Fronteras Desk News

Shelter Settlement To Impact Workers, School District
Hundreds of people in Arizona could lose their jobs due to a ripple effect from the legal settlement between the operator of shelters for undocumented immigrant children and a state agency.
Oct. 25, 2018
Doubts On Arizona
The Pentagon is reportedly preparing to send 800 soldiers to the U.S.-Mexico border. This comes in response to a Tweet from President Donald Trump Thursday morning who warned of a "national emergency" at the border.
Oct. 25, 2018
Arizona, Shelter Operator Reach Settlement In Confrontation Over Licenses
State officials and Southwest Key Programs, which operates shelters for undocumented immigrant kids, have reached a settlement in the state’s legal effort to revoke Southwest Key’s 13 licenses in Arizona.
Oct. 24, 2018
Sonoran Zika Case Spike Prompts County Warning
The Mexican state of Sonora has seen a jump in Zika cases in recent weeks, prompting a travel warning from Maricopa County.
Oct. 24, 2018
AZ Firms Look For Opportunity At Sonoran Mining Event
Several Arizona firms were represented this week at the Sonoran International Mining Congress in Hermosillo, Sonora. The mining conference is considered one of the most important such events in the region.
Oct. 24, 2018
Mexicans Will Vote For New Airport In Mexico City
Mexico will decide if its capitol, Mexico City, will have a new airport that would replace the current saturated terminals. The elected president of Mexico decided to put the new airport on a vote — even though it is already being built.
Oct. 24, 2018
New Trial For Acquitted Border Patrol Agent Underway
A U.S. Border Patrol agent who six years ago fired through the Arizona border fence into Mexico, killing a teenager, went on trial for manslaughter Wednesday morning.
Oct. 24, 2018
Brnovich Vs. Contreras: A Look At Arizona
At an interview on a Friday in his office, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich wore a blue suit, red tie and black Nikes. I complimented his shoes and Brnovich said they get him flack from fellow Republicans. For Brnovich, the culture war over Colin Kaepernick does not tip the scale against being fiscally conservative.
Oct. 24, 2018
Grand Canyon Superintendent Under Investigation
The National Park Service plans to reassign the Grand Canyon superintendent amid a federal investigation. The agency would not say what those allegations are.
Oct. 23, 2018
Concerns In Mexico After Caravan Arrives
Thousands of Honduran migrants started to arrive to Mexico through Guatemala. Their goal? To reach the United States. But the uncertainty that comes ahead is concerning Mexican citizens and local nonprofit organizations.
Oct. 22, 2018
Potential Closure Brings Change For Navajo
For four decades Navajo and Hopi tribes have relied heavily on the coal industry. It’s the best-paying job around. Even so, many of its employees aren’t waiting for a new owner.
Oct. 22, 2018
U.S. Nonprofit Offers Help In Mexico After Quakes
In September last year, the two devastating earthquakes in Mexico attracted millions of dollars in donations from all over the world, but a significant part of the money went missing or was spent on short-term projects. Now, a U.S.-based organization is working on post-catastrophe projects in Mexico, with the hopes of making donations effective.
Oct. 22, 2018
The scene outside President Donald Trump’s rally Friday night at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport was starkly different than the one in downtown Phoenix last year.
Oct. 19, 2018
Mexico Seeks To Assert Sovereignty After Trump Tweets
Top U.S. and Mexico officials denied on Friday morning that President Donald Trump has influenced Mexico’s immigration enforcement practices.
Oct. 19, 2018
A Controversial Response To Trump’s Threats
Mexican authorities are trying to stop a caravan of migrants headed to the U.S. from entering Mexico, increasing police presence on the Guatemala border and meeting with the migrants.
Oct. 18, 2018
Mining Conference Takes Place In Hermosillo
Representatives of hundreds of mining companies the world over are descending on Hermosillo, Sonora, next week for a major conference.
Oct. 18, 2018
Immigrant Family Releases Continue In Arizona
Citing volume and a decades-old court settlement, federal authorities have been releasing large groups of undocumented immigrant families in Arizona. About 100 people were dropped off at an East Valley church Wednesday night.
Oct. 17, 2018
On AZ Border, Migrants Plan Arrest, Others Have No Plan
Border Patrol officials have been arresting massive groups of Central American migrants near Lukeville and elsewhere along the Arizona border in recent months. Many are families planning to be apprehended and then ask for asylum. Others are still hoping to evade arrest.
Oct. 17, 2018
Mexico Prepares For Honduran Migrant Caravan
Mexican officials are warning they will strictly enforce their entry requirements if the migrants reach their border.
Oct. 16, 2018
University Of Arizona Awards Mexican Journalist
The Zenger Award by UA’s School of Journalism has honored people with extraordinary contributions to freedom of the press for over six decades. And this year, the award went to a controversial Mexican journalist.
Oct. 15, 2018