Fronteras Desk News

About 2,000 kids were separated from their families at the border from mid-April through the end of May. Prosecutions have spiked since U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a zero-tolerance policy for illegal border crossings in early April.
Jun. 15, 2018
There's a long-standing soccer rivalry between Mexico and the U.S., and fans won't easily change their loyalty.
Jun. 15, 2018
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced funding for a major project to build out the road leading to Arizona’s largest shipping port of entry at the Mexican border. Ducey announced the funding of $134 million to build out the highway leading from the Mariposa Port of Entry out to Interstate 19.
Jun. 15, 2018
Arizona-Mexico Commission Summit, which was held in Tucson this week, takes place twice a year in both states — Arizona and Sonora — and most of the time it's all fairly friendly and calm. But there has been some turmoil this year.
Jun. 15, 2018
America's and Mexico's economies are deeply intertwined, so what will a new president south of the border represent for businesses on both sides? Mexico-U.S. trade relations are quickly evolving and Mexican voters are preparing to go to polling stations July 1.
More Coverage From Mexico City
Jun. 15, 2018
Delegates, politicians and business owners from throughout the region met in Tucson at the Arizona-Mexico Commission’s summit Thursday.
Jun. 14, 2018
The North American region will host the United 2026 World Cup. And for one of the masterminds behind the winning bid, the soccer tournament’s biggest score might be creating a better collaboration among the three participating nations.
Jun. 14, 2018
Federal officials have said family separation policy aims to discourage would-be undocumented immigrants, but child welfare advocates say it has serious consequences for children.
Jun. 14, 2018
The Arizona-Mexico Commission is having its 2018 summit in Tucson on Thursday and Friday. Mining is one of the subjects expected at the top of this summit's agenda, but what else is expected?
Jun. 14, 2018
Amid trade wars and political tensions, something is bringing Canada, Mexico and the U.S. together: the 2026 Soccer Men’s World Cup. “United 2026” will be the first World Cup hosted by three nations.
Jun. 14, 2018
The U.S. Border Patrol says it is asking for the public’s assistance with information anyone may have about who shot an agent early Tuesday morning. The agent shot is a veteran agent who has worked 21 years for the Border Patrol.
Jun. 13, 2018
Business and government leaders from Arizona and Sonora are en route to Tucson for the Arizona-Mexico Commission summit, which kicks off Thursday. Among the items on the two-day agenda are professional sports, cross-border supply chains, tourism and streamlining customs policies.
Jun. 13, 2018
The ex-wife of the man who shot and killed six people in the Phoenix metro area earlier this month spoke to reporters Tuesday for the first time.
Jun. 12, 2018
The FBI and the Border Patrol's internal affairs division, the Office of Professional Responsibility, is investigating the shooting.
Jun. 12, 2018
The Goldwater Institute will present oral arguments Wednesday in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in a lawsuit that questions the constitutionality of the Indian Child Welfare Act.
Jun. 12, 2018
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions ruled Monday that people fleeing domestic violence generally do not qualify for asylum. One Arizona immigration lawyer said the legal decision endangers women.
Jun. 11, 2018
A long-time drug trafficker born in the U.S. who rose in ranks in Mexico’s notorious drug trafficking syndicate will likely spend the rest of his life in prison.
Jun. 11, 2018
U.S. Customs and Border Protection plans to spend millions of dollars on a new project to keep job applicants interested in becoming agents on the country’s borders.
Jun. 11, 2018
The most iconic alcoholic beverage of Americana, bourbon, has been targeted by the trade wars between the U.S. and Mexico. After the U.S. government imposed tariffs on Mexican steel and aluminum, its Mexican counterparts retaliated by taxing several American goods, including Southern-style whiskey.
Trump’s Steel Tariffs Provoke Retaliation From Mexico
Jun. 8, 2018
Both highways that were closed earlier this week because of the 377 Fire have now reopened. The northeastern Arizona fire is now 70 percent contained.
Jun. 8, 2018

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