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An 8-Point Plan To Repair The US-Mexico Border

Michael Dear | Posted 11.05.2015 | Politics
Michael Dear

Lost in this haze of binational political inertia are the voices of border residents. What do the citizens of the borderland "third nation" want? Based on conversations on both sides of the line, I've assembled an action program defined by border people themselves.

Perfectly Good Produce Discarded At U.S. Border Feeds People In Need

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 05.08.2015 | Impact

A nonprofit is giving a second life to produce discarded at the U.S. border by distributing it to people in need. Borderlands Food Bank, in Nogale...

6 Tons Of Pot Worth Nearly $6.2 Million Seized Along Border

AP | Posted 03.12.2015 | Crime

NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities have found more than six tons of marijuana hidden in a truck that tried to cross into the United States from Mexic...

A Holiday Worth Celebrating

Sandy Goodman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices
Sandy Goodman

Millions of our Latin-American neighbors, and some of us, have just celebrated a wonderful holiday. It's a shame that so many millions of Americans are not even aware of it, and have never considered whether our neighbors have an idea worth adopting.

Roque Planas

It Doesn't Get Much More 'Undocumented And Unafraid' Than This | Roque Planas | Posted 07.23.2013 | Latino Voices

Nine undocumented youths were stopped and held for questioning at the border Monday as they attempted to cross back into the United States from Mexico...

Mexican Police Rescue 58 Migrants Held Near Border

AP | Posted 06.13.2013 | World

MEXICO CITY -- Mexican federal police have rescued 58 migrants who were allegedly kidnapped and held in a house near the U.S. border. The federal pol...

WATCH: Border Mayor Takes On DC Politicians

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.27.2013 | Latino Voices

As immigration reform discussions move forward, politicians in Washington are demanding that the federal government secure the border with Mexico befo...

Visa Scam Targets Mexican Workers

Arizona Daily Star | Perla Trevizo | Posted 02.26.2013 | Latino Voices

Nogales, Sonora, officials are warning the community against people offering temporary visas to work in the United States. At least six people have...

Mayor Says Teen Was Shot Seven Times By Border Patrol Agent

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 10.13.2012 | Latino Voices

PHOENIX -- A teenage boy apparently killed this week by a U.S. Border Patrol agent was hit seven times by gunfire and died on a sidewalk just across t...

Man Caught Trying To Smuggle 7 Pounds Of Cocaine In Wheelchair

AP | Posted 05.14.2012 | Crime

NOGALES, Ariz. -- Federal authorities say a Mexican man tried to smuggle more than 7 pounds of cocaine into Arizona by hiding it in his wheelchair's s...

Smugglers Hand Off Drugs Through New Border Fence (VIDEO)

AP | Posted 11.27.2011 | Crime

NOGALES, Ariz. -- A new type of border fence is apparently forcing drug smugglers to change the way they move their cargo from Mexico to the U.S. Lt....

Baked Travelers Head North Through Nogales (PHOTOS)

Karen Curley | Posted 10.21.2011 | Travel
Karen Curley

The Sonora desert floor can reach up to 139 degrees, literally baking the humbled masses heading north.

Mexico's Drug War Heats Up Near Arizona Border

AP | ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ALTAR, Mexico — Very few residents dare to drive on one of the roads out of this watering-hole for migrants, fearing they will be stopped at gun...

Mexican Drug Cartels Threaten Police In Arizona

ABC News | Ray Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A Mexican drug cartel has threatened police officers in Arizona who confiscated a marijuana shipment, prompting the small town department to warn its ...

McCain Promotes "Danged" Fence, Appeals to Danged Ignorance (VIDEO)

Michelle Chen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michelle Chen

While lawmakers debate the constitutionality of Arizona's promotion of police crackdowns on immigrants, John McCain is bringing up the rear with his shiny new 10-point Border Security Plan.

Mexicans Stream Across Border, Save Retail In Tucson

Marlene H. Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Marlene H. Phillips

While retailers across the country struggle to survive some shops in Tucson are counting their blessings in the form of pesos.