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Worker morale at Homeland Security climbs, but not everywhere

A nonprofit found falling worker satisfaction in sub-agencies that deal with immigration.

Tackling opioid addiction with treatment, not arrest

Police in Southern Arizona are embracing programs to help people break the cycle of addiction without resorting to the criminal justice system.

Judge overseeing Border Patrol trial may order tents for Tucson Sector

Government attorneys said the number of families seeking asylum in the sector is already far higher than the last fiscal year.

US sending Mexican migrants 1,000 miles from border

Mexicans accounted for half of the arrests and people stopped at the U.S. border in December.

Trial over treatment of migrants in Border Patrol custody begins

Advocates are alleging inhumane treatment at many of the agency's short-term detention centers in Arizona.

Fentanyl seizures up nearly 75% in Pinal County

Sheriff Mark Lamb describes how the drug is impacting the county.

Man gets life in prison for 2010 killing of US border agent Brian Terry

Heraclio Osorio Arellanes was a member of a "rip crew" that fired on Terry's unit in 2010, killing the Border Patrol agent.

Phoenix police shootings plunge amid scrutiny, new policies

Fifteen shootings in 2019 is the lowest number the department has seen in a decade.

Third cross-border tunnel discovered this month in Nogales

The tunnel connected a home in Arizona to an enormous cross-border sewer line.

Mexican President: La Mora massacre investigation receiving ‘special attention’

López Obrador didn't give further details about the investigation into the murder of nine dual citizens in rural Sonora.

Mexico will work with US after Sonora Mormon murders

The country's foreign secretary said the collaboration will mirror response to a shooting in El Paso in August.

How the FBI investigates corruption at the border

A discussion with special agent Adam Radtke.

Some border drug screening devices can't detect low purity fentanyl

The gadgets, which cost $26 million, can't pick up the drug if the purity is less than 10%, a report says.

Border apprehensions drop as immigration crackdown continues

Numbers traditionally decline in hot months and rebound when weather cools, though officials say enforcement strategies have led to results.

Border Patrol agent dies during search in remote area

The FBI is leading the investigation into the agent's death south of Patagonia.

Work beginning on new border wall in Cochise County

Police chiefs in Douglas and Agua Prieta share how current infrastructure impacts public safety in their cities.

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