Borderlands

Protesters walk out of hearing on rules for holding immigrant youth

WASHINGTON - Immigrant-rights advocates carrying signs - and babies - walked out of a Senate hearing to protest its review of a court ruling that limits the amount of time the government can hold immigrant children, limits that were key to the administration's ending its policy of separating families at the border.

Report: Border wall hurts wildlife, people now, full wall will be worse

WASHINGTON - The existing partial border wall with Mexico has caused environmental damage, harmed border communities and failed to make the country safer, and a complete border wall would only make things worse, said a new report, which called for a pause on construction of a full wall.

Football, not just fútbol, is taking root in Mexico, especially along the border

SAN LUIS RIO COLORADO, Sonora, Mexico – Outside of the United States, American football isn’t king like it is domestically. Still, the sport has seen significant growth in Mexico, specifically along the border. While some cities have established football programs, San Luis Rio Colorado is just beginning to grow the sport.

Advocates target millennial Latino voters with social media campaign

WASHINGTON - If you want to boost votership, you go to where the voters are. And in the case of millennials, that's probably the Internet, so Mi Familia Vota's campaing to reach millennial Latino voters this fall is heavy on use of social media, text messaging and digital delivery of voter information.

Families rally for border enforcement, as Trump eases wall demands

WASHINGTON - One day after President Donald Trump stepped back from demands for border wall funding in the next budget, family members of people killed by undocumented immigrants rallied Friday to demand tougher enforcement of immigration laws.

Hispanic Caucus joins critics calling Kavanaugh a potential ‘disaster’

WASHINGTON - As Senate Judiciary Committee hearings ground into their third day, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus added its voice to the chorus of groups criticizing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, who caucus members said would be a disaster not just for Latinos but for the nation as a whole.