The ATF is accused of running an operation it called "Fast and Furious" that allowed cartel gun buyers to purchase weapons and take them unhindered into Mexico.
That part of the border is easily crossed from Mexico by people on foot. The only border fence anywhere near there is meant to stop vehicles, not people.
The tribe has been struggling for decades to get more drinking water. Now they are on the verge of a historic agreement that will help them get a share of the Colorado River.
The ritual is known as the Dance of the Matachines, and it dates back to the Spanish Conquest.
A Border Patrol agent yesterday shot dead a Mexican man on the San Diego-Tijuana border, prompting criticism that there was indiscriminate use of force by the agency.
Prominent Catholics want to build pro-life leaders amongst the country’s growing Latino population, who are considered the future of the Catholic Church.
The agency announced the temporary measure as it considers a permanent ban.
"Clearly the concern is that a weapon, two weapons, were found at the homicide scene where Brian Terry was murdered and that those weapons had been part of Operation Fast and Furious."
Despite some recent reforms, some states say the "Secure Communities" program is making their policing efforts more difficult.
Agents from the bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms testified they tried to stop the gun walking program.
Aggravating the fire season this year is a severe drought, which is especially hurting southern New Mexico.
He survived four assassination attempts, including a kidnapping, in Mexico.
In response to criticism, Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials announced today a series of reforms to its Secure Communities program, intended to get rid of immigrants who are dangerous criminals.
June 17th marks 40 years since President Richard Nixon declared a "War on Drugs." Today, drug policy represents one of the most contested issues in America and Mexico.
A new youth orchestra in this Mexican border city recently debuted as part of an effort to steer the next generation away from violence.