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Report: US Native American health agency at crossroads

The Indian Health Service has been plagued with problems standing in the way of delivering health care.

25 killed in attack on bar in coastal Mexico

Mexico's president is calling for an investigation into possible ties to government officials.

US moves FEMA, Coast Guard money to fund border programs

$217 million would be moved to fund things like increasing the number of beds for detained immigrants.

How 1970s neoliberalism factors into today's mass migration from Central America

A discussion with UA cultural anthropologist Megan Carney.

A look at Arizona gun laws

Recent mass shootings raised gun control legislation questions again.

"Never again, para nadie."

Also on Arizona Spotlight: New state law that may provide justice for greater numbers of Indigenous women and girls; A reaction to the Trump administration changing the Endangered Species Act; and a very short story from Aurelie Sheehan.

Court limits order that had stopped Trump asylum limits

Most crossing the southern border are Central Americans fleeing violence and poverty, who would largely be ineligible for asylum.

County puts off vote to raise tobacco age to 21

The delay caused the city to postpone its vote, and council members say they may try to pass an ordinance on their own.

Head of CBP defends agency's response to migration 'crisis'

Mark Morgan says politicians and the news media are unfairly demonizing border agencies.

US moves to limit asylum for threatened family members

The U.S. attorney general says not all family units can be considered a "social group" for the purposes of asylum.

As Southwest water managers grapple with climate change, can a 'Grand Bargain' work?

The approach aims to rebalance some of the bad math that came from promising water to too many people.

Supreme Court allows use of Pentagon funds for border wall

The court said Friday that it would lift a freeze on the money put in place by a lower court.

Term extended for Mexican elected governor with US ties

A researcher says the rules change signals Mexican political institutions are being tested.

Tohono O'odham Nation inaugurates leadership

Ned Norris Jr. and Wavalene Saunders had previously served as chairman and vice chairwoman.

Catholic Community Services secures new space for immigrant shelter at juvenile detention center

The Pima County Board of Supervisors approved the lease Monday.

Secretary of State Pompeo plans travel to Latin America

Pompeo is expected to talk about issues like free trade and immigration with counterparts in Mexico and other countries.

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