This summer over a dozen mental health providers in New Mexico had their medicaid funding frozen due to "credible allegations of fraud." Those allegations stemmed from an audit paid for by the state. But officials have found a key portion of that audit was altered.
While the U.S. marked Thanksgiving, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto spent the day in a border town so small no Mexican president had ever gone there. Peña Nieto unveiled an economic and infrastructure stimulus for the border region.
The Homeland Security Department has made small but crucial changes to the security of its employee verification program called E-Verify. The new security change will help combat identity fraud. It is also the first step toward a national verification system.
New Mexico has some of the most expensive liquor licenses in the country. Recently, a retail license typically used to sell alcohol at a store, sold for nearly $1 million. The laws that regulate the availability of these licenses take a toll on the state's economy.
Authorities say more than 100 people had crossed into the U.S. west of the San Ysidro border checkpoint and became unruly when a border agent tried to stop them and then fired pepper balls. Deportees in Tijuana said plans to rush the border had been in the works for a week.
Catholic Bishops on both sides of the Texas-Mexico border are releasing a letter to their parishes and elected officials to address what they call the human tragedies of the current immigration system.
From vizynary: Approximately 7.1 million Americans moved to another state in 2012. That’s over 2.2% of the U.S. population. The United States has a long history of people picking up and moving their families to other parts of the country, in search of better livelihoods.