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Letter Warning Flagstaff Residents of Deportation False, Officials Say

The letter claimed law officers were deputized as immigration agents.

Cartel Leader's Brother Arrested in Nogales

The crackdown on the Sinaloa Cartel continues, following the re-arrest of 'El Chapo.'

Trump Visits Yuma Ahead of Phoenix Rally

The president wanted to show that stepped-up border security works.

Navajo, Other Tribes Consider Eclipse A Bad Omen

The Navajo believe a sort of death occurs when the moon blocks out the sun, the most powerful deity for the tribe.

Cross-Border Power Grid in the Works for Arizona, Mexico

The plan would link the power grid in Nogales, Mex., to its counterpart in Southern Arizona.

CBP Spends $5M on Polygraphs for Applicants Who Admitted to Crimes

A report says 2,300 applicants were given the test despite being disqualified based on their admissions.

Tucsonans Protest Charlottesville White Nationalist Rally

Demonstrators condemned the march in Charlottesville, Virginia, where violence turned deadly.

Two At A Time: Cleanup Of Navajo Uranium Mines Slow

Incidence of kidney failure and cancer, linked to uranium contamination, increased; tribe has banned any mining activity.

Remittances to Mexico Continue Growth to Record High

Migrants sent almost $14 billion to Mexico in the first half of the year.

Immigrant Rights Group Says Most Border Patrol Abuses Go Unpunished

Tucson, Rio Grande and Laredo sectors were high on the list of 2,178 cases.

Feds Lift Environmental Rules for Border Wall Construction

The action gets around carrying out an environmental impact study for construction of a segment of wall by waiving a list of laws.

Auditors Question Success of Border Surveillance Towers

Comes amid Customs and Border Protection plans to obtain and test new border surveillance, technology, like drones.

Proposed Health Care Reform Worries Arizona Providers

Three different reform proposals would send number of uninsured to pre-Obamacare levels.

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry Meeting With Mexican President

The visit is to discuss key aspects of the energy relationship between the countries.

Temporary Farmworkers Increase, But Not Agents Protecting Labor Rights

Arizona farmers are increasingly using migrant workers, but Labor Department enforcement is not keeping pace.

Fry Bread Nation: A Tragic Necessity

The staple food on the Navajo Nation simultaneously calls up historical trauma, perseverance, pride and public health issues.

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