The top two security officials from the United States visited Mexico City on Wednesday and met with President Enrique Peña Nieto to discuss how to address transnational organized crime, regional security and economic cooperation.
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 Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Prescott Valley man June 30 for operating a drone while firefighters worked to contain the Goodwin Fire.
May was Mexico’s deadliest month on record since the peak of the drug war, but drug activity is likely only one reason for the spike.
The Mexican government denied on Monday afternoon any involvement in the reported illegal surveillance of high-profile activists and journalists in the country.
Immigrant arrests under President Donald Trump have soared since he took office. But federal records show that the number of people crossing the border illegally has dropped. And that‘s slowly changing the face of deportees in Mexico’s border cities, creating a new group of deportees, and new rules for how Mexico will handle the influx.
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.
The U.S. Treasury Department froze the assets Wednesday of a Mexican drug trafficking ring that is accused of selling heroin in the United States.
A high level official of the previous administration to govern the neighboring Mexican state of Sonora was arrested Monday in Tucson.
Since the beginning of the administration of Donald Trump, Mexico and the United States have held plenty of meetings behind closed doors, most of them to discuss trade and immigration. But this time, both governments plan to get together and work on a strategy to fight organized crime.