1Topics / Politics2/10/2011 23:58Ariz. governor countersues federal government
Gov. Jan Brewer sued the federal government Thursday for failing to control Arizona's border with Mexico and enforce immigration laws, and for sticking the state with huge costs associated with jailing illegal immigrants who commit crimes.
2Topics / U.S.1/15/2011 01:10Obama administration ends high-tech border fence
The Obama administration on Friday ended a high-tech border fence project that cost taxpayers nearly $1 billion but did little to improve security.
3Topics / U.S.11/1/2010 22:26Three Americans killed in Mexico's murder capital
Three Americans were fatally shot over the weekend in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico's notorious murder capital and a focal point of its brutal drug violence,
4Topics / U.S.9/5/2010 00:01Mexican suspect in US consulate killings in Texas court
A Mexican suspect in the March drive-by shooting of a US consulate worker in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez appeared at a closed-door hearing in a Texas court, the San Antonio News said Saturday.
5Topics / Business7/22/2010 08:26Report asserts Mexican women exploited by US crab industry
Veronica Ramirez-Rangel's fingers moved quickly, piercing the hard shell of a Maryland blue crab with a knife, scooping out the cooked flesh and placing it in plastic containers.
6Topics / Security6/8/2010 20:48Mexican teen dies after bridge shooting by US Border Patrol
Mexico on Tuesday strongly condemned the US Border Patrol's "disproportionate" use of force after an agent shot dead a 14-year-old Mexican boy who was throwing rocks on a bridge linking the two nations.
7Topics / Politics5/20/2010 08:17Calderon fires up immigration row in US visit
President Felipe Calderon hit out Wednesday at "discrimination" against Mexican immigrants in Arizona, as the row over the state's draconian new immigration law risked overshadowing his US visit.
8Topics / Politics4/14/2010 21:40'Yes we can,' Michelle Obama tells young in Mexico
US First Lady Michelle Obama met with her Mexican counterpart, danced with children and sought to inspire students on Wednesday during a solo trip aimed at reinforcing close ties with Mexico.
9Topics / Politics4/14/2010 07:56Michelle Obama in Mexico on first solo outing
US First Lady Michelle Obama is set to meet Mexico's first lady Wednesday, then visit students and a museum on the first full day of her trip to Mexico and her first official solo outing.
10Topics / Security4/12/2010 21:33Juarez Mayor Says Local Police Still Corrupted
Just days after the majority of military troops deployed to patrol the streets of the most violent city in the Americas withdrew, the city’s mayor concedes his local police force is still infiltrated with elements of organized crime.