U.S. sues Arizona over shipping containers on Mexico border

Ducey told U.S. officials that Arizona stands ready to help remove the containers, which he says were placed as a temporary barrier. But he wants the U.S. government to say when it will fill any remaining gaps in the permanent border wall as it announced it would a year ago.

Arizona refuses U.S. demand to remove containers along border

The Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs dug in its heels in a letter to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, saying "the containers will remain in place until specific details regarding construction are provided." It was signed by Allen Clark, the department’s director.

US government tells Arizona to remove shipping containers along border wall

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey ordered the installation of more than 100 double-stacked containers that were placed over the summer, saying he couldn’t wait for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to award the contracts it had announced for work to fill the gaps in the border wall in the border area.