Fronteras Desk News

Over the last five years Native American tribes have convicted 74 non-native abusers, thanks to the 2013 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act. That’s according to a new report released Tuesday from the National Congress of American Indians.
Mar. 20, 2018
Jury selection started Tuesday morning in the Tucson murder trial of a U.S. Border Patrol agent accused of placing his gun between the bars of the U.S.-Mexico border wall and shooting and killing a Mexican teenager in 2012.
Mar. 20, 2018
The U.S. Supreme court will decide how much time the government gets to detain an immigrant indefinitely after they are released from criminal custody.
Mar. 19, 2018
The U.S. Supreme Court decided on Monday to not hear Arizona’s appeal in a long-running effort to keep undocumented immigrants in the DACA program from having driver’s licenses.
Mar. 19, 2018
A U.S. Border Patrol agent accused of killing a Mexican teenager by firing through the border fence into Mexico 16 times will stand trial Tuesday for the murder.
Mar. 19, 2018
Facing off against the best spellers across the country is a big deal no matter where you’re from. But if you’re raised on the Navajo Nation, where learning English is part of a painful past, competing in the Scripps bee is a major accomplishment.
Mar. 15, 2018
The U.S. State Department has banned American government employees from a handful of neighborhoods in Mexico’s Caribbean tourist destination of Playa del Carmen, citing an ongoing security threat.
Mar. 15, 2018
Fabricated or misleading information has become a concern in Mexico, where the local and presidential elections will be held in July. Several organizations have united to try to stop its negative effects on local voters.
Mar. 14, 2018
The union that Border Patrol agent Chris Harris is a member of endorsed Donald Trump for president. On Tuesday, the commander-in-chief visited California to get his first in-person look at the border wall prototypes. Trump’s gesture meant a lot to border patrol agents, Harris said.
Mar. 14, 2018
In Phoenix and Guadalajara, Mexico, two nonprofits work to make artists curious about what the two cities have in common.
Mar. 13, 2018
When President Donald Trump visits Southern California to get his first up-close look at the border wall prototypes, protesters and supporters will be there to greet him.
Mar. 13, 2018
Flagstaff leaders met with tribal, county, state and federal officials Monday to discuss how to resolve a long-standing land commitment to the Hopi Tribe.
Mar. 13, 2018
Arizona had the second highest number of guest farmworkers in the country during the first quarter of the fiscal year that started in October.
Mar. 12, 2018
The mining industry filed two petitions Friday with the U.S. Supreme Court asking for review of a ban on uranium mining on land surrounding Grand Canyon National Park.
Mar. 10, 2018
City and county officials will meet in Flagstaff on Monday to discuss whether thousands of acres of national forest land will transfer to the state. The land swap would settle a long-standing federal commitment to the Hopi.
Mar. 8, 2018
Foreign visitors to the United States are on the decline after six straight years of growth. And that includes a drop in Mexican travelers, Arizona’s biggest source of international visitors.
Mar. 8, 2018
Nine members of Congress introduced a bill Wednesday that would use revenue from energy produced on federal lands and waters to pay to fix national park infrastructure.
Mar. 7, 2018
Human rights attorneys are fighting for a Mexican journalist jailed after seeking asylum in the United States to be freed from an immigration detention center in El Paso, Texas.
Mar. 6, 2018
Federal officials have increased the size of the board that reviews decisions made by immigration judges to help deal with the unprecedented number of roughly 667,000 pending cases.
Mar. 5, 2018
A new campaign to force President Donald Trump to take action on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program will launch the day before the deadline he gave Congress to decide the fate hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants.
Mar. 2, 2018

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