Fronteras Desk News

Mexican authorities arrested the alleged mastermind behind the murder of journalist Miroslava Breach, shot last March.
Dec. 26, 2017
Mexico has a new law to facilitate its military’s actions against organized crime. However, its detractors fear the new law would allow the militarization of the country.
Dec. 23, 2017
A federal judge on Friday ordered the U.S. Border Patrol to provide blankets and mats to migrants detained in holding cells in Arizona.
Dec. 23, 2017
The Trump Administration released a report Thursday outlining how many immigrants it currently has detained in the U.S. federal prison systems.
Dec. 21, 2017
Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake (Rep.) backed the tax reform bill partly in exchange for a chance to work on legislation that permanently protects DACA recipients, and now he says Republican leadership has promised to let him bring a bill to the Senate floor in January.
Dec. 21, 2017
Sonora, like the rest of the Mexican states, is implementing a special program to protect road travelers throughout this holiday season.
Dec. 20, 2017
In a presentation to international business students at an elite Mexico City university, Mexico's top trade negotiator gave an overview of the country's strategy in talks over the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Dec. 20, 2017
Arizona Congressman Raul Grijalva wants to know if U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is following its own policy on sexual assault and abuse. Grijalva and about 70 other members of Congress have signed a letter calling on top officials in the U.S. Department Homeland Security to act.
Dec. 18, 2017
The U.S. government gets a flood of citizenship applications in the months before a presidential election, and activists said the 2016 spike has carried over into this year.
Dec. 15, 2017
A state committee on border security has decided to empty out its coffers and ask the Legislature to dissolve the task force.
Dec. 13, 2017
This year, five journalists have been killed in Mexico as a result of their work, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists. The U.S. Embassy in Mexico is becoming a more active advocate for freedom of the press.
Dec. 11, 2017
Phoenix is joining a nationwide campaign to get millions of people to apply for citizenship, Mayor Greg Stanton announced Sunday.
Dec. 10, 2017
Mexican trade negotiators are hopeful local American leaders will help persuade them to convince the U.S. administration to not scrap the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Dec. 8, 2017
Immigration to the United States from Central American countries known as the “Northern Triangle” has far outpaced immigration from Mexico in recent years, according to a new analysis by the Pew Research Center.
Dec. 8, 2017
The 10th annual National Immigrant Integration Conference, or NIIC, starts this Sunday in downtown Phoenix.
Dec. 8, 2017
Public health, school officials and politicians from different regions of the U.S.-Mexico border said Wednesday that immigrants in their communities have been adversely affected by immigration policies implemented by President Donald Trump’s administration.
Dec. 7, 2017
The University of Guadalajara, the second largest public university in Mexico, will open an office on the campus of Arizona State University.
Dec. 7, 2017
This year Navajo leaders discovered several cases of sex trafficking on the reservation, but they had no way to fight it. So the tribe passed a law to make human trafficking a crime. Congress also plans to consider legislation that would give states the authority to prosecute traffickers.
Dec. 7, 2017
One of the biggest financial institutions in Latin America will tell Mexico in an analysis due out next month that the country should encourage businesses to send more of their goods out of North America.
Dec. 6, 2017
While conversations to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement or NAFTA continue, energy trade between Mexico and the U.S. keeps expanding. And this Wednesday, an American company opened the first fully private gas station in Mexico.
Dec. 6, 2017

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