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  • Nogales U.S. Border Patrol Station hosts first open house

    Nogales U.S. Border Patrol Station hosts first open house

    Friday, September 12 2014 11:08 AM EDT2014-09-12 15:08:44 GMT
     It is on Saturday, September 13. The public will get limited access. More >
     It is on Saturday, September 13. The public will get limited access. 

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  • House project probe says CBP at fault in Ajo

    House project probe says CBP at fault in Ajo

    Friday, September 12 2014 12:20 AM EDT2014-09-12 04:20:54 GMT
    See the break down of how all of the $17 million was spent on this project in the full report here: http://1.usa.gov/1pVjCP1.More >
    See the break down of how all of the $17 million was spent on this project in the full report here: http://1.usa.gov/1pVjCP1.More >
  • Undocumented immigrant nears 40 days in sanctuary at Tucson church

    Undocumented immigrant nears 40 days in sanctuary at Tucson church

    Thursday, September 11 2014 10:14 PM EDT2014-09-12 02:14:20 GMT
    Immigration activists continue to rally behind Rosa Robles Loreto, an undocumented immigrant who has been staying at Southside Presbyterian Church in Tucson for 37 days.More >
    Immigration activists continue to rally behind Rosa Robles Loreto, an undocumented immigrant who has been staying at Southside Presbyterian Church in Tucson for 37 days.More >
  • No charges filed against Border Patrol agent involved in deadly shooting

    No charges filed against Border Patrol agent involved in deadly shooting

    Thursday, September 11 2014 7:25 PM EDT2014-09-11 23:25:38 GMT
    Source: Tucson News NowSource: Tucson News Now
    Border Patrol Agent Daniel Marquez, who shot and killed a suspected drug smuggler during a chase in May, will not face criminal charges, according to the Pima County Attorney's Office.More >
    Border Patrol Agent Daniel Marquez, who shot and killed a suspected drug smuggler during a chase in May, will not face criminal charges, according to the Pima County Attorney's Office.
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  • Report: Border Patrol housing poorly planned

    Report: Border Patrol housing poorly planned

    A report by the federal Department of Homeland Security has found the parent agency of the Border Patrol mishandled a housing project for agents in Ajo.More >
    A report by the federal Department of Homeland Security has found the parent agency of the Border Patrol mishandled a housing project for agents in Ajo.More >
  • Radiation concerns at Nogales ports of entry spur discussion

    Radiation concerns at Nogales ports of entry spur discussion

    Thursday, September 11 2014 1:19 AM EDT2014-09-11 05:19:45 GMT
    Concerns over radiation levels at Nogales' ports of entry prompted a discussion on the topic at the Nogales City Council regular meeting Wednesday night.More >
    Concerns over radiation levels at Nogales' ports of entry prompted a discussion on the topic at the Nogales City Council regular meeting Wednesday night.
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  • Obama lays out immigration goals, not timing

    Obama lays out immigration goals, not timing

    Friday, September 5 2014 5:46 PM EDT2014-09-05 21:46:56 GMT
    President Barack Obama says he has received some recommendations on immigration actions he could take without Congress. But he did not commit to taking any steps by the end of summer, as he had earlier pledged to do.More >
    Leaving his timing uncertain, President Barack Obama laid out ambitious objectives Friday for immigration steps he intends to take on his own and said he had already received some recommendations from the Homeland Security...More >
  • CBP officers arrest 3 accused of smuggling drugs across border

    CBP officers arrest 3 accused of smuggling drugs across border

    Thursday, September 4 2014 1:54 PM EDT2014-09-04 17:54:12 GMT
    Three people were caught by Customs and Border Protection officers allegedly attempting to smuggle methamphetamine into the United States within the past few days. More >
    Three people were caught by Customs and Border Protection officers allegedly attempting to smuggle methamphetamine into the United States within the past few days. More >
  • Border watch groups, residents concerned about militia groups patrolling desert

    Border watch groups, residents concerned about militia groups patrolling desert

    Border watch groups, residents concerned about militia groups patrolling desert

    Thursday, September 4 2014 2:06 AM EDT2014-09-04 06:06:59 GMT
    Residents living near the arizona/mexico border along with border watch groups are expressing concerns about out of state militia groups, patrolling the Sonoran desert. This comes after customs and border protection officials say, on august 23 rd at about 10 pm tucson sector agents got a call from a member of a militia group, reporting suspicious activity in the Sonoita area. Agents responded only to find a small group of biologists studying bats. Officials said members of the group were ext...More >
    Residents living near the arizona/mexico border along with border watch groups are expressing concerns about out of state militia groups, patrolling the Sonoran desert. This comes after customs and border protection officials say, on august 23 rd at about 10 pm tucson sector agents got a call from a member of a militia group, reporting suspicious activity in the Sonoita area. Agents responded only to find a small group of biologists studying bats. Officials said members of the group were ext...More >
  • Armed border militia confronts conservationists counting bats

    Armed border militia confronts conservationists counting bats

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 8:43 PM EDT2014-09-03 00:43:29 GMT
    It was a case of mistaken identity that, authorities say, could have gone very wrong. More >
    It was a case of mistaken identity that, authorities say, could have gone very wrong. More >
  • Congressional candidates talk immigration at Republican forum

    Congressional candidates talk immigration at Republican forum

    Monday, August 25 2014 6:03 PM EDT2014-08-25 22:03:46 GMT
    Two students helped the League of Women Voters moderate the forum that included Shelley Kais, Martha McSally and Chuck Wooten.
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    Two students helped the League of Women Voters moderate the forum that included Shelley Kais, Martha McSally and Chuck Wooten.

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  • Protection Network Coalition holds rally against Tucson Police

    Protection Network Coalition holds rally against Tucson Police

    Monday, August 11 2014 9:45 PM EDT2014-08-12 01:45:13 GMT
    People gathered Monday to rally and deliver a letter to Tucson Police Chief Robert Villasenor. They are demanding Tucson Police stop calling Border Patrol during traffic stops and stop racial profiling to enforce the controversial SB1070 immigration law. More >
    People gathered Monday to rally and deliver a letter to Tucson Police Chief Robert Villasenor. They are demanding Tucson Police stop calling Border Patrol during traffic stops and stop racial profiling to enforce the controversial SB1070 immigration law. More >
  • ONLY ON KOLD: Crossing the line

    ONLY ON KOLD: Crossing the line

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 1:19 AM EDT2014-07-30 05:19:04 GMT
    This has exploded into what's arguably the biggest immigration story in the world today and Tucson is right in the middle of it. Som Lisaius reports.More >
    This has exploded into what's arguably the biggest immigration story in the world today and Tucson is right in the middle of it. Som Lisaius reports.More >
  • ONLY ON KOLD: Cartel lookout homes revealed

    ONLY ON KOLD: Cartel lookout homes revealed

    Friday, July 25 2014 9:25 PM EDT2014-07-26 01:25:04 GMT
    The border crisis has all eyes on the surge of illegal immigrants pouring into Texas with transports coming to Southern Arizona.More >
    The border crisis has all eyes on the surge of illegal immigrants pouring into Texas with transports coming to Southern Arizona.
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  • Union rep, attorney respond to statements from Border Patrol shooting investigation

    Union rep, attorney respond to statements from Border Patrol shooting investigation

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:41 PM EDT2014-07-23 01:41:20 GMT
    Border Patrol agents acted professionally at the scene of a deadly officer-involved shooting in Green Valley, according to the local union leader.Statements from investigators included in documents recently released by the Pima County Sheriff’s Department say that some agents questioned what detectives were doing and upset with their treatment.“There was some questioning on our part from the union and the attorneys stand point as to why these agents weren’t being allowed to talk to the attorn...More >
    Border Patrol agents acted professionally at the scene of a deadly officer-involved shooting in Green Valley, according to the local union leader.Statements from investigators included in documents recently released by the Pima County Sheriff’s Department say that some agents questioned what detectives were doing and upset with their treatment.“There was some questioning on our part from the union and the attorneys stand point as to why these agents weren’t being allowed to talk to the attorn...More >
  • No migrants heading to Oracle, officials say

    No migrants heading to Oracle, officials say

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 1:26 AM EDT2014-07-16 05:26:57 GMT
     Most of the protesters left, though a few were still sleeping in the campgrounds by the Boy's Ranch.More >
     Most of the protesters left, though a few were still sleeping in the campgrounds by the Boy's Ranch.More >
  • Health Department: Surge of migrants not 'public health threat'

    Health Department: Surge of migrants not 'public health threat'

    Monday, July 14 2014 4:44 PM EDT2014-07-14 20:44:37 GMT
    The surge of migrant families and unaccompanied children illegally crossing in the United States is not a “public health threat” for Pima County, according to the health department.The screening process at a Border Patrol facility in Nogales is working, according to a recent report by Health Department Director Dr Francisco Garcia.At the facility, children receive vaccinations for the following: MMR, flu, meningitis, pertrussis and diphtheria, according to Garcia’s report. The children are al...More >
    The surge of migrant families and unaccompanied children illegally crossing in the United States is not a “public health threat” for Pima County, according to the health department.The screening process at a Border Patrol facility in Nogales is working, according to a recent report by Health Department Director Dr Francisco Garcia.At the facility, children receive vaccinations for the following: MMR, flu, meningitis, pertrussis and diphtheria, according to Garcia’s report. The children are al...More >
  • Forced to close from flooding, Nogales port reopens

    Forced to close from flooding, Nogales port reopens

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 3:20 AM EDT2014-07-08 07:20:04 GMT
    Source: Craig Reck / Tucson News NowSource: Craig Reck / Tucson News Now
    Monsoon floods forced Customs and Border Protection to shut down the DeConcini port of entry Monday.Vehicles were rerouted to the Mariposa port of entry and pedestrians were directed to the nearby Morley gate to cross the border, according to the public affairs office for CBP.The other ports would remain accessible until CBP could reopen DeConcini to traffic, according to a spokesperson.Monday night just before 10, dozens of cars arrived at the downtown port of entry. Drivers said they were n...More >
    Monsoon floods forced Customs and Border Protection to shut down the DeConcini port of entry Monday.Vehicles were rerouted to the Mariposa port of entry and pedestrians were directed to the nearby Morley gate to cross the border, according to the public affairs office for CBP.The other ports would remain accessible until CBP could reopen DeConcini to traffic, according to a spokesperson.Monday night just before 10, dozens of cars arrived at the downtown port of entry. Drivers said they were n...More >
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