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The Buzz: What can states do at the US-Mexico border?

Federal law rules the land when it comes to border enforcement, but local governments can help.

More than 25 years of cross-border advocacy and solidarity on the Douglas-Agua Prieta border

AZPM sat down with a couple who migrated to Douglas/Agua Prieta in the late 90s. In the decades working with migrants on the border, they’ve seen changes. What hasn’t changed is the community’s ability to open doors and hearts to migrants passing through.

Celebrating a unique vision with "Bruce McGrew: Continuum".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How Prop 308 made higher education attainable for undocumented students; and why Kidz At Play is not a rap group.

New report finds immigrant contributions in the state in the billions

A new report by the American Immigration Council found that immigrants contribute more than $26 billion annually to the state’s economy, including more than $5 billion from undocumented immigrants.

Reviving Montezuma Pass: Sky Island Alliance's bold initiative to rewild decommissioned roads

From roads to rivers: volunteers unite to transform old paths into thriving wildlife corridors

NPR's Steve Inskeep on Abraham Lincoln

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The Chinese Chorizo Festival returns to Tucson; A conversation with Nabil Ayers on his debut novel; And, a look into this year's Film Fest Tucson.

Arizona border wall lawsuits dismissed, paving the way for environmental restoration

From legal resolution to environmental revival: Arizona's next chapter

Remembering Matthew Shepard 25 years later.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: True Concord Voices & Orchestra celebrates their 20th season with "Songs of America" featuring the work of Raven Chacon; and, Stories the Soar!

It's "Reservation Dogs" final season, cast member Jon Proudstar shares how it began.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Meet Robaba, a refugee from Afghanistan with a passion for knowledge and a story to tell; members of the National Alliance on Mental Illness share "Moments to Cope"; and remembering filmmaker William Friedkin.

DHS agrees to stop border wall construction, fund environmental remediation projects

A settlement agreement estimates $1.62 billion in funding and nearly $430 million returned to DOD projects.

"The Neotenic Queen" explores the secrets of desert wildlife, both flora and fauna.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How the youth group Studio Mariposa is beautifying the border wall; and an uplifting tale of love & survival from "Children of the Holocaust."

Post Title 42, some migrants have hope of gaining asylum

With improvements to the federal CBP One app, some migrants who wait along the U.S.-Mexico border in Sonora have hope they’ll get an appointment to seek asylum while others still wait with little change in sight.

Pima County migrant shelter capacity stretched

The system was close to breaking in the days following the end of Title 42.

Indian migrants crossing U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona continues to increase

New data show migrant apprehensions at the Southern Arizona border are slightly up in April, right before the end of Title 42, with the number of migrants from India continuing to increase.

"Home is Somewhere Else" animates the migrant experience.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Meet AZPM border affairs reporter Danyelle Khmara; and multi-faceted artist Rick Wamer discusses his poetry collection "Long Shadow Days: Grief Walking".

Pima, Tucson near capacity since end of policy to expel migrants

Migrant services have reached a record high since Title 42 ended last Thursday, though whether that will continue isn’t clear.

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