Borderlands

Future for Mexican solar seems bright, even under new administration

HERMOSILLO, Mexico – Several large solar projects in Sonora are soon to come fully online, including one of the largest in Latin America. Much of this expansion came from energy reforms pushed by President Enrique Peña Nieto, but with a new administration in power, will the progress continue?

Mexican immigrants in U.S. continue drop, driven by politics, economics

WASHINGTON - The number of Mexican-born immigrants in the United States dropped by about 300,000 people between 2016 and 2017, according to Census Bureau data, part of a years-long shift that experts say is likely driven by changes on both sides of the border.