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Border crossings at Arizona ports of entry down from last year

Pedestrian and vehicle numbers are bad news to border businesses that depend on shoppers from Mexico.

New website aims to bring Arizona residents in on push to ratify USMCA

The Arizona governor's office is pushing for support of the deal. Mexico has ratified it, but Canada and the U.S. have not.

Arizona-Sonora short film contest, workshop open for submissions

The contest is accepting films about life in the borderlands by students and nonprofessionals.

After Mexican tomato deal, Farm Bureau wants same for other crops

A release says farmers need similar agreements for other crops sold at "artificially low prices."

Last-minute deal struck in Mexican tomato standoff

The deal could settle a long period of uncertainty over the importation of tomatoes from Mexico.

Promised inauguration of Sonoran highway called off

Three dates have been set and missed for completion of the highway that runs from Sinaloa to the Arizona border.

Ducey signs bill to investigate missing, murdered Indigenous women

Legislation passed in May established a task force to be made up of tribal leaders, victims advocates, tribal police and social workers.

Border Patrol agent who ran down fleeing immigrant offered plea deal

Matthew Bowen faced charges over ramming a migrant with his vehicle and lying about it to investigators.

Deportee flight cancellation to Mexico brings new challenges to migrants

Migrants being obliged to use border crossings is making them more vulnerable, a nonprofit agency says.

Mexico offers legal aid to migrants arrested in Mississippi raids

Mexican citizens who are deported will receive help in obtaining work, health care and schooling, the country's foreign relations secretary said.

Mexican trade official: Tomato deal 'at hand' if 100% inspections are dropped

Mexican growers have asked for similar inspection requirements on U.S. produce if any final deal includes the provision.

ADL of Arizona: Hate groups recruit near college campuses

The group's leader says Arizona has been a flashpoint for anti-immigrant rhetoric and policy.

Mexico prepares legal, diplomatic actions after El Paso shooting

At least six Mexican citizens were killed in the shooting over the weekend.

Sonoran marriage equality measure begins legislative journey

The reform measure would change Sonora's family code to allow same-sex couples to marry.

Head of CBP defends agency's response to migration 'crisis'

Mark Morgan says politicians and the news media are unfairly demonizing border agencies.

Head of Border Patrol admits to membership in lewd Facebook group

Carla Provost told a committee that she joined the secret group only to search her own name.

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