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There are signs that relations between Arizona and Mexico are on the mend. That’s after Arizona’s immigration enforcement law provoked deep tensions a few years ago.
November 27, 2013
New Mexico has some of the most expensive liquor licenses in the country. Recently, a retail license typically used to sell alcohol at a store, sold for nearly $1 million. The laws that regulate the availability of these licenses take a toll on the state's economy.
November 27, 2013
Baja California's budding wine industry is fighting against new land use regulations that they say would ruin the valley's rural charm and compromise its scarce water supply.
November 27, 2013
Tijuana's business community is spearheading an effort to legally challenge the planned sales tax hike for the border region.
November 27, 2013
It’s been five years since the Navajo Nation opened its first casino. For two decades the tribe resisted the lure of the quick money maker. They feared the social ills that tend to come with gaming — compulsive gambling, alcoholism, crime and loss of culture.
November 21, 2013
Twenty tech-savvy DREAMers, along with some of the country's tech leaders, are coding for 24 hours to come up with tools that can help advocate for immigration reform.
November 20, 2013
Two bi-national groups have proposed building a wind farm project that spans Mexico and the United States.
November 18, 2013
A small, economically depressed county in northern New Mexico banned hydraulic fracturing back in April. Now they have been sued by three landowners and the state's petroleum association.
November 15, 2013
A bill that would swap land sacred to an Arizona tribe to create the largest copper mine in the country hit another setback Wednesday. A vote was expected Wednesday afternoon but the bill was pulled off the floor.
November 13, 2013
A mine at Shafter, Texas, has shut down leaving only non-essential employees working to maintain the mine until a hoped-for reopening. This is hampering budget planning in one of the border's poorest counties.
November 12, 2013


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