This week, the Tucson Unified School District board voted to end its Mexican-American studies program so as not to lose millions in funding from the state of Arizona. We want to hear your reaction to the decision.
Latino students are the largest minority group in the Southwest and the fastest-growing nationally. Federal data shows they consistently perform poorly on state tests and have lower graduation rates than whites. This is especially true for a growing population known as: "English Language Learners."
The Texas Highway Patrol will launch in March the first of six 34-foot-long patrol boats on the Rio Grande. The $3.5 million effort comes through a combination of federal homeland security grants and state funds.
CBP has always run patrols at transportation hubs. Lately, it’s been criticized by immigrant rights groups who accuse it of trying to enforce immigration laws far from the border and on people who never left the U.S.
Mexican drug cartel kingpin Benjamin Arellano-Felix pleaded guilty in U.S. federal court in San Diego to racketeering and conspiracy to launder money. He admitted to ordering the kidnappings and murders of informants and witnesses.