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Conservation groups look to block border wall construction

The groups have asked a federal judge for an injunction until a lawsuit challenging the project is decided.

Fish and Wildlife Service lays out concerns over border wall

The agency says wall construction through Pima and Cochise counties could harm many species.

Head of CBP defends agency's response to migration 'crisis'

Mark Morgan says politicians and the news media are unfairly demonizing border agencies.

BLM: Border wall across San Pedro River would be 'engineering challenge'

A fence blocking the flows during monsoon could damage habitat and erode the San Pedro's channel and banks, the agency said.

Documents detail probe of man charged with aiding migrants

The documents show the timeline for the investigation that led to Scott Warren's arrest.

Supreme Court allows use of Pentagon funds for border wall

The court said Friday that it would lift a freeze on the money put in place by a lower court.

Conservation, law enforcement and ranching: Weighing in on a proposed border fence

The majority of new bollard-style wall would run through protected areas in Pima and Cochise counties.

Head of Border Patrol admits to membership in lewd Facebook group

Carla Provost told a committee that she joined the secret group only to search her own name.

Geoff Notkin on the past - and future - of space exploration.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Mexican rock stars sing out about immigration; and a party to celebrate the "The Queen of the Night" at Tohono Chul.

Tohono O'odham group: Border wall would block sacred pilgrimage

Proposed bollard-style fencing would cut through the route used by the Tohono O'odham for their Salt Pilgrimage.

Some controversial texts from accused border agent won't be shown to jury

Border Patrol agent Matthew Bowen faces felony charges after allegedly ramming a man with his car and then lying about it.

Group hopes juvenile detention center can be welcoming space for migrants

The Board of Supervisors will vote next week on whether to approve the empty center as temporary migrant housing.

Prosecutors in border agent trial trying to keep some testimony away from jury

They want Bowen to not be able to tell the jury his job is dangerous and that agents risk their lives.

A new effort to deal with a leaky cross-border sewage pipe

For years, Nogales residents have suffered from water contamination that stems from the wastewater line.

Border numbers drop as temperatures rise and Mexico cracks down

The decline in border apprehension numbers comes amid renewed outcry over squalid conditions at facilities holding migrant children

Some US asylum seekers find work in northern Mexico

A Mexican official says hundreds have found work and factories have offered thousands of jobs.

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