Hours after news broke of the death of Mexican superstar Juan Gabriel tearful fans gathered outside the concert venue in El Paso where the singer was set to perform that night.
Families separated by their immigration status sloshed through a muddy trickle of the Rio Grande to embrace at the U.S./Mexico border. Their reunion was a momentary truce organized by immigrant advocates and supervised by the Border Patrol.
The shortage of federal funding for upgrades and additional staff at America's ports of entry has opened the door to creative solutions, including partnerships with private companies eager to move international commerce faster and more efficiently.
Texas health officials want to require clinics that conduct abortions or treat women after a miscarriage to either bury or cremate any remaining fetal tissue, a move reproductive rights advocates are denouncing as part of an ongoing effort by the state to stigmatize women who chose to end a pregnancy.
Immigration attorneys in El Paso are joining forces to denounce what they describe as an abuse of power on behalf of immigration enforcement officers. Chief among their concerns is the prolonged detention of asylum seekers.
U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell wrapped up her visit to the Southwest at the Grand Canyon. She talked with the park’s new superintendent and staff about the park's culture of sexual harassment and hostility.
A woman who sued U.S. Customs and Border Protection after being subjected to a series of body cavity searches has reached a settlement with the agency worth nearly half a million dollars.
As parents prepare to send their children off to college in the fall, many are concerned about their kids' safety. One in four female college seniors has experienced sexual assault on campus. That’s according to a recent survey by the Association of American Universities.
While Mexico has said it would never agree to pay for the border wall proposed by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, analysts say a Mexican company could profit from its construction.
The National Park Service turns 100 in August. The centennial should be an occasion to celebrate, but the milestone comes at a time when parks are understaffed and are struggling with a $12 billion maintenance backlog. So park superintendents are worried about the next century and who’s going to visit and pay to maintain the nation’s crown jewels.