in states across the country without federal intervention.

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