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Database of individuals who have died attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border.

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4 border crossers busted with pot in Pinal County

4 border crossers busted with pot in Pinal County

The men were carrying more than $106K worth of marijuana.

August 23, 2014 5:30 pm Photos

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Who gets detained, released sometimes just luck

Who gets detained, released sometimes just luck

Some Central American women are allowed to join family in the U.S.

August 23, 2014 6:30 pm Photos

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Smuggler running drugs, not waves in watercraft

Smuggler running drugs, not waves in watercraft

Border officers found nearly 15 pounds of marijuana Thursday hidden in an SUV and a personal watercraft.

August 22, 2014 6:19 pm Photos

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2 AZ women busted at border with cash, drugs

2 AZ women busted at border with cash, drugs

Cash, cocaine and marijuana were found in two SUVs.

August 22, 2014 3:33 pm Photos

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End 'deportation mill,' lawsuit demands

End 'deportation mill,' lawsuit demands

Rights groups claim the government is deporting those with valid asylum claims.

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Groups sue government over 'deportation mill' for Central Americans

Groups sue government over 'deportation mill' for Central Americans

Rights groups claim the government is deporting those with valid asylum claims.

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Central American lawmakers make immigration-related visit here

Central American lawmakers make immigration-related visit here

They see sites coping with an influx of unaccompanied minor migrants.

August 22, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Woman wearing heroin arrested at the border

Woman wearing heroin arrested at the border

A woman with heroin duct taped to her body was arrested at the Nogales border Tuesday.

August 21, 2014 12:39 pm Photos

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US investigators visit site where agent killed Sonora teen

US investigators visit site where agent killed Sonora teen

Border Patrol says it was responding to rock throwers. FBI probe is still open.

August 21, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Immigrants found locked in rental truck near Tucson

Immigrants found locked in rental truck near Tucson

The group was found at the Interstate 19 checkpoint near Amado.

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Massive acid spill disrupting lives along Sonora River

Massive acid spill disrupting lives along Sonora River

Mexican environmental authorities have filed a lawsuit against the mining operation.

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Stay of deportation denied for sanctuary seeker

Stay of deportation denied for sanctuary seeker

Family has been at Southside Presbyterian Church since Aug. 7.

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Man busted at border with $420K in cash

Man busted at border with $420K in cash

Agents found cash hidden under the car's rear seats and in the trunk.

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Agents arrest one, shut down border tunnel

Agents arrest one, shut down border tunnel

Was found near the DeConcini Port of Entry in Nogales earlier this month.

August 18, 2014 4:11 pm Photos

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How immigration through S. Arizona has changed

How immigration through S. Arizona has changed

Surge of Central Americans has altered local Border Patrol operations.

August 16, 2014 6:30 pm Photos

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Dreamers seek court order giving them driver's licenses

Dreamers seek court order giving them driver's licenses

After U.S. District court declines force state to give dreamers licenses, appeals court is asked to intervene.

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Government updates Mexico travel warning

Government updates Mexico travel warning

The advisory for Rocky Point appears to have been toned down slightly.

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$1.6 million in drugs seized at AZ borders in 6 days

$1.6 million in drugs seized at AZ borders in 6 days

Drug dogs were working overtime to sniff out narcotics.

August 15, 2014 5:30 pm Photos

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Officers at Nogales port seize meth, pot

Officers at Nogales port seize meth, pot

2 people taken into custody.

August 13, 2014 5:23 pm Photos

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Tucson protesters attempt to stop detainment

Tucson protesters attempt to stop detainment

Protesters attempted to stop the detainment of an immigrant by Border Patrol.  

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Expansion of Nogales port should ease border wait times

Expansion of Nogales port should ease border wait times

Renovations should result in shorter waits at Mariposa, but staffing issues remain.

August 09, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Arizona top state for deferred action applications

Arizona top state for deferred action applications

Arizona has the highest percentage of applicants for deferred action of any state.

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2 busts net $214K in hard drugs at border

2 busts net $214K in hard drugs at border

Narcotics detection dogs sniffed out cocaine and meth.

August 08, 2014 10:10 am Photos

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Woman hides 6 pounds of heroin in her girdle

Woman hides 6 pounds of heroin in her girdle

The drugs has a street value of $86,000.

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Faced with deportation, woman seeks church sanctuary

Faced with deportation, woman seeks church sanctuary

Second time this year Southside Presbyterian has offered shelter to undocumented immigrant.

August 06, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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