Corridos tumbados bring modern, urban edge to traditional musical style

LOS ANGELES - Traditional Mexican corridos have always been about telling stories, as is the new Southern California style known as trap or 'hood corridos, but it offers a different, grittier style of storytelling that reflects the urban lives of a new generation.


Despite football’s popularity among Hispanic Americans, participation rates remain low

PHOENIX – Over 30 million Hispanic Americans consider themselves NFL fans. Despite the numbers, that fails to translate to participation in the sport at all levels.


Tucson chief approved – barely – to lead Customs and Border Protection

WASHINGTON - The Senate voted by the slimmest of margins this week to make Tucson Police Chief Ron Magnus the next commissioner of Customs and Border Protection, confirming his appointment almost eight months after he was first nominated by President Joe Biden.


Neither side thrilled with immigration reforms in Build Back Better bill

WASHINGTON - Buried in the $1.9 trillion Build Back Better Plan is $100 billion for immigration reform, money that critics say has no business being in the bill and that migration advocates say does not go nearly far enough.


‘Remain in Mexico’ migrant policy resumes, even as feds vow to end it

WASHINGTON - The Trump-era "remain in Mexico" policy will resume Monday, after the Mexican government agreed to accept migrants who are turned away at the border and forced to wait in Mexico for their hearing.