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US Starts Sending Asylum Seekers Across Arizona Border

Jan 3, 2020
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The federal government says it has started sending asylum-seekers back to Nogales, Mexico, to await court hearings. The hearings will be scheduled roughly 350 miles away in Juarez, Mexico.

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A U.S. Border Patrol agent accused of using his vehicle to knock over a fleeing Guatemalan migrant nearly two years ago in Arizona has reached a plea agreement.

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Authorities say another military service member assigned to help secure the U.S.-Mexico border has died in southern Arizona.

Officials at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colorado, said in a statement that the military service member with the Southwest Border Support Mission was found dead Sunday near Ajo.

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Court records show a federal grand jury has indicted a Mexican truck driver in the biggest fentanyl bust ever made in the United States.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Federal authorities are warning visitors of delays and closures at Arizona ports of entry as border agents and military troops take on exercises to prepare for Central American migrants coming in a caravan.

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