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Work beginning on new border wall in Cochise County

Police chiefs in Douglas and Agua Prieta share how current infrastructure impacts public safety in their cities.

Mexican National Guard steps up presence at country’s northern border

The Arizona Republic's Rafael Carranza explains the impact of the deployment.

Unpunished crime costs Mexico $21 billion, study says

The study looked at unresolved homicides, abductions and forced displacement.

Arizona Chamber President: USMCA will pass regardless of possible impeachment

The business group leader expects the new North American trade agreement to be ratified despite an inquiry into the president.

Mexico’s president pushes for controversial amnesty law project

The law is meant to forgive certain offenses, though critics say the government is allowing the imprisonment of innocent people.

In Mexico, thousands commemorate 5th anniversary of disappeared students

Outrage continues over the unsolved crime that led to the disappearance of 43 college students from Guerrero.

Border crossers near yuma can be sent west for 'Remain in Mexico' program

The program isn't set up south of Yuma, but asylum seekers crossing there can be processed and sent to another sector.

Without government aid, fishermen in Mexico return to endangered porpoise habitat

Fishermen in the Sea of Cortez say they haven't received compensation like in previous years, so they're returning to the vaquita marina's waters for shrimp season.

Mexican military finds synthetic drug lab in Sonora near Arizona border

It’s the latest in a growing number of drug laboratories discovered by Mexican authorities this year.

Gov Ducey pushing for ratification of North American trade deal

The Arizona governor heads to Washington, D.C., to urge approval of the USMCA.

Changing policies, plans: Toughened enforcement pushes asylum seekers to stay in Mexico

More and more, efforts are focused on helping migrants settle into life in Mexico, as they opt not to continue north.

Recent migration policies deepen the divide at the Mexico-Guatemala border

Towns along the Suchiate River are divided by a border but strongly linked by their roots and trade.

Mexican authorities meet with Rio Sonora mining spill victims

A legal representative of residents affected by the spill said the dialogue is a result of pressure the communities have put on authorities.

Organized crime infiltrates 5 police departments in Sonora

Violence has been on the rise in Sonora, with 600 killed in the first half of the year.

Four-lane highway south of Arizona-Mexico border delayed again

The highway, originally slated for completion January 2018, is now expected to be finished in October.

25 killed in attack on bar in coastal Mexico

Mexico's president is calling for an investigation into possible ties to government officials.

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