Federal auditors told Congress that there is no reliable way to tell whether the current fences and walls along the U.S. border are effective at stopping illicit traffic.
For the past several days, we’ve gone to sacred places throughout Indian Country — from the Tohono O’Odham Nation to Bears Ears Monument to the San Carlos Apache Reservation to the Grand Canyon — as part of the Earth+Bone series. Laurel Morales has been our tour guide on that journey, and she talked about the impetus of the series from KJZZ's Fronteras Desk in Flagstaff.
Across the U.S. and here in Arizona, cities are debating whether they should continue offering safe havens to undocumented immigrants against President Donald Trump’s policies. Across the border, Mexico City is implementing sanctuary city policies of its own.
U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly met with Arizona’s four border sheriffs and the governor in his first trip to the state as secretary.
At 9:42 a.m. on Thursday, Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos was unshackled and dropped off in a country she has not seen in 21 years.
Mexico announced late Thursday afternoon that it is extraditing Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán to face federal charges in the U.S.
Over the past month, Border Patrol agents in southern Arizona have been attacked at levels of violence that were far greater than the agency had previously acknowledged. In one attack, an agent was nearly maimed.
Mexico will likely slow the pace of cooperation with the U.S. on immigration and drugs should the incoming Trump administration substantially expand the current border wall.
Mexico is considering its options should President-elect Trump make good on his threat to withdraw from the the North American Free Trade Agreement. President Enrique Peña Nieto said Mexico is willing to "modernize" NAFTA, not renegotiate from scratch.
Senator John McCain expressed skepticism about overhauling trade policy with Mexico and called for increased surveillance along the border during a visit to Mexico City on Tuesday.