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Trump’s Remain In Mexico Program To Be Blocked On Section Of US Border

A federal appeals court has said it will block the Migrant Protection Protocols program within its jurisdiction next week, unless the Supreme Court chooses to wade in. In the latest back-and-forth between the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and the Trump administration, the appeals court announced late Wednesday that it will block Migrant Protection Protocols — more popularly known as the ...

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Clearing Begins in Arizona for NEW Border Wall Construction on Monument Hill

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TUCSON, Ariz. – The construction contractor has begun controlled blasting, in preparation for new border wall system construction, within the Roosevelt Reservation at Monument Mountain in the U.S. Border Patrol’s Tucson Sector. The controlled blasting is targeted and will continue intermittently for the rest of the month. U.S. Customs and Border Protection will continue to have an environmental monitor present ...

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Mayor Of Border City Withdraws Emergency Declaration, Thanks Trump For Helping Immigration Crisis

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Douglas Nicholls, the mayor of Yuma, Arizona, announced on Thursday that he was withdrawing his city’s emergency proclamation, declaring that the border crisis has sufficiently waned.  Nicholls specifically credited the Trump administration for implementing policies that have contributed to the steep decline in illegal border crossings.  When Nicholls declared the emergency in April, border enforcement actions hovered around 109,000. In ...

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Tucson Voters Overwhelmingly Reject Sanctuary City Proposal

In a major defeat for illegal alien advocates, voters in Tucson, Arizona overwhelmingly rejected a proposal to designate it at the state’s one and only “sanctuary city.” Tuscon voters on Tuesday resoundingly opposed an initiative, known as Proposition 205, that would have given sweeping protections to illegal aliens, and prohibit local law enforcement from working with Immigration and Customs Enforcement ...

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Fire Rips Across 7,000 Acres Of Arizona Land, Continues To Spread

A wildfire burning through parts of an Arizona forest forces several evacuations and has torn through 7,000 acres of land, according to the US Forest Service. The fire started with a lightning strike that hit a cellar July 14, 16 miles south of Prescott National Forest. The US Forest Service issued a “code red GO” alert Thursday, forcing residents of ...

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Arizona Drops Nike Investment After Betsy Ross Shoe Is Scrapped

Gov. Doug Ducey revealed on Tuesday that the state of Arizona will be withdrawing all of the financial incentives provided to Nike following the company’s decision to pull an American flag-themed sneaker it deemed offensive. “Today was supposed to be a good day in Arizona, with the announcement of a major [Nike] investment in Goodyear, [Arizona],” Ducey said. “And then ...

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Arizona Passes Resolution Proclaiming Porn A Public Health Crisis

Republican Arizona senators passed a resolution Monday calling pornography a public health crisis and pushing Arizonans to take action against the pornography epidemic. The resolution calls on the state of Arizona to recognize the perils of pornography and to educate people on pornography’s highly addictive qualities leading to dangerous sexual behavior, child pornography, violence, degradation, food disorders, the hypersexualization of ...

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Nogales Border Officers Seize Nearly $2.5 Million in Drugs

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations, officers at the Port of Nogales Mariposa commercial crossing seized nearly $2.5 million in marijuana and methamphetamine weighing nearly 3,300 pounds since Tuesday. Officers referred a tractor-trailer being driven by a 35-year-old Mexican national when he attempted to enter the United States through the Mariposa commercial facility, Tuesday ...

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Mark Kelly Announces His Next Mission: US Senate Campaign In Arizona

Former astronaut Mark Kelly announced he’s “launching” a campaign for U.S. Senate in Arizona with a video addressing climate change, corporate money and more Tuesday. “I learned a lot about solving problems from being an engineer,” Kelly said in the video. “But what I learned from my wife is how you use policy to improve people’s lives. Arizonans are facing ...

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Incomplete Illicit Cross-Border Tunnel Discovered in Nogales

TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents and Mexican law enforcement discovered an incomplete illicit cross-border tunnel during a routine bi-national tunnel sweep Monday afternoon. The entry point was found submerged underwater along the international waterway channel constructed below both cities of Nogales. The tunnel was adjacent to the Port of Nogales, DeConcini Crossing and came to an abrupt ...

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Martha McSally Will Be Appointed To John McCain’s Seat

Arizona Republican Rep. Martha McSally will be appointed to John McCain’s former Senate seat after Republican Sen. Jon Kyl announced he would resign from the U.S. Senate at the end of December. Governor Doug Ducey, announced in a Tuesday statement that McSally will be taking the seat. This comes as McSally lost her Senate bid to Democratic Sen. Krysten Sinema in a ...

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Jon Kyl To Resign From US Senate At End Of December, McSally Favored to Replace

Arizona Republican Sen. Jon Kyl will resign from the U.S. Senate at the end of December, he announced Friday. Kyl, who replaced Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain after his death, told The Arizona Republic that he will be leaving office on Dec. 31, when the legislative calendar ends. He said he agreed to finish working until the 115th Congress concluded, ...

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