The Phoenix City Council has voted to temporarily close the city’s offices in Mexico, which connect companies on both sides of the border looking to expand, while the contract to run the offices is being reviewed.
Mexico’s top diplomatic official says hundreds of Central American migrants who have been sent to Mexico to await the outcome of their U.S. asylum claims have secured jobs in factories near the border.
Remittances to Mexico, one of the main largest sectors of the country's economy, in May hit their highest level for any individual month on record, according to new figures released by the country's central bank.
Dozens of Central American asylum applicants are choosing to be bused back to their home countries, instead of waiting in Mexico while their cases are being processed in the U.S., Mexican immigration officials said on Tuesday.
The Mexican government will likely struggle to fulfill promises to the Trump administration to reduce the number of Central American migrants arriving to the U.S. by late August, according to a report.
For years, the Mexican government has auctioned properties taken from criminals. The current administration is also auctioning dozens of state-owned properties, including places where drug lords were arrested or killed.
In Mexico City, the government established a gender neutral policy to public school uniforms, allowing children to use skirts or pants regardless of their gender. But how hard will it be for the measure to promote tolerance and diversity?
Two Arizonan committees are on a business trip in Mexico City. One of them is from Phoenix and focuses on innovation and trade, while the other is from Tucson and looks to strengthen research and education.
Mexico confirmed the deployment of the newly-formed National Guard to its southern border to stop migrants, as agreed with the U.S. But opponents said the federal government is breaking the law and turning Mexico into the U.S. border wall.
In Arizona, it is unclear if humanitarian aid worker Scott Warren will continue to face charges of illegally harboring undocumented immigrants. And in Mexico, two activists accused of human smuggling have been released. Their supporters said the arrests were a setup.
The Mexican government avoided tariffs on exports to the United States by promising to help decrease the flow of migrants. And just like his U.S. counterpart, Mexico’s president touted the agreement as a diplomatic success. But the Mexican foreign secretary hints that the crisis is not over.
Mexico reached an agreement with the U.S. to avoid tariffs, but is feeling the pressure on its Southern border: an increasing volume of people crossing from Central America is becoming harder to manage.