Fronteras Desk News

Government Approaches 1,200 Family Reunifications
Federal officials continue to reunite migrant families as Thursday’s court-ordered deadline looms.
Jul. 23, 2018
Arpaio Calls Off Mexico Visit After Alleged Cartel Threats
Former Maricopa County Sheriff and Republican U.S. Senate candidate Joe Arpaio called off a planned visit to Mexico Wednesday, citing alleged threats from an unspecified drug cartel. However, Nogales, Sonora officials were in the dark about the visit.
Jul. 20, 2018
Migrant Family Reunifications Continue As Deadline Nears
July 26 is the deadline for the federal government to finish reuniting migrant children with their parents, and court documents filed Thursday afternoon say there have been 364 reunifications of families with children age 5 and up.
Jul. 19, 2018
Tucson, Hermosillo Breweries Work Together To Brew Up Business
An informal collaboration between an Tucson’s Borderlands Brewery and Hermosillo’s Buqui Bichi Brewing has grown into a serious partnership that is helping both grow on each side of the international boundary.
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Jul. 19, 2018
For Phoenix, A Friendly Soccer Match Means ‘Goal!’
Soccer teams and enterprises have found in the American market an attractive field to expand their brands and profits. Among the growing hot spots is Phoenix, which will host a friendly match between Mexico and the U.K. on July 19. But how will this game benefit the teams, the organizers and the city?
Jul. 18, 2018
U.S. Gas Stations Open In Mexico
Texas-based Phillips 66 is venturing into Mexico with three new gas stations in Hermosillo, Sonora. The company hopes to expand to as many as 30 stations in Sonora this year.
Jul. 18, 2018
Sonoran Solar Array Gets $224 Million In Financing
Two companies building one of the largest solar arrays in Latin America in Sonora recently secured financing for the project. In February, the Spanish firm Acciona and Mexican firm Tuto Energy began construction of the facility near Puerto Libertad, Sonora.
Jul. 16, 2018
Judge Pauses Deportations After Reunification
A federal judge in California has temporarily blocked the government from immediately deporting migrant families after they’ve been reunited, and lawyers for the government said it was unclear how the pause will impact ongoing reunifications.
Jul. 16, 2018
Pompeo Prioritizing New Mexican President
State Secretary Mike Pompeo traveled to Mexico on Friday to meet with the country's president-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, and both sides appear eager to find key areas of cooperation.
Jul. 13, 2018
Second Deadline To Reunite Separated Children Looms
Twenty-five children packed the benches of Phoenix immigration court Friday morning, where lawyers told the judge that more than a third of them are waiting to be reunited with their families.
Jul. 13, 2018
Migrant Mother Plans Journey To See Her Sons
An undocumented mother from Guatemala planned to catch a red-eye flight from Phoenix to New York, where she hoped to see her two sons for the first time in months.
Jul. 12, 2018
Kids Under 5 With Deported Parents Yet To Be Reunited
The American Civil Liberties Union wants the government to pay for counseling for kids separated from their migrant parents after the government missed Tuesday's deadline to reunite some families.
Jul. 12, 2018
Lopez Obrador To Meet With Kushner, Pompeo
Andrés Manuel López Obrador will receive a visit from four top members of the U.S. administration on Friday, and he says he'll push for anti-poverty programs across the region.
Jul. 10, 2018
Deadline To Reunite Migrant Children Under 5 Arrives
Tuesday is the court-ordered deadline for the federal government to reunite children under 5 with their migrant families, and the judge in the case wants 63 kids back with their parents.
Jul. 10, 2018
Separate Rulings Give Migrant Parents Different Options
One federal judge has blocked the government from keeping migrant families detained together indefinitely, while a different federal judge has ordered the government to stop separating families.
Jul. 10, 2018
Mexican Peso Gains Strength After Elections And U.S. Economy
After Mexico’s elections last July 1, many financial analysts expected to see the peso fall. But not only did that not happen, the peso had one of its strongest weeks… and even with a “push” from the United States.
Jul. 9, 2018
Feds To Make Reunification Deadline For About Half Of Kids
The federal government will reunite about half of the migrant kids under age five who were separated from their parents by Tuesday’s court-ordered deadline.
Jul. 9, 2018
AMLO Wants Trump At His Inauguration
Andrés Manuel López Obrador or “AMLO,” Mexico’s elected president, plans to invite U.S. President Donald Trump to his inauguration. But not everyone in Mexico likes the idea.
Jul. 9, 2018
New Mexican President Meets With Business Groups
Investors and business groups on both sides of the border are eager to hear details on what will be the business environment during the administration of Mexico's president-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.
Jul. 7, 2018
Judge Wants List Of Migrant Kids Under 5 Still Separated
A federal judge in California has given President Donald Trump’s administration until 5 p.m. Saturday to come up with a list of all children under age five who still need to be reunited with their migrant parents.
Jul. 7, 2018