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 »
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Prosecutors are opposing a request by the parents of a Border Patrol agent fatally shot near the Arizona-Mexico border to become a party in the case against a man accused of buying two rifles found at the shooting scene.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 »
Sen. Al Melvin has a vision for the Arizona State Guard: Model it after Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s posse and use it to fight crime on the border.Read More »
At today's Joint Border Security Advisory Committee meeting, Smith used the forum to shill for his border fence donation website.Read More »
An official of the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has apologized and told Congress he shares responsibility for mistakes in carrying out a controversial law enforcement operation in Arizona that resulted in high-powered weapons flowing into Mexico.Read More »
Arizona’s dream of sealing its border with Mexico is off to a fairly impressive start.
Within 24 hours, more than $58,000 in donations poured in through a web portal that was launched as a state law authorizing Arizona to build and maintain a fence on its border with Mexico became law this week.
Arizona launched a website Wednesday to accept donations to pay for fencing along the Mexico border, and a supporter says the $3.8 million people donated to defend the state's 2010 immigration enforcement law could be just a taste of what to expect.Read More »
The Obama Administration is keeping the National Guard on the U.S.-Mexico border for at least another three months where the soldiers support the Border Patrol by watching for people sneaking across the border.Read More »
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce laid out a coordinated border plan Wednesday that calls for combined improvements in infrastructure, security, immigration policies and trade, instead of the current piecemeal approach.Read More »