A community garden where refugees such as Bhutanese-American Punya Koirala grow the vegetables of their homelands may soon be able to sell produce to grade schools and universities under a recently introduced bill.
WASHINGTON - A bipartisan group of senators Thursday called on their colleagues to stop blocking Roberta Jacobson's nomination as the next U.S. ambassador to Mexico, saying "we need our top diplomat in Mexico."
Undocumented immigrants pay an estimated $11.64 billion a year in taxes, according to a report by the Institution on Taxation and Economic Policy. Nearly $231.5 million of that amount is in state and local taxes for Arizona.
NOGALES -- Produce imports through Nogales remain on the rise as the produce-growing industry shifts further into Mexico, despite concerns of inadequate customs staffing at the port of entry.
Akili Edmond started playing soccer with his friends in his home country Tanzania when he was just six years old, and soon enough he was in love with it.
San Diego — U.S Customs and Border Protection officers are testing new biometric technology at a busy border crossing to track people leaving the country.
Editor’s note: Recently, a group of Cronkite reporters for the Borderlands program spent a week covering Pope Francis' visit to the border. In the end, the story became more than just about the pope. The reporters were among the few, if not the only student reporters, who covered the story from El Paso and Juárez, one of the biggest border communities in the world, from both sides. Here's an essay with their reflections:
SCOTTSDALE--A new non-profit organization is helping Syrian refugee families adapt through mentorship, connecting young Syrian refugees with successful individuals.
With spring break just two weeks away, college students are taking a second look at Mexico as an ideal destination, thanks to its weak peso and despite travel alerts.
CIUDAD JUÁREZ, Mexico -- In the slanting afternoon shadows between this city and its sister across the border, Pope Francis ascended a ramp built overlooking the levee of the Rio Grande and blessed the U.S. and its people, including migrants and refugees.
This Storify summarizes Cronkite News reporters' coverage as well as other media outlets and crowdsourced photos, videos and posts.
CIUDAD JUÁREZ, Mexico — The amount of law enforcement present around Ciudad Juárez the day before Pope Francis arrives feels overwhelming, even to a local.