A low-precipitation monsoon season could have serious impacts on the state's critical agricultural sector, and could even compromise cities' ability to ensure reliable water access. → More news from the Fronteras Desk
Next month, the United States is set to host the Ninth Summit of the Americas — a gathering of leaders from across the Western Hemisphere. But Mexico’s president is threatening to boycott the meeting if the U.S. fails to invite the leaders of some other countries.
Fifty years ago, Santa Rita Hall near downtown Phoenix served as a gathering place for a pair of Latino labor icons trying to overturn a new state law stopping farmworkers from organizing. The leader who coined the phrase "Si se puede" recounted history during a Friday visit to the grounds.
Title 42, the pandemic protocol that allows border officers to turn away migrants and asylum seekers, continues to divide lawmakers and local leaders in Arizona. It's a public health statute regulated by the CDC, which says it’s no longer necessary and will end May 23.
The court system in the U.S. faces a backlog of immigration-related cases that is estimated to be at least 1.6 million. The backlog also isn’t helped by a shortage of immigration judges and ties to the Department of Justice.
One industry leader said that another low-rainfall monsoon this year would be "very hard" for cattle ranchers. After a terrible 2020 monsoon season, many ranchers in Sonora felt forced to sell off significant portions of their herds, including young, productive animals.
The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for this weekend in northern Arizona. Flagstaff meteorologist Jeremy Mazone says the warning began Saturday morning, and critical weather conditions may even continue throughout the week.
Quitobaquito a natural water source near the U.S.-Mexico border in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. It’s a sacred site and historic homestead to a southern Arizona tribe and it houses some of the state’s most endangered species. But the site is now in peril.