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Supreme Court ruling could transform how immigration policy is challenged

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that immigrants cannot band together to challenge immigration policy in any lower federal court.

Pence touts Trump-era border policies in Arizona speech

Pence visited the border in Cochise County before speaking in Phoenix.

For border communities, fallout of crossing restrictions lingers but opportunity remains

Cities like Nogales, Arizona, are still feeling the ongoing consequences of Mexican shoppers being shut out for nearly two years.

A record 100 million people have been displaced from their homes worldwide

The UN refugee agency said the humanitarian response to the war in Ukraine has been overwhelming, but the same energy and attention must be given to crises around the world.

"I Dream in Widescreen 2022" is a feast for the mind's eye.

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Judge rules that pandemic border restrictions must continue

A federal judge has blocked the Biden administration from lifting the pandemic border restrictions known as Title 42 next week.

CBP to disband controversial investigation teams

A memo from Customs and Border Protection says it will stop using Critical Incident Teams, the internal Border Patrol units accused of interfering with outside investigations into agent conduct.

Trauma physicians' study shows sharp rise in border wall deaths, injuries

A new study from a group of trauma physicians at U.C. San Diego Medical Center shows a dramatic rise in the number of people dying or suffering serious injuries falling from the border wall.

Judge halts preparations for end of US asylum limits

The Biden administration plans to end the policy on May 23.

Federal judge keeps Title 42 in place

A suit brought by Arizona and other states keep the policy in effect.

Report documents harm asylum seekers face in detention facilities

Tens of thousands of asylum seekers have faced prolonged detention in the U.S. in the past year, according to the report.

Tensions at Texas border meant increased commercial crossing in Nogales

Delays and blockades that stemmed from new inspections on northbound commercial vehicles pushed some additional cargo traffic to Arizona’s border.

Pond renewal work slated for Quitobaquito Springs

The spring’s flow and its human-made pond dipped drastically in 2020, amid record high summer temperatures and drought, and as construction crews built the border wall.

Mexican woman dies trying to climb border wall near Douglas

Griselda Verduzco Armenta, 31, was found Monday night along a stretch of 30-foot tall border fence some 10 miles west of Douglas.

CBP moves forward with remediation plans along parts of Arizona border

Customs and Border Protection says it will soon start work on a series of remediation projects on some parts of the border wall built by the Trump administration in Arizona.

Federal lawsuit seeks to block end to sweeping asylum limits

The lawsuit was filed over the weekend in a Louisiana federal court challenging the planned May 23 end to border controls known as Title 42.

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