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The city of Phoenix has been betting on technology industries to fuel its economy. And a local organization wants to take advantage of that trend, as well as the city’s close relationship with Mexico, to make Phoenix competitive in the global market.
May. 24, 2018
When President Donald Trump called for a military presence at the border last month, state leaders rallied around the plan. National Guard units from across the country were deployed to the Mexican border, an executive mandate adopted by the last three U.S. presidents. This time, the mission's very different.
May. 24, 2018
A new report says there was widespread abuse of immigrant children detained by U.S. Customs and Border Protection during President Barack Obama’s administration. CBP says the accusations are false.
May. 23, 2018
A Phoenix non-profit, with the help of a Mexican foundation, is offering loans to help lawful permanent residents pay their U.S. citizenship application fees.
May. 22, 2018
Phoenix will wade into the legal battle to block a question about citizenship from the upcoming U.S. Census as the City Council voted Tuesday to join either New York or California in one of the ongoing lawsuits against the federal government.
May. 22, 2018
Mexico’s four presidential candidates threw barbs at each other, gave few detailed proposals of for governance and frequently riffed on their country’s frayed relations with the United States.
May. 21, 2018
A delegation of Arizonan business and government leaders will visit Mexico City, as the city of Phoenix continues to strengthen its economic and political ties with the Mexican capital.
May. 18, 2018
More than 90 candidates or public office holders have been killed in Mexico since the beginning of the country’s campaign season last year, as organized crime threatens to interrupt the country's small-town electoral process.
May. 18, 2018
Business leaders across Arizona are anxiously prepearing for the likelihood that negotiations over trade between the U.S., Mexico and Canada will drag on through the rest of the year.
May. 17, 2018
People who live in Flagstaff, Page and Fredonia may see a tax increase this fall. The Coconino County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to tax residents to control flooding.
May. 15, 2018
In what could be the plot of a modern-day bank robbery movie, unidentified hackers penetrated the bank-to-bank money transfer system in Mexico, stealing millions of dollars from financial institutions.
May. 15, 2018
In recent years, roughly 7,400 foreign students from Arizona State University, Grand Canyon University and the University of Arizona worked temporary jobs in the Valley after graduation, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of government data.
May. 12, 2018
A U.S. Border Patrol agent who was acquitted of second-degree murder while jurors deadlocked on lesser counts will be retried in the cross-border shooting of a rock-throwing teen, prosecutors announced Friday in Arizona.
May. 11, 2018
New legislation would keep the West’s largest coal-fired power plant open. The Navajo Generating Station was on track to shut down at the end of 2019.
May. 11, 2018
The Hopi Tribal Council voted this week to oust Hopi High School’s board because of infighting. This comes a month after the board decided not to renew the contracts of 12 teachers and staff.
May. 11, 2018
Immigration has always been a riddle for the U.S., the issue repeatedly vexing lawmakers over the years. Senator John McCain has made multiple runs at immigration reform, even though his ideas weren’t always popular in the state he represents, or his within his own party.
May. 11, 2018
Mexico’s peso dropped to its lowest value of the year this week, reflecting investors’ anxiety over ongoing negotiations over the North American Free Trade Agreement.
May. 9, 2018
Mexican expats registered to vote will start getting their ballots this week via mail — and the vast majority of them will be delivered in the United States.
May. 9, 2018
The Navajo President approved on Monday $100 million in water, electrical lines, and road projects. About 40 percent of the tribe still lack running water and electricity.
May. 8, 2018
Recently released federal documents show President Donald Trump’s long-promised wall along the U.S.-Mexico border would have adverse impacts on endangered species and the Tohono O’Odham tribe.
May. 8, 2018

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