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Border Patrol: National Guard Help Leading to Arrests

Though the agency did not indicate whether numbers were higher compared with previous periods.

Homeland Security Secretary Visits Arizona-Mexico Border

It was the second trip for the secretary to Arizona in as many months.

Homeland Security Chief to Visit Arizona-Mexico Border Thursday

Kirstjen Nielsen and Reps. Martha McSally and David Schweikert will visit a Nogales port of entry.

Congressional Panel Offers Mixed News on Arizona's Opioid Crisis

Prescribing of opioids is down, but smuggling from Mexico is up.

Group: 200 Children Separated From Parents at Arizona Border This Year

The Florence Project legal team says the policy is unprecedented in immigration procedures.

Tucson 'Operation Streamline' Prosecutions Highest Since Launch

The controversial system for prosecuting immigrants has seen an almost 70 percent increase over last year.

40 National Guard Troops in Tucson Sector to Support Border Agents

Guard members carrying out support jobs but not patrolling the border.

US House Republicans Want to Change Asylum Laws

Republican House leaders plan to take up an immigration bill in June.

Following the Journey of One Asylum Seeker From Honduras

The country is known for violence against women and the LGBTQ community.

Dozens Arrive at Nogales Border to Seek Asylum

Nogales International reporter Kendal Blust explains why they say they left their countries.

ADOT Trucker Training in Mexico Cuts Down on Border Wait Time

The main driver behind the initiative is safety and compliance, an official said.

Border Patrol Agent Will be Retried on Manslaughter Charges

Border Patrol Agent Lonnie Swartz was found "not guilty" of 2nd degree murder, prosecutors will try again on manslaughter charges.

Border Patrol Union Chides Agency for Not Defending Agent

National union paid legal costs to defend Border Patrol Agent Lonnie Swartz of murder charges.

A Taste of Tucson History

Also on Arizona Spotlight: An update on Central American asylum seekers at the U.S. / Mexico border; using music to build community for America's homeless; learn about the traditions of Ramadan from a Tucson Muslim family

Federal Documents: Wall Likely to Adversely Impact Endangered Species

A FOIA request resulted in documents that appear to substantiate concerns of environmentalists and border communities.

Migration Analyst: Year-Over-Year Apprehension Numbers Misleading

Numbers of border apprehensions jumped up compared to last year, but are on a historically low trend, analyst says.

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