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Federal judge throws out No More Deaths convictions

The volunteers had been convicted of misdemeanors after leaving food and water in the Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge.

Study: Four Corners drought intensified by human-induced warming

A researcher said the drought showed what climate change is like "in the here and now."

Maricopa County agrees to pay other side's legal costs in racial profiling case

The payment is tied to a lawsuit against the sheriff’s office for profiling Latino drivers.

LeBarón family leads rally for peace in Mexico City

The relatives of women and children murdered in November in Sonora joined other marchers to demand justice for victims of organized crime.

Official: Oft-delayed Sonoran highway project expected this spring

A transportation official says completion of the highway is a couple months away, despite repeated delays to the project.

Communities affected by mining spill win case in Mexico's Supreme Court

The decision granted protection to Sonora River Valley residents seeking remediation following a 2014 Grupo México toxic mine spill.

Last year was Mexico’s most violent; Sonora saw biggest jump in murder

The northern Mexican state stood out with the largest year-to-year increase in registered murder victims.

Worker morale at Homeland Security climbs, but not everywhere

A nonprofit found falling worker satisfaction in sub-agencies that deal with immigration.

Amid impeachment din, Senate approves USMCA by wide margin

Both of Arizona's senators supported the revised North American trade deal.

Judge overseeing Border Patrol trial may order tents for Tucson Sector

Government attorneys said the number of families seeking asylum in the sector is already far higher than the last fiscal year.

Mexican presidential plane back from U.S. after a year

The plane has been for sale in California as part of the government's austerity plan.

Binational team of female brewers to debut IPA in Tucson

The effort brought together brewers from Tucson's Borderlands Brewing and Monterrey, Mexico's Turulata Brewing.

Mexican consulates to reinforce legal protections for workers

The country has asked its consulates to partner with nonprofits to strengthen protections for Mexican workers ahead of the USMCA.

New super PAC wants Arizona Latino voters to help beat Trump in November

American Latinos United aims to chip away at the percentage of Latino support that Trump got in 2016.

Trial over treatment of migrants in Border Patrol custody begins

Advocates are alleging inhumane treatment at many of the agency's short-term detention centers in Arizona.

Number of Mexicans granted work visas in the U.S. increases

Mexico praised the rise in migrants taking part in U.S. work visa programs, calling it a sign of the countries' strong economic partnership.

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