Arizona’s relationship with Mexico transcends the white-hot political rhetoric, the reports of shootings and smuggling, the concerns about illegal immigrants – even the border itself. In this special report, Cronkite News takes you to the border to see stories developed over 24 hours.
Edward Holler’s family has lived in Nogales, Ariz., for nearly a century in a house just 50 feet from the border.
The fear of deportation is as strong as ever for the many undocumented immigrants living in Arizona.
Turquoise Valley Golf Course, Arizona’s oldest golf course, is located in the tiny border town of Naco.
For one Douglas family, Mexico is literally next door. They say their life is surprisingly mundane.
The American Border Patrol is a citizen group that uses high-tech methods to spot people crossing illegally.
Businesses in Patagonia suspect a decline in sales has to do with misperceptions about border safety.
One doctor splits his time between the U.S. and Mexico, treating low-income patients.
The city of Douglas has seen almost no growth in the last decade. Businesses have suffered as a result.