Fronteras Desk News

A Taco Is Never Just A Taco
During our series on tacos we asked our viewers to share their opinions. This is what they came up with.
Mar. 26, 2018
New Mexico Behavioral Health Transition Chaotic
In late June, New Mexico accused 15 nonprofits who provide mental health and substance abuse treatment of Medicaid fraud to the tune of $36 million. The state quickly froze funding to the agencies, and hired five Arizona firms to take over the New Mexico agencies to ensure continued care to patients. However, it may not be going as well as state agencies claim.
Mar. 26, 2018
San Francisco County appears ready to make it illegal for local jails to detain people suspected of being in the country illegally and turn them over to immigration agents.
Mar. 26, 2018
Potential Border Spending Means Opportunity For Security, Defense Companies
At the moment, immigration reform seems to be on the back burner in Congress, but if it eventually passes, it will likely include billions of dollars for security and border technology.
Mar. 26, 2018
Heavy Rains Now, More Fires Yet To Come
Major thunderstorms shortened the Southwest’s fire season and saturated much of the region. But in terms of the long-term wildfire threat, we’re not out of the woods yet ... so to speak.
Mar. 26, 2018
Climate Change Aggravates Triple Threat Of Natural Disasters
While the Southwest is fixated on the devastating floods in Colorado and New Mexico, the death toll and damage from flooding in Mexico far surpasses our domestic problems.
Mar. 26, 2018
Dating back to 1978, United States courts have cited a nonexistent article in the Mexican Constitution as reason to deny U.S. citizenship to certain applicants.
Mar. 26, 2018
Former Albuquerque Police Officer Acquitted In Beating
A former Albuquerque Police officer was acquitted this week in the beating of a suspect. The case highlights allegations of racial profiling.
Mar. 26, 2018
Construction On Border Crossing Continues Despite Government Shutdown
The expansion of the port of entry between San Diego and Tijuana is the busiest land border crossing in the world.
Mar. 26, 2018
March For Immigrant Rights Draws Crowd To Downtown Phoenix
A sea of people wearing red-t shirts and waiving American flags descended on downtown Phoenix to march for immigration reform on Saturday morning. Similar marches were scheduled all over the country in more than 100 cities.
Mar. 26, 2018
The training of new Border Patrol agents is at a standstill due to the federal government shutdown.
Mar. 26, 2018
Texas and California are burdened with the costs of housing undocumented immigrants detained after arrests by federal authorities.
Mar. 26, 2018
Nevada Finalizes Rules For Driver
A state legislative committee has approved the final rules for Nevada's Driver’s Authorization Cards, which will allow undocumented immigrants to drive legally in the state.
Mar. 26, 2018
Mexican Cyclist Calls Attention To Asylum Seekers
Starting Monday a Mexican bicyclist will embark on a 700 mile ride to call attention to the plight of Mexican asylum seekers in the United States. He's making the journey on a pair prosthetic legs.
Mar. 26, 2018
Napolitano, UC To Help DREAMers
The new president of the University of California system has pledged $5 million to aid students who entered the country illegally.
Mar. 26, 2018
State Dep't issues offers multimillion dollar reward for information on the whereabouts of Rafael Caro Quintero. He was convicted in the 1985 murder of a DEA agent but released on a technicality this summer by Mexico.
Mar. 26, 2018
A uranium mining company has decided to postpone operations at a mine six miles outside Grand Canyon National Park.
Mar. 26, 2018
Law & Order: Indian Country
This week, the Tribal Law and Order Commission has released recommendations on how to curb violence in Indian Country.
Mar. 26, 2018
The U.S. is the largest source of remittances to Latin America. The recession greatly slowed money being sent to home countries by migrants. But the Pew Hispanic Trends Project has found that rates in most Latin American countries have bounced back, except in Mexico.
Mar. 26, 2018
JFK
As the nation remembers the last tragic day of John F. Kennedy’s presidency, many Latino voters of that era reflect on what the 35th president meant to their emerging political bloc.
Mar. 26, 2018

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