Stories tagged: "US-Mexico Border"


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Judge Orders End to Trump-Era Asylum Restrictions at Border

Migrants have been expelled from the United States more than 2.4 million times since the rule took effect in March 2020, denying migrants rights to seek asylum under US and international law on grounds of preventing the spread of COVID-19.

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Migrants Stuck in Southern Mexico Still Rely on Money From Family To Live

For the estimated 30,000 migrants scattered around Tapachula who are waiting to continue their migration journeys, there are the limited avenues for survival – selling goods without a permit, joining the long lines of people seeking government assistance or collecting remittances from home.

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Trump Endorsed This AZ Candidate for US Senate. Here’s What You Need To Know About Him.

From the start of his campaign, Blake Masters has taken stances that are extreme even among his fellow Republicans. Here are the ones you should know about.

FILE - Arizona Republican Gov. Doug Ducey gives his state of the state address at the Arizona Capitol, Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, in Phoenix. Ducey has endorsed businesswoman Karrin Taylor Robson to be his successor. Ducey on Thursday added his name to a growing list of mainstream conservatives looking to boost the businesswoman past Donald Trump-endorsed frontrunner Kari Lake. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
Ducey Signs Final State Budget as Governor

The spending plan for the upcoming year uses a record surplus to invest in education and infrastructure while lowering state debt and preparing for an economic downturn.

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Supreme Court Says ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy for Asylum Seekers Can End

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court on Thursday said the Biden administration can terminate a Trump-era policy that let the US turn away asylum seekers at the southern border and force them to wait in Mexico for their court proceedings. In its final ruling of the term, the 5-4 court said the Biden administration was within...

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The Census Says This Latino City in Arizona Shrank. Its Leaders Plan to Appeal.

The Census Bureau put Somerton's official population at 14,197 people, not the 20,000 that the mayor expected.

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Tucson Cathedral Welcomes Return of Mariachi Mass After Silence During COVID Pandemic

After more than a year of silence due to the pandemic, mariachis are back playing Sunday services at Tucson’s St. Augustine Cathedral.