WASHINGTON - The Department of Homeland Security said ti will waive dozens of environmental, health and other laws to clear the way for construction on about 58 miles of border barriers, including 12 miles of fencing near Yuma, in a move quickly attacked by lawmakers and environmentalists.
SAN DIEGO – San Diego’s Day at the Bay showcase wows audiences with lowriders from car clubs across the Southwest.
HERMOSILLO, Mexico – Hermosillo, Mexico, has tripled in area since 1990, but there are signs of revitalization in the city’s charming center.
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. – The monarch butterfly is being considered for federal protection, but not all experts agree it’s endangered. Citizen scientists are playing a pivotal role in providing data to determine whether they should be.
YUMA – Residents and workers in Yuma County questions the effectiveness of more border fencing in combating illegal immigration.
NOGALES – Law enforcement in border communities are taking a proactive stance against fentanyl overdose deaths through community engagement and naloxone training.
WASHINGTON – A former nursing home in eastern Pennsylvania has been converted to a family detention center immigrants, one of three such facilities in the country. Protesters want the facility shut down, but federal officials are eyeing ways to expand the number of such facilities.
SAN LUIS – An Arizona Library is making it possible for two towns to unite together through artwork, despite being physically separated by a border fence.
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.
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.
Hundreds of people paid their respects to Sen. John McCain, who died Saturday after a battle with brain cancer, at the Arizona Capitol rotunda.
An unlikely friendship developed between Larry Fitzgerald and Sen. John McCain during the time the two shared in Arizona.