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Four months ago, the Trump Administration announced a hardening of immigration law enforcement that seeks to punish people who try even one time to cross the border illegally. It’s a return to one of the most severe forms of deterring immigrants from making that crossing.
August 18, 2017
U.S. trade representative Robert Lighthizer said in opening remarks that NAFTA "has failed" Americans as a result of trade deficits. Some clash with that view, while others partially agree.
August 16, 2017
Business leaders are bracing ahead of the trade negotiations beginning Wednesday between the U.S. and its North American neighbors.
Soccer legend Rafa Márquez and ‘banda’ music singer Julión Álvarez are accused of supporting the network of a drug kingpin.
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Many Navajo say the cleanup of more than 500 abandoned uranium mines on the reservation has been slow going. The federal government has just awarded a contract to clean up two of the mine sites.
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Remittances in Mexico have hit a record high, and the American economy and politics had a key role in the increase.
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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says no changes should be made to Arizona’s Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument.
An immigrant rights group charged that most complaints of abuse made against U.S.Border Patrol agents go unpunished. The Border Patrol's Tucson, Rio Grande and Laredo sectors carried the highest number of complaints against agents.
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The Trump administration announced plans Tuesday morning to lift environmental restrictions for land along a section of the U.S.-Mexico border in order to begin building a new segment of wall.
The Navajo Nation has allocated $3 million to build homes in a portion of the reservation frozen in a state of poverty.
Two members of the Zetas drug cartel have been convicted of murdering an American federal law enforcement agent in Mexico.
Uber says it will invest more than $360 million in Mexico with the goal of more than doubling its number of drivers in the country.
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The Navajo Nation is moving forward with plans to purchase a $23 million ranch in Colorado. A committee vote on July 25 was the final approval needed.
The House of Representatives voted largely along party lines to fund a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border on Thursday. It’s the first step to shoring up a cornerstone of then-presidential candidate Donald Trump’s campaign pledge.
Volunteers from around the state are coming to Mayer this weekend to help clean up a flash flood area that destroyed two mobile home parks last week. But many of those homes are now uninhabitable.