As the federal government expands the number of lanes to cross the U.S.-Mexico border, there were less officers to staff the ports of entry. One study put the loss of productivity at millions of dollars per minute.
The Department of Labor opened an investigation this summer into many of the largest home builders who led the real estate boom in the Southwest. Last month, the IRS joined them. At issue is the way home builders pay their workers and their taxes.
Though competition from Asia lingers and their success will always go up and down according to the ebb and flow of the U.S. economy, maquiladoras are holding steady. As part of a continuing series, some predict they will continue to grow next year.
He is accused of distributing weapons to three men, who then sold them and shared the profits with Bickle. The defense argued it would have been impossible for Bickle to bring the weapons into the United States undetected.
A study by the University of Arizona's James E. Rogers College of Law finds that even though the majority of SB 1070's provisions were never enacted, it cause some migrants to move out of Arizona and they often left their children behind to finish school in the U.S.
Jared Lee Loughner was ordered to undergo more psychological treatment. A psychologist testified during the hearing that Loughner has shown remorse. He is accused of killing six people and wounding 13 others, including Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.
Recent headlines have darkened the hopes of the rising solar power industry. But an Arizona company is shining a ray of light on the sector: Its manufacturing costs are low enough to compete with Third World factories.