Fronteras Desk News

A U.S. Border Patrol agent pleaded guilty to bribery charges in Arizona. But that is only the beginning of his legal troubles.
Aug. 28, 2012
"How's NPR?" people ask me. Um, I don't know, because I don't work there.
Aug. 28, 2012
There have been three major incidents where people with ties to the American government have been shot or killed while working in Mexico and each time, we are told they were not targeted for their work and that it was merely a case of mistaken identity.
Aug. 27, 2012
The bill now awaits the governor's signature, and would limit local law enforcement's ability to hand arrested undocumented immigrants over to federal agents.
Aug. 24, 2012
A roundup of what states have been saying on whether immigrants who qualify for deferred action can get driver's licenses.
Aug. 24, 2012
Mexico’s economy is growing at more than twice the annual rate of that of the U.S. right now. Couple that with the high volume of wealthy Mexicans moving to the U.S. to escape the incessant drug war and the growing purchasing power of the U.S. Latino community — it all makes for great timing for Mexican businesses looking to expand into the U.S market.
Aug. 24, 2012
San Diego County Sheriff says when he found out, he ordered federal immigration agents out of North County offices.
Aug. 23, 2012
Two cousins who admitted starting the largest wildfire in Arizona’s history were sentenced Wednesday to 48 hours in jail, five years probation and 200 hours of community service.
Aug. 23, 2012
The border between the United States and Mexico is not a containment line that neatly isolates individual issues on one side or the other.
Aug. 23, 2012
The immigration plank of the Republican Party platform, according to media outlets that reviewed the document, reflects two different attitudes within the party.
Aug. 23, 2012
The ongoing drought in the U.S. and Mexico is causing grain prices to rise and it's having a ripple effect on food prices. Some in Tijuana say they are beginning to feel the increases.
Aug. 22, 2012
Whether a key provision of Arizona’s immigration law can go forward was debated in federal court Tuesday, despite an earlier U.S. Supreme Court ruling that said it could take effect.
Aug. 21, 2012
Poet Javier Sicilia will go before the El Paso City Council on Wednesday to propose stricter regulation of gun sales.
Aug. 21, 2012
How do Muslim athletes cope with the pressures of practice and the requirements of Ramadan?
Aug. 21, 2012
Civil rights advocates are seeking a new preliminary injunction to prevent the heart of Arizona’s controversial immigration law from taking effect.
Aug. 20, 2012
Analysis of Census data finds Latinos now make up the largest ethnic minority group on four-year college campuses.
Aug. 20, 2012
Does drinking something hot during the summer help you stay cool?
Aug. 20, 2012
Former El Paso County Commissioner Willie Gandara Jr. has pleaded guilty to storing and distributing hundreds of pounds of marijuana.
Aug. 18, 2012
The order represents a victory for the Mexican American Legal Defense Fund and other voting groups, which have been challenging the state's voter registration requirements since 2006.
Aug. 18, 2012
Attorneys say Arizona’s bar on driver’s licenses for immigrants who qualify for a new deportation relief initiative may not be legal.
Aug. 17, 2012

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