Part 2: In 2012, a senior official in the Department of Homeland Security declared that Mexico’s southern border with Guatemala was essentially the southern border of the U.S. That was two years before the Central American child migrant crisis unfolded in the U.S. Since then, the United States has assisted Mexico on its southern border. The result has been unprecedented deportations from Mexico amid a rise in allegations of corruption against its immigration agents.
Today we step into a day on the job with street sweepers. You see them driving slowly on the freeways and in neighborhoods cleaning up dirt from the gutters. The trucks have two steering wheels and most operators drive on the right side of the vehicle.
National Park Service investigators searching for two people who vandalized a rock at the Grand Canyon’s South Rim. A man and woman were seen – and photographed – spray painting the rock with the words “Evans 16.”
The Valley’s first Copa America Centenario match fell on the third straight day of record breaking heat, but that wasn’t expected to keep futbol fans from taking in the spectacle of Mexico vs. Uruguay at University of Phoenix Stadium.
More law schools in the country may soon follow in the University of Arizona’s footsteps and expand admissions beyond the Law School Admission Test, or LSAT. A new survey shows about 14% say they plan to accept GRE scores too.
Fronteras Desk correspondents traveled throughout Central America and the United States to look at how the U.S. is managing the flow of refugees from Central America and beyond. Our five part series, “The Costs Behind a Migrant Crisis” begins in normally quiet Yuma, Ariz., where asylum seekers have been arriving in record numbers.
The Arizona Department of Child Safety website showed more than 19,000 children in state care back in February. This is an all-time high for Arizona. And, because of turnover, the number of case-carrying staff hit a record low.