Experts say total dependency on employers — which provide food, shelter and transportation — leads to isolation, making workers vulnerable to abuse. Demand for migrant farmworkers has grown in recent years and stretched government resources to oversee the H-2A program.
The Navajo Nation Council voted to keep the Navajo Generating Station open until 2019 then work with its owner to shut it down. This legislation buys the tribe a little more time to find a new source of revenue and jobs.
The Navajo Nation Council will hold a special session Monday to decide when to shut down the Navajo Generating Station. The tribe is negotiating a longer lease.
Sonora officials say the loss of the planned manufacturing of the Ford Focus in their state will be overshadowed by investments they expect to total $3.2 billion over the next year.
Arizona’s neighboring state of Sonora will not produce Ford’s Focus model as originally planned by the company, and their new business strategy might affect both sides of the border.
Mezcal has become a booming business for Oaxaca, Mexico. The pungent booze is being marketed throughout the U.S. and not just at the consumer level: the industry is looking for serious investors.
At a sales show in Mexico City, one successful Arizona company helped others find a way to enter the Latin American market.
Arizona’s ports of entry have a bad reputation as sluggish thoroughfares ill-equipped to handle the cross border shipping industry. The push is on to change that reputation.
A fugitive former state governor from Mexico wanted on corruption-related charges was arrested in Panama, just as he was waiting to board a plane to Paris.
Mexican shoppers are paying more money in customs duties when they return from shopping in the U.S., according to Mexican government. But that may not necessarily mean that more people are crossing the border to shop in the U.S.