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Gaza in Arizona

Todd Miller | Posted 01.28.2015 | Politics
Todd Miller

In Arizona, with up to a billion dollars potentially at its disposal, CBP has tasked Elbit with creating a "wall" of "integrated fixed towers" containing the latest in cameras, radar, motion sensors, and control rooms.

Migrant Debts and Obama's Non-Solution to the Child Immigrant Crisis

Richard L. Johnson | Posted 10.10.2014 | Latino Voices
Richard L. Johnson

Moral arguments aside, with every detention and deportation of debt-laden migrants, the U.S. only deepens the need for Central American households to send a loved one north.

In Border Crisis, Remember the Women and Children Running for Their Lives

Mary Ellsberg | Posted 10.07.2014 | Politics
Mary Ellsberg

Amidst the horrific gang violence in these nations, the wives, girlfriends and mothers of gang members are targets for violence and revenge killing by rival gangs.

This Bad Week in News: Are People Created Equal?

Courtney McKinney | Posted 09.20.2014 | Politics
Courtney McKinney

Whether a person is in "your" country legally or not, whether a person is living in occupied territory or settled land, whether a person is from Asia or from Europe -- people are people with no exceptions.

Conservative Groups Protest Central American Children By Marching With Guns

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics

Conservative groups protested the possible housing of Central American children in Vassar, Michigan, on Monday by marching through town, some with AR-...

Honduran President Blames U.S. Drug Policy For Migrant Surge

Reuters | Posted 07.15.2014 | World

MEXICO CITY, July 14 (Reuters) - Honduran President Juan Hernandez blamed U.S. drug policy for sparking violence in Central American countries and dri...

Mass Immigrant Graves Uncovered In Texas

AP | Posted 06.21.2014 | Crime

FALFURRIAS, Texas (AP) — Volunteer researchers have uncovered mass graves in a South Texas cemetery that they believe contain the bodies of immigran...

Navigating Through Immigration: How to Avoid Detours and Delays

Amy Oraefo | Posted 02.04.2014 | Travel
Amy Oraefo

To avoid this stress, as a holiday traveler, it is your duty to prepare yourself for the inevitable immigration process.

Thousands Go Missing In Arizona Borderlands

Upworthy | Posted 08.22.2013 | Politics

Are these deaths acceptable to us because they're "illegals"? There is a severe lack of interest, empathy, and outrage for these deaths, and there is ...

Importance Of Relationship Between Border Cities

VOXXI | Phillippe Diederich | Posted 05.19.2013 | Latino Voices

For those who live along the U.S.-Mexico border, especially in large cities, the relationship between the two countries is different than for those wh...

Mexico Detains Central America, India Migrants Hoping To Cross To U.S.

AP | Posted 05.03.2013 | Latino Voices

MEXICO CITY -- Mexican immigration agents say they have detained 11 migrants from India and dozens of Central American migrants. Eight of the Indian ...

Friday Talking Points -- The Immigration Coalition

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.03.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

While Hillary had healed the divisions within the party to a large extent by the 2008 Democratic nominating convention, Obama naming Hillary for Secretary of State cemented the two halves of the party back together in an impressive way.

Border Patrol Under Scrutiny For Deadly Force

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 01.14.2013 | Latino Voices

NOGALES, Ariz. — A pair of Mexican drug smugglers in camouflage pants, bundles of marijuana strapped to their backs, scaled a 25 foot-high fence...

New Drug Tunnel Discovered At Border

AP | JACQUES BILLEAUD and ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 09.11.2012 | Latino Voices

PHOENIX — Two drug-smuggling tunnels outfitted with lighting and ventilation systems were discovered along the U.S.-Mexico border, the latest si...

Bringing the Battlefield to the Border

Todd Miller | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics
Todd Miller

Border Patrol forces, still growing, have more than doubled in the years since 9/11. As the new uniformed soldiers of the Department of Homeland Security, close to 20,000 Border Patrol agents now occupy the U.S. Southwest.

Jon Ward

Perry Says Tuition Policy Created 'Tax-Payers, Not Tax-Wasters' | Jon Ward | Posted 12.08.2011 | Politics

SIOUX CITY, IOWA -- Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry made a new argument Saturday in defense of his actions to give children of undocument...

Wayne Lapierre: Old Dog, Old Tricks

Cliff Schecter | Posted 10.11.2011 | Politics
Cliff Schecter

To quote Lawrence O'Donnell from his show back in February, Wayne LaPierre is "Washington's lobbyist in favor of murderer's rights, always to use the gun of their choice."

Gun Shy: Firearms Dealer Worried ATF Would Let Weapons Slip To Bad Guy

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 06.14.2011 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

The Huffington Post is a sponsor of the Center for Public Integrity An Arizona gun dealer pressed by federal agents to continue selling weapons to su...

Arizona's Death Row: Wisconsin Aside, Here's the Final Showdown Over the American Dream

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Biggers

An anti-immigrant activist received the death penalty today for murdering 9-year-old Brisenia Flores. The Arizona legislature, meanwhile, considered a bill that would prevent undocumented immigrants from obtaining legal damages in court.

Mexican President: Killing Of Migrant At U.S. Border Was Human Rights Violation

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY — President Felipe Calderon said Monday that the death of a Mexican migrant after being shot with a stun gun by a U.S. immigration o...

Sci Fi Author Beaten And Maced By Border Guard Found Guilty Of Felony 'Resistance'

io9 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

A jury finished deliberating in the contentious Peter Watts case. The Canadian author of Blindsight was beaten by US border guards when returning home...

Sci Fi Author Peter Watts Arrested At US Border

The Star | Kristin Rushowy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

For author Peter Watts, life can be stranger than science fiction. Watts - who has written six books in the genre - was on his way back to Toronto Tu...

New Rules For Laptop Searches At U.S. Border

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Thursday put new restrictions on searches of laptops at U.S. borders to address concerns that federal a...