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Report highlights biodiversity loss at Quitobaquito during border wall construction

Borderland scientists say that with all the noise "neither the birds nor the bird watchers want to be at Quitobaquito right now."

Coronavirus risk lessens in Sonora, Mexican officials say

The Mexican state to Arizona's south has entered a "medium" phase of risk.

Despite travel restrictions, Rocky Point welcoming Arizonans

The popular tourism destination reopened its beaches in August.

New top diplomat at the Mexican Consulate in Tucson

His priorities in his new role and how the pandemic has impacted services the consulate provides.

Indigenous activists protest wall contractor in Coolidge

Demonstrators gathered at Stinger Bridge & Iron to decry border wall construction across ancestral Indigenous border land.

New Citizenship and Immigration Services memo announces the implementation of new DACA guidance

The announcement follows a series of rule changes outlined by the Trump administration in July.

Travel restrictions at the border strain Nogales’s economy

But other areas of the city are continuing to grow.

Opioid busts on the rise at Arizona ports of entry

Port officials are also seeing more cases of drugs being smuggled by U.S. citizens.

Asylum seekers describe self-harm, faulty COVID-19 response at ICE detention center

As a federal report faults ICE's complaint-handling process in detention, a letter from Eloy describes a facility on the brink.

'Hands tied behind our back': Protesters decry border wall construction at San Pedro River

A few dozen people gathered Friday to protest new border wall going up along Arizona's last free-flowing river.

Health experts: Proposed asylum change would fail to protect both public health and human rights

The proposed policy change would allow officials to turn away migrants deemed at risk of spreading disease.

Border wall groundwater pumping threatens to push endangered species to 'brink of extinction'

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials worry water pumping will deplete the San Bernardino Valley springs and aquifer.

Looking back at SB 1070 a decade later

Though the infamous “show me your papers” law was partially struck down, it has left a legacy in Arizona.

CBP head defends accelerated border expulsions, blames migrants for increasing COVID-19 risk

Commissioner Mark Morgan spoke to the media ahead of agency's release of July arrest data.

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