Renovations should result in shorter waits at Mariposa, but staffing issues remain.
Hill's removal solves problems for feds, rancher.
Rain has fallen daily since monsoon started on July 3.
Storms also hit southeast, west of Tucson.
Hundreds of people from Sonora and Arizona gathered Friday to make introductions, share ideas and find ways to work together.
U.S. and Mexican authorities shutdown a drug smuggling tunnel Friday afternoon, following a multi-agency investigation by the Nogales Tunnel Task Force, federal authorities said.
There might be shorter wait lines in the near future as Arizona’s ports of entry get an influx of additional officers.
More officers at Arizona’s ports of entry, longer hours of operation, lease-back partnerships with private investors and toll roads.
It’s not as though he sees molehills where everyone else sees mountains.
Eagle-eyed pedestrians walking over Broadway and Congress Street on the footbridge in front of the county buildings can see the problem when they look down at the parking spaces below.
A 35-year-old Douglas man was arrested Friday for attempting to smuggle $300,000 in unreported cash into Mexico through the Douglas port of entry, authorities said.
Met with Obama in Phoenix
One local pol got a chance to chat up President Obama on Tuesday. Mayor Jonathan Rothschild pitched a Southern Arizona road expansion project to the president as a means to possibly solve some pressing economic and border issues.
MEXICO CITY - It took less than an hour for the mayors of Tucson and Nogales, Sonora, to get what they had come for.
A Mexican national was arrested Saturday at the Mariposa Port of Entry in Nogales for attempting to smuggle nearly 33 pounds of methamphetamine into the United States.
A Sonora man was arrested Sunday after border officers say they found $951,000 worth of methamphetamine hidden in his car.
A Mexican man was arrested Tuesday at a Nogales port of entry for attempting to smuggle more than a ton of marijuana into the United States.
It is the fastest-growing state with the fastest-growing middle class in Mexico.
The number of lanes for commercial trucks entering the U.S. through Nogales has already doubled as construction continues on the Mariposa Port of Entry.
Border agents found two tons of marijuana in a truck that first
attracted their attention when it started to have mechanical
problems as it approached the inspection dock.