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US to fill border wall gaps at open area near Yuma

Biden had pledged during the campaign to stop all border wall construction

Ducey signs bill directing $335M to build border fence

The fencing legislation does not say where, when or how the barriers and technology will be installed and no planning document was available.

Justices dismiss Trump-era immigration case

Ruling is a loss for Arizona's Attorney General.

Supreme Court ruling could transform how immigration policy is challenged

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that immigrants cannot band together to challenge immigration policy in any lower federal court.

A record 100 million people have been displaced from their homes worldwide

The UN refugee agency said the humanitarian response to the war in Ukraine has been overwhelming, but the same energy and attention must be given to crises around the world.

Judge rules that pandemic border restrictions must continue

A federal judge has blocked the Biden administration from lifting the pandemic border restrictions known as Title 42 next week.

Judge halts preparations for end of US asylum limits

The Biden administration plans to end the policy on May 23.

Report documents harm asylum seekers face in detention facilities

Tens of thousands of asylum seekers have faced prolonged detention in the U.S. in the past year, according to the report.

DACA recipients can now apply to renew status online

Up until now, that paperwork had to be mailed into the agency and getting a response could take months.

"We Are Prone To Accidents Close to Home..." The songs of Oceanography.

Also on ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT: How UA recipients of the Mellon Foundation's "Fronteridades" grant are exploring the border experience; and author Jodie Hollander talks about leading a free series of "Poetry in the Parks" workshops.

Federal lawsuit seeks to block end to sweeping asylum limits

The lawsuit was filed over the weekend in a Louisiana federal court challenging the planned May 23 end to border controls known as Title 42.

COVID-19 asylum limits at US-Mexico border to end May 23

The Centers for Disease Control says it's ending a policy that limited asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

CDC will review the use of Title 42 on Wednesday

The pandemic-era policy enacted in March of 2020 that allows border officers to swiftly turn away migrants on public health grounds.

Pressure is building on Biden administration to repeal Title 42

The policy came into sharp focus last week when a Ukrainian family was turned away because of it at the border in San Diego.

ACLU says immigrants in ICE detention being denied boosters

A lawsuit filed by the ACLU alleges medically vulnerable people who are detained do not have access to COVID-19 boosters.

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