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Head of Border Patrol admits to membership in lewd Facebook group

Carla Provost told a committee that she joined the secret group only to search her own name.

Term extended for Mexican elected governor with US ties

A researcher says the rules change signals Mexican political institutions are being tested.

Florida 'appreciates' new tomato proposal; Nogales growers concerned

A produce distributor based in Nogales says proposed changes are "logistically impossible."

Tohono O'odham group: Border wall would block sacred pilgrimage

Proposed bollard-style fencing would cut through the route used by the Tohono O'odham for their Salt Pilgrimage.

Expanded fast-track deportations likely to face legal challenge

At least one rights group has promised a lawsuit to the expansion, which could impact hundreds of thousands of people.

Some controversial texts from accused border agent won't be shown to jury

Border Patrol agent Matthew Bowen faces felony charges after allegedly ramming a man with his car and then lying about it.

Mexico and US dispute the assets of cartel leader 'El Chapo'

The countries are debating what to do with Joaquín Guzmán's $12 billion fortune.

Secretary of State Pompeo plans travel to Latin America

Pompeo is expected to talk about issues like free trade and immigration with counterparts in Mexico and other countries.

Lawsuit challenges northern Arizona fracking leases

Conservation groups say the BLM violated laws by not conducting environmental reviews or consulting tribes.

Prosecutors in border agent trial trying to keep some testimony away from jury

They want Bowen to not be able to tell the jury his job is dangerous and that agents risk their lives.

Sulfuric acid leak in Mexico’s Sea of Cortez a ‘wake-up call’

A researcher says the impact was minimal, but that it shows the need to consider the potential for a spill on a much larger scale.

Mexican president responds to US steel, tomato tariffs

The U.S. Department of Commerce recently announced tariffs on steel products after finding exporters benefit from state subsidies, a claim rejected by an industry group.

Mexican Federal Police officers upset with new National Guard

Thousands of agents from are taking over their own headquarters while suing the government.

Some US asylum seekers find work in northern Mexico

A Mexican official says hundreds have found work and factories have offered thousands of jobs.

Arizona business welcomes possible completion of Sonoran highway

Mexico's president has announced a date for the highway's completion three times.

UNESCO designates vaquita porpoise habitat as ‘in danger’

There are estimated to be only 10 remaining vaquita porpoises in the Sea of Cortez.

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