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The Department of Justice investigated the company after a woman complained that a California store refused to hire her even though she provided paperwork showing she was authorized to work in the U.S.
Mar. 23, 2012
A Nevada man who marketed home loan modifications to Spanish speakers throughout the Southwest is facing criminal charges. His arrest is the latest effort by the Nevada Attorney General to crack down on mortgage fraud.
Mar. 23, 2012
The Asian population in the United States grew at a faster rate than any other group - including Latinos - over the last decade, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The data also shows that 46% of the Asian population lives in the western U.S.
Mar. 23, 2012
One of the top officials at the U.S. Department of State handling relations with Mexico says the U.S.'s partnership with its neighbor to the south to fight drug trafficking has been initially successful, though it is still in its infancy.
Mar. 22, 2012
Republican Congressman questions data from the Border Patrol showing there are less illegal migrants crossing into the U.S., claiming they are undercounting how many people are sneaking into the country. Officials deny the accusation.
Mar. 22, 2012
As the economy recovers from the Great Recession, Asians and Latinos are getting jobs faster than other ethnic groups, according to analysis from the Pew Hispanic Center. Part of the reason: they are the fastest growing ethnic groups in the country.
Mar. 21, 2012
When lawmakers passed SB 1070, they were clear that part of the aim was to make Arizona inhospitable for people in the U.S. illegally. 2012 Republican presidential candidates have advocated for immigration policy that would make life difficult for undocumented immigrants and "self-deportation." Have you seen SB 1070 drive people out of Arizona? Do you agree with the concept of self-deportation?
Mar. 21, 2012
Teaching Spanish to foreigners in Guatemala has become a cottage industry — one that is occupied mostly by women. This is the final story in a series exploring the issue of bilingualism in the U.S.
Mar. 21, 2012
Baja California’s budding wine industry has been gaining recognition in recent years. But Mexico's principle wine region still has a ways to go towards its goal of becoming another Napa.
Mar. 21, 2012
Just months after he lost his seat in a recall election, Russell Pearce announces he will run again for state senate. He said he will run in a newly drawn, yet still conservative, district in Mesa.
Mar. 20, 2012
An Arizona resident recalls his time as a Spanish immersion student in Guatemala. Part of a series of stories exploring the issue of bilingualism in the U.S.
Mar. 20, 2012
Why study Spanish in Guatemala? It's cheap, unique and effective. Part of a series of stories exploring the issue of bilingualism in the U.S.
Mar. 20, 2012
The West is more diverse than ever. It’s also increasingly urban. What does that mean for American politics? It could signal a shift from a reliably conservative region to a more liberal voter base.
Mar. 19, 2012
Native American tribes are fighting a large wind farm planned near Ocotillo, in Imperial County, CA. They say the project could desecrate more than 400 archeological sites. Backers say the project will produce power for about 130,000 homes.
Mar. 19, 2012
Americans are notorious for being monolingual, but have many different reasons for learning Spanish through immersion schools in Guatemala. This is the first story in a series exploring the issue of bilingualism in the U.S.
Mar. 19, 2012

Mar. 16, 2012
Should non-religious employers be exempt from paying for birth control because they have personal or moral objections? Or should companies have to provide contraceptive coverage to the women they employ? Share your thoughts.
Mar. 15, 2012
Officials fear criminals use the licenses to lift addresses and commit crimes. A Ciudad Juárez police officer was recently charged with killing two women after allegedly getting addresses from their driver's licenses during a traffic stop.
Mar. 15, 2012
An extensive survey of San Diego residents about the region’s future found most people don’t place a high priority on the U.S.-Mexico border. Many may not understand the close ties between Tijuana & San Diego, a survey leader said.
Mar. 14, 2012
Anything involving terrorism or illegal immigration that may have been a safety concern could have triggered a warning. The state representative dropped the bill after meeting stiff opposition from community leaders along the border.
Mar. 13, 2012

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