Demographics

The face of migration from Central America and Mexico to the United States is changing. Immigration arrest statistics from Mexico for the first six months of 2016 mirror a rise in detentions by U.S. border agents of Africans and Asians trying to illegally enter the U.S. on the southwest border.
October 10, 2016
Two immigrant neighborhoods along the U.S./Mexico border and a strip of post World War II architecture in Tucson are highlighted in a 2016 list of endangered historic places released Wednesday by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
October 05, 2016
Nogales Station
The U.S. government announced Tuesday it is expanding its efforts to help Central American families trying to get to the U.S. in order to stave off a surge of migrants at the border.
July 26, 2016
Grand Canyon Youth
The National Park Service turns 100 in August. The centennial should be an occasion to celebrate, but the milestone comes at a time when parks are understaffed and are struggling with a $12 billion maintenance backlog. So park superintendents are worried about the next century and who’s going to visit and pay to maintain the nation’s crown jewels.
July 19, 2016
Part 5: Over the last three years, tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors have fled Central America for the U.S. At least 19 have wound up in the hands of labor traffickers.
June 10, 2016
Part 2: Since the child migrant crisis unfolded two years ago, the United States has assisted Mexico on its southern border. The result has been rising deportations from Mexico amid a rise in allegations of corruption against its immigration agents.
June 07, 2016
Part 1: Refugees from Central America are pouring into the United States, a trend from 2014 that seems to be growing along the U.S.-Mexico border again this year. Many of them are children, sent here alone.
June 06, 2016
Justice
A town’s anger and frustration over perceived racial profiling and a police shooting has boiled up in recent weeks. This isn’t Cleveland, Baltimore or New York, but a small rural town in northern Arizona. The protesters here want justice for a Native American woman shot and killed by a white officer. They’re also asking questions about who polices them, and how.
May 16, 2016
Declared by UNESCO in 2005 a Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity, the rural town of San Basilio de Palenque in northern Colombia has undergone a revival of its unique language.
March 21, 2016
The U.S. government is asking for funds to prepare for another surge of Central American children arriving alone at the border.
March 02, 2016

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