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Federal judge throws out No More Deaths convictions

The volunteers had been convicted of misdemeanors after leaving food and water in the Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge.

Pima County supervisors reject federal Operation Stonegarden money

Sheriff Mark Napier says the aid, which is tied to immigration-related law enforcement, helps fight drug trafficking.

More concern, outrage over border wall's impact on sensitive desert lands

A recently bulldozed strip of desert has sparked another wave of criticism over the construction of President Trump's border wall.

Hundreds protest planned border wall across the San Pedro River

Many are worried about how the proposed barrier would impact a vital waterway and wildlife migration corridor.

Binational team of female brewers to debut IPA in Tucson

The effort brought together brewers from Tucson's Borderlands Brewing and Monterrey, Mexico's Turulata Brewing.

US sending Mexican migrants 1,000 miles from border

Mexicans accounted for half of the arrests and people stopped at the U.S. border in December.

Trial over treatment of migrants in Border Patrol custody begins

Advocates are alleging inhumane treatment at many of the agency's short-term detention centers in Arizona.

Seizing fentanyl at Arizona’s border

How CBP and the DEA have adopted new strategies to detect the drug.

Grijalva asks feds to 'respect tribal lands' during border construction

U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva is asking the Department of Homeland Security to formally consult with the Tohono O'odham Nation.

Trump administration wins appeal, pushes border fence projects forward

A lower court had stopped construction on 175 miles of the southwest border in areas along all four border states.

Feds waived environment, other regs on 90 miles of state border in 2019

The waivers were aimed at streamlining wall construction on nearly one-quarter of Arizona's border with Mexico.

Third cross-border tunnel discovered this month in Nogales

The tunnel connected a home in Arizona to an enormous cross-border sewer line.

Video shows groundwater pumping for border wall near Quitobaquito Springs

Conservationists worry pumping will harm a rare and critical desert water source.

Border wait times, Rep. Raúl Grijalva, OSIRIS-REx milestone

Plus, our journalists roundtable takes a deep dive into recent headlines impacting Arizona.

US government loses two border fence funding lawsuits

Together, they block nearly $4 billion in military funds to build a new border fence.

Judge halts some military spending on border wall

The ruling applies to $3.6 billion diverted from military construction projects to pay for 175 miles of border wall.

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