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Consultant To Gauge Inner Workings Of Southwest Key Programs

The outside health care consultation is part of a legal settlement with the nonprofit, which houses unaccompanied migrant children.

Budget Plan Includes Funding for Nogales Cold Inspection Facility

The facility could extend the produce import season into the summer months.

Nearly 400 Migrants Detained Near Yuma

The group is said to have crossed through tunnels under a stretch of border fence.

As New Caravan Reaches Its Southern Border, Mexico Mulls Long-Term Immigration Plan

Mexico is caught between the harsh realities pushing people out of northern Central America and divisive political drama in the U.S.

Southwest Key Takes Step to Have Freeze on Arizona Admissions Lifted

The migrant children's shelter operator has a months-long statewide freeze on placements of unaccompanied, undocumented children.

Mexican Drivers Near the Border Still Paying More for Gas

The new president promised lower gas prices in the border region, but the cost is still cheaper on the U.S. side.

Shutdown Means Shut In for Some Navajo

Unmaintained dirt roads can hamper residents' efforts to haul water and wood or get medical treatment.

Shutdown Means No E-Verify for Arizona Hospitality Industry

The break in the system to verify someone can legally work in the U.S. comes at the start of the peak season.

Chinese Smuggling Bust Could Help Endangered Porpoise in Mexico

The illegal hunting of the totoaba fish swim bladders is considered the leading threat to the vaquita marina.

'Roma' Film Spotlights Plight Of Mexico’s Domestic Workers

Labor advocates in Mexico are using the movie to push for improved conditions for real-life domestic workers.

US-Bound Migrants Opt Instead for Mexican Coding School

The software engineering school originally catered to returning Mexican migrants.

Mexican Minimum Wage Along Border Set to Double Next Year

The increase, which goes into effect Jan. 1, is one of a number of campaign promises made by the new president.

US to Invest $10.6B to Address Migration From Mexico, Central America

The money is said to be targeted at root causes of migration by investing in development those countries.

Grand Canyon National Park, Turning 100, Works With Tribes to Tell Their Stories

The agency is collaborating with 11 tribes in advance of the park's centennial next year.

New ICE Data Show an Increase in Arrests and Deportations

DUIs, drugs and traffic offenses topped the list of crimes for which ICE arrested people.

Congress Considers Legislation to Help Tribes Solve Cases of Missing People

Laws under consideration could improve tracking databases and increase funding for services like domestic violence shelters.

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