Fronteras Desk News

Mexico’s incoming president Andrés Manuel López Obrador says he wants migration to be an option and not a necessity, establishing what could become a common policy objective with the United States.
Mexico's López Obrador Seeks To Calm Waters With Business Groups
Aug. 2, 2018
The U.S. State Department announced via Tweet Tuesday evening that it is prohibiting employee travel to the popular Sonoran resort town of San Carlos and nearby Guaymas, a major port city.
Aug. 1, 2018
A worker at a government-contracted shelter for migrant children was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of sexually abusing a 14-year-old girl.
Aug. 1, 2018
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has shot down a fourth attempt by Maricopa County to avoid the fallout of the long-running racial profile case brought against former Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
Jul. 31, 2018
A man accused of killing a border patrol agent in 2010 in Nogales, Arizona, was extradited from Mexico on Tuesday. He will face charges in Tucson.
Jul. 31, 2018
A California-based company is bringing a new concern to jobs and manufacturing in Mexico and the U.S., and it’s not about the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA): it’s all about toys.
Jul. 31, 2018
For years, the federal government agency in charge of securing the U.S.-Mexico border has tried to fill its ranks. But the slow hiring process was further choked by unqualified applicants. Now a new audit shows some of the problems plaguing Customs and Border Protection.
Jul. 31, 2018
ADOT is crediting a new training program with reducing border inspection violations for Mexican truckers.
Jul. 30, 2018
A group of 2,500 scientists signed a letter condemning President Donald Trump’s Administration from building new barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Jul. 30, 2018
Lawyers for the federal government and the American Civil Liberties Union were back in court the day after the deadline for the government to reunite children with their migrant parents.
Jul. 27, 2018
A U.S. trade court judge ruled Thursday that the Trump administration must ban Mexican seafood that was caught in gill nets in areas where the nets can harm the endangered vaquita porpoise.
Jul. 27, 2018
A planned sale of stock to help fund the construction of a major Sonoran lithium mine was recently called off by the company, Bacanora Lithium.
Jul. 27, 2018
Emilio Gutiérrez Soto and his son came to the United States seeking help after he was threatened for his reporting work in Mexico. They sought asylum in this country but they were instead detained nearly eight months ago.
Jul. 27, 2018
While parts of Arizona have seen their share of rain this monsoon season, meteorologists said it’s not enough to end this drought yet. But forecasts are looking favorable. Heavy rains are expected to continue over parts of the southwestern United States over the next couple months.
Jul. 27, 2018
A group of teachers from the Maricopa County Community College District are in central Mexico collecting information for their classes and research projects.
Jul. 27, 2018
The House Appropriations Committee voted late Wednesday to budget billions of dollars for border protection. But the committee also resisted a Trump administration move to deny asylum to certain immigrants fleeing domestic violence.
Jul. 26, 2018
Thursday was the court ordered deadline for the federal government to finish returning separated children to their migrant parents.
Jul. 26, 2018
It’s crunch time for President Donald Trump’s administration as the clock ticks down to the deadline Thursday to reunite migrant families. Lawmakers in Washington D.C. got an update Wednesday from the head of U.S. Homeland Security.
Jul. 25, 2018
In a recent letter, President Donald Trump urged to move the NAFTA trade renegotiation quickly saying he would, otherwise, pursue a different route. But for the Canadian and Mexican governments, the negotiation will keep its pace.
Jul. 25, 2018
The Phoenix Financial Center, located at the corner of Central Avenue and Osborn Road, has been ranked as one the Valley's iconic landmarks by Phoenix New Times. Now Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest has one of the buildings set up to help hundreds of migrant families get reacquainted.
Jul. 25, 2018

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