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Scientists: Border wall construction wreaking havoc at Quitobaquito Springs

More than two dozen ecologists, biologists and hydrologists say the desert oasis is in worse shape than ever.

Work starts on new section of border wall in national wildlife refuge

North-Dakota-based Fisher Sand and Gravel has broken ground on a $1.3 billion project in southeast Arizona.

'A worst-case scenario': Leaks, dust, water pumping and drought plague Quitobaquito

Border-hugging spring and its pond are sacred to Hia C-ed O'odham and the Tohono O'odham communities

COVID-19 closures hit already-backlogged immigration courts

More than a million people are awaiting immigration court hearings nationwide, according to estimates.

Border wall project based on outdated model, report finds

A federal report says CBP ignored its own priorities for where to build and relied on limited information about border crossings.

Border wall construction raises concerns about environmental impacts

Tony Paniagua visited Sasabe and the Coronado National Memorial, where projects are underway.

Arizona Trail southern trailhead closed during border wall construction

The trail's start will be closed for months so the Trump administration can install a bollard-style wall in the area.

Border wall construction begins across San Pedro River

The controversial project across Arizona's last free-flowing river is underway.

Border wall workers come down with COVID-19

Nearly a dozen people working on President Trump’s border wall in Arizona have been infected with the coronavirus.

Rogue Radio presents Virginia Woolf's "The Mark on the Wall"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Tucson Samaritans' 18 year mission continues; and how the border wall endangers the future of the Sonoyta mud turtle.

Federal court rules president's use of military funds for border wall is illegal

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals issued their ruling Friday.

President Trump visits border fence near San Luis

Later that day, the president addressed supporters in Phoenix.

Coronavirus cases surge in Arizona's border counties

Two Arizona counties along the border have experienced dramatic upticks in the last month.

Behind the Mask

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A plea on behalf of sacred lands threatened by border wall construction; and a sincere thank you to comic book legend Dennis J. O'Neil.

Migrants plead for release as COVID-19 cases surge in ICE detention

At least 122 migrants have the virus at the Eloy Federal Contract Facility, the second-most nationwide.

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