For years, Arizona's immigration-enforcement charge has been lead by senior lawmakers. But this year, many of the most aggressive immigration bills were crafted by a little known freshman state Senator Steve Smith. Now, he’s spearheading a fundraising campaign to use private donations and inmate labor for a new fence along the U.S.-Mexico border.
July 26, 2011
Six people have been diagnosed with paralysis, all in San Luis Río Colorado, Mexico. It’s usually only temporary and partial.
July 21, 2011
Several prominent Arizona lawmakers gathered Wednesday to celebrate the launch of a fundraising campaign to use private donations and inmate labor to build a fence along the U.S.-Mexico border. A website that accepts donations went live Wednesday.
July 21, 2011
The plan is to raise millions of dollars through private donations - in part through a website - to build a more secure fence along the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona. It's still unclear exactly where the barrier will go.
July 20, 2011
A group takes blind teenagers to the Grand Canyon to experience one of nature's wonders.
July 14, 2011
The Phoenix Urban Health Collective goes to peoples’ homes to offer treatment and advice.
July 06, 2011
The parks did receive about $1 billion dollars of stimulus funding, but that went to repair park roads and to fix visitor centers.
July 01, 2011
Many factors contribute to the drop in consumption. They include increased awareness; federal, state and municipal water restrictions; and even the mortgage foreclosure crisis.
June 29, 2011
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.
June 23, 2011
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.
June 23, 2011


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