The stories behind the stories, plus observations from living and reporting in the Southwest. This blog is written by the reporters and editors of the Fronteras Desk.
A couple days before the presidential election in Mexico, I spent a day in Ciudad Juárez talking to ordinary people about voting.
What’s that smell after a rain in the desert? Growing up in Phoenix, I remember that distinct aroma after a summer storm.
Somewhere in a FBI evidence room is a single bullet, identified as Q6. It's the bullet used to kill Border Patrol agent Brian Terry in December 2010.
My new Arizona driver's license symbolizes much more than permission to drive. But what does it take to get one?
Covering the border and immigration, as we so often do here on the Fronteras: The Changing America Desk, we are frequently confronted with the question: What do we call a person who has entered the country without proper documentation?