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Mothers Take First Step Toward Lawsuit Over Family Separations

The women, who were separated from their children at the border, are seeking millions in damages from the U.S. government.

In Sonora, Hunting Means Big Business and Conservation

State officials are estimating up to $30 million in economic impact this season.

Mexican University Collaboration With UA Gets New Leadership

Elena Centeno, a geology researcher from UNAM in Mexico City, is returning to the UA to head the Tucson office of the Mexican university.

Shooting Closes Lanes at Downtown Nogales Border Crossing

Officials are still piecing together what happened in the shooting involving a car heading southbound into Mexico.

Former Governor of Sonora Released From Jail

Guillermo Padrés had been held in Mexico City since 2016 over charges of money laundering and organized crime.

Major Car Race Might Leave Mexico City

The mayor announced the city would stop paying the $21M fee for the Formula One Mexican Grand Prix as part of a political platform of austerity.

Report: Processing Delays Reach Crisis Levels At Immigration Agency

A coalition of immigration lawyers says longer waits are often due to a large wave of applications.

Pentagon Sending 'Several Thousand' More Troops To US-Mexico Border

It comes weeks from a deadline from the White House over funding for a border wall.

Honduras Is Top Country Of Origin For Migrants Traveling By Land To US, Mexico Says

The numbers come from migrants requesting a visa to transit through Mexico in January.

Documentary On Plight of Endangered Porpoise Heading to Sundance

The documentary follows the plight of the Sea of Cortez's vaquita marina, which is on the verge of extinction.

Tribes Discuss Visa to Allow Unimpeded Border Crossing

The proposal also includes meetings with Homeland Security, sensitivity training and translators.

US Sending Asylum Seekers to Mexico

Officials want to expand the practice to all ports, a major immigration policy shift in both countries.

Mexico Recognizes Maduro as Venezuela’s Leader; US Backs Opponent

The Mexican president says the constitution prohibits interference in the affairs of other countries.

Consultant To Gauge Inner Workings Of Southwest Key Programs

The outside health care consultation is part of a legal settlement with the nonprofit, which houses unaccompanied migrant children.

Budget Plan Includes Funding for Nogales Cold Inspection Facility

The facility could extend the produce import season into the summer months.

Nearly 400 Migrants Detained Near Yuma

The group is said to have crossed through tunnels under a stretch of border fence.

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