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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.

COVID-19 asylum limits at US-Mexico border to end May 23

The Centers for Disease Control says it's ending a policy that limited asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Environmental groups reach settlement in border wall funding suit

The new settlement agreement mandates no more military funds be used for border wall construction and requires a study to assess environmental damage.

CDC will review the use of Title 42 on Wednesday

The pandemic-era policy enacted in March of 2020 that allows border officers to swiftly turn away migrants on public health grounds.

Pressure is building on Biden administration to repeal Title 42

The policy came into sharp focus last week when a Ukrainian family was turned away because of it at the border in San Diego.

DPS investigating fatal crash after Border Patrol pursuit

The Arizona Department of Public Safety is investigating a Border Patrol vehicle chase that ended in a fatal crash outside Tucson.

Car crossings up to pre-pandemic levels, pedestrians lag at Arizona ports

Pedestrian crossings in Nogales this January were still down 36% from January 2020.

Sheriff: Migrant shot by Border agent was brandishing a rock

A Border Patrol agent said the migrant he fatally shot this month near Douglas was brandishing a rock.

3 Arizona land ports among 26 port projects at U.S. borders

Three ports along Arizona’s border with Mexico will be getting upgrades funded by the bipartisan infrastructure bill passed last year.

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