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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.

Study Finds 96 Percent Of National Parks Have Significant Levels of Air Pollution

The study also found that climate change is a significant concern for most national parks.

On Somber Mother’s Day, Sonorans March For Disappeared Loved Ones

More than 2,000 people are missing in Sonora, according to 2018 data.

National Park Service Approves Grand Canyon Pipeline Project

About 20,000 people daily rely on the water carried by the current line for drinking, cooking and firefighting.

Crossing Mexico: The New Barrier for US-Bound Migrants

With thousands arriving to Mexico's border with Central America on their journey to the U.S. by land, has southern Mexico become the de facto border wall?

Arizona-Sonora Nonprofit to Receive Migrant Aid From Catholic Church

The Kino Border Initiative is set to receive about $21,000 for humanitarian aid services, the nonprofit said.

ICE In Yuma to Probe Documents of Migrants Claiming to be Families

HSI agents have been sent to Yuma from ICE interior offices and human smuggling units.

60 Years In, Arizona-Mexico Commission Celebrates Strong Ties Across the Border

Recent political tensions don't diminish the relationship between Arizona and Mexico, a commission official says.

Tensions Between the Press and State Arise In Mexico

The president's viral commentary has sparked worry about the impact of that rhetoric on journalists in the country.

Arizona Ups Oversight of Groups That House Migrant Children

Most of the new law's provisions take effect immediately.

US-Mexico Tomato Import Negotiations Latest Row In Decades-Long Fight

Some U.S. growers see the billions of pounds of tomatoes imported from Mexico as an existential threat.

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