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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.

Mexico Becomes Top US Trade Partner for the First Time

Trade with Mexico account for about 15 percent of all U.S. trade worldwide, surpassing both China and Canada for the first time.

Report: New NAFTA Would Bring Growth, Employment Gains

An analysis found auto jobs would increase slightly, though vehicle costs could also rise.

Douglas, Cochise County Approve Location for New Port Of Entry

A new commercial port would be aimed at easing the flow of traffic and industry, as the current port serves both commercial and passenger vehicles.

Yuma Declares Emergency Over Migrant Family Releases

Mayor Douglas Nicholls said he's looking for federal funding and a "FEMA-like response."

US Promises to Invest In Mexico's 'Mayan Train,' Mexican President Says

López Obrador made the announcement about the controversial project after a meeting with the U.S. commerce secretary.

Vice President Pence to Visit Nogales Thursday

The visit comes at a time when Homeland Security has no clear leaders at the highest positions.

Women Entrepreneurs Present Trade Show in Nogales, Sonora

The program focuses on empowering women with skills to become business leaders.

#MeToo Movement Stirs Mexican Society

The movement is already having consequences, including layoffs and a suicide.

Navajo Nation President Proclaims Renewable Energy Top Priority

The proclamation comes days after the tribal council voted to drop its bid for the West's largest coal-fired power plant.

Sen McSally Says Cross-Border Trade, Travel Should Continue

President Donald Trump threatened to close the border this week over immigration.

Border Officials Releasing Detained Migrants in Yuma

Some politicians pushed back against the practice, while officials have used the term "breaking point" to describe the situation at the border.

Report: New NAFTA Would Boost Arizona Industry

The tentative agreement would impact agricultural imports, mining and approximately 230,000 jobs in Arizona, authors said.

Court Denies Asylum Appeal by Police Officer From Sonora

The Ninth Circuit decision means the former Mexican police officer is almost out of ways to avoid deportation.

3 Men Found Shot to Death in San Carlos Outskirts

With the busy tourist season getting underway, a state attorney says the beach destination is still ready to receive visitors.

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