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Border Patrol Faces Pushback on Surveillance Towers

Plans for the Tohono O'odham Nation, but residents say they invade their privacy.

Thousands of Children Seek Asylum, Many Without Lawyers

10,000 Central American children facing 'removal' went to court without lawyers.

Mexico Cracks Down on Northbound Central Americans

Freight train 'La Bestia' - The Beast - now off limits to migrants, leading to long walk.

'Programa Frontera Sur:' US Intercedes in Southern Mexico

US funds Mexican government's efforts to slow Central American illegal immigration.

New Surge of Central Americans Seen on Border

Unaccompanied youth, women with small children still making their way north.

Kirkpatrick in Nogales: 'A Wall Doesn't Make Sense'

U.S. Senate candidate focuses on the border in challenging incumbent McCain.

Arizona-Mexico Border: Cooperation, Not Confrontation

National political rhetoric belies what locals see as a 'region, not a border.'

Report: U.S.- Mexico Border Trade at All-Time High

More than 100,000 jobs in the state are supported by trade with Mexico

Judge: Shooting near Douglas by Border Patrol Justified

19-year-old Carlos LaMadrid was shot in 2011; agents called it accidental.

Arizona Ports of Entry Handle $31B in 2015, UA Study Says

10% increase in two years result of every state in US importing, exporting through state.

Environmental Impact of Border Barriers in the Past Decade

Sierra Club publishes "11 Years of Lawlessness"

Music Without Borders

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A Tucson couple celebrates their 80th anniversary; A Book I Love, and a look at a Tucson neighborhood through the eyes of a lifelong resident.

Mexican Peso Remains Low Despite Strong Economy

Mexico's economy grew 2.7 percent in the first quarter of this year

Arizona Border Sheriffs Say No to Governor's Drug Strike Force

3 of 4 Arizona border sheriffs say they won't participate in strike force

Can Inland Checkpoints Stop Border Drug Trafficking?

Border Patrol union chief says yes; Douglas mayor says they don't work.

Southern Arizonans Tell of Border Life to House Committee

Ranchers want end to Border Patrol checkpoints along I-19, more rural outposts

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