Fronteras Desk News

Last year was the year with the largest amount ever registered of remittances in Mexico. And this may come as a result of the American economy’s growth and the Trump administration’s policies.
Feb. 5, 2018
Almost two centuries ago, the United States fought a gruesome war against Mexico and annexed a vast territory that includes Arizona. What does Arizona mean to Mexico nowadays, considering the past, but also the present and future?
Feb. 5, 2018
The top diplomats from the U.S., Mexico and Canada are sought to strike a conciliatory tone over the ongoing NAFTA negotiations.
Feb. 2, 2018
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson began a weeklong tour of the Americas with a stop in Mexico City on Thursday and today, as Mexican diplomats are pushing to preserve NAFTA.
Feb. 2, 2018
A group of activists along the Mexican border met Tuesday to blast the president’s proposed border wall construction, currently ensnared in an immigration proposal that would also provide legal status for nearly 2 million people.
Jan. 30, 2018
The Trump administration is focused on building a wall along parts of the U.S.-Mexico border but in the meantime, the ports of entry continue to be short-staffed.
Jan. 30, 2018
Vallis Martinez has lost count of how many foster children she’s cared for on the Navajo Nation. She said it could be as many as 10,000. And the Navajo Department of Family Services wishes there were more like her, because the demand for safe foster homes is so high.
Jan. 30, 2018
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that children from other countries do not have the right to a government-funded lawyer when they seek asylum in the United States.
Jan. 30, 2018
The top trade official for the United States says he would like negotiations for the North American Free Trade Agreement to move more quickly.
Jan. 29, 2018
Arizona is on track to take in the lowest number of refugees in almost 40 years.
Jan. 26, 2018
Activists along the Mexican border say they are saving lives and now are being targeted by the Trump administration for their work and their activism.
Jan. 25, 2018
The Arizona State University instructor accused of harboring undocumented immigrants was in federal court Tuesday for a different case.
Jan. 24, 2018
The U.S. State Department issued two travel warnings alerting American travelers of violence in or near Mexican tourist destinations. Has the news stopped Americans from visiting?
Jan. 24, 2018
A Latino civil rights group has filed a federal lawsuit accusing Motel 6 of breaking multiple laws when two Phoenix locations shared guest information with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Jan. 23, 2018
The Homeland Security Department announced this week it is waiving environmental rules in order to tear down about 20 miles of vehicle barrier along the New Mexico border and replace it with a higher wall.
Jan. 23, 2018
An Arizona State University instructor, known for his work with humanitarian aid groups along the Arizona-Mexico border, was arrested by Border Patrol agents last week on a felony charge of harboring undocumented immigrants.
Jan. 22, 2018
Congress is poised to reopen the government at least for a couple more weeks. The Senate passed a short-term spending bill that will provide funding through Feb. 8.
Jan. 22, 2018
Cesar Duarte, who served under President Enrique Peña Nieto’s Institutional Revolutionary Party from 2010 to 2016, is wanted on state and federal graft charges.
Jan. 19, 2018
U.S. Border Patrol agents routinely empty water jugs and destroy or remove supplies left for migrants crossing the border in the southern Arizona desert, an independent report says.
Jan. 17, 2018
The Flagstaff City Council passed a resolution Jan. 16 that takes a stand against President Donald Trump’s proposed wall along the Mexico border.
Jan. 17, 2018

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