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Tucsonan seeks to help ID dead migrants

Tucsonan seeks to help ID dead migrants

Most of the approximately 5,000 migrants who died last year remain unidentified.

March 14, 2015 6:30 pm Photos

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Border-crosser deaths haven't dropped despite decline in illegal migration

Border-crosser deaths haven't dropped despite decline in illegal migration

Despite fewer people migrating illegally through Southern Arizona, the number of border-crosser remains found during the last decade has not dropped below 140 a year, according to a new report.

June 06, 2013 12:00 am Related

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Decade brings 2,000+ sets of remains in Tucson Sector

Decade brings 2,000+ sets of remains in Tucson Sector

Under a cloud of marker smoke, a Border Patrol Search, Trauma and Rescue agent edges his way over a cliff to rescue a "victim" 60 feet below. It was a demonstration by the U.S. Border Patrol in Peña Blanca Canyon on Tuesday.

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Decade brings 2,000+ sets of remains in Tucson Sector

Decade brings 2,000+ sets of remains in Tucson Sector

The remains of more than 2,000 border crossers have been found in the Border Patrol's Tucson Sector in the last decade.

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Tim Steller: Dialogue about border deaths now based on data

Tim Steller: Dialogue about border deaths now based on data

June 8, 2002 was the day when, for me, border-crosser deaths changed from an issue into a crisis.

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Death tally near border up as heat takes a toll

Arizona's searing summer heat has begun to take its annual toll on illegal border crossers.

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