Mónica Ortiz Uribe is a reporter for Fronteras, a public radio collaboration in the southwest focusing on the border and changing demographics.

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Features by Mónica Ortiz Uribe

Oil booms have to be good for rural towns, right?

An oil boom in southeast New Mexico created thousands of new jobs. But it's a burden on things like housing, classrooms and roads.
Posted In: New Mexico

Mexicans returning from U.S. find challenges at home

Tougher enforcement of immigration laws in the U.S. and an economic downturn have persuaded many Mexican immigrants to return home, but some face hard times there despite Mexico's growing economy.
Posted In: Mexico, immigrants

NAFTA's promise slowed by lack of border infrastructure

Every day, more than a billion dollars worth of goods moves across the border between Mexico and the U.S. But customs wait times are inconsistent, which is a problem for manufacturers.
Posted In: NAFTA, Mexico, free trade
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