Fronteras Desk News

Border Field State Park is the southwestern-most point of the U.S. Some community members want to see the popular cross-border visiting spot reopened.
Feb. 1, 2011
The Escondido Police Department has had a difficult relationship with its immigrant population. Over the past year, many Latino residents have complained of racial profiling. In recent months, they've organized around the use of technology to try to make a legal case for themselves.
Feb. 1, 2011
A private bill on behalf of 28-year-old Shigeru “Shiggy” Yamada, will allow the undocumented immigrant from Japan to stay legally in the U.S.
Jan. 31, 2011
Nationwide fewer teens are getting pregnant. But teen pregnancy rates remain the highest in the Southwest and the highest among Latinas.
Jan. 29, 2011
The U.S. government is looking to revive a virtual border fence project it scrapped less than two weeks ago.
Jan. 28, 2011
Beat the Odds – or BTO- is a program out of the Center for the Future of Arizona. BTO focuses on helping schools in low income areas.
Jan. 26, 2011
Even though the drug war violence in Mexico has stayed away from the beaches in the Baja Peninsula, the region is losing in tourism.
Jan. 26, 2011
A growing number of American kids from border towns are being recruited into Mexican drug cartels, lured by the fast money of running narcotics.
Jan. 25, 2011
It’s the only school of its kind in the country. Everyone must study English but parents have an option to send their children to also learn Spanish or Navajo.
Jan. 24, 2011
Hundreds of Border Patrol agents filled part of the baseball stadium in a sea of olive green. A line of riflemen stood at attention as the American flag and the agency's own flag fluttered in the cool morning air.
Jan. 22, 2011
Alfonso Bustamante, considered one of the architects of modern Tijuana, died at his home on Wednesday. He was 95.
Jan. 21, 2011
In recent weeks, more than 31 million gallons of sewage have spilled across Playas de Tijuana, just south of the border from San Diego. The impact is being felt in both countries. But the damaging delay by Mexican authorities before moving to stop the spill could be an opportunity to improve communication on environmental emergencies.
Jan. 20, 2011
She thanked the community for their support after the shootings that led to the death of her husband.
Jan. 20, 2011
Sergio is a 21-year-old college student in San Diego, majoring in business administration. He is openly gay and undocumented, having crossed the border illegally from Mexico with his family when he was 2.
Jan. 20, 2011
Amid ongoing controversy over its driver's license checkpoints, an Escondido man is suing the city, saying the stops violate state law.
Jan. 18, 2011
Those who knew the judge say he died working for the betterment of a major border district. He'd gone to see Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords to say hi. And to talk about his plans for the future of the busiest immigration corridor along the border.
Jan. 17, 2011
Tucson continues to struggle with the emotional distress caused by the shooting rampage at a local shopping center.
Jan. 17, 2011
The president met with Representative Gabrielle Gifffords' family and the families of those wounded and killed in Saturday's shootings.
Jan. 15, 2011
The crossborder trade relationship between the U.S. and Mexico has been a difficult one over the last few years. This week, both countries met to try to improve it.
Jan. 14, 2011
Forestry experts say it will take decades for the 15,000 acres to fully recover.
Jan. 13, 2011

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