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Arizona’s State Bill 1070 and President Donald Trump’s immigration projects have found sympathizers in unexpected places, like the Dominican Republic, where hostility toward Haitian immigrants has left a group of people without any nationality at all.
Faith leaders claimed victory after federal authorities did not deport a Mesa man when he reported for a regular check-in with Immigration and Customs Enforcement, but the win could be temporary.
La Barquita
Concrete and tin homes huddle together along the banks of the Ozama River in the La Barquita neighborhood.
U.S. Attorney General Jefff Sessions announced a widening of prosecutions of border related crime during his stop in Nogales, Ariz., Tuesday morning.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions will tour the Arizona border Tuesday, then meet with law enforcement in Phoenix and air force service members at Luke Air Force Base.
Miss Rizos
The women at Miss Rizos salon don’t believe in "pelo malo." The phrase literally translates to "bad hair," and, in the Dominican Republic, the word is tied to hair that is kinky, curly or afrolike.
Dominican Republic
SANTO DOMINGO — While politicians in Arizona debate the possibility of more regulations on abortions, in the Dominican Republic, in contrast, the debate centers on its legalization. But recent pro-life policies in the United States could reverse course for Dominican health services.
The 'Corruptour' bus in Mexico City
The 'Corruptour' is a weekly bus tour that shows off what organizers say are Mexico City’s monuments to graft, fraud and impunity.
mexico peso dollar us trump finance currency coin bill
After Donald Trump’s inauguration in January, the Mexican peso reached its lowest level against the US dollar. But in April, the Mexican currency is showing signs of recovery.
Map of peace rankings by state in Mexico
Violence increased in Mexico in 2016. The country’s homicide rate increased by more than 18 percent in one of the bloodiest years of the country’s decade-long drug war, according to a report released Tuesday.
Smith
An iconic Navajo activist and matriarch has died. Katherine Smith was best known for standing up to the federal government in the 1970s when it forced thousands of Navajo people to move off their land. She died March 29.
A newspaper on the Mexican border announced it was closing down operations after a reporter in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua was assassinated late last month.
Katherine Smith
A Navajo icon died March 29. Katherine Smith is most famous for standing up to the federal government when it forced thousands of Navajo people to move.
The Wallow Fire burns in the distance.
A wet winter means fire season is expected to start later than usual in Arizona’s mountains. But southern Arizona is a different story.
The federal government has extended its deadline to April 4 for pitches from businesses who want to help build the wall along the border.

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