Fronteras Desk News

Arizona State University researchers say we will not all be hit with the effects of urban heating equally.
Dec. 28, 2011
As the English Language Learner population continues to grow in the state, many are calling for an overhaul of the school system.
Dec. 28, 2011
A new report finds that the number of youths in juvenile hall in San Diego County is on the rise, and made up primarily of Hispanics.
Dec. 27, 2011
The last presidential election in 2006 was the first time Mexicans expats had the right to vote, but just over 32,600 of the millions residing in the United States cast a ballot.
Dec. 26, 2011
"The state does not believe that the teachers nor the prospective students have the constitutional right to be taught the current Mexican American studies program," said an assistant Arizona AG.
Dec. 23, 2011
"What we’re challenging are stops where the applicant really has caused no delay," said an immigration lawyer with the group.
Dec. 23, 2011
President Obama appointed Commissioner Alan Bersin in 2010 after the Senate blocked his confirmation.
Dec. 23, 2011
The agency plans to return land scarred from smuggling to natural desert. "It's a tough job in a very large area that is remote and difficult to access," said a botanist on the project.
Dec. 23, 2011
Federal auditor: "We just don’t want to get ourselves into a situation where dangerous individuals and cargoes can make into a port of entry without being detected.”
Dec. 23, 2011
California condors may soon fly over Baja, California, as part of the San Diego Zoo Safari Park's conservation efforts.
Dec. 23, 2011
The owner of a popular San Diego restaurant and catering business is the latest employer to be sentenced for hiring undocumented workers.
Dec. 22, 2011
Skeletal remains found last month in the ocean off the coast of La Jolla are those of a 28-year-old man suspected of fatally shooting a self-employed cabbie two months ago.
Dec. 22, 2011
The scheme involved intercepting unemployment benefits paid out to almost 600 different people. Such cases of multi-million dollar fraud are rare in the unemployment benefit system.
Dec. 20, 2011
Less than half of all immigrants facing deportation proceedings have legal representation, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.
Dec. 20, 2011
Lopez Lomong came to the United States with two dreams: to compete in the Olympics, and to graduate from college.
Dec. 19, 2011
2011 has been a challenging year in many ways, with the economy causing uncertainty and struggle. But as the year draws to a close and it's time to assess, we want to look at the glass as half-full.
Dec. 19, 2011
Dr. Raul Ruiz grew up in a trailer park in this poor district in Southern California’s interior. The son of Mexican farm workers, he studied medicine at Harvard and then returned to his community to focus on the health problems of a poor, Latino population.
Dec. 19, 2011
Latino elected officials are reacting to report of civil rights abuse within the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office. Critics say the Justice Department’s announcement vindicates what they’ve said about the sheriff’s office for years.
Dec. 16, 2011
The U.S. Department of Justice has found widespread civil rights abuses and racial profiling in the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office. What is your reaction? What's your opinion of Sheriff Joe Arpaio?
Dec. 16, 2011
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s deputies will not be able to question inmates about their immigration status and will have restricted access to Secure Communities, which allows police to share fingerprints with immigration authorities.
Dec. 16, 2011

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