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EXTREME TRAFFICKING: Police Find “Drug Cannon” at U.S.-Mexico Border

EXTREME TRAFFICKING: Police Find “Drug Cannon” at U.S.-Mexico Border

Police in this northwestern Mexican border city seized a "cannon" used to launch packets of drugs to the U.S. side of the frontier, officials said. The pneumatic-powered device was found mo continue reading »

NASCAR Mexico Coming to Arizona for March 1 Race

NASCAR Mexico Coming to Arizona for March 1 Race

More than two dozen Mexican NASCAR drivers will make history on March 1 when they race for the first time in the United States. "It's an historic race that we're going to h continue reading »

Drug Tunnel Discovered at Arizona-Mexico Border

Drug Tunnel Discovered at Arizona-Mexico Border

The U.S. federal government has dismantled 26 drug-smuggling tunnels in this town on the border with Mexico over the past three years, the most recent of which was discovered this week. Federal authorities on Wednesday found a cross-bord continue reading »

Border Patrol at Arizona Border Seize Cocaine, Meth Valued at $551K

Border Patrol at Arizona Border Seize Cocaine, Meth Valued at $551K

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations officers at the Nogales Port arrested two Mexican nationals in separate incidents Tuesday for attempting to smuggle approximately $551,000 worth of cocaine and methamphetamine into the United States. continue reading »

Hispanic Studies Returns to Arizona School District Curriculum

Hispanic Studies Returns to Arizona School District Curriculum

Starting next school year, the Tucson Unified School District will once again have to include in its curriculum courses on Hispanic and African American culture as part of a court-approved plan to settle a four-decade-old lawsuit over segregation. continue reading »

“Respect Arizona” Wants to Remove Sheriff Joe Arpaio

“Respect Arizona” Wants to Remove Sheriff Joe Arpaio

A bipartisan group in Arizona will try to oust controversial Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio in a recall election. continue reading »

Gabrielle Giffords Addresses Senate Hearing on Gun Control

Gabrielle Giffords Addresses Senate Hearing on Gun Control

Former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, badly wounded two years ago in a mass shooting that left six people dead, made a surprise appearance at a Senate hearing on Wednesday to ask her erstwhile colleagues for action on gun control. continue reading »

HELP - 11-Year-Old American Kid Explains What ICE Has Done to His Dad

HELP - 11-Year-Old American Kid Explains What ICE Has Done to His Dad

Meet Edi's American born son, who has two American siblings. I really don't like watching him cry. You can't meet Edi, as immigration agents ripped him from his house as he was on his way out to take his kids to school. Obama recently changed policy to reconsider and lower priorities around undocumented immigrants who aren't breaking any laws, trying to find them a path to citizenship continue reading »

Sundance 2013: Gael Garcia Bernal’s Documentary Picked Up by Mundial

Sundance 2013: Gael Garcia Bernal’s Documentary Picked Up by Mundial

Who Is Dayani Cristal? a documentary made with actor Gael Garcia Bernal just showed at this year's Sundance Film Festival and it has already been picked up by Mundial. continue reading »

Phoenix Suns Fire Coach Alvin Gentry After Losing Streak

Phoenix Suns Fire Coach Alvin Gentry After Losing Streak

Alvin Gentry stepped down as coach of the NBA Phoenix Suns on Friday after reaching an agreement with management. The Suns posted a record of 158-144 under Gentry, who took charge of the team in February 2009. continue reading »

Extreme Trafficking:  12 Narco Smugglers Caught with 1,250 Pounds of Pot in Arizona Desert

Extreme Trafficking:  12 Narco Smugglers Caught with 1,250 Pounds of Pot in Arizona Desert

A dozen drug smugglers carrying 1,250 pounds of marijuana were arrested Tuesday night by Ajo Station Border Patrol agents patrolling near Pia Oik, Ariz. continue reading »

Border Patrol Rescue Volunteers in Arizona Mountains

Border Patrol Rescue Volunteers in Arizona Mountains

U.S. Border Patrol agents rescued two women belonging to a group of volunteers who carry water for undocumented immigrants who run into trouble in the desert along Arizona's border with Mexico, authorities said Tuesday. continue reading »

ICE Strikes and Detains Mother of National Leader of the DREAM Act Movement

ICE Strikes and Detains Mother of National Leader of the DREAM Act Movement

Tonight, the mother and brother of one of the leaders of the national Dream Act movement, Erika Andiola, were arrested and taken away from their home. Erika's mother is the best example of how continue reading »

On 2nd Anniversary of Gabby Giffords Shooting, Arizona Holds Gun Buy-Back Program

On 2nd Anniversary of Gabby Giffords Shooting, Arizona Holds Gun Buy-Back Program

Dozens of people exchanged their firearms Tuesday for gift-cards for buying food on the second anniversary of the attack against now-former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, which took the lives of six people at a Tucson shopping center. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: Setting the Record Straight on Immigration and Border Enforcement

INFOGRAPHIC: Setting the Record Straight on Immigration and Border Enforcement

One of the most common refrains voiced by opponents of immigration reform is that it must wait until the federal government has secured our border with Mexico and enforced the nation’s current immigration laws. continue reading »