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Modernizing Mexican Moonshine: The Future Of Bacanora In Sonora And Beyond

Producers of the Sonoran spirit look to tradition, economic viability and sustainability amid the hope of a growing market for the agave drink.

Border Patrol Union Endorses McSally In Arizona Senate Race

McSally is running in a crowded field, which includes staunch conservatives like Kelli Ward and former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

UA and Mexico Launch Legal Training for Diplomats

The new project aims to give U.S. laws an international perspective.

US State Department Prohibits Staff Travel to San Carlos, Guaymas

Recent violent crimes in the state of Sonora triggered the travel prohibition by the agency.

Nearly 2,500 Scientists Slam Trump's Planned Border Wall

The collective has called on the administration to follow environmental policies, and on Congress to step up action against proposals for more construction.

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.

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