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The 10 Muslim students accused of illegally disrupting a speech by the Israeli ambassador last year were found guilty and sentenced on Friday.
The head of the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement met with local refugee agencies and East County school and hospital officials to field concerns about serving the large and growing Iraqi refugee population.
Congress is pushing ahead with a bill to mandate U.S. employers use E-Verify. But California leads an opposition effort to make E-Verify optional.
The U.S. dollar was worth nearly 14 Mexican pesos. That represents a nearly 12 percent drop for the peso since August.
Hispanics have a long-standing tradition of backing the Democratic Party, but a new group started this year wants to change that.
Malpractice complaints against Mexican doctors and dentists are nothing new. But in Baja California, about 300 complaints will be made public for the first time--and many involve American patients.
Members of No More Deaths claim agents pushed Mexican nationals into cactus, chased them through the desert in the middle of the night and punched pregnant women in the stomach while detained.
The Guatemalan cooperative Mercado Global used the U.S. economic crisis to revamp its product line and marketing plan. The changed ultimately helped it lure high-end American retailers and survive the Great Recession.
Over the last 70 years, groundwater in Arizona's alluvial basins has been depleted by more than 74.5 million acre-feet, or approximately three times the maximum storage of Lake Powell.
The Navajo Nation is lobbying the United Nations Human Rights Council in its quest to stop a project that will make snow out of recycled waste water on a mountain they consider sacred.
Elderly Latinos in Southwestern states would have the most to lose from potential cuts to Medicare and Social Security benefits.
The school from Monterrey was told to pay $30,000 to safely cross the border. Instead, school officials canceled the game.
The growth of the renewable energy industry in California's Imperial Valley has lagged. But things may be looking up: Construction has already started on several projects, and one jobs training program is preparing cash in on the promised boom.
Marijuana growers are beginning to expand into arid Southern Nevada public lands with the help of new irrigation techniques.
Months after Arizona's State Superintendent declared Tuscon's Mexican American Studies program illegal, teachers are grappling with how to teach history in a way that's relevant, accurate, and legal.

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