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Audit: Nearly Half of Border Agency Applicants Failed Entrance Exam

The review comes as the border agencies are under pressure to fulfill an executive order mandating the hiring of 5,000 new Border Patrol agents.

Man Extradited to US to Face Charges in Killing of Border Agent

Heraclio Osorio-Arellanes is accused of murdering agent Brian Terry in 2010.

Mexican President-Elect Wants Fewer Migrants to US

López Obrador has spoken of mitigating the factors that push people to immigrate from Central America and Mexico.

Meteorologists Expect Relief From Drought Conditions for Arizona

Monsoon rains and El Niño weather pattern are expected to bring the Southwest closer to normal conditions.

Asylum-Seeking Mexican Journalist Freed

Emilio Gutiérrez Soto was detained almost a year by U.S. officials.

Committee Approves Border Budget, Adds Protection for Some Asylum Seekers

The funding includes $5 billion to build 200 miles of new border wall.

Mexico And Canada React to Trump’s NAFTA Letter

The U.S. president urged speed, while Canadian and Mexican officials said it will take as long as is necessary.

Committee Set To Debate Budget Increase for Homeland Security, Border Wall

The Customs and Border Protection budget would grow by nearly $4 billion over the last fiscal year.

Migrant Family Reunifications Continue As Deadline Nears

Court documents suggest the government will not make the July 26 deadline, according to an attorney.

Arpaio Calls Off Mexico Visit After Alleged Cartel Threats

A press release said he had a $10,000 price on his head, though Nogales officials said they'd heard of no threat and that the campaign hadn't contacted city government.

Tucson, Hermosillo Beer Makers Work Together to Brew Up Business

An international "collabrew" crosses the border, expanding brewing community and tapping into a growing market for artisanal beers in the border region.

Sonoran Solar Array Gets $224 Million In Financing

The more than 1.2 million-panel plant is expected to be operational by 2019.

Mexican President-Elect López Obrador to Meet With Kushner, Pompeo

The Morena party leader says he'll be advocating for anti-poverty efforts.

Peso Gains Against Dollar After Mexican Elections, Defying Some Expectations

One analyst said a smooth democratic transition and a weakening dollar buoyed the currency's strength.

Government to Reunite Some Migrant Kids With Parents

The Justice Department said 54 children under the age of 5 — less than half of those identified — will be reunited.

Mexican President-Elect Wants Trump at His Inauguration

Andrés Manuel López Obrador says he wants friendly ties with the U.S., but some fear the invite could send the wrong message.

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