After Arizona signed its controversial immigration bill last summer, the Mexican border state Sonora saw a surge of enrollment in their schools. Kids born or raised in the U.S. were coming back to Mexico and many did not read, write, or even speak Spanish. Now Sonoran schools are faced with a problem all too familiar to many American school districts -- the task of educating students who don't speak the language and don't know the culture.
Mexican authorities continue to find bodies in mass graves near the town of San Fernando. The Mexican community lies about 90 miles south of Brownsville, Texas. The grim task of identifying the more than 140 bodies is under way.
Last Friday, the United States issued a travel warning for parts of Mexico, saying American citizens and law enforcement were at risk. Now, that warning has been dropped.
An accused Mexican drug lord being held on charges in the United States has filed an unusual motion in federal court: He's challenging the U.S. government, saying he had been working with its own federal agents in Mexico.
In conjunction with San Diego State University, the new program is designed to help improve justice south of the border.
Two of the guns were reportedly used in the murder of a Border Patrol agent in December.
After a few years of economic decline, mayors throughout Baja California, Mexico, have launched a campaign to convince Americans that their cities are safe, and open to foreign investment.
The Army said the six men and three women were working for the Zeta cartel. They said the gunmen mistook the agent's SUV for a rival drug gang.
"The ICE agents said we're Americans, we're diplomats. And the response from the Zetas was to open fire on the agents."
Hundreds of Border Patrol agents filled part of the baseball stadium in a sea of olive green. A line of riflemen stood at attention as the American flag and the agency's own flag fluttered in the cool morning air.