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Neither side thrilled with immigration reforms in Build Back Better bill

Buried in the $1.9 trillion Build Back Better Plan is $100 billion for immigration reform, money that critics say has no business being in the bill and that migration advocates say does not go nearly far enough. ... Read more»

Border encounters surge, as migrants make repeated crossing attempts

The number of migrants stopped at Southern border for the month of June increased to the highest level in 20 years, but official say those border "encounters" are inflated because they don't represent the number of unique individuals trying to cross but the how many encounters Customs and Border Protection reported. ... Read more»

Trump to campaign in Yuma next week as Dems hold virtual convention

President Trump will travel to Arizona on Tuesday in a political appearance timed to draw attention away from the Democratic National Convention, which is being held virtually.... Read more»

DHS waives more regulations to speed construction of border wall

The Trump administration took another step toward expediting construction of a border wall Tuesday, announcing it is waiving federal contracting regulations to fast track construction in four states, including Arizona. ... Read more»

Border-state voters have dim view of Trump border policy, Border Patrol

Just over half of voters in southern border states disapprove of the way President Donald Trump is handling border and immigration issues, according to a new report by the U.S. Immigration Policy Center.... Read more»1

Advocates vow Supreme Court ruling not last word on border wall funds

Immigration advocates are vowing to continue to fight the use of Defense Department funds for construction of a border wall, after the Supreme Court late Friday lifted an injunction on the funds transfer.... Read more»

Supreme Court allows Trump administration to shift Pentagon funds to border wall

In a 5-4 decision issued Friday, the Supreme Court dismissed a lower court's move to block the Trump administration from using $2.5 billion siphoned from Defense Department funding to build border barriers in Arizona, California and New Mexico.... Read more»