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Financial impact to Arizona from border closure will be severe

The administration has said both countries will review whether or not to continue the closure in 30 days.

Border residents brace for change with approach of closure to nonessential travel

Both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border in Douglas were left wondering what comes next as the Friday night restriction neared.

Environmental advocates say planned border construction threatens jaguar corridors

CBP announced plans to build more than 90 miles of border wall in an area advocates say is predominantly remote wilderness.

More demands to close immigration courts as judge tests positive for COVID-19

Immigration lawyers, judges and prosecutors sent a joint message to the Department of Justice to close the courts.

Borderlands symposium explores web of people, wildlife in Sonoran Desert

The Ajo conference last week brought together scientists, tribal leaders and community members.

Judges ask DOJ to reconsider hearings in high-traffic immigration courts amid coronavirus outbreak

Judges and attorneys working in immigration courts say they need federal support to protect their clients and the public.

Indigenous group reaffirms importance of Quitobaquito Springs amid border wall construction

The group discussed how construction and pumping local groundwater is affecting the sacred site.

U.S. tries again to convince courts for military funds for border fences

At issue is $3.6 billion the Trump administration wants to divert from military construction projects to fund a border fence.

Groups offer support for conservationists challenging border wall construction

Local governments, archaeologists and others have filed briefs supporting a challenge to the waiver of laws for border wall construction.

Supreme Court vacates ruling in Nogales cross-border shooting

The high court’s order followed its 5-4 ruling last week in a nearly identical case from Texas.

Tohono O’odham chair decries ongoing controlled blasts for border wall project

Chairman Ned Norris, Jr. testified during a U.S. House subcommittee hearing.

Final charge dismissed against humanitarian aid worker Scott Warren

Prosecutors declined to say why they dropped the case against Warren.

Hearing looks at border wall construction's impact on Native American sites

The chairman of the Tohono O'odham Nation compared it to building a wall at Arlington National Cemetery.

Court says Mexicans cannot sue Border Patrol agents in fatal shootings

A ruling on Tuesday about a cross-border shooting in Texas could affect a decision on a similar case that took place in Arizona.

Arizona House bill would set aside $1M for border cameras

Some members questioned whether bill crosses the line into federal border enforcement.

Conservation groups to UNESCO: Border wall puts Sonora's World Heritage sites 'in danger'

The groups are urging the agency to declare the cratered landscape known as El Pinacate "in danger" due to border wall construction.

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