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Some banks pulling back from doing business on border

In late September, U.S. Sen. McCain wrote letters accusing Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Chase and Citigroup of scaling back services and closing branches in communities along the U.S.-Mexico border. ... Read more»3

Cattle inspections resume at Douglas-Agua Prieta crossing

Federal inspectors are once again evaluating cattle headed for the United States from Mexico through the port of entry in Douglas. The inspections, halted after violence in Mexico worried U.S. workers, resumed Monday. ... Read more»

Border mayors: Economics ignored in immigration debate

While immigration reform remains stalled in the House of Representatives, border mayors and experts noted Monday that the economic importance of reform shouldn't be shadowed by security arguments. "We’re in desperate need of new ports of entry," said the mayor of Douglas during a discussion on the issue in Tucson.... Read more»