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After burst of border violence, Arizona DPS sends help to border

The agency declined to provide details beyond what it wrote in three tweets Wednesday.

2 Sonoran border shootouts claim 9 lives

Violence rocked the Mexican border towns of Agua Prieta and Naco on Monday.

DHS watchdog retires; governor's aide awaits Senate vote

Joseph Cuffari is waiting as part of a long list of nominations being considered for agency's next inspector general.

Mexican government boasts of negotiation success, though ultimatum from US awaits

While both countries have touted the agreement brought about by tariff threats, a Mexican official suggests the crisis is not over.

Sigh of relief for border businesses after Mexico tariff threat

Last year, $14.5 billion in imports from Mexico passed through the Nogales commercial port alone.

Jury begins deliberations in border humanitarian aid worker trial

Federal prosecutors sought to make the case about the entire group, No More Deaths.

In Mexico, exporters already adjusting to threats of US tariffs

Trump’s threats have changed the political agenda the country, where at least 85% of exports go to the U.S.

Arizona churches sue Patriot Movement AZ, AZ Patriots

The suit says the far-right groups conspired to violate people's civil rights, invasion of privacy and defamation.

Sonoran flea markets give new life to used Arizona goods

In Arizona, it's common to see southbound pickups loaded to capacity with household goods. Many are headed to Mexico's tianguis.

Flagstaff disabled service providers at risk

A recession-era cut and a minimum wage increase have created a funding shortage.

Sonoran protesters insist 'unconstitutional' toll booths must go

A movement has been shutting down highway toll booths in the northern Mexican state to push back against the tolls themselves.

Guatemalan Child Migrant Dies in Mexican Immigration Custody

Mexico’s immigration agency has been overwhelmed as they've detained a growing number of U.S.-bound migrants.

Arizona Man Convicted In Kidnapping-for-Weed Plot Denied New Trial

The 9th Circuit said errors in the trial were not enough to warrant a do-over.

Heat Waves, Fires Affect Mexico City’s Air Quality

The air quality in cities like the capital are getting worse due to fires in the southern part of the country.

Over 5,000 Asylum Seekers Returned To Mexico Under Controversial Plan

Since late January, thousands of asylum applicants from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala have been sent to Mexico.

One of Few Remaining Navajo Code Talkers Dies

Fleming Begaye Sr. died Friday in Chinle at the age of 97.

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