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Smart v. Stupid: A media narrative has emerged about immigration, something to the tune of “everybody agrees that 'Washington hasn’t done its job.'” Republicans like the narrative. Immigration-reform advocates like it. Gov. Jan Brewer likes it. The trouble is, it's just not true. Read more»

A "Day Without Mexicans" boycott of Arizona by Mexican consumers seems to be having an impact at the Nogales border crossing, which has had almost no traffic Friday, according to a Sonoran newspaper. Read more» 6

The border separating Nogales, Sonora, and Nogales, Ariz.

A call to boycott Arizona in the wake of its new immigration policy might not be practical, say border-area residents. But a travel advisory issued by the Mexican government might be slowing sales at Nogales businesses. Read more» 1

Frame grab from video on raid in Phoenix.

Federal agents raided three shuttle companies in Tucson on Thursday in a massive investigation into illegal immigrant smuggling. Read more»

A tomato shortage in Florida has had a large impact in Arizona.

Harsh winter weather in Florida has affected tomato prices across the country, including Tucson. Read more» 2

The U.S. Border Patrol's virtual fence project is equipped with surveillance cameras and motion sensors.

A multibillion dollar project to create a virtual fence along the U.S.-Mexico border has suffered budget setbacks and system glitches, pushing the projected completion date back three years and sparking concern among law enforcement officials. Read more»

The U.S. State Department has cited increased border violence in a new travel alert for Mexico.

The U.S. State Department has issued a travel alert for U.S. citizens traveling to Mexico, citing a rise in violence throughout the country. Nogales, Son. and other border cities are listed in the alert as where most of the violence has occurred. Read more»

The border wall divides the twin cities of Nogales.

In a politically sensitive operation at the Arizona-Mexico border, U.S. Border Patrol agents and Mexican federal police officers are training together, sharing intelligence and coordinating patrols for the first time. Read more»

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