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In Arizona, building a wall — and destroying a canyon

In a mountain range too steep to cross, the Department of Homeland Security is spending millions of dollars on five miles of border wall.

DHS marks milestone as wall construction severs wildlife corridors

New border wall construction is nearly done in some of the most environmentally sensitive areas in Arizona.

SCOTUS to hear border wall and asylum seeker suits

A federal appeals court recently ruled the administration was illegally using military funds to pay for 11 segments of the wall.

Border restrictions leave asylum seekers stranded in Nogales, Sonora

Many continue to receive humanitarian aid at the Kino Border Initiative.

Border apprehensions down, nearly 200k returned to Mexico under COVID-19 policy

Customs and Border Protection's acting commissioner visited Tucson to recap the agency's 2020 fiscal year.

'Falling on deaf ears': Tohono O'odham Nation reacts to use of force at Indigenous protest

Tohono O'odham Nation Chairman Ned Norris Jr. says tribal needs along the border are being ignored.

Indigenous Peoples' Day border demonstration ends with tear gas, arrests

11 demonstrators taken into DPS custody during a Border Patrol checkpoint blockade in Pima County.

Appeals court rules against Trump administration on border wall funds

The 9th Circuit ruled that just because the country’s military deems the border wall is necessary, that doesn’t mean it is.

Border Patrol agents to be equipped with body cameras

The cameras will be distributed to agents stationed along the Mexico border starting next spring.

Border Patrol storms humanitarian aid camp in Southern Arizona; no criminal charges filed

The raid is part of escalating tension between the federal agency and nonprofit No More Deaths.

O'odham-led demonstration blocks highway north of Arizona-Sonora border crossing

Demonstrations against border wall construction on ancestral Indigenous land continue despite Quitobaquito closure.

NPS closes route to Quitobaquito Springs

Closure comes a day after O'odham leaders held a cross-border ceremony at the spring.

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