Fronteras Desk News

Along the U.S.-Mexico border, retailers hope to stem the flow of shoppers north to American stores looking for deals on holiday gifts.
Nov. 21, 2011
More than 100 janitors and supporters demonstrated in front of San Diego's federal building. Inspired by Occupy Wall Street, they expressed their displeasure about the lack of immigration reform.
Nov. 18, 2011
As a tough economy continues to squeeze many budgets, the rental market is expanding beyond traditional items like apartments, houses, and cars. What are you renting?
Nov. 18, 2011
There is a debate about what to do with old manufacturing sites. Some cities have re-purposed old industrial spaces for other uses and saved some of the buildings. Others have razed the locations for redevelopment.
Nov. 18, 2011
Federal prosecutors will begin reviewing all new cases in immigration court in order to focus resources on prosecuting undocumented criminals and other high priority cases.
Nov. 17, 2011
The New River in California's Imperial Valley was once considered the most polluted in the country. The waterway is much cleaner now due to increased investment to clean up the environment on both sides of the border, government official said.
Nov. 17, 2011
A new study examining the latest Census data finds those who emigrate to the U.S., especially young immigrants, are assimilating well.
Nov. 16, 2011
The plan was to strike a government building or American media outlet, possibly with a rocket launcher, and make it look like it was done by a rival cartel. "It will be good to send the gringos a message," the plotters allegedly said.
Nov. 16, 2011
A day after ABC News aired an interview with Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, she released a spoken message – this time through Facebook.
Nov. 15, 2011
Federal judges have the power to seal criminal cases if there is still an ongoing investigation. Authorities did not offer an explanation for denying the public access to the case.
Nov. 15, 2011
Mexico and the U.S. are working on a broad deal that would better manage water from the Colorado River.
Nov. 14, 2011
José Francisco Blake Mora started his political career in the border state of Baja California before rising to the No. 2 position in Mexico's government.
Nov. 14, 2011
Chester Nez is the last of the original Navajo code talkers who helped hide U.S. Military communications during World War II. On Veterans Day, we bring you a portion of his remarkable story.
Nov. 11, 2011
Veterans Day honors the men and women of the United States military. Recently, a Phoenix man who served in World War II was recognized by a fellow vet of another generation.
Nov. 11, 2011
While opponents cheered the decision, supporters plan to file a lawsuit to force the state to offer the plate. They have a track record of winning.
Nov. 10, 2011
A tight economy may have some consumers thinking twice about splurging on a holiday tradition: Pecan pie.
Nov. 10, 2011
The recall of Arizona State Senator Russell Pearce could lead to a discussion about immigration focused on solutions instead of rhetoric. Members of the Tea Party say there are others to carry on the cause.
Nov. 9, 2011
Attorney General Eric Holder told senators that the mistakes within the gun walking programs were not directly linked to the agent's murder. “It just made me sick," was one relative's reaction to the testimony.
Nov. 9, 2011
About 500 people have gone missing in Tijuana and the nearby region since 2007. Some at the hands of local criminals; others by drug cartels. Family members of the disappeared are pressuring law enforcement to solve the crimes.
Nov. 9, 2011
The Pima County morgue will start charging a daily fee for bodies that aren't picked up in a timely manner. Many have died entering the U.S. through Arizona's harsh desert terrain.
Nov. 9, 2011

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