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Sheriff: Migrant shot by Border agent was brandishing a rock

A Border Patrol agent said the migrant he fatally shot this month near Douglas was brandishing a rock.

3 Arizona land ports among 26 port projects at U.S. borders

Three ports along Arizona’s border with Mexico will be getting upgrades funded by the bipartisan infrastructure bill passed last year.

Autopsy confirms gunshots killed migrant who died in Border Patrol incident

The Pima County Medical Examiner’s Office has confirmed the cause of death for an unidentified male migrant shot by a Border Patrol agent on Saturday night.

US border agent kills man on rugged trail in Arizona

The sheriff's office says the shooting was reported about 10 p.m. Saturday about 30 miles northeast of Douglas.

In months since border reopening, sales tax revenues up in Nogales

State treasurer’s data shows that roughly $1.2 million in sales taxes were generated in the city in November, and $1.3 million in December.

How is Arizona using its border security fund?

Gov. Ducey wants to add $50 million to the fund. But most of the money already in the fund has not been spent.

For legal experts and activists, an unexpected win for Indigenous religious freedoms

Amber Ortega was facing charges for refusing to leave an area where workers were building the border wall. Her acquittal was hailed as an unexpected win for Native American religious freedoms.

CBP says more than 178K apprehensions occurred along border in December

The agency says more than 78,000 people apprehended in December were sent back under Title 42.

More non-U.S. citizens will need to show proof of vaccination at land ports

U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents returning to the United States are exempted from the requirement.

Indigenous woman arrested for blocking wall construction found not guilty

Amber Ortega's defense argued her actions should be protected by the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

Indigenous woman arrested for blocking wall construction back in court

Amber Ortega is asking a federal judge to reconsider whether she can use a religious freedom law as her defense.

Arizona data shows another deadly year for migrants along the border

More than 220 sets of remains were recovered in counties around the state last year, according to a count by the Arizona advocacy group Humane Borders.

DHS wants public input over border wall remediation

The federal government released an interactive document showing how rugged border wilderness has been impacted by the border wall.

Mexico charges 7 in 'Fast and Furious' weapons trafficking

Federal agents allowed criminals to buy guns with the intention of tracking the weapons. But they lost most of the guns.

Arizona Trail's southernmost point is open again after long border wall closure

After more than a year of closures, it’s opened to hikers again on Dec. 31, 2021.

A record number of migrants died along the U.S.-Mexico border in 2021

The grim milestone comes as border officers continue to use the pandemic-era protocol Title 42, which sends most migrants and asylum seekers quickly back to Mexico.

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