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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.

Multiple arrests in Border Patrol raid on migrant aid camp, second this week

Agency entered a medical aid camp run by the humanitarian group No More Deaths on Friday, executing a federal warrant.

Border Patrol agents raid No More Deaths migrant aid camp

The group says the event is the first of its kind in over a year.

Border wall construction heightens environmental concerns in sensitive habitats

Local residents, a sheriff and a wildlife expert weigh in on the impacts of physical barriers at the southern border.

Scientists: Border wall construction wreaking havoc at Quitobaquito Springs

More than two dozen ecologists, biologists and hydrologists say the desert oasis is in worse shape than ever.

Work starts on new section of border wall in national wildlife refuge

North-Dakota-based Fisher Sand and Gravel has broken ground on a $1.3 billion project in southeast Arizona.

'A worst-case scenario': Leaks, dust, water pumping and drought plague Quitobaquito

Border-hugging spring and its pond are sacred to Hia C-ed O'odham and the Tohono O'odham communities

COVID-19 closures hit already-backlogged immigration courts

More than a million people are awaiting immigration court hearings nationwide, according to estimates.

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