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Rios: Tariffs on Mexico will harm Pinal County

Sat, Jun 1, 2019

Pinal County

In just the past month, we have seen some impressive articles about our grand county:“Pinal County prepares for influx of thousands of new jobs”“Pinal County on the road to becoming an automotive manufacturing juggernaut”“Pinal County solar project picks up tech, retail, mining and government customers”“Pinal County has some economic lessons

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Tags: Arizona, Pinal County, Tariffs, Mexico, pet Rios

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Tariffs on Mexican goods finds little support in Arizona

Sat, Jun 1, 2019

President

PHOENIX — 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.”

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Tags: Arizona, Pinal County, Mexico, Tariffs

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U.S., Mexico police unite to fight border crime

Thu, Feb 10, 2011

Pinal County

The Arizona RepublicBy Dennis WagnerTUCSON - Top Homeland Security officials said Tuesday that a little-known coalition of U.S. and Mexican police agencies has played a major part in cracking down on smuggling and illegal immigration along the Arizona-Mexico border.The joint operation between the U.S. Border Patrol, Mexican federal police and

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Tags: Arizona, Mexico, Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano

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Arizona border force to be proposed by legislator

Wed, Dec 1, 2010

AZ Legislature

Arizona RepublicAssociated PressIn another indication that illegal immigration remains a concern for Arizona lawmakers, a legislator said Monday he plans to revive once-vetoed legislation to create a new state volunteer force that could be used help patrol the U.S.-Mexico border.Republican Sen. Jack Harper of Sun City West said the legislation

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Tags: Arizona, Volunteer Security Force, Jack Harper, U.S. Mexico Border

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Border issue no longer a bright political divide

Sun, Jul 4, 2010

Immigration

Arizona Daily StarBy Tim Steller Fewer people are crossing Arizona's border from Mexico.Fewer "criminal aliens" are being sent to Arizona's prisons.More officers are patrolling Arizona's southern frontier.The number of illegal immigrants in Arizona has declined by 100,000 or more.Yet border security and illegal immigration are the hottest topic in Arizona's politics

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Tags: Terry Goddard, Barack Obama, Mexico, Border security, Comprehensive immigration reform, Jan Brewer

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Jan Brewer: Most Illegal Immigrants are smugging Drugs

Sun, Jun 27, 2010

Immigration

Huffington PostBy Paul DavenportPHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer said Friday that most illegal immigrants entering Arizona are being used to transport drugs across the border, an assertion that critics slammed as exaggerated and racist.Brewer said the motivation of "a lot" of the illegal immigrants is to enter the United States

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Tags: Arizona, Illegal immigration, Drug Cartels, Mexico, Jan Brewer, Governor of Arizonaa

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New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson on the issues

Thu, Jun 17, 2010

Immigration

Stateline.orgBy Daniel C. Vock, Stateline Staff WriterSANTA FE, N.M. — On June 10, Bill Richardson sat down with Stateline to talk about how the immigration issue is playing in this year’s race to succeed him as governor of New Mexico. What follows is an edited version of his remarks.On immigration

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Tags: New Mexico, Arizona, Bill Richardson, Jan Brewer

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US taps into foreign assistance for Gulf oil spill

Tue, Jun 15, 2010

Environment

Energy Dailyby Staff WritersWashington (AFP) With workers locked in a race against time to stem the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill, the US government said Monday it has received aid offers from 17 countries and four international bodies so far.The US State Department said it is now playing an

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Tags: Gulf of Mexico, Oil spill, U.S. State Department, Barack Obama

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Immediate changes to Asarco unlikely

Wed, Nov 18, 2009

Economy

Arizona Republicby Andrew JohnsonAsarco LLC, its creditors and the main union representing its employees are evaluating their options following a U.S. District Court decision awarding control of the Tucson-based copper miner to its estranged parent company, Grupo Mexico SAB.No immediate changes to the company's operations are expected until Grupo closes

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Tags: Copper mining, Grupo-Mexico, Sterlite Industries

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Secretary Napolitano touts new anti-drug plan

Fri, Jun 5, 2009

Security

Arizona Republicby Arthur H. Rotstein - Jun. 5, 2009 12:00 AMAssociated PressTUCSON - Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano promised Thursday that a new Obama Administration border drug-fighting strategy won't just focus on smugglers.She said the counternarcotics plan also will set its sights on reducing demand from drug users. Napolitano will

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Tags: Janet Napolitano, Drug enforcement policy, Eric Holder, Mexico

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