President Barack Obama gave a speech in El Paso, Texas regarding border security and immigration.
As the city of El Paso prepares for President Obama's visit, residents weigh in on his stance on immigration so far.
About 100 people gathered at a traffic circle on one of the city's busiest streets calling for an end to the violence and for justice.
A secessionist movement in Southern Arizona is gaining traction, aiming to break away from the capitol, Phoenix.
For the fifth straight year, the U.S. State Department has issued a travel warning for Americans going to Mexico. But this warning is more strongly worded and suggests that in some parts of Mexico, Americans are being targeted.
The Mexican government began battling the drug cartels in that country five years ago. According to recently released Wikileaks cables, the Mexican government was denying access to U.S. law enforcement agencies to the weapons seized in Mexico.
As the Southwestern region grapples with the results of the 2010 Census count, California is trying a new approach to political redistricting.
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.
Federal officials have released limited information on how the southwest would be affected if the government shutdown.
Mexico's attorney general resigned his post Thursday after 18 months on the job, and President Felipe Calderon named the country's first female attorney general in his place.