More Border Stories

Housing options limited for migrants forced to wait in southern Mexico

Sleeping outside for some is seen as better than staying in a shelter.

Ducey orders crews to fill gaps in border wall

State contractors began moving and stacking 60-foot-long, 9-foot-tall shipping containers early Friday.

US to fill border wall gaps at open area near Yuma

Biden had pledged during the campaign to stop all border wall construction

Where's the new money in the state budget going?

We look at a handful of areas that will see a notable increase in funds this fiscal year

Ducey signs bill directing $335M to build border fence

The fencing legislation does not say where, when or how the barriers and technology will be installed and no planning document was available.

Providing a future for sea turtles in Kino Bay.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A roundtable with Young Muslims about maintaining their faith in a secular culture; and the difficult reality of living with aphasia.

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.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How a lone graduate student provides top-notch COVID date from Sonora; Live Theatre Workshop's "Body Awareness" initiates some challenging conversations; and Wiley Ray and his Big O Band spread the legacy of Roy Orbison.

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.

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