Rafael Carranza, Enquirer

Rafael Carranza

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Past articles by Rafael:

The Arizona-Mexico border is usually busy during Holy Week. This year, it's silent amid global coronavirus crisis

Thousands along the U.S.-Mexico border travel during Holy Week. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, border officials are asking people to stay home. → Read More

U.S. border agency confirms 160 COVID-19 cases among customs officers, border agents

Customs and Border Protection, responsible for securing U.S. borders, confirmed on Monday that 160 of its employees had tested positive for COVID-19. → Read More

Mexico's president shifts tone on coronavirus as border states press for more restrictions

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador began to heed the advice from public health experts and encouraged people in Mexico to stay home to avoid COVID-19. → Read More

Mexico shuts down Nogales border crossing indefinitely, limits cargo processing

Mexican customs officers shut down the downtown pedestrian crossing in Nogales, a move that could further hurt U.S. businesses in the area. → Read More

Advocates: Shut down border wall construction during coronavirus pandemic

Civil rights groups sent a letter to the Trump administration urging a halt to border wall activities while COVID-19 remains a threat. → Read More

Protesters in Mexico block lanes at Arizona border crossing to demand stricter coronavirus screenings

Protesters on the Mexican side of the border with the United States blocked the crossing due to concerns about the spread of the coronavirus. → Read More

Migrants fear getting stuck in Mexico as Trump hints at border restrictions

Migrants and advocates expressed concern about the Trump administration's plans to turn back migrants at the border because of the new coronavirus. → Read More

Trump to deploy 160 active duty troops to border in response to court rulings, coronavirus

A Customs and Border Protection spokesman said the deployment to San Diego and El Paso would begin Saturday and last for two weeks. → Read More

Trump to deploy 160 active duty troops to border in response to court rulings, coronavirus

The Trump administration will deploy 160 active-duty soldiers to El Paso and San Diego in response to federal court rulings. → Read More

Supreme Court sends Arizona cross-border shooting case of José Antonio Elena Rodriguez back to appeals court

The Supreme Court has sent back an Arizona cross-border shooting case to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for reconsideration. → Read More

Federal court temporarily halts Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy

The “Remain in Mexico” policy took effect in January 2019 in San Diego. Nearly 60,000 people have been sent back since the policy began. → Read More

Confusion on the border: Court halts Trump's "Remain in Mexico" rule then reverses itself

The “Remain in Mexico” policy took effect in January 2019 in San Diego. Nearly 60,000 people have been sent back since the policy began. → Read More

Court temporarily halts Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy

A panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco ruled in a 2-1 vote to put on hold the policy that furthered President Trump’s asylum crackdown. → Read More

Trump targeted Central American migrants. But now, violence and fear are driving more Mexicans to the US.

While the Trump administration has focused on curbing Central American migrants, more Mexicans than ever are trying to cross the US Southern border. → Read More

Trump's Phoenix rally: What were the facts behind his major claims?

Trump made claims about the cost of illegal immigration to Arizona, economic prosperity and progress on health care. See the facts behind the claims. → Read More

Sacred Native American site in Arizona blasted for border wall construction

The contractor installing President Donald Trump's border wall at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument is blasting a hill sacred to the O'Odham people. → Read More

Sacred Native American site in Arizona blasted for border wall construction

The contractor installing President Donald Trump's border wall at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument is blasting a hill sacred to the O'Odham people. → Read More

Judge overturns convictions of volunteers who left food and water in desert for migrants

The four volunteers from No More Deaths had been convicted of leaving water and food for migrants in the Arizona desert. → Read More

Homeland Security chief marks completion of 100 miles of 'new border wall' with plaque

Top border officials, including Acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf, are in Yuma to talk about the border wall. → Read More

Trump administration announces the end of 'catch and release'; changes take effect soon

Acting Homeland Secretary Kevin McAleenan announced the end of the release of Central American families into the interior of the United States. → Read More