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Nielsen Out at Homeland Security as Trump Focuses on Border

CBP Commissioner Kevin McAleenan, longtime border official, will take over as acting head.

UA Researcher: No Public Health Risk Presented by Immigration Surge

A discussion with the Arizona Prevention Research Center's Kathryn Tucker.

Trump Backs Off Border Shutdown But Threatens Auto Tariffs

Trump last week tweeted that he would close the border or large swaths of it if Mexico didn't stop illegal immigration to the U.S.

Trump's Threat to Close Border Stirs Fears of Economic Harm

Politicians, business leaders and and economists warned of blocking cross-border trade and the movement of people.

Sen McSally Says Cross-Border Trade, Travel Should Continue

President Donald Trump threatened to close the border this week over immigration.

More US Officers May be Reassigned to Deal With Border Crush

The temporary reassignments, up from the current 750 inspectors, threaten to slow the movement of commercial trucks.

Nogales Manager: Drop in Holiday Shoppers From Mexico Not as Severe as Predicted

City Manager Frank Felix said concertina wire and soldiers didn't deter Christmas shoppers coming from Mexico.

Border Officials Releasing Detained Migrants in Yuma

Some politicians pushed back against the practice, while officials have used the term "breaking point" to describe the situation at the border.

U.S. Immigration: The View From Mexico and Guatemala

In search of perspectives from outside the U.S. on the current state of immigration at our southern border.

Fence First Built Along Arizona Border 100 Years Ago

In 1919, after a deadly clash between military forces, a two-mile fence was built between Ambos Nogales.

Tohono O'odham Police Seize 43K Fentanyl Doses

Tribal police led a task force that resulted in three arrests and the seizure of pills valued at over $700,000.

Mexico Raises Minimum Wage in Border Communities

Many companies already pay above the new rate to stay competitive.

Boosting Mexico’s Border Economy

How efforts to stimulate Mexico's economy could pay off for Arizona.

Mexico Closes 5 Immigrant Detention Centers

A statement from the federal immigration agency cited a lack of "minimum working conditions" at the facilities.

Proposed 'Sonoran Corridor' Freeway Down to 3 Alternatives

While project is years from being realized, the state is asking for input on possible routes.

Pima County Votes to Oppose Border Razor Wire, National Emergency

Both resolutions passed the board of supervisors on party-line votes.

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