Borderlands

Trump plan for tariffs on Mexican goods finds little support in Arizona

Arizona lawmakers, business officials and experts Friday blasted President Donald Trump's threat to impose a tariff on Mexican goods in hopes of cutting immigration, calling his plan everything from "terribly damaging" to "unhinged."


No More Deaths isn’t on trial, prosecutor says in opening, Scott Warren is

TUCSON – The trial of Scott Warren, a volunteer for No More Deaths, gets underway in Tucson. He faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted.



ASU men’s golf enters NCAA Championships with international flair

TEMPE – The Arizona State men's golf team begins its quest for a third national title Friday when it competes in the NCAA Championships at Blessings Golf Club in Fayetteville, Arkansas. It brings with it an international flair.


Punk with a purpose: Hardcore band’s shows help flood of migrant families in Tucson

TUCSON – Musicians in the Tucson Hardcore punk scene stage clothing and donation drives to benefit migrant and indigenous communities.


Lack of funds makes it more difficult for refugee women in Arizona to set up new lives

PHOENIX – Due to the responsibility of child care, a higher rate of experiencing sexual violence, financial dependency and less access to education and lack of confidence, refugee women experience tribulation when resettling in new countries.


Death of a dream: Two responses to migrants who go missing in the desert

SOUTHERN ARIZONA – As thousands of migrants cross the Arizona desert, there are mechanisms in place to help them survive the dangerous journey. However, many don’t make it. Once that happens, another painful, and costly ordeal, begins for the families back home.


Dust, particle pollution disproportionately affect Latino and poor communities

PHOENIX – Latino and lower-income communities of Phoenix are breathing in more polluted air than residents in other parts of the city, and a new report indicates it’s part of a national trend.


A different border crisis

NOGALES – For many along the border, the real crisis isn’t security or immigration, it’s wastewater flowing under and over the boundary. The four U.S. states along the southern border are dealing with an aging system that no one wants to pay the millions needed to fix.


Influx of Venezuelans sorely tests Peru’s economy and labor market

The Peruvian labor market is being transformed by an influx of more than 700,000 Venezuelans, a number that could double by year’s end.


Venezuelan artists strive to survive, make a difference in Peru

Talented Venezuelan migrants in Peru share their stories about trying to earn a living through art.


Red tape, chaos in Venezuela prevent ‘brain drain’ from aiding Peru

Venezuelan’s “brain drain” of medical professionals could benefit Peru, but bureaucracy and unrest in Venezuela pose huge obstacles.