Fronteras Desk News

The U.S .Environmental Protection Agency plans to announce strict air pollution standards this Friday.
Dec. 14, 2011
The bill would correct a loophole in the law that prevents ultralight pilots who smuggle drugs from receiving the same penalties as other drug traffickers.
Dec. 13, 2011
Some political observers say the debate over states' rights and immigration reform is likely to shape the discourse in upcoming campaigns.
Dec. 13, 2011
A national poll shows Latinos are unhappy with both political parties and may not vote next year. The survey asked registered Hispanic voters about their attitudes toward candidates and the 2012 election.
Dec. 13, 2011
A federal agency in charge of protecting the U.S.-Mexico border gives citizens a chance to track smugglers and more.
Dec. 13, 2011
Arizona officials argue they are responsible for stopping illegal immigrants when they enter the state. Officials from Washington D.C. contend enforcing immigration laws is the federal government's responsibility.
Dec. 12, 2011
A vintage ad for a Tijuana racetrack has occupied the side of the derelict California Theater in downtown San Diego since the 60s. KPBS arts reporter Angela Carone says it may disappear to make way for a beer advertisement.
Dec. 12, 2011
The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit against the UC San Diego Health System accusing it of discriminating against non-U.S. citizens.
Dec. 12, 2011
Cab drivers - mostly immigrants - are 60 times more likely to be killed on the job, more so than police officers. The system used to lease taxis makes it hard to implement safety improvements.
Dec. 12, 2011
A new poll shows a majority of Hispanics say religion has no place in politics, according to a national study by the polling group Latino Decisions.
Dec. 9, 2011
The woman was being held at the Eloy Detention Center - owned by the Corrections Corporation of America - where she was seeking asylum. The ACLU says the victim was assaulted by a detention officer.
Dec. 9, 2011
While admitting allowing high-powered weapons to enter Mexico was a mistake, Attorney General Eric Holder refused to resign and asked Congress to help his agency by enacting new gun regulations.
Dec. 9, 2011
Political pressure on Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio to resign keeps growing. This after national media outlets began reporting on his office’s mishandling of more than 400 sex-crime investigations, beginning in 2005.
Dec. 9, 2011
More than a dozen people were arrested at the Salt River Project’s offices in Tempe, Ariz. The protesters want the utility to close its coal-fired power plant in Northern Arizona.
Dec. 9, 2011
A new report from the Department of Homeland Security Inspector General concluded that $69 million of taxpayers' money for border fence construction has been wasted.
Dec. 9, 2011
The man was assaulting an agent and a police dog near Sells on the Tohono O'odham Indian Reservation Tuesday night when he was killed, officials said.
Dec. 8, 2011
A California program seeks to improve the health of local residents by putting fresh foods in people’s paths. Officials hope the program may go national, making cilantro and pomegranates common at the corner store.
Dec. 8, 2011
The Town of Guadalupe will consider a resolution Thursday night calling for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's resignation. They join a call by other elected officials after it was revealed his office mishandled more than 400 sex-crime investigations.
Dec. 8, 2011
The nation's largest study focusing on Hispanic health has been launched in San Diego, Chicago, Miami, and the Bronx.
Dec. 8, 2011
The term is used in anti-immigrant rhetoric, but the dictionary's definition did not indicate that. That has now changed.
Dec. 7, 2011

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