Top security officials in the United States and Mexico say they’re plan to create a high-level commission that will give continuity to bilateral efforts in the years beyond each country’s presidential elections.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to decide whether a Mexican family can sue a U.S. Border Patrol agent for the 2010 shooting death of their teenage son at the border between El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juárez, Mexico.
The Arizona Court of Appeals says married same-sex partners are entitled to the same parental rights as heterosexual couples. The case involves a lesbian couple who was legally married in 2008 but recently filed for divorce.
The issue of outside influence remains front and center in the race for Arizona’s Corporation Commission. On Tuesday, the five candidates, who are vying for three open seats on the commission, met for a debate on Arizona PBS hosted by the Arizona Clean Elections Commission.
Justice Department lawyers announced Tuesday they will prosecute Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio for intentionally violating a federal judge’s orders in a racial profiling case. The sheriff will face a criminal contempt of court charge.