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National Guard Troops Aiding in Inspections at Arizona's Borders

CBP is facing a staff shortage throughout the state's six crossings, agency officials said.

Border Agent's Attorney Considering Appeal in Shooting Case

The attorney for Lonnie Swartz said he's considering an appeal following a ruling opening Swartz up to a lawsuit from the family of the teenager he killed.

Pollster: Arizona Moderates Show Signs of Leaning Left in Election

A Phoenix polling company suggests the "Trump effect" and certain Democratic priorities are shifting the political center.

Pima County Supervisors Again Delay Vote on Federal Grants for Sheriffs

Party line vote continued grant talk until a September 4th meeting.

In Stretch of Arizona Border, Migrant Families Keep Coming

Hailed as a gold standard for border security, the Yuma Sector has seen a more than 120 percent spike in families, many from Central America.

Appeals Court: No Immunity for Agent In Cross-Border Killing

The central question is whether Elena Rodriguez was protected by the Constitution as a Mexican citizen on Mexican soil.

Congress Watchdog: Border Wall May Cost More, Take Longer

The Government Accountability Office said CBP doesn't have enough info to know if it is using resources in a cost-effective manner.

Federal Law Enforcement Grants Appear on Supervisors' Agenda Again

Operation Stonegarden grant debate began in February and has been put off numerous times.

Nearly 2,500 Scientists Slam Trump's Planned Border Wall

The collective has called on the administration to follow environmental policies, and on Congress to step up action against proposals for more construction.

Audit: Nearly Half of Border Agency Applicants Failed Entrance Exam

The review comes as the border agencies are under pressure to fulfill an executive order mandating the hiring of 5,000 new Border Patrol agents.

Man Extradited to US to Face Charges in Killing of Border Agent

Heraclio Osorio-Arellanes is accused of murdering agent Brian Terry in 2010.

Residents Warn of Threat to Santa Cruz River if Sewer Pipe Ruptures Again

Last year, rains caused a breach in a pipeline that carries raw sewage from Mexico to the U.S.

Asylum-Seeking Mexican Journalist Freed

Emilio Gutiérrez Soto was detained almost a year by U.S. officials.

The Heart of Loveland

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Independent brewers on both side of the U.S. - Mexico border team up; and a roundtable talk on how Tucson arts presenters can survive and thrive during the hot summer months.

Committee Approves Border Budget, Adds Protection for Some Asylum Seekers

The funding includes $5 billion to build 200 miles of new border wall.

Grijalva: 'No Confidence' in Homeland Secretary Nielsen

The Hispanic Caucus met with the Homeland Security secretary regarding separated immigrant families.

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