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A top federal official says his agency doesn't have enough staff to follow up on leads in gun cases or properly inspect guns shops.
In this Reporter's Notebook, Michel Marizco spent some time talking to border residents to see what language people use to describe illegal immigrants. Some of the answers may surprise you.
Flores is part of a generation of Democratic Latinos in their 30’s and 40’s who are ascending Nevada’s political ladder.
Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) officials had hoped the rule, they say would help them control the sale of guns that Mexican drug cartels favor, would have made it through the White House a month ago.
Unable to keep pace with a booming industry while using an outdated rulebook, a retired oil inspector in New Mexico described his job as “a strenuous exercise in futility.”
mine spill
On Aug. 6, 2015 a photo of three men kayaking a bright yellow river in Colorado went viral. The day before the EPA had been investigating an old mine near Silverton, CO, when it breached a dirt dam and sent what turned out to be 3 million gallons of toxic waste downstream.
Health care reform law is being challenged by Republicans. No other group would have the most to gain--or lose--from its implementation than Latinos.
Only serious offenders in Las Vegas Metro Police custody who are in the country illegally are put in deportation proceedings. What is the proper role of local police in federal immigration enforcement?
The main U.S. government agency in charge of controlling the flow of illegal guns into Mexico will face serious budget cuts. But critics say the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) has been struggling with those efforts for a long time.
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.
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.
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.
Nationwide fewer teens are getting pregnant. But teen pregnancy rates remain the highest in the Southwest and the highest among Latinas.
The U.S. government is looking to revive a virtual border fence project it scrapped less than two weeks ago.
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.

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