Since Aaron Marquez returned from Afghanistan three years ago, he’s been helping his former interpreter get a visa to live in the U.S. They finally reunited here in Phoenix last week.
November 24, 2015
A new rap song about violence in the Mexican border city of Juárez is getting a lot of attention despite political efforts to bury the city’s ugly past.
November 24, 2015
Mexico's secretary of foreign relations on Wednesday revealed the Pope Francis will visit the states of Micoachan, Chiapas and Chihuahua during his trip to Mexico early next year.
The Veterans Affairs Department in El Paso is implementing what could become a national model for health care reform. The plan is for the VA to focus primarily on specialized care unique to the military while outsourcing basic care to private providers.
Many Native Americans with Alzheimer’s are outcasts in their own communities. There’s little knowledge about the disease on reservations, let alone support and resources.
Western senators introduced legislation this week that would force companies to clean up — or at least set aside money to clean up — abandoned, inactive mines.
A coalition of government, industry and citizen groups are meeting Monday in Colorado to discuss air quality in the four corners region. The discussion will include new federal requirements on ozone emissions.
For years the chief justice of the Navajo Supreme Court was not required to have a law degree. That changed this week when the tribe’s president approved a bill to raise the standard.
Federal authorities have charged three New Mexicans in a plot involving the sale of Filipino-made jewelry that was falsely advertised as Native American.
The Navajo Nation president entered office in the wake of a major political drama. But now President Russell Begaye is trying to be both a spiritual guide and a policy maker.
Three community projects focused on drip irrigation, teacher education and recycling organizations are receiving support from the U.S. Consulate in the Mexican border city of Juárez.
A new report by immigrant rights advocates charges that a faulty inspection process for immigration detention centers allowed Eloy to pass all inspections despite shortcomings in suicide prevention.
The city of Juárez is a major barometer of violence in Mexico. The government claims violence is decreasing there. But residents of the Juárez Valley — which lies along the border for 55 miles beside the city — paint a totally different picture.
Access to safe drinking water will be the subject of a hearing Friday by an international human rights commission in Washington, D.C. Among the participants are representatives from the Navajo Nation.
Refugees fleeing political persecution in South Asia are reporting hostile conditions and prolonged incarceration at a federal detention facility in El Paso. The detainees are protesting with hunger strikes.