Fronteras Desk News

Dozens have been arrested in Baja California in connection with the largest marijuana plantation found in Mexico.
Jul. 20, 2011
The plan is to raise millions of dollars through private donations - in part through a website - to build a more secure fence along the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona. It's still unclear exactly where the barrier will go.
Jul. 20, 2011
Builders project that $300 million in local, state and federal revenue would also be lost during the project's life.
Jul. 19, 2011
A significant portion of minority communities are at risk of losing health coverage if lawmakers decide to cut Medicaid as part of the ongoing budget debate in Washington DC.
Jul. 19, 2011
The trial of a 14-year old San Diego resident hired as a killer by the drug cartels begins in Cuernavaca, Mexico.
Jul. 19, 2011
Meth has been the number one drug problem in Southern Nevada and much of the Southwest for the last decade. To combat the scourge, new laws have made it harder to buy the ingredients to manufacture the highly addictive drug. But it hasn't done much good: meth traffickers manage to adapt. This is the first story in a two-part series on meth in the Southwest.
Jul. 18, 2011
Criminal organizations are finding ways to get large quantities of pseudoephedrine from pharmacies to funnel to large meth labs in California. This is the second story in a two-part series on meth in the Southwest.
Jul. 18, 2011
Drug cartels are taking advantage of the federal effort to beef up border security by corrupting agents of Customs and Border Protection, the nation's largest law enforcement agency.
Jul. 14, 2011
A group takes blind teenagers to the Grand Canyon to experience one of nature's wonders.
Jul. 14, 2011
The former mayor faces up to 65 years in prison under charges of gun smuggling, conspiracy and making false statements.
Jul. 14, 2011
Since the attacks on 9/11, many law enforcement agencies have increased surveillance of the Muslim community, but the Los Angeles County Sheriff has chosen a different approach.
Jul. 13, 2011
The last local cop in Tubutama was shot dead in mid June. Companies stopped delivering goods to the local stores. School teachers left; businesses closed.
Jul. 11, 2011
Federal immigration officials have discretionary power to give a pass to military spouses, who are in the U.S. illegally, so they could process paperwork here and not have to leave. That pass is called parole in place.
Jul. 11, 2011
Some law enforcement experts are doubtful the visit will produce any new ideas.
Jul. 7, 2011
The Phoenix Urban Health Collective goes to peoples’ homes to offer treatment and advice.
Jul. 6, 2011
The property was closed for renovations and is expected to reopen fully in September and hiring everything from housekeepers to card dealers to managers.
Jul. 5, 2011
A record number of U.S. military personnel -- more than 11,000 service members -- were legal immigrants who became naturalized last year, drawn by the promise of citizenship.
Jul. 5, 2011
California has double the national rate of tuberculosis because of its large immigrant population and proximity to the border with Mexico. While both countries work together to stem the spread of TB, the San Diego-Tijuana region has established a unique model for that collaboration.
Jul. 4, 2011
Alien related tourism brings in about $14 million in revenue to Roswell, a city of about 50,000 spread on a desert plain.
Jul. 1, 2011
The parks did receive about $1 billion dollars of stimulus funding, but that went to repair park roads and to fix visitor centers.
Jul. 1, 2011

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