More Border Stories

"Missing in Brooks County" captures perseverance and tragedy from the U.S. / Mexico border.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Live Theater Worksop's outdoor drive-in stage experience "Having Our Say"; and some intricate acoustic swing from The Django Shredders.

'No right way': Rapid migrant expulsions transform remote border crossing

Aid groups say Trump administration's pandemic-era expulsions trap migrants in a borderland ill-equipped to care for them.

Senate proposes budget with almost $2B in border wall funding

The Senate and House have until next month to agree on a short- or long-term budget.

Joe Biden inherits Trump's border wall — and its lawsuits

Candidate Biden said he would stop construction but never said he would tear down the new border wall.

In Arizona, building a wall — and destroying a canyon

In a mountain range too steep to cross, the Department of Homeland Security is spending millions of dollars on five miles of border wall.

DHS marks milestone as wall construction severs wildlife corridors

New border wall construction is nearly done in some of the most environmentally sensitive areas in Arizona.

SCOTUS to hear border wall and asylum seeker suits

A federal appeals court recently ruled the administration was illegally using military funds to pay for 11 segments of the wall.

Border restrictions leave asylum seekers stranded in Nogales, Sonora

Many continue to receive humanitarian aid at the Kino Border Initiative.

Border apprehensions down, nearly 200k returned to Mexico under COVID-19 policy

Customs and Border Protection's acting commissioner visited Tucson to recap the agency's 2020 fiscal year.

'Falling on deaf ears': Tohono O'odham Nation reacts to use of force at Indigenous protest

Tohono O'odham Nation Chairman Ned Norris Jr. says tribal needs along the border are being ignored.

Indigenous Peoples' Day border demonstration ends with tear gas, arrests

11 demonstrators taken into DPS custody during a Border Patrol checkpoint blockade in Pima County.

Appeals court rules against Trump administration on border wall funds

The 9th Circuit ruled that just because the country’s military deems the border wall is necessary, that doesn’t mean it is.

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