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Arizona Border Update

January 19, 2023

On Jan. 19, 2023, Sky Island Alliance’s Program Director Emily Burns and Dinah Bear, legal expert and co-founder of the Border Coalition, hosted a virtual talk discussing the evolving situation…
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Shipping containers

Arizona Border Briefing

November 1, 2022

On Oct. 5, 2022, shipping containers were first observed on federal land within the Coronado National Forest in the southern Huachuca Mountains — right in the heart of our Border…
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The Border Wall: What’s Happening One Year Later

January 20, 2022

One year ago, President Biden paused the border wall. On January 20, 2021, I remember holding my breath and hoping that when President Biden stepped into office, he’d immediately end…
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Reversing the Damage of the Border Wall: New Issues and New Resources

March 2, 2021

Although Biden’s presidential proclamation to pause wall construction was welcome news, it has not been the policy fix we had hoped for. In the Sky Island region, construction continued right up to and—in some locations like…
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What President Biden’s Border Wall Proclamation Means for The Borderlands

January 21, 2021

Photo caption: Border wall construction in the Patagonia Mountains, taken January 16, 2021. Inauguration Day is finally behind us. The Biden-Harris administration took oath yesterday and ushered in new hope for many—hope that racial, economic, environmental, and…
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