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A judge Monday settled a lawsuit filed against two federal agencies over the environmental impacts of immigration enforcement along the U.S.-Mexico border. It stems from the Trump administration’s ramped-up wall construction and other operations. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


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Governor Doug Ducey will send the Arizona National Guard to the state’s southern border amid what many officials are calling an immigration crisis. It comes as a record number of asylum seekers and undocumented migrants amass at the international border. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


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President Joe Biden is nominating two people who criticized Trump-era immigration policies for key roles at the Department of Homeland Security. 

  

AP

A new report by a federal watchdog says the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency misspent millions of dollars meant for migrant care during the 2019 surge in border crossings.

Larry Simkins/Arizona Trail Association

The Hopi Tribe says the Trump administration’s plan to build 74 miles of barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border would disrupt a ceremonial migration route.

Larry Simkins/Arizona Trail Association

The Arizona Trail Association says the Trump administration’s plan to expand its border wall would destroy one of the trail’s most important sites. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.

ACLU

The Trump administration has appealed a court order requiring the U.S. Border Patrol to provide beds, blankets, showers, quality food and medical evaluations to migrants held in many Arizona facilities longer than 48 hours.  The appeal filed Monday didn't list a reason.

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A Trump administration official says illegal border crossings have dropped by half as the strictest U.S.-Mexico border policies yet went into place amid the Coronavirus pandemic.

NPS

Construction crews have started blasting hills at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument in Arizona to clear space for a new border wall system.

Next Leader Of U.S. Border Patrol Is An Arizonan

Jan 24, 2020
propublica.org

The Trump administration has named a new head of the U.S. Border Patrol. Rodney Scott will take over for Carla Provost, who's retiring.  That's according to an announcement obtained Friday by The Associated Press from Mark Morgan, acting head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

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