Timeline for entries tagged “Public Security”

A chronology of events related to U.S. border governance and migration

April 18, 2020

  • The Arizona Republic reports on migrant aid groups like the Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project in Arizona, Al Otro Lado in California, and Border Kindness in Mexicali, Mexico. The article focuses on the difficulties faced by the organizations as they provide essential services to asylum seekers stranded at the border in the absence of federal assistance as coronavirus cases surge in both the U.S. and Mexico.

Tags: Asylum, Migration, Public Security, Remain in Mexico

March 25, 2020

  • Protestors block the Mexico-bound lanes of the DeConcini port between the twin cities of Ambos Nogales in Arizona and Sonora, Mexico. The protestors demand greater controls on the southbound traffic at the U.S.-Mexico border to prevent travelers from the U.S. from spreading the coronavirus in Mexico. At this time, Arizona alone has confirmed over 400 cases and at least 6 deaths. Sonora has confirmed a total of 4 cases of COVID-19 statewide. 

Tags: Border and Migration Politics, Nogales, Public Security