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Tucson police chief, critic of Trump border policy, tapped to run CBP

President Joe Biden nominated Tucson Police Chief Chris Magnus on Monday to be head of Customs and Border Protection, tapping a progressive outsider to oversee an agency facing surging numbers of migrants at the border. In making the announcement, the White House cited Magnus’ history of promoting community relations and police accountability, as well as his experience

Immigration

March saw record-high number of unaccompanied minors stopped at border

The number of migrants apprehended at the southern border surged in March to one of the highest monthly totals on record, and the almost 19,000 unaccompanied youth stopped there set a record, the latest data shows. Customs and Border Protection reported Thursday that single adults still made up the bulk of the 172,331 people apprehended

Immigration

Expelled from US at night, migrant families weigh next steps

In one of Mexico’s most notorious cities for organized crime, migrants are expelled from the United States throughout the night, exhausted from the journey, disillusioned about not getting a chance to seek asylum and at a crossroads about where to go next. Marisela Ramirez, who was returned to Reynosa about 4 a.m. Thursday, brought her

Opinion

Opinion: Biden Dejame Entrar Por Favor

[Disclaimer: The views expressed in opinion pieces on the PrescotteNews website are solely those of the authors. These opinions do not necessarily represent those of the staff of Prescott eNews or its publisher.] Yesterday, a group of Hispanics reached the San Ysidro border checkpoint in California and appealed to President Joe Biden to let them

Immigration

Biden to slowly allow 25,000 people seeking asylum into US

The Biden administration on Friday announced plans for tens of thousands of people who are seeking asylum and have been forced to wait in Mexico under a Trump-era policy to be allowed into the U.S. while their cases wind through immigration courts. The first wave of an estimated 25,000 asylum-seekers with active cases in the

Immigration

Biden ban on new private prison contracts will not reach ICE detainees

President Joe Biden’s order that the Justice Department stop contracting with private prisons could eventually affect thousands of inmates – but not the roughly 3,000 immigrants being held in private facilities in Arizona. Biden said Tuesday that his executive order is part of an effort to promote racial equity and is needed to “stop corporations

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