Mexican anti-poverty program is model for the world

ALMEACO DE BONFIL, Mexico - For the family of Sofia Aristeo Serdan, financial success is measured in small steps.

For mothers back home, remittance benefits come at a cost

It’s a decades-old story: Mothers in Mexico lose their children to immigration and better opportunities in the north. But for the mothers left behind the story is never old and always personal.

Money from relatives in U.S. sustains many Mexican families

JALPAN de SERRA, Mexico – On a Saturday afternoon in March, a line forms inside a pet store in this city of 22,000 in the highlands of the state of Queretaro. But the people in line are not here to buy dog food.

Changes to NAFTA could affect business on both sides of border

APASEO EL GRANDE, Mexico — Angelica Cervantes has big dreams for her small family-owned business that makes specialized hand-crafted tools used by giant automakers like Ford, Volkswagen, Nissan, Mazda and Honda.

Paving the way for CANAMEX, highway of the future

PHOENIX - Imagine a road trip in 2030 on a super interstate highway that stretches from Arizona’s border with Mexico to the U.S.-Canada border in Montana. And it won’t be just a road on which you drive your car, but an economic investment to the communities through which is passes.

Concert at port of entry aims to unify both sides of border, break down barriers

PHOENIX - With musicians performing on two stages set up next to each other on both sides of the border, a concert taking place at the Douglas port of entry this month will bring a different kind of attention to an area that’s been in the national spotlight for barriers.

NAFTA’s impact: Real or imagined, Trump campaigned on promise to renegotiate it, bring work back to U.S.

PHOENIX - The rolling, golden hills and towering mountains of southern Arizona sit under the bright morning sun in mid-March, providing the backdrop as a private jet skids to a halt along the runway at a small airport outside of Nogales, Ariz.

DACA teachers, used to comforting, find themselves in need of comfort

WASHINGTON - Former Phoenix high school teacher Reyna Montoya said it was typical for undocumented immigrant children to come to her and talk about their troubles in school and their fears at home, where they or their parents might be deported.