Fronteras Desk News

Catholic Charities of San Antonio has offered immigrants low-cost legal help for more than three decades. But a decision was made to forego helping so-called “DREAMers” seeking to benefit from a new federal program.
Aug. 17, 2012
The retired president of a large Border Patrol union was indicted Thursday on federal charges. Prosecutors say he used hundreds of thousands of dollars in union dues for personal use.
Aug. 17, 2012
It’s entirely possible, of course, that Mexico’s leading party is starting with a clean slate after losing two elections to the conservative PAN.
Aug. 17, 2012
Activists continued to protest Thursday over Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer’s executive order that undocumented immigrants eligible for deportation relief are not eligible for state benefits or driver's licenses.
Aug. 16, 2012
Imperial County's water is being sold to thirsty Los Angeles and San Diego, raising fears that fallowed land is worsening an already bad asthma problem there.
Aug. 16, 2012
A new PAC aims to give a boost to Latino Democrats in the Southwest.
Aug. 16, 2012
For many young undocumented immigrants, Aug. 15 began optimistically as the day they could begin to apply for deportation relief under a new federal program. But in Arizona, the day ended in protest over news that those qualifying would be barred from getting state driver's licenses.
Aug. 16, 2012
New Mexico's famous chile peppers are on Facebook. That's news that 23,174 (and counting) chile fanatics 'like'.
Aug. 16, 2012
Arizona's governor issued an executive order preventing newly deferred deportees from receiving public benefits or a driver's license.
Aug. 15, 2012
The Department of Homeland Security has awarded a contract for a system to detect ultralight planes carrying drugs across the border.
Aug. 15, 2012
More than one million immigrants are thought to be eligible for the program, though preparing an application for the new deferred action program takes work.
Aug. 15, 2012
Record summer temperatures are punishing much of the U.S., and right now it seems like the weather is all anyone's talking about. We look at this constant topic of conversation -- and how it might actually help us cope.
Aug. 15, 2012
In a small Veracruz town, a gesture by law enforcement counters the popular belief that Mexican police are to be feared.
Aug. 15, 2012
The United States will begin accepting applications Wednesday for qualifying illegal immigrants to be granted a two-year reprieve from deportation. But some questions about the program remain.
Aug. 14, 2012
There are more Latino registered voters in this election cycle than in 2008 -- and a study shows this could be the deciding factor in several battleground states.
Aug. 14, 2012
The historic nationwide drought has resulted in disaster declarations for more than half the counties in America. In the Southwest, parts of New Mexico and the Texas panhandle are in the worst shape.
Aug. 14, 2012
Two former U.S. Border Patrol agents await sentencing after being convicted in a high-profile corruption case.
Aug. 13, 2012
I've noticed a new product in Phoenix stores this summer: Spanglish Gatorade.
Aug. 13, 2012
Climate models predict the Phoenix area will only get hotter. What does that mean for the four million residents who must adapt to a new reality?
Aug. 13, 2012
They came to the U.S. because they want Americans to hear their stories: “We have to leave our city because of threats. Because of extortions. Like us, there’s a lot of people."
Aug. 13, 2012

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