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Temporary Farmworkers Increase, But Not Agents Protecting Labor Rights

Arizona farmers are increasingly using migrant workers, but Labor Department enforcement is not keeping pace.

Fry Bread Nation: A Tragic Necessity

The staple food on the Navajo Nation simultaneously calls up historical trauma, perseverance, pride and public health issues.

U.S. Trade Office Taking Comment on NAFTA Renegotiation

A trade representative rom Arizona will be among the speakers.

NAFTA On Agenda For Sen. Flake’s Meeting With Mexican Senators

Arizona is crucial for agricultural goods traveling in both directions, one expert says.

Navajo Nation To Negotiate Power Plant Lease

If the tribe doesn’t approve a lease extension in the next week, the plant will have to close at the end of this year.

Cartels, Corruption and Gasoline Theft Make for Deadly May in Mexico

Almost 2,200 were murdered, making it the deadliest month in decades, data show.

Fire Managers Evacuate Residents Near Payson

A third community was warned to be ready to leave.

Border Patrol Union Urges Screenings Following Thyroid Cancer in Agents

Union VP says the evidence seems to be pointing to X-ray scanners at checkpoints.

Deportations Give Shape to Changing Border Demographics

Deportees finding themselves in country of birth, separated from country they call home.

Arizona Medical-Device Companies Search for Inroads to Mexican Market

Domestic production in Mexico was $15.5 billion two years ago.

Trump Wants to Cut US Aid to Mexican Drug Cartel Fight

Budget proposal calls for cutting funding to Mexican policy, military almost in half.

Arizona, Sonora Officials Seek Better Transportation

Bilateral commission meeting this week will focus on improved air, rail service.

Trump Budget Includes San Luis Border Crossing Rebuild

Local officials are both surprised and excited about the $234M set aside for the port.

Arizona-Mexico Trade Comes in Education, Too

UA recruits to keep flow of graduate students, while Mexico needs tech help.

Mexico And Canada: NAFTA Changes Require 3-Nation Effort

Following trade official's announcement, Canada and Mexico emphasize trilateral agreement.

Former Sonoran Official and His Wife Arrested In Tucson

He has not been charged with a crime, but is wanted in Mexico on corruption charges.

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