Border deaths

Border deaths

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

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4 arrested, separate incidents of drug smuggling

4 arrested, separate incidents of drug smuggling

Federal authorities seize nearly $568,000 worth of drugs.

8 hours ago

Man arrested for attempt to smuggle money into Mexico

Man arrested for attempt to smuggle money into Mexico

Tried to smuggle $189,300 in U.S. currency through Nogales port.

9 hours ago

More border crossers fled in 2013 compared with 2012

More border crossers fled in 2013 compared with 2012

The Border Patrol recorded that more people got away or turned back in fiscal year 2013 than in 2012.

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When it rains, Sanz is called to action

When it rains, Sanz is called to action

Vicente Sanz helps the residents of Nogales, Sonora, deal with severe weather.

September 20, 2014 6:00 pm Video Photos

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Grijalva asks Obama to meet with illegal immigrants

Grijalva asks Obama to meet with illegal immigrants

Grijalva said deporting working parents shouldn't be a high priority.

September 19, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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Feds mum on program meant to lessen crossers

Feds mum on program meant to lessen crossers

Sens. McCain, Flake seeking information on zero-tolerance program.

September 19, 2014 7:30 pm Photos

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Nogales rain gauge registered 8 inches in 48 hours

Nogales rain gauge registered 8 inches in 48 hours

By Thursday, much of the water had receded from the major roads.

September 19, 2014 12:00 am Video Photos

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Support inside sanctuary gives mother 'strength'

Support inside sanctuary gives mother 'strength'

Still at Tucson church, Rosa Robles Loreto hopes for stay of deportation.

September 15, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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4 arrested in border drug busts

4 arrested in border drug busts

Agents seized cocaine, meth in the three incidents.

September 15, 2014 1:53 pm Photos

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Immigration hearings slowed by technical glitches, remote sites

Immigration hearings slowed by technical glitches, remote sites

Immigration court system tries to speed up cases of youths and families. 

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Border Patrol seizes $1.1 million in marijuana

Border Patrol seizes $1.1 million in marijuana

Border Patrol agents in the Tucson Sector seized a total of about $1.1 million worth of marijuana in three incidents Thursday.

September 12, 2014 5:30 pm

Feds: Ajo housing project for border agents mismanaged, too costly

Feds: Ajo housing project for border agents mismanaged, too costly

CBP paid nearly eight times market price for employee housing in Ajo.

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Border agent cleared in Green Valley shooting

Border agent cleared in Green Valley shooting

A U.S. Border Patrol agent who shot and killed an unarmed and fleeing suspect in May has been cleared of any wrongdoing by the Pima County Att…

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Border agent is cleared in May killing

Border agent is cleared in May killing

Man shot was unarmed, fleeing agents following vehicle chase.

September 10, 2014 9:30 pm Related

Temporary immigration detention center looking permanent

Temporary immigration detention center looking permanent

The challenges of holding immigrant families in detention are starting to show.

September 10, 2014 12:00 pm Photos

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US Border Patrol agent cleared in Arizona shooting

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol agent who fatally shot an unarmed man suspected of smuggling drugs through a southern Arizona checkp…

September 10, 2014 1:29 pmLoading…

ACLU fights to publicly ID Border Patrol agent in Nogales shooting

ACLU fights to publicly ID Border Patrol agent in Nogales shooting

The agent is accused in the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old Nogales teen.

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UA report details workplace abuses for immigrant women

UA report details workplace abuses for immigrant women

The report on Tucson workers was prepared by the University of Arizona.

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Feds want to void Arizona smuggling law

Feds want to void Arizona smuggling law

Federal laws pre-empt state version, lawyers argue.

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Agents seize nearly $900K worth of dope

Agents seize nearly $900K worth of dope

Found in a stolen truck west of Tucson.

September 05, 2014 6:07 pm Photos

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Domestic violence now grounds for asylum

Domestic violence now grounds for asylum

Two Central American women are the first to prevail after court decision.

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Phoenix man suspected of smuggling pot at border

Phoenix man suspected of smuggling pot at border

Border officers found more than $77,000 worth of pot in a pickup.

September 03, 2014 9:56 am Photos

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2 accused of holding immigrant boy captive

2 accused of holding immigrant boy captive

Investigators suspect the boy was smuggled through the Southern Arizona border.

September 03, 2014 12:00 pm Photos

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County vote supports woman seeking refuge at church

County vote supports woman seeking refuge at church

Rosa Imelda Robles Loreto has been at Southside Presbyterian Church since last month.

September 02, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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