Evangelical pastors along the U.S.-Mexico border are increasingly building their Latino church services. They're focusing on youth ministry, women in the church and popular culture, and rapidly reinventing a traditionally Catholic community.
El Centro has the unfortunate reputation for having the highest unemployment rate in the U.S. -- and it's been that way for a long time.
The federal government's electronic border fence has been plagued with problems from the beginning. Now, the program is nearly in tatters, and some security experts believe last week's short renewal of the fence contract is the government buying itself time before backing out of the ambitious project.
"Secure Communities" is an immigration enforcement program which runs fingerprints obtained by local police through a national database. But across the country, questions about it remain.
Despite its proximity to deadly Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, the Texas city of El Paso has been ranked as the safest U.S. city among those with populations of 500,000 or greater.
The lawyer for a federal agent who shot a Mexican national last Tuesday says the victim had threatened him with a rock.
The days of one of Tijuana’s top crime fighters may be numbered. Though Tijuana’s Police Chief has survived assassination plots, he may fall victim to Mexican politics. A collaboration between KPBS and <a href="http://www.Tijuanapress.com">Tijuanapress.com</a>.
The group he was with – at least twenty migrants and two smugglers, known as "coyotes" – reportedly left him there.
Witnesses told investigators the agent shot the man while he was down on the ground. The agent's lawyer denied the claim.
The U.S. State Department has ordered its consular employees to use only armored cars when driving in the Mexican state of Sonora.