Fronteras Desk News

The former mayor faces up to 65 years in prison under charges of gun smuggling, conspiracy and making false statements.
Jul. 14, 2011
Since the attacks on 9/11, many law enforcement agencies have increased surveillance of the Muslim community, but the Los Angeles County Sheriff has chosen a different approach.
Jul. 13, 2011
The last local cop in Tubutama was shot dead in mid June. Companies stopped delivering goods to the local stores. School teachers left; businesses closed.
Jul. 11, 2011
Federal immigration officials have discretionary power to give a pass to military spouses, who are in the U.S. illegally, so they could process paperwork here and not have to leave. That pass is called parole in place.
Jul. 11, 2011
Some law enforcement experts are doubtful the visit will produce any new ideas.
Jul. 7, 2011
The Phoenix Urban Health Collective goes to peoples’ homes to offer treatment and advice.
Jul. 6, 2011
The property was closed for renovations and is expected to reopen fully in September and hiring everything from housekeepers to card dealers to managers.
Jul. 5, 2011
A record number of U.S. military personnel -- more than 11,000 service members -- were legal immigrants who became naturalized last year, drawn by the promise of citizenship.
Jul. 5, 2011
California has double the national rate of tuberculosis because of its large immigrant population and proximity to the border with Mexico. While both countries work together to stem the spread of TB, the San Diego-Tijuana region has established a unique model for that collaboration.
Jul. 4, 2011
Alien related tourism brings in about $14 million in revenue to Roswell, a city of about 50,000 spread on a desert plain.
Jul. 1, 2011
The parks did receive about $1 billion dollars of stimulus funding, but that went to repair park roads and to fix visitor centers.
Jul. 1, 2011
The movement of people over age 65 from one state to another has declined by 26 percent since 2006.
Jun. 30, 2011
In the last five years, Customs and Border Protection has added 10,000 employees to beef up security nationwide. Along with that boost comes more people vulnerable to temptations of corruption.
Jun. 30, 2011
Many factors contribute to the drop in consumption. They include increased awareness; federal, state and municipal water restrictions; and even the mortgage foreclosure crisis.
Jun. 29, 2011
The ATF is accused of running an operation it called "Fast and Furious" that allowed cartel gun buyers to purchase weapons and take them unhindered into Mexico.
Jun. 23, 2011
That part of the border is easily crossed from Mexico by people on foot. The only border fence anywhere near there is meant to stop vehicles, not people.
Jun. 23, 2011
The tribe has been struggling for decades to get more drinking water. Now they are on the verge of a historic agreement that will help them get a share of the Colorado River.
Jun. 23, 2011
The ritual is known as the Dance of the Matachines, and it dates back to the Spanish Conquest.
Jun. 23, 2011
A Border Patrol agent yesterday shot dead a Mexican man on the San Diego-Tijuana border, prompting criticism that there was indiscriminate use of force by the agency.
Jun. 22, 2011
Prominent Catholics want to build pro-life leaders amongst the country’s growing Latino population, who are considered the future of the Catholic Church.
Jun. 22, 2011

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