Fronteras Desk News

Department Of Labor Nominee Left His Mark In Arizona
Thomas Perez's aggressive leadership of the DOJ's Civil Rights Division includes a civil lawsuit against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
Mar. 18, 2013
Study Aims For Fuller Picture of Cross-Border Arms Trafficking
University of San Diego researchers say the problem of cross-border arms trafficking is worse than previously thought, but their findings come with caveats.
Mar. 18, 2013
Supreme Court To Decide On Arizona Voter ID Law
The Supreme Court heard arguments Monday surrounding the controversial Arizona Voter ID law.
Mar. 18, 2013
Mexico - Aztec Tiger On The Rise?
A debate is raging in the U.S. media about whether or not Mexico is on the rise.
Mar. 18, 2013
Republican Party Seeks To Appeal To Immigrants, Gays, Minorities, Women, Youth
A 100 page report released by the Republican National committee unveiled proposals to open the base to individuals alienated in the past, including immigrants, minorities, younger voters and gays.
Mar. 18, 2013
Best Of The Border (3/10-3/15)
The week's top stories from Fronteras: The Changing America Desk.
Mar. 16, 2013
New Mexico Microbreweries Could Benefit From Tax Bill
In New Mexico, more beer might mean a better economy. That's the thinking of some state lawmakers who are pushing for a tax break for local brewers.
Mar. 14, 2013
Native American Artisans Add Touch Of Culture To New Mexico Capitol
At New Mexico's state capitol in Santa Fe, the chaotic process of lawmaking is sometimes interrupted by the scent of Native American fry bread. It's one of few, if not the only, state capitol to allow area artists and food vendors to sell their goods throughout the building.
Mar. 14, 2013
ICE Reveals Detainee Release Numbers
The top official for Immigration and Customs Enforcement said his agency released more than 2,000 immigrants from detention in recent weeks because of budget constraints. The figure was higher than ICE had originally reported at the start of the controversy.
Mar. 14, 2013
Election Of Pope Francis Draws Excitement And Praise In Southern California
The election of Argentina's Jorge Bergoglio as the first pope from Latin America drew excitement and praise in Southern California
Mar. 14, 2013
Monarch Butterfly Migration Symbolic Of Cross Border Relationship
The number of monarch butterflies completing their famous migration to central Mexico is dramatically shrinking. Can the U.S. and Mexico work together to change it?
Mar. 14, 2013
Companies Search For Ways To Mine Uranium Outside Grand Canyon National Park
Northern Arizona has four times more uranium than any other deposit in the United States. But as of 2012, new uranium mining claims are banned on land surrounding Grand Canyon National Park. The uranium riches still have mining companies looking for a way in.
Mar. 14, 2013
Lawsuits Allege Abuses By Immigration Authorities
On Wednesday immigrant advocacy groups announced a slew of lawsuits alleging abuses by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents.
Mar. 13, 2013
Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio From Argentina Named New Pope
Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio from Argentina has been named the new Pope by the Catholic church.
Mar. 13, 2013
New Mexico House Proposal On Arizona Banned Books Sparks Debate
A New Mexico House resolution aimed at uniting representatives around the state’s diverse school curriculum may have backfired.
Mar. 13, 2013
San Diego Leaders Tackle Immigration Reform
As Congress and the White House continue to work on a comprehensive immigration-reform package, a coalition of San Diego leaders today are launching a joint local campaign.
Mar. 13, 2013
Border Vendors, But No Border Buyers
The border security expo is meant to showcase the latest technologies for sale to border agencies. But one huge element was missing: federal buyers.
Mar. 12, 2013
Lobbying Dollars Fly In Immigration Reform Debate
Companies and organizations with a stake in immigration reform are making their case to legislators in Washington by way of their pocketbooks.
Mar. 12, 2013
George P. Bush Cites Former First Lady As Inspiration To Run For Land Commissioner
For months, there has been speculation surrounding what office George P. Bush — the Latino nephew of one U.S. President and grandson of another — would go after. On Tuesday, he announced his run for Texas land commissioner.
Mar. 12, 2013
Cat From Germany Turns Up In Las Cruces
Las Cruces authorities have found a female Persian Seal Point cat, with a microchip tracing her back to Germany.
Mar. 12, 2013

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