A key member of the Mexican Senate wants to prohibit any companies involved in the construction of a border wall from doing business with the Mexican government.
More than a third of the Navajo reservation doesn’t have running water. And some who do, worry it’s not safe enough to drink. Saint Michael’s school for kids with special needs in northeastern Arizona is one such place. The utility that provides the water said it can only afford to reach the minimal drinking water standards and the school said those standards aren’t good enough.
The U.S. government has just handed Mexican authorities almost a million dollars in protective equipment for agents dismantling clandestine drug labs. The donation is part of the drug-fighting partnership known as the Merida Initiative.
The Homeland Security Department has pushed back its deadline for proposals for a giant wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. It’s also released some ideas of what it’s looking for.
The United States is under pressure to hire 15,000 federal agents to uphold the nation’s immigration laws at the border and inside the country. It’s a tough process to get hired to become an agent, especially a Border Patrol agent. And an internal U.S. Customs and Border Protection memo released earlier this week shows that the agency is looking to relax some of those hiring requirements.
Seven archaeology groups in the Southwest have asked the new Interior secretary to support the Bears Ears national monument designation. Utah lawmakers are calling for an elimination of the monument.
Trade negotiations between the U.S., Mexico and Canada could begin at the end of 2017. Meanwhile, businesses in Arizona and south of the border are bracing for the outcome.
An Appeals Court judge has ordered the United States to free a man it’s held for more than two years in prison after he crossed the border at a port of entry while washing windows.
As Mexico prepares for a presidential election next year, it has become popular for politicians here to stand up for their fellow country-people.
An agreement that dates back 11 U.S. presidents could serve as a template for future energy trade deals. The electric grid that powers tiny Sasabe, Arizona, provides power for an equally small town on the Mexican side of the line. The 50 year old cross-border agreement is being looked at as a model for cross border cooperation.
The Arizona Legislature passed Senate Bill 1092 in 2015 requiring all "able-bodied adults" receiving Medicaid to be employed, looking for a job or in school.
Flagstaff is divided over legislation voters passed in November to raise the minimum wage. It’s creating tension between friends and neighbors in town and people are boycotting certain businesses. Workers say they can’t survive without a higher wage, while business owners say their businesses won’t survive.
The former Mexican leader addresses the tensions between Mexico and the U.S, and recommends Donald Trump to visit Arizona.
President Donald Trump said he’ll renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement with Mexico and Canada. That has a lot of businesses that do cross border trade concerned. That includes some U.S. energy executives, though energy was excluded from NAFTA.
A new report is recommending the U.S. stop supporting the military in Mexico’s war on drug trafficking.