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How a weird law gives one group American nationality but not citizenship

Members of the small American Samoan community are in a legal fight for new recognition. A strange loophole in citizenship law has created two types of Americans: U.S. citizens, and second-class American Samoan U.S. “nationals.” People born of all other U.S. territories — including far­-flung places like the Northern Mariana Islands or Guam — are automatically granted citizenship. So why are American Samoans excluded?... Read more»

Ducey, DuVal differ on driver's licenses for Dreamers

The two main candidates for governor agree on a few things when it comes to immigration, such as saying the federal government hasn’t done enough to deal with border-area crime, but they differ when it comes to issuing driver’s licenses to deferred-action recipients. ... Read more»

Johnson: Border tighter, but ‘new threats’ to U.S. security loom

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said illegal immigration is down, border security is up and word is getting out to would-be border crossers. But he called for vigilance against new threats from homegrown extremists who leave the U.S. to join groups like ISIS.... Read more»1

Tucson man arrested for smuggling $275K in cocaine

A Tucson man was arrested on Tuesday for trying to smuggle 26 pounds of cocaine worth an estimated $275,000 through the Nogales port of entry.... Read more»

6 sex offenders arrested by Border Patrol

Six men convicted of sex crimes were removed from the United States since the end of September after they were apprehended by Border Patrol, authorities said.... Read more»

Tours aim to redefine Juárez, revitalize tourism

Hopes are riding on a new effort in which tour buses will come to Ciudad Juárez regularly from El Paso. Officials want the tours to help shed Juárez’s image as a danger zone and showcase the city as a destination for area tourists.... Read more»

A life-and-death struggle for asylum in America

Teens’ tortured road to asylum in America. Lawyers and feds are scrambling to unravel the truth from kids fleeing Central America.... Read more»

CBP officers seize $285K in narcotics in Nogales

A U.S. citizen and a Mexican national were arrested and more than 44 pounds of methamphetamine and cocaine combined were seized Friday in two separate incidents at the Nogales port of entry, officials said.... Read more»

3 men face gun-running charges after Casa Grande bust

Three men were arrested on weapons trafficking charges after a Pinal County Sheriff’s deputy found almost a dozen AK-47s and more than 1,000 rounds of ammunition during a traffic stop outside Casa Grande on Saturday, authorities said.... Read more»2

Mexican mass graves: A survivor’s story

Drug cartel hit men confessed to working with local police to kill students on Sept. 26. This is the story of a 19-year-old who managed to escape.... Read more»

Border officers seize $100K in meth, save baby

In the past week, Customs and Border Protection officers seized just over $100,000 of meth in three separate incidents, and saved a newborn baby.... Read more»1

AK-47 among weapons BP seizes from smugglers

In a series of busts, Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents seized two stolen vehicles and four weapons, including a fully-automatic AK-47 assault rifle and a 9 mm pistol with a silencer.... Read more»

Operation Streamline protesters found guilty

Six activists who blocked the federal courthouse in Tucson during an October 2013 protest against the fast-track immigration court held there were found guilty by a federal judge on Friday.... Read more»2

Captured Mexican drug lord was hunted by U.S. agents

On Wednesday, Mexican soldiers arrested the man who headed one of that country’s most notorious cartels, Hector Beltran Leyva. The U.S. offered a $5 million reward for his capture, with the drug lord accused of running huge cocaine traffic to the US. His cartel was also a suspect in an attack on CIA agents.... Read more»

Obama administration breaks own deportation record

The Obama administration in 2013 deported a record-breaking 438,421 people, including about 315,000 Mexican nationals, according to government statistics released Wednesday.... Read more»

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