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New Border Patrol Sector Chief Discusses Challenges with Surge in Families

Plus, hearing from the deputy commander of BORSTAR about heightened risks of crossing during the summer.

Vice President Pence, Gov Ducey Challenge Congress on Border

Pence said the administration isn't considering more family separations, but called for changes to the Flores Agreement.

Vice President Pence to Visit Nogales Thursday

The visit comes at a time when Homeland Security has no clear leaders at the highest positions.

Nearly $1B in Contracts Awarded for Border Fence Sections

The removal and replacement projects will replace vehicle fencing with pedestrian fencing.

Nielsen Out at Homeland Security as Trump Focuses on Border

CBP Commissioner Kevin McAleenan, longtime border official, will take over as acting head.

UA Researcher: No Public Health Risk Presented by Immigration Surge

A discussion with the Arizona Prevention Research Center's Kathryn Tucker.

Trump Backs Off Border Shutdown But Threatens Auto Tariffs

Trump last week tweeted that he would close the border or large swaths of it if Mexico didn't stop illegal immigration to the U.S.

Trump's Threat to Close Border Stirs Fears of Economic Harm

Politicians, business leaders and and economists warned of blocking cross-border trade and the movement of people.

Sen McSally Says Cross-Border Trade, Travel Should Continue

President Donald Trump threatened to close the border this week over immigration.

More US Officers May be Reassigned to Deal With Border Crush

The temporary reassignments, up from the current 750 inspectors, threaten to slow the movement of commercial trucks.

Nogales Manager: Drop in Holiday Shoppers From Mexico Not as Severe as Predicted

City Manager Frank Felix said concertina wire and soldiers didn't deter Christmas shoppers coming from Mexico.

Border Officials Releasing Detained Migrants in Yuma

Some politicians pushed back against the practice, while officials have used the term "breaking point" to describe the situation at the border.

U.S. Immigration: The View From Mexico and Guatemala

In search of perspectives from outside the U.S. on the current state of immigration at our southern border.

Fence First Built Along Arizona Border 100 Years Ago

In 1919, after a deadly clash between military forces, a two-mile fence was built between Ambos Nogales.

Tohono O'odham Police Seize 43K Fentanyl Doses

Tribal police led a task force that resulted in three arrests and the seizure of pills valued at over $700,000.

Mexico Raises Minimum Wage in Border Communities

Many companies already pay above the new rate to stay competitive.

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