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Part 3: The border Mexico shares with Guatemala has changed since Mexico began its southern border plan in 2014. A town that once symbolized the migrant trail is now emblematic of how migration routes have splintered and become more dangerous.
June 08, 2016
The May 31 hearing follows a searing contempt ruling U.S. District Judge Murray Snow issued earlier this month, finding the sheriff intentionally violated court orders in a longstanding racial profiling case.
May 30, 2016
Mexico's justice system has long been a pawn of the politically powerful. The problem persists even as the country transitions to a new judicial system that promises greater transparency.
May 12, 2016
The border city of El Paso, Texas has a policy that allows the city to jail people who can't pay their traffic fines. A lawsuit in federal court is challenging the policy, saying it violates a person's right to equal protection under the law.
May 09, 2016
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A federal appeals court has ruled to lift a hold on two Arizona identity theft laws that were the legal basis for Sheriff Joe Arpaio's worksite raids.
May 02, 2016
Democratic politicians in Texas and New Mexico have sent a letter to the El Paso local union saying they support the agents' wish to distance themselves from the national union's endorsement of Trump.
April 13, 2016
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A pro-immigrant coalition of organizations is threatening to revive an Arizona boycott if pending immigration-related bills become state law. In response, Arizona’s business groups have condemned the idea of a boycott.
April 07, 2016
For the first time in its history, the National Border Patrol Council has endorsed a presidential candidate during primary season.
March 30, 2016
Some members of Arizona’s business community are watching Trump anxiously as the state’s presidential primary approaches this Tuesday. They worry the Republican front runner’s rhetoric on immigration and Mexico could prompt a backlash, something Arizona has seen before.
March 18, 2016
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Arturo Reyes Trujillo was sentenced to 262 months, nearly 22 years, in prison this week. He pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to cocaine trafficking and money laundering.
March 08, 2016

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