Demographics

After 42 days, the management company that operates Tucson’s bus system finally came to an agreement with the transit workers union. Now the union and city leaders are grappling with how to prevent future strikes.
September 18, 2015
New estimates show that the number of babies born to unauthorized immigrants in the United States has been steadily decreasing over the last several years.
September 14, 2015
The U.S. and Mexico are spending money in two river towns to rescue their damaged, once connected economies. Along other parts of the Rio Grande, some people claim they're forced to break border laws to survive.
September 11, 2015
Mexico is shouldering a growing share of the enforcement of unauthorized migration from Central America’s Northern Triangle: El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.
September 08, 2015
The town of Douglas, on the Arizona-Mexico border, recently lost its hospital and the ripple effect is evident: job loss, emergency services overwhelmed, and people worried about their safety.
September 01, 2015
More than 500 bus drivers and mechanics from Tucson’s public transportation system Sun Tran continue to strike. It's now the longest on record at 16 days on Friday. The workers’ union held a rally, while residents prepared for another weekend without bus service.
August 22, 2015
The Department of Homeland Security has received increasing scrutiny of its immigrant detention centers, including several in Arizona operated by different DHS agencies.
August 14, 2015
The Cochise Regional Hospital in Douglas is likely to close Friday due to the loss of federal Medicare and Medicaid payments. It is the only hospital on the Southeastern border of the state.
July 30, 2015
Twenty years after Bosnian Serb forces killed more than 8,000 Muslim men and boys near the town of Srebrenica, the U.S. is moving to deport immigrants believed to have participated. But there are some questions about who should be held accountable.
July 09, 2015
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This week marks the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre in Bosnia in which Bosnian Serbs killed 8,000 Muslims.Two decades later, refugees from different sides of the conflict have built new lives in Phoenix.
July 08, 2015

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