Fronteras Desk News

Latinos Are Majority In Escondido, But Feel Targeted By Police
Residents of Escondido say local police have a measures in place that targets undocumented people. Driver's license checkpoints and gang patrols are silencing many in the community.
Oct. 8, 2010
Tijuana Group Embarks On $5 Million Image Makeover
Can Al Gore, Larry King and the founder of Twitter help Tijuana improve its image? That’s the hope of businessmen behind a two-week long $5 million PR effort that starts in Tijuana Thursday.
Oct. 7, 2010
Hearings Begin On Proposed Power Line From Mexico To San Diego
The first of three public hearings starts Tuesday evening in Jacumba to discuss a proposed power line from Mexico to southeast San Diego County. The line would bring wind energy across the border.
Oct. 5, 2010
Farm Jobs Big In San Diego, But Not Among Americans
Despite the high unemployment, Americans in San Diego aren't taking farm jobs. The United Farm Workers' Take Our Jobs Campaign has been trying to change that.
Oct. 1, 2010
Twitter And Facebook Can Save Lives During A Disaster
San Diego State University professors held an exercise to explore how popular social media sites can help during the next disaster.
Sep. 24, 2010
Undocumented Students Anxious About DREAM Act
There are an estimated 65,000 undocumented students in the U.S. A vote in the Senate next week could pave the way for their citizenship.
Sep. 17, 2010
Tijuana Celebrates Bicentennial Under Heavy Guard
Mexicans began celebrating the 200th anniversary of their country’s declaration of independence. Tijuana's celebrations went on as planned under the protection of soldiers and police officers.
Sep. 16, 2010
Border Patrol Qualifies Statement On Drop In Border Crime
The U.S. Border Patrol credited Tijuana's police chief earlier this week with helping cut border crime in half. What the Border Patrol meant was that assaults on U.S. agents working along the border in San Diego have dropped during the last year.
Sep. 15, 2010
Drug Groups Expand Recruiting Operations North Of Border
U.S. federal officials say drug groups who recruit San Diego teenagers to smuggle drugs across the U.S.-Mexico border have expanded their recruiting operations.
Sep. 13, 2010
Unauthorized Immigration To U.S. Slows
A new study says the number of unauthorized immigrants in the U.S. has dropped for the first time in 20 years. The study also says fewer people are crossing the border illegally.
Sep. 2, 2010
Question Of The Day: What Do You Think Of President Obamas Budget Proposal?
Fronteras: The Changing America Desk wants to know what you think.
Sep. 1, 2010
San Diego ACLU Wants To Make Sure SB1070 Stays In Arizona
The head of the American Civil Liberties Union in San Diego says he and his staff helped craft the lawsuit against Arizona's controversial new immigration law. The ACLU and other civil rights groups sued all Arizona counties and sheriffs on Monday arguing the law is unconstitutional.
May. 17, 2010