Joaquín Guzmán Loera, one of Mexico’s most notable druglords, might finally stand trial in an American court. Mexico has authorized his extradition to the United States.
May 20, 2016
A town’s anger and frustration over perceived racial profiling and a police shooting has boiled up in recent weeks. This isn’t Cleveland, Baltimore or New York, but a small rural town in northern Arizona. The protesters here want justice for a Native American woman shot and killed by a white officer. They’re also asking questions about who polices them, and how.
May 16, 2016
A U.S. customs officer on trial this week in El Paso is accused of smuggling people into the country illegally, including immigrants who had been deported. Witnesses said they paid a $2,500 bribe to enter the country.
The Grand Canyon National Park's superintendent is retiring. The move comes in the wake of a federal investigation of sexual harassment at the park.
The American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico wants the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to investigate 13 cases of alleged abuse by customs officers that include prolonged detention and invasive searches.
Thousands of Cuban migrants stranded in Panama are boarding planes throughout the month headed to the U.S.-Mexico border. They're crossing into the United States via El Paso, where financial and housing resources are strained.
Thanks to a series of financial and energy reforms, Mexico's economy has grown 2.7 percent in the first quarter of this year. Still the country's currency remains weak against the U.S. dollar.
Mexico is on the brink of completing a major transformation of its judicial system. Its goal is undoubtedly ambitious— to combat the country's long history of impunity.
A federal judge in Mexico has ruled in favor of extraditing drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the U.S. The decision now goes to Mexico's foreign affairs department.
The head of the powerful Sinaloa cartel is housed in a federal prison 15 miles south of the U.S./Mexico border, setting off speculation about his extradition to the U.S.
The border city of El Paso, Texas has a policy that allows the city to jail people who can't pay their traffic fines. A lawsuit in federal court is challenging the policy, saying it violates a person's right to equal protection under the law.
Dubbed Operation Double Threat, the two week operation last month focused on the border region around Nogales, Arizona and Sonora.
Tom Begaye, 27, made his first court appearance Wednesday in connection with the kidnapping and murder of an 11-year-old Navajo girl.
The FBI continues to search for the kidnapper of an 11-year-old Navajo girl whose body was found south of Shiprock, N.M., on Tuesday morning. The San Juan Chapter is planning a candlelight vigil to support the family.
A civil rights group says the Tucson Police Department is holding people at traffic stops longer than it should in order to check their immigration status. The complaints stem from the city’s enforcing a slice of Arizona’s immigration law, SB 1070.