More Border Stories

Family Arrivals Surge at US-Mexico Border in August

Families accounted for more than one-third of people who were stopped at the border.

Douglas Gives CBP Land to Ease Border Traffic

A city parking lot will be officially turned over to CBP to use as employee parking.

Commission Keeping Tabs on Heavy Metals in Santa Cruz River

Heavy metals from plants in Mexico are getting into the sewer system and, eventually, parts of the river in Arizona.

'Sanctuary' Play Revisits Tucson History

The theater company re-enacts the story of the Sanctuary Movement of the 1980s. Tucson religious leaders risked going to jail for their beliefs and actions.

Border Patrol: Apprehensions of Large Migrant Groups Becoming 'Trend'

Agents have encountered large groups in Southern Arizona's west desert several times this year.

Supervisors Vote Against Stonegarden Funding at Rowdy Meeting

The board decided not to accept federal money based on local law enforcement cooperating with federal immigration efforts.

Border Grants on Pima Supervisors Agenda Yet Again

Board has delayed finalizing acceptance of the federal grants for more than six months.

Listening Beyond the Wall

Also on Arizona Spotlight: "Cleopatra - No Submissive Woman"; bobcats in the backyard; and how Film Tucson is bringing Hollywood back to The Old Pueblo.

Mexican Mother Granted Special Visa to Visit Ailing Husband in Tucson

Woman was previously denied entry; children petitioned for reversal.

Border Agent's Lawyers Want Manslaughter Trial Moved From Tucson

Lawyers for Lonnie Swartz, who killed a Mexican teen through the border fence, say the jury pool is "poisoned" by influence makers.

Tunnel Found in San Luis Brought 'Hard Narcotics' to US

The tunnel was located following a routine traffic stop by local police.

ADOT Conducts First Industry-Requested Training for Mexican Truckers

The trainings have dramatically reduced how often trucks are taken out of service at the border, ADOT says.

128 Migrants 'Abandoned' Along US-Mexico Border

All facing deportation after being found Friday.

Former DEA Agent Pleads Guilty in Firearms Case

Joseph Michael Gill sold two rifles to people police believe were going to use them illegally.

US Appeals Court Revives Suit Over Border-Crossing Photos

At issue is whether restrictions on photography at the border are justified by security concerns.

Border Groups Close Temporary Shelters for Asylum Seekers, Citing Less Need

Asylum-seeking families are no longer waiting weeks to be processed, a volunteer says.

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