Fronteras Desk News

Critics contend the plate resurrects and legitimizes slavery. Supporters say they are simply trying to honor Confederate soldiers.
Nov. 9, 2011
Arizona Senate President Russell Pearce helped enact tough laws enforcing immigration regulations on a state level, including the controversial SB 1070. Some voters think it went too far.
Nov. 9, 2011
A Mexican official inaugurated the still unfinished memorial to murdered women and asked for "forgiveness.” Some in attendance shouted back: “Your apology does not take away our pain!”
Nov. 8, 2011
Federal officials threatened to shut down the early learning program due to low enrollment. The feds decided to renew Navajo Head Start funding if the tribe meets certain standards.
Nov. 8, 2011
Mexican federal officials have arrested a top drug cartel member in Tijuana, allegedly responsible for countless deaths and a wave of violence in 2008.
Nov. 7, 2011
The ex-U.S. Attorney recused himself after it was revealed guns were allowed to enter Mexico during his tenure. The former top prosecutor said he did not approve the operation.
Nov. 7, 2011
An agency spokesman won't answer questions about the new policy. Some current and former agents question the change in strategy.
Nov. 7, 2011
The Mexican Tourism Board launched a campaign Friday to persuade Americans that - despite the on-going drug war - Mexico is a safe, fun place to vacation.
Nov. 4, 2011
Hundreds of Iraqis in San Diego County await relatives living as refugees in Middle Eastern countries. In the final part of our series, the process of resettling these refugees to the U.S. has faced major setbacks recently, especially those caught in the strife in Syria.
Nov. 4, 2011
The chairwoman of the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission was ousted by the governor and the state senate. She is is asking the court to allow her to keep her job.
Nov. 3, 2011
The "surf fence" along the U.S.-Mexico border that extends into the ocean is undergoing reconstruction, despite some environmental concerns.
Nov. 3, 2011
A report looks at the record number of deportations this year and finds a growing number of children of deported immigrants are ending up in foster care in the U.S.
Nov. 3, 2011
It's hard to find a job these days; even harder if you've just landed in the country – as many Iraqi refugees have. In the second part of our series, we look at efforts by local resettlement agencies to connect highly skilled refugees with potential employers.
Nov. 3, 2011
Arizona-based First Solar will face investors Thursday. The quarterly earnings call will be the first time managers from the leading U.S. solar panel manufacturer talk publicly after the CEO was fired.
Nov. 2, 2011
The Navajo Nation plans to use the funds to pay for local infrastructure projects.
Nov. 2, 2011
About 60,000 Iraqi refugees have come to the U.S. since 2007, many settling in Texas, Arizona and California. In the first of a three-part series, we report the federal government efforts to resettle the refugees has left some schools, hospitals and other local services overwhelmed.
Nov. 2, 2011
An April 2010 email states: “ATF let a bunch of guns walk in effort to get upstream conspirators but only got straws and didn’t recover many guns.”
Nov. 1, 2011
Human bones appeared in a plastic bag outside a Tucson cemetery. Some appear old, but others seem newer, including one that may be from a child. Authorities are investigating how they got there and wonder if there's a message behind them.
Nov. 1, 2011
Law enforcement in Arizona announced they dismantled a drug ring accused of smuggling $33 million worth of drugs into the state monthly. Over about a five-years, federal agents said the group generated approximately $2 billion in illicit proceeds.
Oct. 31, 2011
UPDATED with a video. Mexico has a long and successful tradition of producing world champion boxers. Now, with the rise of mixed martial arts in the U.S. and Mexico, Tijuana has become a training ground for a new generation of fighters.
Oct. 31, 2011

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