A House committee approved a bill Wednesday that would waive environmental regulations for Border Patrol activities within 100 miles of any U.S. border.Read More »
Nearly 3,500 volunteers in the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office’s possehelp arrest illegal immigrants and fight other crimes, but don’t expect them to patrol along the U.S.-Mexico border, Sheriff Joe Arpaio said Wednesday.Read More »
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is canceling her plans to attend a border governors meeting in Mexico this week.Read More »
A year after canceling a scheduled meeting in Arizona because of a boycott, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer plans to attend this year's meeting in Mexico of governors of U.S. and Mexican border states.Read More »
Critics view Arizona’s plans to build a fence on the US-Mexico border as either foolhardy or simply political posturing, but the author of Arizona’s border fence project claims it could go up sooner than expected.Read More »
A committee that is raising money to build a new fence on the Arizona-Mexico border will face a crippling reality check when it comes to the two things it needs most — money and land.Read More »
A new law aimed at giving Arizona the power to wrest control of millions of acres from the federal government may end up as nothing more than a sharply worded message — and an ineffective one at that.Read More »
The U.S.-Mexico border is safer than it ever has been, but Arizona will remain the most-active region for border crossing even as apprehensions continue to drop, according to a report released Thursday.Read More »
Illegal re-entry became the most-frequent federal criminal charge in the United States during the first six months of fiscal 2011, a pattern that was mirrored in Arizona during that period.Read More »
Behind the state law allowing Arizona to raise money and build a fence along the U.S.-Mexico border is a strong perception by politicians here that the federal government refuses to adequately secure the Southern border.
Now, it seems the feds will share, if indirectly, in the cost of building the fence.