Fronteras Desk News

Arizona lawmakers will consider funding an armed state guard to help with border enforcement. This bill is the latest in a series which asserts the state’s right to deal with illegal immigration and drug trafficking.
Feb. 13, 2012
Arizona tribal leaders were on Capitol Hill on Thursday, testifying against a bill that would allow copper mining on Native American land. Opponents say the deal goes against a federal mining ban already in place. Supporters say it’s an economic boon.
Feb. 13, 2012
A day filled with green energy, potential greenbacks and green ideas at a surfing enclave.
Feb. 13, 2012
Eating our way south on the Baja California peninsula, the food gets as unique as the landscapes it comes from.
Feb. 12, 2012
A day filled with volcanoes, virgins and vistas.
Feb. 11, 2012
In November, experienced pilot Jeff Boatman crashed his helicopter just south of the Grand Canyon. He found his cell phone and dialed 911. Rosie Rodriquez took the call.
Feb. 10, 2012
Our 2nd day is filled with hours of driving, dramatically different micro-climates and meeting the fishermen who were smarter than government experts. Oh, and did we mention driving?
Feb. 10, 2012
The Hualapai Tribal Council voted Tuesday to use eminent domain to take over management of a Grand Canyon tourist attraction from the Las Vegas developer who created it. This is the latest development in a long-standing dispute between the two parties.
Feb. 9, 2012
A day filled with stunning coastlines, savory seafood advice and the love of wine.
Feb. 9, 2012
In the run-up to this year's elections, a nonprofit coalition has said it will work to get more eligible immigrants to apply for U.S. citizenship.
Feb. 9, 2012
A proposal in Congress could raise the tax bill for millions of illegal immigrants by restricting who is eligible for a popular tax credit.
Feb. 8, 2012
Jill Replogle and Jose Luis Jimenez from froterasdesk.org embark today on a reporting trip to Baja. They describe their travels to Evening Edition.
Feb. 8, 2012
A new program at major metropolitan airports will let passengers breeze through the security line -- but only they qualify ahead of time.
Feb. 8, 2012
Spanish-language broadcasting network Univision and the Disney Company are in talks about a 24-hour news channel. The broadcast would target English-speaking Latinos.
Feb. 8, 2012
Arizona has taken center stage on many national issues such as immigration, housing, jobs and education. The National Council of La Raza says these are the issues that impact Latino communities throughout the country. The NCLR is using Arizona as the backdrop for the issues they’ll address at their executive board meeting.
Feb. 8, 2012
In 1969, Indian boarding schools were labeled a national tragedy. Letitia Chambers, director of the Heard Museum, explains their significance in Arizona’s history and the Indian culture.
Feb. 8, 2012
Court records do not list the new charge against the defendant. They were released after a consortium of Arizona media asked the judge to unseal the case in federal court. Only unsealed parts of the case were unsealed.
Feb. 7, 2012
A psychologist told the court she believed Jared Lee Loughner was not yet competent to stand trial, but said he was making progress.
Feb. 6, 2012
Latinos are a majority in the new 9th City Council District, but that raw numerical advantage is tempered by immigration status and a lack of political mobilization.
Feb. 6, 2012
DEA wiretaps provided enough evidence to arrest gun buyers as early as 2009, but the ATF wanted to build their own case instead of sharing the arrests with the DEA, according to a Congressional report.
Feb. 6, 2012

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