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Trump administration wins appeal, pushes border fence projects forward

A lower court had stopped construction on 175 miles of the southwest border in areas along all four border states.

Man gets life in prison for 2010 killing of US border agent Brian Terry

Heraclio Osorio Arellanes was a member of a "rip crew" that fired on Terry's unit in 2010, killing the Border Patrol agent.

Mexican asylum seekers might be forced to apply in Guatemala

The Mexican government has condemned the measure, which is an extension of an agreement signed between the U.S. and Guatemala.

Report: More than 60,000 people missing in Mexico

Sonora, the Mexican state to Arizona's south, accounted for nearly 2,200 missing people in that number.

Navajo request federal funding to hire coroners

If successful, the tribe will be the first in the country with such a department.

DOJ, immigration judges head to hearing on future of labor union

A labor union for immigration judges is headed for a showdown with the Department of Justice.

Conservationists: Mexican government failing to protect vaquita

They say Mexico has not been able to curb illegal fishing in the Sea of Cortez that threatens the nearly extinct porpoise.

First migrants returned to Nogales, Sonora, under ‘Remain In Mexico’

The agency said it expanded the program because it believes migrants were crossing into Arizona to avoid being sent back to Mexico.

4 Navajo Code Talkers die in 2019, 5 remain

The four men who died last year were known for more than their military service, which helped end World War II.

Accusations against former Amazon CEO in Mexico ignite feminist debates

The recent murder of the wife of the former CEO have fueled the push for changes to laws.

Third cross-border tunnel discovered this month in Nogales

The tunnel connected a home in Arizona to an enormous cross-border sewer line.

After signing ceremony, Mexican negotiator raises USMCA issues

Jesús Seade said he wasn't informed about possible labor attachés, though Mexico said ratification isn't compromised.

Phoenix Suns treat Mexico City to its first NBA overtime

The Suns lost to the San Antonio Spurs in the Mexican capital in a tight game with a dramatic end.

Report: Tailings dam poses threat to Rio Sonora valley 5 years after major spill

The report's author says Grupo México's new tailings pond threatens the health and livelihood of people already impacted by a 2014 spill.

US government loses two border fence funding lawsuits

Together, they block nearly $4 billion in military funds to build a new border fence.

Poachers swarm vaquita refuge ‘like never before’

A conservationist said the number of poachers in the endangered porpoise's habitat — casting nets for a fish called the totoaba — is unprecedented.

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