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Adrienne Washington/Cronkite News

Supreme Court agrees to hear San Carlos Apache appeal on health care funding

By: - November 27, 2023

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court said it will consider a claim by the San Carlos Apache tribe that the federal government is shortchanging it on funds it needs to operate tribal health services. The case turns on whether the Indian Health Service should reimburse the tribe’s overhead costs for health services it delivers with the […]

Border encounters dip slightly, but Tucson sector again saw most traffic

By: - November 16, 2023

WASHINGTON – Border Patrol officers encountered 55,224 migrants in the Tucson sector in October, far outstripping the 38,211 encounters in the Del Rio, Texas, sector and almost 10 times the number seen in the Yuma sector that month. It was the fourth straight month that Tucson has been the busiest for Border Patrol activity on […]

2.47 million migrant encounters at southern border in fiscal 2023 sets record

By: - October 24, 2023

WASHINGTON – A record 2.47 million migrants were stopped at the southern border in fiscal 2023, with the Tucson sector of the border leading the rest of the nation for the third straight month. New numbers from Customs and Border Protection show that migrant encounters in the Tucson sector rose from 48,754 in August to 51,001 […]

Tucson sector led U.S. for second month, as border encounters surge anew

By: - September 27, 2023

WASHINGTON – Migrant encounters at the southern border surged in August, to almost 233,000 for the month, with the Tucson sector posting the highest numbers in the nation for the second straight month, according to Customs and Border Protection. CBP data released Friday show that 48,754 migrants were encountered in the Tucson sector, which includes […]