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Mexico’s president pushes for controversial amnesty law project

The law is meant to forgive certain offenses, though critics say the government is allowing the imprisonment of innocent people.

In Mexico, thousands commemorate 5th anniversary of disappeared students

Outrage continues over the unsolved crime that led to the disappearance of 43 college students from Guerrero.

Border crossers near yuma can be sent west for 'Remain in Mexico' program

The program isn't set up south of Yuma, but asylum seekers crossing there can be processed and sent to another sector.

More data needed to bridge digital divide, expand high-speed internet

About 18% of Arizonans are thought to be underserved by the number of available internet providers.

Diné College, UA to train future neuroscientists

Native Americans are one of the most underrepresented groups in biomedical sciences, according to the NIH.

Mexican military finds synthetic drug lab in Sonora near Arizona border

It’s the latest in a growing number of drug laboratories discovered by Mexican authorities this year.

Hospitality makes up for lack of housing for asylum seekers in Portland, Maine

The small town has no more vacancies, but newcomers like those fleeing violence in Central Africa have discovered a wealth of hospitality.

Phoenix shelter a brief respite for migrants coming to US

If you’re a parent and child seeking asylum and released from custody in Phoenix, there are groups ready to help.

The US races to build a new border

Dozens of miles of new border fence was a campaign promise four years ago. It’s happening now in Arizona.

On the border in San Luis, asylum seekers from around the world wait months

Asylum seekers face a long wait at the border, punctuated by anxieties over sudden policy shifts that can shut the door on them.

Tracing the Migrant Journey

A team of reporters follows the path migrants take to reach the southern border of the U.S.

Changing policies, plans: Toughened enforcement pushes asylum seekers to stay in Mexico

More and more, efforts are focused on helping migrants settle into life in Mexico, as they opt not to continue north.

Recent migration policies deepen the divide at the Mexico-Guatemala border

Towns along the Suchiate River are divided by a border but strongly linked by their roots and trade.

Why people are migrating from Honduras — and why many want them to stay

Honduras has become the top country of origin for migrants on the U.S.' southwest border.

Mexican authorities meet with Rio Sonora mining spill victims

A legal representative of residents affected by the spill said the dialogue is a result of pressure the communities have put on authorities.

Lawsuit against more fast-track deportations scheduled for hearing on Friday

A regulation announced in July would allow ICE to deport undocumented people without seeing a judge under certain circumstances.

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