Fronteras Desk News

Foreign visitors to the United States are on the decline after six straight years of growth. And that includes a drop in Mexican travelers, Arizona’s biggest source of international visitors.
Mar. 8, 2018
Nine members of Congress introduced a bill Wednesday that would use revenue from energy produced on federal lands and waters to pay to fix national park infrastructure.
Mar. 7, 2018
Human rights attorneys are fighting for a Mexican journalist jailed after seeking asylum in the United States to be freed from an immigration detention center in El Paso, Texas.
Mar. 6, 2018
Federal officials have increased the size of the board that reviews decisions made by immigration judges to help deal with the unprecedented number of roughly 667,000 pending cases.
Mar. 5, 2018
A new campaign to force President Donald Trump to take action on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program will launch the day before the deadline he gave Congress to decide the fate hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants.
Mar. 2, 2018
Labor unions are asking Mexico’s labor secretary to push his American counterparts on new protections for guest workers in the U.S. as part of NAFTA negotiations
Mar. 2, 2018
A U.S. Border Patrol was sentenced Wednesday for his role in stealing firearms including devices for machine-guns and sneaking them into Arizona.
Mar. 1, 2018
The company that owns the helicopter involved in a deadly crash at the Grand Canyon is adding new fuel systems to its fleet that could help prevent or limit burn injuries.
Feb. 28, 2018
Navajo Nation officials have declared an emergency drought. At the same time the tribe is grappling with the impacts of wild horses overgrazing on the dry landscape.
Feb. 28, 2018
The Arizona House of Representatives passed a bill Monday that would expand the AMBER Alert child abduction warning system to Indian Country.
Feb. 28, 2018
A British tourist who was pulled from the fiery wreckage of a helicopter crash in the Grand Canyon has died from her injuries, according to a Nevada coroner. This brings the total number of deaths from the crash up to five.
Feb. 28, 2018
A newly released audit blasted U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for altering a deal with the city of Eloy to get a detention facility in Texas, but the agency denied improperly changing the agreement which now pays Eloy to act as a so-called middleman.
Feb. 28, 2018
More than 280,000 children born in the United States live in Mexico but don’t have sufficient documentation to prove their identity in either country.
Feb. 28, 2018
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that some detained immigrants do not have the right to regular bond hearings.
Feb. 27, 2018
The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision not to immediately weigh in on a legal roadblock to President Donald Trump’s plan to end the DACA program is a momentary relief and a partial victory for so-called Dreamers.
Feb. 27, 2018
With no movement in Congress, supporters of undocumented immigrants in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program are continuing their fight in the courts.
Feb. 26, 2018
Cities along the U.S.-Mexico border have a water problem, mostly in keeping enough fresh water available for the region. A conference to be held in late February is intended to address the issue.
Feb. 26, 2018
A small victory for Native American voting rights this week: Navajos who once worried they’d have to drive hours to cast their ballots in Utah, said a new settlement is a step forward.
Feb. 22, 2018
An immigrant rights group is suing the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for denying some Temporary Protected Status holders the chance to get green cards.
Feb. 22, 2018
The economic development arms for the states of Arizona and neighboring Sonora are hosting a forum for businesses operating across the border in March.
Feb. 22, 2018

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