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Central American Migrants Possible Source of Labor in Sonoran Maquilas

The industry currently has about 2,000 vacancies.

Sonora Brokers Cautious About New Incentives at the Border

Some of the benefits don't apply to the area's lucrative import and export industry.

Mexico Raises Minimum Wage in Border Communities

Many companies already pay above the new rate to stay competitive.

With Arizona's Help, Sonoran Officials Install Dozens of Game Cameras

Many species' territories span the border, and game cams in both countries help agencies understand those animals.

Mexico Closes 5 Immigrant Detention Centers

A statement from the federal immigration agency cited a lack of "minimum working conditions" at the facilities.

Guidelines Ask Agents to Target Spanish Speakers at Border

The guidance applies to a program requiring asylum seekers wait in Mexico.

Police: Drugs Smuggled From Mexico to Canada in Ford Cars

The cars were being sent by rail in cars made in Hermosillo, Sonora, Ontario police said.

Sephardic Jews and Their Language Inspire Mexican Writer

Myriam Moscona focuses on her heritage and the language of her elders: Ladino, also called Judeo-Spanish.

Nogales, Sonora, Opens New Shelter For Migrants

With wait times getting longer and temperatures dropping, the city opened a new shelter and started taking in families this week.

#Black - Exploring Identity with Photography

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A "Go Fund Me" campaign for the border wall; An author's journey in search of her Sephardic Jewish heritage; and the world debut of the play "The Hall of Final Ruin."

Super Bowl a Touchdown for Mexican Avocados

For many Americans, the big game isn't complete without guacamole, and Mexican exporters know it.

Deadly Blue 'Mexican Oxy' Pills Take Toll on US Southwest

The pills are part of a flood of illicit fentanyl smuggled into the U.S. by the Sinaloa cartel.

US Investigation Into Mexican Tomatoes Could Hurt Imports, Industry Rep Says

A Commerce Department decision means an investigation into tomato dumping will resume in May.

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.

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.

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