Fronteras Desk News

Tucson looking for donations of certain items to care for asylum seekers
Local officials say they are seeing high numbers of asylum seekers being brought to Tucson, and are again looking for donations to help.
Oct. 12, 2022
In AZ and elsewhere, Afghan evacuees still searching for permanent status
Unpublished data shared with CBS shows more than 17,000 Afghans are currently waiting to hear back about applications for various forms of protection in the U.S.
Oct. 12, 2022
Report: Security still a top concern for Hermosillo residents, infrastructure woes close behind
Among positive trends, there are signs of continued economic recovery from pandemic lows, as well as jumps in exports.
Oct. 11, 2022
Analyst: Once dominant PRI party faces uncertain future in Sonora
The increasing marginalization of the party is put into starker relief by the fact that Sonora was the home state of party founder and former president Plutarco Elias Calles.
Oct. 11, 2022
Abortion bans have made some medicines harder to get. The Biden administration is pushing back
A Tucson girl was briefly denied her arthritis medication late last month, just as a near-total ban on abortions was ruled enforceable. The medication, called methotrexate, can be used in higher doses to treat ectopic pregnancies by inducing an abortion.
Oct. 11, 2022
If passed, Phoenixs abortion resolution would follow a similar measure passed in Tucson
The Phoenix City Council is expected to vote Tuesday on a resolution that would direct local law enforcement to deprioritize abortion-ban enforcement. If passed, Phoenix would be the second Arizona city to adopt such a resolution.
Phoenix abortion provider 'thrilled' at latest ruling
Oct. 10, 2022
Sonoran attorney general touts office’s performance in national review
While one of the lower figures nationwide, Sonora still showed a very high impunity rate — 83.5% — and an even higher murder impunity rate of 96.4%.
Oct. 10, 2022
Mexico sues 5 Arizona gun shops
The filing comes shortly after a federal judge dismissed another suit against U.S. gun manufacturers.
Oct. 10, 2022
Earth Medicines explores Indigenous wellness methods
There’s been a growing movement to shift Columbus Day back to the Indigenous peoples. To learn about some of their contributions to American culture, The Show spoke with author and curandera, Felicia Ruiz.
Oct. 10, 2022
Police operation ends long-standing informal tolls on Sonoran interstate
State police, joined by the National Guard and military, broke up the tolls, and made 27 arrests.
Oct. 7, 2022
Both Nogales mayors push to move binational train line
However, Union Pacific, which owns the line north of the border in Arizona, says that it has "no plans on its own to move the track."
Oct. 7, 2022
UA professor killed in Tucson remembered as caring
Friends and colleagues are mourning Tom Meixner, the University of Arizona professor who was killed in Tucson on Wednesday. They say he was a caring human being and respected scientist, known for tackling some of Arizona’s most critical issues.
Oct. 6, 2022
$200K EPA study will test air, water at Cocopah Head Start facility
Researchers from Northern Arizona University and University of Arizona are collaborating with the Cocopah Indian Tribe to assess environmental health issues at a Head Start and day care facility. Concerns include possible air and water pollution from surrounding areas.
Oct. 6, 2022
Suicide rate worsening among American Indian, Alaska Native populations
In 2018, an 18-state study showed how suicide unduly affects American Indian or Alaska Native populations. More recently, a CDC study of 49 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia found the trend is worsening.
Oct. 5, 2022
5th U.S. Circuit sends DACA case back to Texas
A case arguing DACA was illegally created under the Obama administration had made its way to the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. On Wednesday, the 5th Circuit sent that case back to the lower court it came from in Texas.
Oct. 5, 2022
Mexican Senate OKs measure to extend military role in public security
Some are concerned that what was intended to be a temporary situation is becoming less so.
Oct. 5, 2022
Tucson has high rate of cost-burdened renters and homeowners
That's despite the city having a high rate of housing affordability.
Oct. 5, 2022
Tucson doctor says abortion bans are blocking care
Methotrexate is a cheap, effective drug used to treat rheumatic conditions. It's also used in high doses to treat ectopic pregnancies by inducing an abortion. Last month, Dr. Deborah Power's 14-year-old arthritis patient was refused the medicine at a pharmacy in Tucson.
Oct. 5, 2022
Mexico tries to control inflation of key goods
Businesses that signed on will receive licenses that ease the importing of food and other inputs, but also committed to things like not raising the cost of corn flour in coming months.
Oct. 4, 2022
Mexico’s president denies bombshell spying accusations
The digital rights group R3D and several media organizations are reporting that at least two journalists and a human rights defender had their phones infected with the controversial spyware known as Pegasus.
Oct. 4, 2022

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