Borderlands

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Highlights of the data from our poll of 1,427 residents of 14 U.S. and Mexico border cities.


About Cronkite News borderlands reporting

Learn more about the goals of the Cronkite News-Univision News-Dallas Morning News border poll and the team behind it.


Border poll methodology

Learn more about how we conducted the Cronkite News-Univision News-Dallas Morning News poll of residents in 14 cities along the U.S.-Mexico border.


Poll: Border cities oppose wall between communities

Border cities view themselves as neighbors and oppose a wall, according to a poll by Cronkite News, Univision News & Dallas Morning News.


Grijalva bill would give deported vets a chance to come back to U.S.

WASHINGTON - Hector Barajas' Army service should have guaranteed him military benefits after he was honorably discharged.


ACLU says lack of reporting allows abuses by Border Patrol agents

WASHINGTON - ACLU attorneys from Southwest border states said Tuesday that a lack of reporting on stops by Customs and Border Protection officers opens the door to police abuse and makes it difficult to hold officers accountable for their actions.


Gosar: Ban DREAMers in military; Grijalva: Bring deported vets back

WASHINGTON - Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar introduced a bill Monday to bar certain immigrants from serving in the military, a move he said is needed to keep the Obama administration from "enlisting DACA aliens through a backdoor amnesty program."


Staffing woes keep Mariposa port expansion from living up to promise

WASHINGTON - Nearly two years after the completion of a $250 million expansion that was supposed to speed traffic through the Mariposa Port of Entry in Nogales, some say the project has yet to live up to its promise.


Mexican officials call for strengthening trade relationship with U.S.

WASHINGTON - Mexican officials told a Washington audience Monday that there must be a strong trade relationship between the U.S. and Mexico in what they called a "challenging time" for the bond between the two nations.


Tears, cheers as Supreme Court lets stand deferred deportation case

WASHINGTON - Immigration reform advocates cried at the steps of the Supreme Court Thursday as they learned that the justices would not overturn lower courts that had blocked plans to defer deportation for millions of immigrants here illegally.


Arizonans: How do you feel about Mexico as a country?

A recent survey released by the Center for Economic Research and Teaching in Mexico says Mexican public opinion on the United States has steadily improved over the past decade. Cronkite News wants to know if the feeling is mutual.


Democrats blast plan to ban undocumented immigrants from military

WASHINGTON - Angry members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus accused House Republicans on Wednesday of "compromising national security" with a proposal that would ban DREAMers from serving in the military.