Fronteras Desk News

Phase Two Of Mexican Tariffs Hits U.S. Exports
About a month ago, president Donald Trump placed tariffs on imported aluminum and steel coming from several countries. One of the affected nations was Mexico, which reacted by imposing tariffs to some American products.
Jul. 6, 2018
Mexico City Will Have Its First Female Elected Mayor
Last Sunday, for its first time, Mexico voted for a left-leaning president. And it was also the first time that a woman was elected mayor of the country’s capital.
Jul. 5, 2018
Morena Leaders: Arizona-Sonora Ties Won
The left-wing Morena party won elections across Mexico on during elections on July 1, including in border state Sonora. That won't mean and end to strong cross-border relationships, but it could mean some changes, party leaders say.
Landslide Victory For 'AMLO' In Mexican Presidential Election
Jul. 4, 2018
What Election New President Says About U.S. Relations
e winner of the election, leftist Andres Manuel López Obrador, seems to be a very different leader than the outgoing president, Enrique Peña Nieto. So does will that mean a different type of relationship with the U.S.?
Jul. 2, 2018
Landslide Victory For
Mexican voters made a decisive choice for a new president on Sunday. In an election with a historic turnout, left-of-center candidate Andres Manuel López Obrador — commonly known as "AMLO" — won a landslide victory. Thousands marched late Sunday night in Mexico.
More News From Mexico City
Jul. 2, 2018
Pew: Rising Support For More Legal Immigration
Support for increasing legal immigration to the U.S. is on the rise, and shifting views among Democrats is the main driving force behind the jump in recent years, according to Pew.
Jun. 29, 2018
Mexico Prepares For Historic Elections
On July 1, Mexico will head to the polls for federal and local elections, and a new president will be chosen. They are expected to be the largest elections in the country’s history — but they’re also among the most violent.
Jun. 29, 2018
Grassroots Group Works To Save Navajo Horses
Last month, more than one hundred horses were found dead, drowned in the thick mud surrounding a dried up watering hole on the Navajo Nation. The images, some of the most alarming we've seen of the drought, have prompted many people — both on and off the reservation — to take action.
Jun. 29, 2018
First Lady
First Lady Melania Trump came to Arizona Thursday.
Jun. 28, 2018
Ballot Heist In Mexico Just Days Before The Elections
Mexico will hold federal and local elections this Sunday, and a new president will be chosen. But there’s a new concern rising: the theft of thousands of ballots.
Jun. 28, 2018
Political Violence In Mexico’s Presidential Race
A state assembly candidate in southern Mexico has been killed in an ambush of his vehicle, according to officials and local media reports.
Jun. 27, 2018
Reunification Deadlines A Tall Task For Administration
President Donald Trump’s administration faces hard deadlines for reuniting migrant families separated at the border, and the former U.S. Attorney for Arizona says it’s a long shot the government can meet the court-ordered benchmarks.
Jun. 27, 2018
Ranchers Hope To Ease Cattle Export To Sonora For Slaughter
The regional cattle union in Sonora is asking Mexican agricultural officials to ease the import of Arizona cattle for slaughter in Hermosillo.
Jun. 27, 2018
Final Day Of Campaigning Before Mexico
In Mexico, Wednesday is officially the last day of campaigning for the country’s next president. Jorge Valencia from KJZZ’s Mexico City Bureau has been reporting on the campaigns and joined The Show this morning to talk about it.
Jun. 27, 2018
Bacanora Liquor Gets New Certification
A new accreditation for the Sonoran liquor Bacanora is meant to insure the quality of the product and make it easier to sell internationally.
Jun. 26, 2018
Mexico Fights Against Family Separation In DC
A group of Mexican legislators and high-rank officials are in Washington. Their visit is not about trade or to meet with president Donald Trump, but to insist on the reunification of immigrant families separated on the border.
Jun. 26, 2018
Ripples Of SCOTUS Travel Ban Ruling To Reach Arizona
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the third version of President Donald Trump’s so-called Muslim ban is legal.
Jun. 26, 2018
Records: Citations, Fines At Southwest Key Programs In Metro Phoenix
A government-contracted nonprofit with services that include sheltering undocumented children racked up $2,750 dollars in state fines at a half-dozen Valley locations in the last couple years
Jun. 25, 2018
Census Director Takes Part In NALEO Conference
The acting director of the U.S. Census Bureau visited the Valley Saturday to take part in the annual conference of the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials.
Jun. 23, 2018
USCIS Recalls More Than 9,300 Green Cards, Work Permits
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has recalled more than 9,300 green cards and work permits combined, in about a five-week span.
Jun. 22, 2018