U.S. Border Patrol

The Trump administration could end up seizing land from private landowners in order to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico Border.

In an effort to protect private landowners, two U.S. Congressmen introduced legislation Wednesday that would block wall construction on private property.

KAWC’S Stephanie Sanchez has the details.

Maya Springhawk Robnett

President Donald Trump has vowed to build an impenetrable wall along the U.S.-Mexico border to keep people from coming into this country.   But there’s concern for the non-human traffic that traverses that line.  Maya Springhawk Robnett of the Arizona Science Desk reports.

Yuma-A U.S. Border Patrol agent shot a man near the U.S. Mexico Border in Arizona. Few details were released today at a press conference in Yuma.

Stephanie Sanchez

In May 2001-a group of 26 illegal immigrants from Mexico attempting to cross the U.S. Mexico Border were left to fend for themselves in the Arizona desert by the coyotes they’d hired to smuggle them into the United States.

With no food or water, 14 immigrants died of heat exhaustion.

The deaths sparked a debate over efforts to stem illegal immigration and humanitarian efforts to help immigrants who cross Arizona’s treacherous southern deserts.

Stephanie Sanchez

Yuma-U.S. Border Patrol Yuma Sector Agents acquired a new tool to deter drug and human smugglers along the Colorado River.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez has more on the Riverine Shallow Draft Vessel.

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