Fronteras Desk News

San Diego, Tijuana Hope For First Binational Olympics
The head of the U.S. Olympic Committee confirmed San Diego-Tijuana want to host the 2024 Summer Games.
Apr. 29, 2013
No SCOTUS Review For Alabama Immigration Law
A section of Alabama's immigration law that criminalizes harboring and transporting unauthorized immigrants is on hold, and the high court won't intervene. A similar Arizona law is under review by a federal appeals court.
Apr. 29, 2013
Border Importer In Salmonella Outbreak Has Past Violations
Testing is underway for further evidence of salmonella in cucumbers imported to Arizona from a Sinaloa company.
Apr. 29, 2013
Mexico Says Smugglers Abandon Migrants At Sea
Mexican authorities say smugglers abandon hundreds of migrants at sea as they attempt to sneak into the U.S. by boat along the Pacific coast.
Apr. 29, 2013
Tijuana Homicides Increase, Despite Cartels Alleged Calls For Quiet
To the dismay of the Sinaloa cartel, homicides in Tijuana are spiking.
Apr. 29, 2013
A Rusted Gate In The Border Fence Opens For The First Time
The gate was built into the border fence for maintenance, but has never been opened. Activists swung it open Sunday — briefly — in a gesture of binational friendship.
Apr. 29, 2013
Heres What Could Happen If DREAMers Lose DACA
In August 2012, the Obama administration started a program that allowed young undocumented immigrants to legally live and work in the U.S. on a temporary basis. One of the biggest worries of applicants, however, is what might happen if the program ended. They might find out relatively soon.
Apr. 29, 2013
Best Of The Border (4/21-4/26)
The week's top stories from Fronteras: The Changing America Desk.
Apr. 27, 2013
Hard To Tell Whos Lying In Drug War Case Dismissals
With the recent dismissal of a trio of high-profile corruption cases in Mexico, the country’s new administration appears to be distancing itself from the last vestiges of former President Felipe Calderón’s war on drugs.
Apr. 27, 2013
House Takes Piecemeal Immigration Approach
With hearings on the Senate’s comprehensive immigration proposal underway, House Republicans have begun introducing their own immigration proposals. But they are taking a piecemeal approach.
Apr. 26, 2013
With Immigration Reform Pending, Calls For An End To Workplace Audits
Hundreds of people marched through downtown San Diego on Friday, calling on President Barack Obama to stop workplace immigration enforcement until an immigration reform bill is passed.
Apr. 26, 2013
In Mexico, Talk Of Immigration Reform Raises Hopes For Visits Home
For many Mexicans, an anticipated part of a potential immigration reform is the chance to reunite with family members living in the U.S. without papers who they haven’t seen for years.
Apr. 26, 2013
ACLU Sues California Over English Instruction In Schools
Grossmont Union High School District is among the schools singled out for not providing adequate English instruction to foreign language speakers.
Apr. 25, 2013
DACA Challengers Arguments Resonate With Judge
A federal district judge in Dallas has suggested he is convinced by ICE agents' arguments the Obama administration's initiative for young immigrants violates federal law.
Apr. 25, 2013
Immigration Reforms Wild Week
A look at immigration reform's week of debate and evolution.
Apr. 25, 2013
Bisbee Ballpark History Is In The Bricks
The historic Warren Ballpark is just one example of old-time structures Bisbee, Ariz.
Apr. 25, 2013
What It Means To Have A 90-Percent Secure Border
Before 11 million people living in the U.S. illegally can start down the path to citizenship, the U.S.-Mexico border must reach a level of security that satisfies border hawks in Congress.
Apr. 24, 2013
How Do Mexicans Feel About The Corona-Budweiser Merger?
The U.S. Justice Department has settled an antitrust lawsuit against Anheuser-Busch InBev. That clears the way for the world's largest brewer to buy out Grupo Modelo, the Mexican company that makes Corona beer. How do Mexicans feel about the merger?
Apr. 24, 2013
Foreigners One Step Closer To Owning Mexican Beach Property
The Mexican constitutional restriction barring foreigners from buying land near the nation’s borders and oceanfront properties may soon be lifted.
Apr. 24, 2013
Judge Orders Authorities To Provide Lawyers For Mentally Ill In Immigration Detention
A federal judge ruled in a class action lawsuit that immigration detainees with mental illnesses have a right to legal counsel and a speedy bond hearing.
Apr. 24, 2013

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