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NPS closes route to Quitobaquito Springs

Closure comes a day after O'odham leaders held a cross-border ceremony at the spring.

Stand off with Border Patrol, National Park Service ends in scuffle with Indigenous-led demonstrators

O'odham organizers and their supporters stopped construction for over five hours at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.

Indigenous activists arrested in demonstration against border wall construction near Quitobaquito Springs

Two O'odham protesters were arrested for impeding construction in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.

Court ruling mandating sunset of ICE hotel program for migrant children goes into effect

A Friday ruling by a Los Angeles U.S. District Court judge gave the government until September 15 to end the practice

Report highlights biodiversity loss at Quitobaquito during border wall construction

Borderland scientists say that with all the noise "neither the birds nor the bird watchers want to be at Quitobaquito right now."

Coronavirus risk lessens in Sonora, Mexican officials say

The Mexican state to Arizona's south has entered a "medium" phase of risk.

Despite travel restrictions, Rocky Point welcoming Arizonans

The popular tourism destination reopened its beaches in August.

New top diplomat at the Mexican Consulate in Tucson

His priorities in his new role and how the pandemic has impacted services the consulate provides.

Indigenous activists protest wall contractor in Coolidge

Demonstrators gathered at Stinger Bridge & Iron to decry border wall construction across ancestral Indigenous border land.

New Citizenship and Immigration Services memo announces the implementation of new DACA guidance

The announcement follows a series of rule changes outlined by the Trump administration in July.

Travel restrictions at the border strain Nogales’s economy

But other areas of the city are continuing to grow.

Opioid busts on the rise at Arizona ports of entry

Port officials are also seeing more cases of drugs being smuggled by U.S. citizens.

Asylum seekers describe self-harm, faulty COVID-19 response at ICE detention center

As a federal report faults ICE's complaint-handling process in detention, a letter from Eloy describes a facility on the brink.

'Hands tied behind our back': Protesters decry border wall construction at San Pedro River

A few dozen people gathered Friday to protest new border wall going up along Arizona's last free-flowing river.

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