For the first time in its history, the National Border Patrol Council has endorsed a presidential candidate during primary season.
The Colorado River and other Western river levels are expected to drop as much as 27 percent during the 21st century. That’s according to a climate change report released on World Water Day (March 22) by the Interior Department.
Since the financial meltdown of 2008, hundreds of institutions have lent small amounts to people who don’t qualify for credit cards or traditional bank loans. U.S. microlending has taken a cue from developing countries like Colombia, where up to 50 percent of the economy is generated by small businesses often funded by loan sharks.
Victor Cazares Gastelum faces conspiracy and money laundering charges in San Diego. Mexico extradited Cazares late last week, four years after his arrest.
The U.S. government is asking for funds to prepare for another surge of Central American children arriving alone at the border.
The federal government has agreed to pay almost $1 billion dollars to Native American tribes to settle a claim that the U.S. government failed to adequately fund the management of federal services. And it all started with one tiny Navajo community.
As labor unrest continues to ripple across this Mexican border city, a group of workers has managed to start the city's only independently organized factory union. They're now in negotiations for a higher salary and better working conditions.
A non-native man pleaded guilty Jan. 12 in a federal court to assaulting a Native American woman on a New Mexico reservation. Up until recently tribal police were defenseless against non-native perpetrators.
Many Native American businesses face unique cultural and regulatory obstacles. One group is trying to bridge the gap between entrepreneurial and native cultures and has had some success, but their federal funding just ran out.
At least 100 workers at a Mexican border factory in Ciudad Juárez are on strike protesting low wages and a hostile workplace. The factory packages printer ink for the American company Lexmark.