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Fronteras Desk Correspondent Lorne Matalon spoke to Julian Worricker of the BBC World Service on July 19.
Attorneys filed a civil rights lawsuit in Tucson, Ariz., Tuesday in the case of a Mexican teenager who was shot and killed by U.S. Border Patrol on the Southwest border.
The endangered Mexican gray wolf would have a far greater territory to roam under new rules proposed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. It's the first proposed expansion since the agency began introducing wolves into the wild.
In a classic Texas-style standoff between landowners and conservationists, a court ruling across the country may decide if water on the border is used for fracking oil and gas.
The Consulate of Guatemala in Phoenix said it still has plans to open a location in Tucson. The office said it had plans for the site prior to a surge of child migrants from Central America.
A team of attorneys met with immigrant women detained at a recently opened government facility in Artesia, N.M. They worry the immigrants are being denied certain legal protections.
A federal effort to dismantle migrant smuggling organizations in Texas’ Rio Grande Valley has yielded 192 criminal arrests in the past month.
Astronomer Dr. Taft Armandroff describes his role in a Dark Energy experiment being followed worldwide and the threat to dark skies his research relies on.
Ten years ago, an unlikely group of immigrant students from a poor Phoenix high school beat out MIT students in an underwater robotics competition. Their inspiring David-versus-Goliath story is the subject of a new documentary called "Underwater Dreams."
Attorneys are concerned by the Department of Homeland Security’s decision to begin closing a facility in Nogales, Ariz., where hundreds of unaccompanied child migrants had been detained.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced Monday he will order 1,000 National Guard troops to the combat crime along the border.
The week's top stories from Fronteras: The Changing America Desk and KJZZ.
A Los Angeles federal judge ruled Friday that attorneys are allowed to speak with some Salvadoran child migrants at a Border Patrol facility in Nogales, Ariz.
One of the biggest challenges at the El Paso VA is recruiting and retaining medical professionals. Secretary Sloan Gibson announced an infusion of $5.2 million that will help the facility find new hires and pay for overtime.
The Honduran city of San Pedro Sula is the top location sending migrant children to the U.S. border. It’s also one of the world’s most violent cities. One man who recently fled to Phoenix says migrant children shouldn’t be deported to that city.

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