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New Nogales Port Director Says Facial Recognition Will Speed Up Border Crossing

In addition to new technology, 70 customs agents are being trained to head to the Nogales port.

Group Calls for Judge to Toss Border Case

Lawyers for a man working with the No More Deaths humanitarian aid group say the charges are U.S. government retaliation.

FBI May Help Identify Migrant Remains Found Along US-Mexico Border

The Forensic Border Coalition says the FBI has the most extensive DNA database in the world.

Women Migrate Across More Than Borders

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Borderlands Theater explores"Sanctuary"; Pima County's Master Gardener program celebrates 35 years; and Tu Nidito presents an art show by youth coping with grief.

CD2 Candidates at Odds on Southern Arizona Issues

Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick and Republican Lea Marquez Peterson vie to represent Pima and Cochise Counties district.

Tucson Immigration Officials Release More Than 700 Asylum Seekers From Detention

Homeland Security says there just isn't enough room at ICE family detention centers to accommodate a rise in asylum-seeking families.

Attorney General Wants More Funding to Prosecute Border Cases

Officials say the caseload in Southern Arizona has gone up significantly.

New Trade Agreement Aimed at Moving Trucks Through the Border Faster

More than half of the old NAFTA agreement was kept in place.

Audit: CBP Not Protecting Information Gleaned From its Drones

The audit found the agency's drone program is vulnerable to losing confidential information the aircraft gather.

Sinaloan Grenade Smuggler Sentenced

It started with Homeland Security Investigations agents watching a sporting goods store in Nogales, Arizona.

Tucson Company Building Border Wall in Texas

West Point Contractors is known locally for projects in Nogales, Yuma and in Tucson’s Saguaro National Park.

Cochise County to Hold Town Hall on Sewage Concerns

Vaccination clinic also set to prevent infection

Cochise County Declares State of Emergency Over Sewage Spill

Supervisors want state, federal governments to find a solution to the "international border situation."

Officials Credit Southern Arizona Drug Seizures to Stonegarden Funding

Law enforcement officials point to the governor's Border Strike Force and Operation Stonegarden grants as factors in their success.

Pima County to Review Permit for Border Patrol Checkpoint

The memo ordering the review comes on the heels of a supervisors vote to reject federal funding tied to border enforcement.

Family Arrivals Surge at US-Mexico Border in August

Families accounted for more than one-third of people who were stopped at the border.

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