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.
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.
Apprehensions at the U.S. border dropped significantly in the fiscal year 2017, while interior immigration arrests rose sharply, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Authorities have increased the reward for information that helps solve the mystery of what happened to two Border Patrol agents near Van Horn, Texas.
A Texas sheriff, who was among the first people to reach two badly injured U.S. Border Patrol agents, said he thinks they may have been sideswiped accidentally by a tractor-trailer, not attacked, as President Donald Trump and some others have suggested.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce says withdrawing from the agreement would especially hit hard Midwestern industrial states and southern border states, including Arizona.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott and Arizona Congresswoman Martha McSally both are calling his death a murder.
The number of Americans with a favorable view of Mexico has grown, while the number of Mexicans with a favorable view of the United States has declined, according to new data from the Pew Research Center.
Mexican construction materials maker Cemex posted a small increase in profits over the last three months despite earthquakes in Mexico and hurricanes in Texas and Florida.
The National Park Service has proposed charging steep entrance fees at 17 of its parks during peak seasons. The money would go toward an $11.3 billion backlog of maintenance projects.