Fronteras Desk News

The National Park Foundation established a similar program 10 years ago to identify the historical contributions made by African Americans.
Jan. 27, 2012
January 27 is the first National Downwinders Day to recognize people in western states exposed to radiation from nuclear test sites in Nevada. Last year, the U.S. Senate voted unanimously to honor downwinders.
Jan. 27, 2012
The President spoke about how domestic natural gas could help replace America's dependence on foreign oil. His visit was part of his tour of battleground states following his State of the Union address.
Jan. 26, 2012
Hundreds of miles of new fencing has been built along the U.S.-Mexico Border. But some historic monuments that mark the exact boundary are being left behind the fence, blocking access from the U.S. side.
Jan. 26, 2012
Demand for moving bulletproof bunkers grew after Mexico used the army to battle powerful drug cartels. Some critics accuse the company of making money off global mayhem.
Jan. 26, 2012
President Obama is in Nevada on Thursday, a state he won with the Latino vote. Enthusiasm for him has waned among this key electorate. But a proposed change to an immigration procedure could raise his popularity among Hispanics.
Jan. 26, 2012
Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, (D-Ariz.) also submitted her resignation to focus on recovering from a gunshot wound.
Jan. 25, 2012
The students gathered at a ballroom the same day the Congressional Hispanic Caucus asked top education officials to intervene, saying the Arizona law banning Mexican American studies violates federal law.
Jan. 25, 2012
The Latino education gap doesn't seem to apply to girls: Latinas attend college and graduate at a much higher rate than males. As part of an ongoing series, we look at a program that helps young Hispanic girls and their mamas.
Jan. 25, 2012
In 2008, President Obama largely ignored the home turf of his opponent, John McCain. His campaign says 2012 will be different.
Jan. 24, 2012
Democrats in the state legislature say it's time to repeal the law. Their Republicans counterparts pledge to block any attempt at changing the controversial law.
Jan. 24, 2012
As of Tuesday, consumers in Tijuana and other Baja California border cities may see a price drop for many consumer items. It is designed to entice them to stop crossing into the U.S. to shop.
Jan. 24, 2012
Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) will attend the State of the Union in Washington D.C. Tuesday night. It will be the end of her five year career in federal service-she will resign later this week.
Jan. 24, 2012
Studies show a Nevada preschool program helps close the achievement gap for Latino students. As part of an ongoing series, we look further into the program, which serves only 2 percent of the state’s 4 year olds. And there is no funding to expand it.
Jan. 24, 2012
The new substation, 20 miles north of the U.S.-Mexico border, will have a heliport, horse corrals and house up to 16 agents. It's expected to be completed within four to six months.
Jan. 23, 2012
The old U.S.-Mexico border fence near San Diego was going to be sold for scrap. But local activists managed to save some of it and have plans to recycle it.
Jan. 23, 2012
Some local health officials support the proposal. But raising the drinking age would stop 18-to-20 year old American teens from drinking legally at bars and restaurants along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Jan. 23, 2012
The report highlights the lack of federal coordination to integrate legal immigrants into the civic and economic fabric of the U.S.
Jan. 20, 2012
A coal-fired power plant on the Navajo Nation may be forced to increase water rates to afford required federal pollution controls.
Jan. 20, 2012
Relatives asked to be included in the case against an accused gun buyer whose weapons were allegedly found where Agent Brian Terry was slain. The judge said the link is too weak for them to be part of the case.
Jan. 19, 2012

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