News article highlights & updates: 2012 and before

All Souls Procession in Tucson, Ariz. – 6 November 2011From 2012 and before: A partial listing of articles, photos, videos, reports and infographics about border issues, forensics and reporting.

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Boating accident victim recoveredSierra Vista Herald on 28 December 2012

Los Angeles County supervisor wants to know if county can ban maternity hotelsInland Valley Daily Bulletin on 20 December 2012

Study: US Gun Policy Felt In Mexico Fronteras Desk on 19 December 2012

Smuggler Caught With 80 Assault Weapon Magazines At BorderFronteras Desk on 18 December 2012

Border trade message gains tractionNogales International on 18 December 2012

In The Wake Of U.S. Shootings, A Look At Mexico’s Gun LawsFronteras Desk on 17 December 2012

The Bribery Aisle: How Wal-Mart Got Its Way in MexicoThe New York Times on 17 December 2012

Outrageous HSBC Settlement Proves the Drug War is a JokeRolling Stone on 13 December 2012

Report Release: Legal Violence in the Lives of Immigrants and Legal Violence in the Lives of Immigrants: How Immigration Enforcement Affects Families, Schools, and WorkplacesThe Center for American Progress on 11 December 2012

CNN To Launch New Programming For U.S. LatinosFronteras Desk on 4 December 2012

Shooting: Border Patrol agent wounds man south of Gila BendTucson Sentinel on 6 December 2012

Few details on Sunday’s fatal shooting by Border PatrolTucson Sentinel on 5 December 2012

In Remains Of ‘Pozolero’ Victims Dissolved In Acid, Tijuana Families Find HopeFronteras Desk on 5 December 2012

Border Patrol Agent Arrested in Smuggling Probe – ABC News and Blog: ‘I’m f***ed,’ Arizona border agent says after drug arrest + Complaint, affidavit against border agent Arizona Daily Star on 4 December 2012

Where Three Groups Meet In An Uninhabitable Land Fronteras Desk on 3 December 2012

Discourso de Pena Nieto en Firma del Pacto por Mexico (Speech signing the covenant in Mexico)Veracruzanos on 2 December 2012

What Happened in Mexico YesterdayLatino Rebels on 2 December 2012

New President of Mexico Vows to Focus on EconomyThe New York Times on 1 December 2012

Mexico swears in president amid violent protestsAssociated Press on 1 December 2012

Jan Brewer’s Immigration Backlash BeginsThe Daily Beast on 2 December 2012

139 Journalists Killed on the Job in 2012Latin American Herald Tribune in December 2012

ACLU sues Arizona governor; Heineman could be nextThe Omaha World Herald on 30 November 2012

House Passes Immigration Reform, STEM Act May Head to SenateFox News Latino on 30 November 2012

High Expectations As Mexico’s Pena Nieto Takes HelmNational Public Radio on 30 November 2012

ACLU sues to overturn denial of driver licenses to ‘deferred action’ illegal immigrantsEast Valley Tribune on 29 November 2012 (also: Brewer sued over license policy for immigrants – The Arizona Republic and a pdf of the lawsuit via ACLU Arizona)

Nevada Will Award Driver’s Licenses to DREAMersABC News / Univision on 29 November 2012

Silicon Valley Helps Streamline the Immigration ProcessABC News / Univision on 29 November 2012

Can Mexico’s New President Turn The Corner?National Public Radio on 28 November 2012

Mexican president-elect Peña Nieto praises Obama, wins bipartisan applause from TexansThe Houston Chronicle on 28 November 2012

Senators introduce GOP alternative to Dream ActThe Washington Post on 27 November 2012

Where Americans Are MovingForbes on 27 November 2012

Physician licenses become collateral damage of immigration lawAmerican Medical News on 26 November 2012

Asian-American says Latinos not only ones hit by SB 1070The Arizona Republic on 25 November 2012

Immigration issue keeps Sunnyside couple apartTri-City Herald on 25 November 2012

Biggest challenge to immigration bill may be guest workersNews Observer on 25 November 2012

Fiscal Cliff Talks Could Sideline Immigration Reform: Reuters AnalysisThe Huffington Post on 25 November 2012

GOP immigration reform backers speak outSan Francisco Chronicle on 24 November 2012 (also: McCain urges immigration reform, leaving abortion ‘alone’ – Politico and Another Republican For Immigration Reform: McCain – International Business Times)

Hundreds of Migrants Stuck in Southern MexicoABC News on 23 November 2012

“Impossible” to end drug trade, says CalderónThe Economiat on 23 November 2012

Brewer’s order to end migrant driver licenses ‘contradictory’The Arizona Republic on 20 November 2012

U.S. immigration U-turn has Hispanics seeing ‘light at end of tunnel’Reuters on 14 November 2012

Border Patrol Under Scrutiny for Deadly ForceABC News on 14 November 2012

GOP immigration hardliner told constituent to take family to MexicoThe Center for Public Integrity on 13 November

US Veterans ‘Banished’ To Mexico Fronteras Desk on 12 November 2012

Schumer, Graham bringing back immigration reform planThe Los Angeles Times on 11 November 2012

McCain Tweets Support for Push on Immigration ReformABC News on 9 November 2012

Day of Dead vigil marks border killingsArizona Republic on 3 November 2012

Border Patrol tactics lambasted in killing of boy, 16, in SonoraThe Los Angeles Times on 13 October 2012

Family of ‘Toñito’ Demands Justice in Nogales MarchTucson Weekly on 20 October 2012

Border Convictions: High Stakes, Unknown Price National Public Radio on 14 September 2012

U.S. Grows An Industrial Complex Along The BorderNational Public Radio on 12 September 2012

1 In 100 Border Security Agents Under InvestigationFronteras Desk on 30 June 2011

Seeing More Than A Fence: Road Trip Along The Southern Border National Public Radio on 20 June 2012

Crossing the line at the borderPublic Broadcasting Service on 20 April 2012

Border Roundup: Congress considers immigration reform billsTucson Sentinel on 2 December 2012

Kobach: Immigration bills likely in next legislative sessionLawrence Journal World on 25 November 2012

Roundup: Cross-border agreements, new immigration bills in the worksTucson Sentinel on 24 November 2012

Border Roundup: Immigration reform reconsidered; BP investigatedTucson Sentinel on 17 November 2012

Border patrol opens base in NM’s isolated BootheelAssociated Press via The San Francisco Chronicle on 15 November 2012

Groups: Pinal jail bad for migrantsThe Arizona Republic on 15 November 2012

Border Roundup: Autopsy released in BP Agent Ivie’s shooting deathTucson Sentinel on 9 November 2012

How feds’ Arpaio case unraveledThe Arizona Republic on 8 November 2012 (also: News Special: Sheriff Joe)

Recreational Pot Legalized in 2 states: The Effect In Mexico And CartelsFronteras Desk on 8 November 2012

Arizona sheriffs: Arpaio, Babeu re-elected; Dannels to replace DeverAssociated Press via The Arizona Daily Star on 7 November 2012 (also: Estrada wins sixth term in sheriff’s office – Nogales International and Arpaio wins sixth term – The Arizona Republic)

Did Polling Only in English Distort Key Polls?The Atlantic on 7 November 2012

View from Mexico: A welcome win for Obama, loss for drug cartelsGlobal Post on 7 November 2012

Violent Crimes Drop In Major Border CitiesFronteras Desk on 5 November 2012

Using Google To Track Mexican Drug CartelsFronteras Desk on 2 November 2012

Report: Border agents in radio contact before friendly-fire deathTucson Sentinel on 2 November 2012 (also: Autopsy report: Border Patrol agent in Arizona died of gunshot wound to head – CNN)

Border Patrol agents had radio contact before shootingSierra Vista Herald on 2 November 2012 (also Reports: Border agents were in radio contact before fatal shooting – Associated Press via Arizona Daily Star and Details of Ivie investigation released – KVOA)

ATF Whistleblower Suing Fortune MagazineFronteras Desk on 2 Novemeber 2012

Mexican drug cartel-linked Quarter Horses set for saleThe Daily Racing Form on 10 October 2012 (also: Horses tied to Mexican drug cartel auctioned in US – Bloomberg News and Horses tied to Mexican drug cartel auctioned: photos – Associated Press via The Arizona Republic )

Detectives arrest 4 in cold case ‘Toolbox Homicide’ in KearneyAZFamily3 on 2 November 2012 (also Hunter finds body in toolbox near Kearny)

Border roundup: Suspect pleads guilty to murder in Brian Terry killingTucson Sentinel on 2 November 2012

Smugglers fail in ramp attempt over border fence and VIDEO: Jeep gets stuck on border fenceThe Arizona Republic on 31 October 2012

Babeu’s new posse too risky to insureThe Arizona Republic on 31 October 2012 (also: Insurer for Arizona’s counties says it won’t cover Pinal Sheriff Babeu’s planned armed posse – Associated Press via The Washington Post)

Sube consumo de drogas en México (Increased drug use in Mexico)El Imparcial on 3o October 2012

In battleground states, voters get ominous letters about citizenshipNews21 via Tucson Sentinel on 29 October 2012

Why More Immigration, Not Less, Is Key to U.S. Economic Growth on 28 October 2012

Ariz. spends $640,000 on immigration trainingAssociated Press via The San Francisco Chronicle on 28 October 2012

WA campaigns bring attention to Utah license modelAssociated Press via Seattle Times on 28 October 2012

California voters more tolerant of illegal immigrants, poll findsThe Los Angeles Times on 28 October (and Immigration: the USC Dornsife/Times poll)

A la fosa común, 24 mil muertos en este sexenio (A mass grave, 24,000 dead in this administration)Milenio on 28 October 2012

Roundup: News from & about the border regionTucson Sentinel on 27 October 2012

Immigrants in Arizona face resistance to getting visas after being victims of crimesPRI’s The World on 27 October 2012

Napolitano says more than 3,000 illegal immigrants applying daily under deportation reprieve planFox News on 27 October 2012

Radio woes put agents at risk on the borderThe Arizona Republic on 27 October 2012

Border Patrol Shootings Going Unresolved and Tension Escalates Along the US-Mexico BorderFronteras Desk on 26 October 2012

ACLU sues over photo restrictions at US borderAssociated Press via Arizona Capitol Times on 26 October 2012

Being an immigrant in U.S. means it’s not exactly party timeThe Philadelphia Inquirer on 26 October 2012

DPS helicopter opens fire during chase; 2 deadChristian Science Monitor on 25 October 2012

Immigration News Hardly Ever Covered By Latinos In Features For Top Newspapers: StudyHuffington Post on 25 October 2012

Opinion: On Immigration, Don’t Hold Economy Hostage to PoliticsBloomberg News on 25 October 2012

Census: Canada’s language landscape altering with increasing immigrantsThe Vancouver Sun on 25 October 2012

Why We Don’t Know More About Immigration DetentionABC News & Univision on 25 October 2012

Joliet, ICE in talks for possible immigration detention centerChicago Tribune on 24 October 2012

Reaching out to illegal immigrants a core strategy for LAPD chiefThe Los Angeles Times on 23 October 2012

Total Identity Theft’ Scheme Linked to Undocumented ImmigrantsFox News Latino on 23 October 2012

Romney’s immigration policy would add a hiring hurdleCNN on 23 October 2012

Federal agency to switch to iPhone, drop BlackBerryReuters on 22 October 2012 (iPhone Service Solicitation Number: HSCETE-12-Q-00224)

Central American mothers tour Mexico in annual caravan in search of their missing migrantsAssociated Press via The Washington Post on 22 October 2012

Caught in the current of reverse migration and PHOTOS: Teenager’s identity lies on both sides of the borderThe Los Angeles Times on 21 October 2012

A dizzying series of legal twists and turns and Separated by law: Families torn apart by 1996 immigration measureThe Center for Public Integrity on 19 October 2012

1 killed in crash; 18 people packed in pickupKPHO on 19 October 2012

Border agents relying on outdated surveillance equipment – The Los Angeles Times on 19 October 2012 and Border Patrol technology faulty and outdated, but replacing it is no simple matter, officials say – Gimby on 22 October 2012

Arizona county’s grim lost and foundThe Los Angeles Times on 17 October 2012

U.S. reviewing guidelines for use of force by border agenciesThe Los Angeles Times on 17 October 2012

Large Cash Transactions Banned In Mexico – Forbes and Mexico Bans Large Cash Transactions – Fronteras Desk on 17 October 2012

Reporter McCombs leaving Az Daily Star”Tucson Sentinel on 17 October 2012

Was border agent shot by stray bullet?Seattle Post-Intelligencer on 17 October 2012

U.S. motorist wounds Canadian border officer in shooting, then kills selfCNN on 17 October 2012

First Fast And Furious Defendant SentencedFronteras Desk on 16 October 2012

Maricopa County Elections Department admits error on date of general election on voter ID cardsABC15 on 16 October 2012

Editorial: What Does It Mean to Be ‘Illegal?’The Cornell Daily Sun on 16 October 2012

Doctor’s Bath for Corpses Reinvigorates Cold CasesThe New York Times on 15 October 2012

Florida’s Dozier School For Boys: A True Horror StoryNPR on 15 October 2012

Border Patrol shooting of Mexican teen draws condemnationThe Los Angeles Times on 13 October 2012

US knew dead Zeta leader’s ID before body stolenAZFamily3 on 13 October 2012

Wrongful death claim in SD Border Patrol shootingAZFamily3 on 13 October 2012

Border Welcomes First Rail Line in More Than a CenturyTexas Tribune on 12 October 2012

Border roundup: Cross-border shooting, economic tiesTucson Sentinel on 12 October 2012

Feds target gang born in L.A. and Photos: U.S labels MS-13 street gang ‘criminal organization’The Los Angeles Times on 11-12 October 2012

Muere joven baleado por agente de la Patrulla FronterizaNoticias de Nogales on 11 October 2012

Border Patrol agent shoots, kills rock-thrower across borderTucson Sentinel on 11 October 2012

Friends, family, colleagues honor fallen Border Patrol agent Nick IvieDeseret News on 11 October 2012

MCSO arrests 11 illegal immigrants, 3 citizens following traffic stopAZFamily3 on 11 October 2012

The Hidden History of Mexican MigrantsPRI’s The World on 11 October 2012

Life and death: GV Samaritans comb desert for immigrantsGreen Valley News on 10 October 2012

Gunmen steal body of slain Mexican capoAssociated Press via Arizona Daily Star on 9 October 2012

Mexico captures Los Zetas suspect linked to a series of mass murdersAssociated Press via Arizona Daily Star on 9 October 2012

More than 1,000 join to remember fallen Border Patrol officer Nicholas IvieArizona Daily Star on 9 October 2012

Poll: Immigration top issue for Arizona’s Latino votersCronkite News on 9 October 2012

Calif. teen identified 25 years after car crash in PhoenixAZFamily3 on 8 October 2012

Arizona Manufacturer Sees Mexico As Key To GrowthFronteras Desk on 8 October 2012

Slain Border Patrol agent Nicholas Ivie opened fire first, investigators sayDeseret News on 7 October 2012

US, Mexico governors stress cross-border partnershipsAssociated Press via Arizona Daily Star on 6 October 2012

FBI: BP Agent Ivie likely killed by friendly fireTucson Sentinel on 5 October 2012

ME: Dever intoxicated, not wearing seatbelt during fatal rolloverTucson Sentinel on 5 October 2012

Border roundup: BP agent killed, Southwest faces enviro threatsTucson Sentinel on 5 October 2012

Undocumented reporter Jose Antonio Vargas was arrested in MinnesotaVOXXI on 5 October 2012

What it means to be Hispanic in PhoenixTucson Sentinel on 5 October 2012

Vigil, funeral services scheduled for BP Agent Nicholas IvieTucson Sentinel on 5 October 2012

Southwestern Aquifers Show High Levels Of Arsenic, NitrateFronteras Desk on 5 October 2012

Climate Change Could Change Southwestern LandscapeFronteras Desk on 5 October 2012

Sheriff: Friendly fire possible in border agent’s deathArizona Daily Star on 4 October 2012

Family of slain BP agent: ‘He was a hero’Tucson Sentinel on 4 October 2012

Reporting From A Mexican War ZoneFronteras Desk on 4 October 2012

Border Patrol agent’s shooting of woman in car brings protestsThe Los Angeles Times on 4 October 2012

Border Patrol Agent Nicholas Ivie killed, another wounded near NacoTucson Sentinel on 2 October 2012

Record month for asylum-seekersThe Australian on 1 October 2012

Undocumented Mexican Deaf-Mute Feared Dead in Sonora DesertThe Latin American Herald Tribune on 30 September 2012

U.S. immigration to treat same-sex partners as relativesReuters via Yahoo! News on 29 September 2012

The ‘Illegal’ TrapThe New York Times on 28 September 2012

All the Missing Horses: What Happened to the Wild Horses Tom Davis Bought From the Gov’t?ProPublica on 28 September 2012

Border roundup: 1070 in effect, corruption in MexicoTucson Sentinel on 28 September 2012

Lawmakers Urged to Penalize Trafficking BusinessesTexas Tribune on 25 September 2012 (and Trafficking crimes tough to measure, harder to combat)

Immigrant mothers—living with a heart dividedVOXXI on 24 September 2012

Opinion: Republicans are missing an opening with Hispanic votersWashington Post on 24 September 2012

Desperate Syrians cross a hazardous border to Turkey and Photos: Syrian refugees flock to Turkey and JordanWashington Post on 22 September 2012

Border Roundup: Sheriff Dever dies, BP honors Brian Terry in NacoTucson Sentinel on 21 September 2012

Right-Wing Extremists’ Popularity Rising Rapidly in Greece and Photos: Lean Times in Greece as Government Cuts More SpendingThe New York Times on 20 September 2012

Border roundup: Immigration and other news in the borderlandsTucson Sentinel on 14 September 2012

Poll: 1 out of 3 Americans inaccurately think most Hispanics are undocumentedNBC Latino on 12 September 2012

Arizona State University sees increase in Hispanic student enrollmentCronkite News on 12 September 2012

Delayed deportations OK’d for some young illegal immigrantsArizona Daily Star on 11 September 2012

Divided by Immigration PolicyThe New York Times on 8 September 2012

Elementos de la patrulla fronteriza Estadounidense asesinan a mexicano (Elements of the U.S. Border Patrol kill Mexican)Rubios News on 7 September 2012

Record Number of Foreigners Were Deported in 2011, Officials SayThe New York Times on 7 September 2012

Fast And Furious Scandal: Mexico Arrests Suspect In Killing Of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian TerryThe Huffington Post on 7 September 2012

Migrants Die as Boat Sinks Off TurkeyThe New York Times on 6 September 2012

New report claims illegal immigrants boost Arizona’s economyCronkite News on 6 September 2012

Arizona Immigration Law Survives RulingThe New York Times on 6 September 2012

Israel to Admit 3 of 21 Africans Waiting in DesertThe New York Times on 6 September 2012

Medical pot returning to undergroundThe Los Angeles Times on 6 September 2012

Recovering addict’s apology to Mexican mothersThe Los Angeles Times on 5 September 2012

Mexican navy says it captured cartel leaderThe Los Angeles Times on 5 September 2012

Court Rulings Help Illegal Immigrants’ College-Bound ChildrenThe New York Times on 5 September 2012

Coming to AustraliaThe New York Times on 4 September 2012

U Visas Hit a CeilingThe New York Times on 3 September 2012

Spain: Migrants Storm Enclave on North African CoastThe New York Times on 3 September 2012

‘Undocubus’ Dreamers arrive to be heard at Democratic ConventionVOXXI on 2 September 2012

As Democratic Convention Nears, Demonstrators Take to the Streets of CharlotteThe New York Times on 2 September 2012

Editorial: Trust, Immigrants and Gov. Brown on 2 September 2012

Immigration conundrum: Deport moms of minor U.S. citizens?The Los Angeles Times on 1 September 2012

US soldier facing deportation from Canada fears being sent to prison upon returnThe Washington Post on 31 August 2012

Feds shut down criminal investigation of Arpaio, Thomas; no charges to be filedThe Arizona Republic on 31 August 2012

On Texas-Mexico border, ‘tick riders’ fight a little big diseaseThe Los Angeles Times on 30 August 2012

In Arizona, young illegal immigrants battle governor’s policyThe Los Angeles Times on 29 August 2012

U.S. workers shot in Mexico may be CIA employeesThe Washington Post on 28 August 2012

Arizona GOP Favorite Doesn’t Want Middle Easterners In U.S. ‘Legally Or Illegally’Talking Points Memo on 28 August 2012

Michael Berkland May Have Stored Human Organs In Cups In Florida Storage LockerThe Huffington Post on 28 August 2012 (and Florida: Body Parts Are Discovered in Storage Unit – The New York Times)

Young and Alone, Facing Court and Deportation & Video: In Deportation, Age 6The New York Times on 25 August 2012

Border Cities Are Burdened With Calls for HelpThe New York Times on 25 August 2012

Deportee a sad stranger in MexicoThe Arizona Republic on 25 August 2012

New U.S. immigration program can help farmworkersAsbury Park Press on 25 August 2012

Drugs, guns and child porn at Homeland SecurityThe Center for Public Integrity on 23 August 2012

Mexico’s Violent Zetas Cartel Sees New Leader EmergeFox News Latino on 23 August 2012

Mexico’s Zetas Allegedly Splinter as New Cartels Proliferate Under CalderonFox News Latino on 22 August 2012

Somali Olympian drowns trying to reach Europe by boatThe Independent on 22 August 2012

9 illegal immigrants rescued at Ariz-Calif borderThe Sacremento Bee on 21 August 2012

Connecticut Paper Uses Google Translate for Spanish SectionFox News Latino on 21 August 2012

In Mexico’s murder city, the war appears overThe Washington Post on 20 August 2012

21 people sentenced for drug smuggling on Tohono O’odham reservationArizona Daily Star on 20 August 2012

Patrolling the U.S.-Mexico borderThe Washington Post on 20 August 2012

Firefighters train for monsoon rescuesABC15 on 20 August 2012

21 people sentenced for drug smuggling on Tohono O’odham reservationArizona Daily Star on 20 August 2012

Flagstaff neurosurgeon dies after slipping on rockThe Arizona Republic on 20 August 2012

Body of Las Vegas man, 46, pulled from Lake MeadFox10 Phoenix on 20 August 2012

In Mexico’s murder city, the war appears overThe Washington Post on 20 August 2012

Mexico’s drug warThe Washington Post on 20 August 2012

Patrolling the U.S.-Mexico borderThe Washington Post on 20 August 2012

Border deaths at historic highs even as crossings plungeArizona Daily Star on 19 August 2012

Mexican Officials Launch Probe of Journalist CaseABC News on 18 August 2012

Border Crossing Deaths More Common As Illegal Immigration DeclinesThe Huffington Post on 17 August 2012

Drug cartel violence drives Mexico’s troops to once tranquil townsThe Christian Science Monitor on

Arizona Immigrants Approved by U.S. Won’t Get LicensesBloomberg News on 16 August 2012

How much do we really know about the Zetas?The Christian Science Monitor on 15 August 2012

Nine Straight Days of 110 or More: That’s Hot, Even for PhoenixThe New York Times on 14 August 2012

In Pictures: Mexico’s drug warThe Christian Science Monitor on 15 August 2012

What is the real threat of Islamic terrorism in Latin America?The Christian Science Monitor on 14 August 2012

In Mexico, Olympic gold is a welcome chance to celebrateThe Los Angeles Times on 11 August 2012

UA student hurt severely in Canyon hikeArizona Daily Star on 11 August 2012

Big gun show rolls into Valley, gun debate continuesKPHO CBS5 on 11 August 2012

Rescue teams search for lost hiker on Finger Rock TrailArizona Daily Star on 8 August 2012

Customs helicopter rescues illegal immigrant off cliff in S. ArizonaArizona Daily Star on 8 August 2012

Mexico memorial to drug war victims inspires debateThe Los Angeles Times on 8 August 2012

US, Mexico Sign Agreement Addressing High Priority Border Environmental Issues (Press Release)Environmental Protection Agency on 8 August 2012

New ad blasts Sheriff Arpaio over blown sex crime investigationsAZ Family 3 on 8 August 2012

Program Helps Pregnant Women Near The Border Get Vital ServicesFronteras Desk on 8 August 2012

Undocumented Immigrants Applying For Deferred Action Targets Of ScamsFronteras Desk on 8 August 2012

Deferred Action Policy May Benefit More ImmigrantsFronteras Desk on 8 August 2012

Officials Meet To Address Border Environmental HealthFronteras Desk on 8 August 2012

Colombia drug lord ‘Sebastian’ arrestedBBC on 8 August 2012

Argentine ‘Dirty War’ baby back with biological familyBBC on 8 August 2012

Calif. woman arrested on drug charges at Douglas crossingArizona Daily Star on 8 August 2012

Mexico captures cartel ‘operations chief’Al Jazeera on 7 August 2012

Young Immigrants Can File to Defer Deportation Aug. 15The New York Times on 3 August 2012

Travel Warning For Border Beach TownFronteras Desk on 3 August 2012

Peru burns record 50-tonne marijuana haulBritish Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) on 3 August 2012

Illegal immigrant rearrest rate is 16%, study saysThe Los Angeles Times on 1 August 2012

Arpaio’s Fondness for Publicity May Bite BackThe New York Times on 1 August

Closings in Sheriff Arpaio racial profiling case to be done in briefABC15 on 1 August 2012

Family Feud Creates Intense U.S.-Mexico Legal DramaFronteras Desk on 31 July 2012

Undocumented Immigrants Launch Bus TourFronteras Desk on 31 July 2012

MCSO Sergeant Says Main Goal Is to Catch Illegal Immigrants, Contradicting Deputy Chief Brian Sands’ TestimonyThe Phoenix New Times on 31 July 2012

Justice Department shrugs off Fast and Furious reportThe Los Angeles Times on 31 July 2012

GOP investigators fault five ATF officials in gun-tracking fiascoThe Los Angeles Times on 30 July 2012

The Morality of MigrationThe New York Times on 29 July 2012

UN states fail to reach arms trade treatyAl Jazeera on 28 July 2012

Greece’s Porous Border, a Back Door to EuropeThe New York Times in July 2012

MCSO sheriff hopeful John Rowan bails out inmateThe Arizona Republic on 27 July 2012

Striking Palermo’s Pizza Workers Say Immigrants Were Fired to Stop a UnionThe New York Times on 27 July 2012

Personal stories take forefront at Arpaio trialThe Associated Press via East Valley Tribune on 26 July 2012 (also Historias personales destacan en juicio de Arpaio – Univision Noticias)

Highway of Tears’: The Unsolved Murders of Indigenous Women in CanadaSpiegel Online International on 5 July 2012

Multa histórica de 379 mdp a HSBC en MéxicoExcelsior – on 26 July 2012 (and Mexico fines HSBC $27.5m for lax money-laundering control – BBC on 25 July 2012)

Felicitó Hillary Clinton a Peña Nieto por su triunfo; ofrece estrechar la relación bilateral (Hillary Clinton congratulated Peña Nieto for his victory, offering strengthen bilateral relations)El Sol de Mexico on 26 July 2012

Answers to Your Questions on Skilled ImmigrationThe New York Times on 25 July 2012

Local advocates lobby Washington for more oversight of Border PatrolNorth County Times on 25 July 2012

Probe of border shooting by US agents soughtAgence France-Presse on 25 July 2012 (also CIDH pide a EU investigar muerte de mexicano por disparo de agente – El Sol de Mexico)

USBP agents seize 847 lbs. of marijuanaLas Cruces Sun-News on 25 July 2012

U.S. Border Patrol Report: Published on Wed, Jul 25, 2012The Northern Light on 25 July 2012

Customs officer pleads guilty to sexual gropingSan Francisco Chronicle on 24 July 2012

64 Years Later, Dead Undocumented Immigrants Are Still Nameless in the New York TimesThe Huffington Post on 25 July 2012 also 14 Illegal Immigrants Are Killed When Pickup Truck Crashes in Texas – The New York Times on 23 July 2012)

35 illegal immigrants found packed in van trying to cross border, US Border Patrol saysFox News on 23 July 2012

Feds seize nearly 2,800 pounds of pot in ArizonaSan Francisco Chronicle on 23 July 2012

The Search For ToleranceFronteras Desk on 23 July 2012

Defining Hate CrimesFronteras Desk on 23 July 2012

Venezuela deports ‘Colombian drug lord’ Diego RastrojoBBC on 25 July 2012 (and Venezuela extradita a Colombia al narcotraficante “Diego Rastrojo”‘ – El Universal)

Los Urabeños’ planeaban asesinar a once fiscales (‘The Urabeños’ planned to kill eleven)Diario del Sur on 25 July 2012

Fenómeno migratorio provoca ola de inseguridad en la frontera sur (migration causes wave of insecurity in the southern border)El Sol de Mexico on 25 July 2012

Mexico cartel attacks on press take toll on drug war coverageLos Angeles Times on 24 July 2012

Lost hikers rescued by Border PatrolTucson News Now: KOLD / KMSB on 24 July 2012

457 hijos de migrantes registrados en la frontera sur (457 children of migrants on the south border)El Sol de Mexico on 24 July 2012

Goliad Crash Victims Difficult to Identify KRISTV6 on 23 July 2012 (also Accidente vial en Texas deja 13 muertos; podrian ser indocumentados – El Sol de Mexico on 23 July 2012 and Goliad Crash Death Toll Now at 15 – on 24 July 2012)

How the Brutal Murders of a Little Girl and Her Father Doomed the Xenophobic Minuteman MovementAlterNet on 23 July 2012

Latino Voters Less Enthusiastic About Romney After Hearing His SB 1070 ViewsThe Huffington Post on 23 July 2012

Woman dies after collapsing at SARA Park Today’s News-Herald on 22 July 2012

In Arpaio’s Arizona, They Fought BackThe New York Times on 21 July 2012

Calif. AG Endorses Immigrant’s Bid for Law LicenseABC News on 20 July 2012

U.S. Tests a Lie Detector–Type Machine for Interrogations on the Mexican BorderThe Daily Beast on 19 July 2012 (also Detectores de mentiras en la frontera – Univision Noticias on 24 July 2012)

ACLU: Pearce e-mails prove SB 1070 was racially motivatedArizona Republic on 19 July 2012

Apprehensions for immigration violations dropAssociated Press via The Bryan College Station Eagle on 19 July 2012

Joe Arpaio Racial-Profiling Trial Draws Protestors’ Calls for Justice on Opening DayPhoenix New Times on 19 July 2012

Reports: Rocky Point gun battle kills police officer, othersTucson Sentinel on 19 July 2012

Arpaio faces profiling allegations at trialEast Valley Tribune on 19 July 2012

Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s Birther BrouhahaThe Daily Beast on 19 July 2012

San Diego jury convicts ‘femme fatale’ on kidnapping chargesThe Los Angeles Times on 19 July 2012

U.S.-born kids of migrants lose rights in MexicoNorth County Times on 18 July 2012

A New Media Collaboration Documents 14 Deaths by Border Patrol AgentsThe Texas Observer on 18 July 2012

In Mexico state, violence against women has surgedLos Angeles Times on 17 July 2012

Sheriff Joe on TrialThe New York Times on 15 July 2012

Lost man rescued from Madera CanyonThe Green Valley News and The Sahurita Sun on 14 July 2012

Juárez slayings decreased 59.8% first half 2012El Paso Times on 14 July 2012 (also Mexican Army: Border City Killings Down 42 Percent – NPR on 11 July 2012

Large drug smuggling tunnel on 14 July 2012

4th tunnel found in Ariz. near US-Mexico borderThe Boston Globe on 13 July 2012 (and Fourth smuggling tunnel discovered on the border – KJZZ)

Police find drug tunnel under U.S.-Mexico borderReuters on 12 July 2012 (and Drug smuggling tunnels uncovered – Press Association on 13 July 2012)

‘Extraordinary’ U.S.-Mexico drug tunnel may be Sinaloa cartel’sLos Angeles Times on 12 July 2012

A Fork in the Road for States and ImmigrantsOpen Society Foundations on 12 July 2012

Father, son denied bond in shooting of ICE agentSan Francisco Chronicle on 10 July 2012 (and Father, sons suspected in shooting of ICE agent – KJZZ on 5 July 2012)

US seeking 4 suspects in slaying of BP agentArizona Daily Star on 10 July 2012

‘My brother … he’s dead’: Mourning after border shootingThe Monitor on 10 July 2012

Border Patrol defends actions of agents in shootingBrownsville Herald on 9 July 2012

Gun-walk critic now heads ATF office hereArizona Daily Star on 9 July 2012

79-year-old dies geocaching in the desertABC15 on 9 July 2012

Five Charged In Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry’s MurderFronteras Desk on 9 July 2012

The Opinion Pages: Death in the DesertThe New York Times on 21 June 2012

Raul Castro, 96-year-old former US ambassador and Arizona governor, detained at Border Patrol checkpointMSNBC on 5 July 2012 (also Treatment of former gov. was appalling – Nogales International on 19 June 2012

Remittances to Mexico rise in May to highest level since October ’08Los Angeles Times on 3 July 2012

For crime reporter on streets of Ciudad Juarez, change comes slowlyCronkite News on 2 July 2012

Election Gives Little Hope To Embattled JuarezNPR on 1 July 2012

In Mexican orphanage, upcoming elections bring a hope for changeCronkite News on 28 June 2012

Greens hope to break hold of traditional Mexican parties as election loomsCronkite News on 27 June 2012

Mexico Helicopter Crash: Missing Navy Chopper FoundThe Huffington Post on 27 June 2012

Ripped Off by Smugglers, Groped by Border Patrol: The Nightmares Women Migrants FaceAlterNet on 26 June 2012

Obama Piles On Arizona After Supreme Court Immigration RulingThe Daily Beast on 26 June 2012

Mexican navy searches for missing helicopter – BBC & Mexico reports Navy chopper missing for 4 days – The Miami Herald on 26 June 2012

Bodies of four illegal immigrants found in Arizona desertReuters on 25 June 2012 (also Chicago Tribune)

Supreme Court upholds immigration checks by cops in ArizonaArizona Daily Star on 25 June 2012

Census shows racial disparity by Phoenix districtArizona Republic on 25 June 2012

US election: Mitt Romney ‘likely to scrap Barack Obama’s immigration order’The Daily Telegraph on 21 June 2012

Obama’s DREAM Policy and My Undocumented BrotherAlterNet on 18 June 2012

MCSO arrests girl, 6, suspected of illegal immigrationArizona Republic on 16 June 2012

Asian immigrants to U.S. outpacing HispanicsArizona Republic on 18 June 2012

MCSO: Woman died of exposure after West Valley crashArizona Republic on 16 June 2012 (and update on 19 June 2012)

Arraignment for fugitive accused of murdering pregnant girlfriendKFMB CBS8 on 12 June 2012

Out of Israel, back to AfricaReuters on 12 June 2012

U.S. Senate Report Signals Shift in Drug War StrategyThe Texas Observer on 12 July 2012 (and report available to download at bottom of this page)

Carlos Lamadrid’s Family Seeks Justice After Border Patrol ShootingHuffington Post on 11 June 2012

Remains found of Tucson woman missing since 2000 Arizona Republic on 11 June 2012

Dingo took baby in 1980 case, Australia coroner saysArizona Republic on 11 June 2012

Domestic violence deaths in Arizona tragically consistentArizona Republic on 10 June 2012

6 illegal immigrants ejected in crashKPHO CBS 5 on 6 June 2012

In New Book a Former Agent Recounts Life on the Frontline of Drug WarThe Texas Observer on 6 June 2012

Burned bodies in Arizona desert linked to Tempe murder-suicideArizona Republic on 5 June 2012 (Pinal County Sheriff’s Office Press Release)

Sheriff Babeu links deaths to drug cartels Arizona Republic on 3 June 2012 (also Babeu criticized for rush to tie case to lax border – on 5 June & Pinal County Sheriff Babeu defends comments in burned-bodies case – on 6 June 2012)

5 bodies found in burned vehicle in Pinal CountyArizona Republic on 2 June 2012 (and 5 bodies found in Ariz may be latest drug violence – Associated Press on 4 June 2012)

Search and rescue teams train to save livesKGUN on 2 June 2012

Woman fights to assert citizenshipBrownsville Herald on 2 June 2012

Immigration’s 10 Worst State & Local PoliticiansHuffington Post on 2 June 2012

Panel says U.S.-Mexico border issues hinder huge economic opportunitiesCronkite News on 1 June 2012

Mexico drug war displaces families in Sinaloa highlandsLos Angeles Times on 1 June 2012

Report: Female farmworkers at risk for sex abuseSan Francisco Chronicle on 1 June 2012 ((the report: Cultivating Fear: The Vulnerability of Immigrant Farmworkers in the US to Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment – Human Rights Watch on 16 May 2012 and US: Female Farmworkers at Risk for Sex Abuse – Human Rights Watch on 3 June 2012)

Mexico’s HñaHñu Community Battles Illegal Immigration With Simulated Border-Crossing, Complete With Gun on 30 May 2012

Crossing U.S.-Mexico Border Can Be on 30 May 2012

Activist Danilo Lopez speaks out for Vermont’s migrant farmworkersSeven Days: Vermont’s Independent Voice on 30 May 2012

Goodyear man dies hiking Humphrey’s Peak in FlagstaffArizona Republic on 29 May 2012 (and also Hiker found dead on Humphrey’s Peak – KPHO)

Sinaloa cartel, Zetas push Mexico’s drug violence to new depths and mapLos Angeles Times on 27 May 2012

In Mexicali, a haven for broken lives and photo galleryLos Angeles Times on 26 May 2012

U.S. steps up deportation efforts for criminal immigrantsLos Angeles Times on 26 May 2012

County hires new medical examinerSierra Vista Herald on 25 May 2012

Finding Oscar: Massacre, Memory and Justice in GuatemalaProPublica (with This American Life & Fundación MEPI) on 25 May 2012 (with Timeline: The Dos Erres Massacre and the Hunt for Oscar, The Faces of Dos Erres and Slideshow: Oscar’s Story)

What Happened At Dos ErresThis American Life (with ProPublica & Fundación MEPI) on 25 May 2012 (with transcript in English and transcript in Spanish)

Mexico election: Drugs war in spotlight in MichoacanBBC on 24 May 2012

Pinal County officials rescue man lost in desertArizona Republic on 23 May 2012

Mexican police arrest suspect in U.S. journalist’s killingCNN on 23 May 2012

Mexico extradites ‘drug kingpin’ Sergio VillarrealBBC on 23 May 2012

Veracruz Journalist Asks for Asylum, Gives Urgent Plea for Help for Colleagues in MexicoThe Texas Observer on 23 May 2012

Sold for sex: The Mexico-US trade in women that makes men richBBC on 22 May 2012

U.S. in talks to deport deeper inside MexicoThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution on 22 May 2012

Police: Hiker dies from extreme heat in TucsonArizona Republic on 21 May 2012

Arrest of alleged kingpin seen as blow to Sinaloa cartelLos Angeles Times on 19 May 2012

Pinal County deputies seize marijuana, expose smuggling campArizona Republic on 17 May 2012

GOP’s change of heart on domestic-abuse bill not enoughThe LA Times on 16 May 2012

Violence Against Women Act becomes latest immigration battlegroundThe LA Times on 16 May 2012

Immigrant women farm workers suffer sex abuse – reportReuters on 16 May 2012 (the report: Cultivating Fear: The Vulnerability of Immigrant Farmworkers in the US to Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment – Human Rights Watch on 16 May 2012)

Mexican Police Investigate Latest AtrocityNPR on 15 May 2012

In Mexico, Cartels Target JournalistsNPR on 14 May 2012

Samaritans Mobilize to Find Deceased Youth in DesertSamaritans Press Release on 13 May 2012

Corruption flows freely along U.S.-Mexico borderLos Angeles Times on 13 May 2012

ICE-police partnership nets over 800 arrests in two yearsNorth County Times on 12 May 2012

More Evidence of Fast-and-Furious-Type Program in TexasThe Texas Observer on 11 May 2012

Despite Opposition, Immigration Agency to Expand Fingerprint Program The New York Times on 11 May 2012

OPINION: A Global Texas Needs Global JournalismThe Texas Observer on 10 May 2012

Uncut: DOJ Announce Lawsuit Against Sheriff Arpaio, 5-10-12. (Pt 1)posted on YouTube by Dennis Gilman on 10 May 2012

Mexico turns over man suspected of shooting at policeNorth County Times on 10 May 2012

Mexican Crime Reporters Risk Becoming The Story NPR on 9 May 2012

Hard work makes a better life: Humble immigrant makes his way in the U.S.Wilcox Range News on 9 May 2012

Fla. Court To Rule: Can A Lawyer Be Undocumented?NPR on 9 May 2012

Website lets you publish name, address of suspected undocumented immigrantsKPHO on 7 May 2012

Losing the Drug War: Two newly retired experts on the border speak freely about the status of the Arizona/Mexico dividing line Tucson Weekly on 3 May 2012

PD: 4 adults, 1 child killed in Gilbert shooting & Alleged gunman had history with white supremacy movement KPHO on 2 May 2012 (also: Dad: Victim’s daughter found her family deadKSAZ)

4 dead after high-speed chase with Border PatrolKPHO on 2 May 2012 (video & photos)

Skateboarder seriously injured; police seek help identifying victimArizona Daily on 2 May 2012

Body of woman recovered from Grand Canyon ID’dArizona Daily Sun on 2 May 2012

Injured Mainer survives four days in Utah desertMorning Sentinel on 29 April 2012

Discretion program a mixed bag for immigrantsFox News / Associated Press on 28 April 2012

Authorities in Mexico also looking for missing Tucson girl – KPHO & Authorities in Mexico join search for missing Arizona girl – Fox News on 28 April 2012 on 27 April 2012

Man found dead after living in cave identifiedSierra Vista Herald on 26 April 2012

Supreme Court transcript: Arizona vs. US Supreme Court of the United States on 25 April 2012

Recap: Supreme Court Live Blog: The Immigration CaseWall Street Journal on 25 April 2012

Opinion: Shapiro: Immigration — Focus on Whom We Do Want HereRoll Call on 25 April 2012

Hurt by Arizona immigration law, Hispanics organizeChicago Tribune / Reuters on 25 April 2012 (and also Wellington Street Post)

Justices to allow Ariz. immigration law?CBS News on 25 April 2012

Mexican president discusses immigration in TexasFox News on 25 April 2012

Editorial: Arizona v. United StatesNew York Times on 25 April 2012

Body of missing Tucson 3-month-old found near I-8KPHO on 24 April 2012

With More Mexican Immigrants Leaving Than Entering, Does SB 1070 Still Matter?Fox News Latino on 25 April 2012

Net Migration from Mexico Falls to Zero—and Perhaps LessPew Hispanic on April 23, 2012 (complete report)

Mexican immigration falls for first time in four decadesThe Guardian on 23 April 2012

Strong border controls and a lack of jobs prompt mass emigration of illegal Mexicans from the U.S.The Daily Mail on 23 April 2012

Greatest Drop in Undocumented Population in Modern History, Says ReportFox News Latino on 23 April 2012

AP Newsbreak: Recording surfaces of Ariz. sheriff making fun of federal civil rights probeWashington Post on 22 April 2012

Phoenix sees 105 degree record-breaking heat CBS5 on 22 April 2012

OP-ED: What’s going on with the Border Patrol?LA Times on 20 April 2012

Report: Southwest border security is at point of ‘diminishing returns’Cronkite News on 19 April 2012

No Forensic Background? No ProblemProPublica on 17 April 2012

Tweeting the DisappearedThe Texas Observer on 5 April 2012

Complaints Regarding Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls in British Columbia, CanadaThe Human Rights Brief on 2 April 2012

Deported to Mexico, a father hopes for custodyThe Los Angeles Times on 31 March 2012

Serial killer with Utah ties gets 2 more life sentences in TexasDeseret News on 29 March 2012 (also Dead End: Sexual Sadist And Cold-Blooded Killer Robert Ben Rhoades Was A Travelin’ Man, Until… – Tucson Weekly on )

Situation of Missing Migrants and Unidentified Remains in MexicoThe Human Rights Brief on 27 March 2012

‘Living lab’ to explore innovative border, homeland security solutionsASU News on 7 March 2012

Detention for Immigrants That Looks Less Like Prison The New York Times on 3 March 2012

Mexican Drug Cartel Targets AustraliaNPR on 2 March 2012

Mexico’s migrants return as the American dream fadesBBC on 29 February 2012

American ‘illegals’ in MexicoBBC on 23 February 2012

Mexico faces testing times in 2012BBC on 15 February 2012

Border Patrol agent fires at rock-thrower in NogalesNogales International via Green Valley News on 31 January 2012

Law-Abiding Mexicans Taking Up Illegal GunsNPR on 28 January 2012

Escondido woman obtains restraining order against Border Patrol agentNorth County Times on 23 January 2012

Neo-Nazi J.T. Ready Runs for Pinal County Sheriff as a Democrat (w/Update)Phoenix New Times on 19 January 2012

Trying to get back to the only life he knew, PHOTO GALLERY: Adrift between two countries: photo gallery & VIDEO: Hoping for a train back homeLos Angeles Times on 8 January 2012

Obama rule would let undocumented stay in U.S. during application
Los Angeles Times on 5 January 2012

Migrants’ New Paths Reshaping Latin AmericaThe New York Times on 5 January 2012

Life, Death, TwitterTexas Observer on 2 December 2011

At the Border, on the Night WatchThe New York Times on 12 October 2011

Pima County, Mexican officials agree to share DNA data on border remainsArizona Capitol Times on 6 October 2010

Nearly 1,700 bodies, each one a mysteryArizona Daily Star on 5 October 2011

System promises quicker border crossingsSierra Vista Herald on 4 October 2010 (also Nogales International)

Companies Use Immigration Crackdown to Turn a ProfitThe New York Times on 28 September 2011 (and Australian government reports)

SB 1070 Boycott Over? NCLR Says, “Yes,” Sal Reza Says, “Hell, No!”Phoenix New Times on 10 September 2011

Mexican Consulate in Tucson improves operationsArizona Daily Star on 20 August 2011

Immigrant deaths along Ariz. border drop 38%USA Today on August 16, 2011

Border death tally on pace this year to set a decade lowThe Arizona Daily Star on August 3, 2011

Suspicion in Mexico’s Sinaloa cartelThe Los Angeles Times on 28 July 2011

Violence-torn Sonora town issues cry for helpArizona Daily Star on 28 June 2011

El Mirage funeral held for 16-year-old girl killed in 1992The Arizona Republic on April 5, 2011

Border agent killed man climbing wallThe Washington Times on 28 March 2011

Officials: Multi-agency effort has been making border saferEast Valley Tribune on 9 February 2011

Surge of immigrants from India baffles border officials in Texas and photo gallery on 6 February 2011

Escondido’s city-federal effort to oust illegal immigrants draws praise, criticismLos Angeles Times on 4 February 2011

Janet Napolitano urges officials to stop exaggerating violence on U.S. side of border Los Angeles Times on 1 February 2011

Narcocorridos: The Balladeers of Mexico’s Drug Wars,
PHOTOS: The Balladeers of Mexico’s Drug Wars and VIDEO: Singing Songs of Drug ViolenceTime on 1 November 2010

Body found in desert identified as Mexican manNogales International on October 19, 2010

Bisbee cemetery probed after human bones found by visitorThe Arizona Republic on October 15, 2010

Body of man found on Tucson airport propertyThe Arizona Republic on October 13, 2010

Mesa police identify accident victimThe Arizona Republic on October 5, 2010

Union calls off Arizona SB 1070 boycottPhoenix Business Journal on 23 September 2010

Latino Baseball Fans Reluctant to Join Arizona BoycottLa Prensa San Diego. on 27 August 2010

Suffering, costs of border deaths must be endedThe Arizona Daily Star on 24 August 2010

A decade of death: photo galleryArizona Daily Star on 24 August 2010

DNA typing offers hope to kin of those who diedThe Arizona Daily Star on August 20, 2010

A decade of deathArizona Daily Star on 22 August 2010

Cochise County sees little change in number of illegal immigrant deathsDouglas Dispatch on 11 August 2010

Mapping the SB 1070 BoycottsColorLines on 2 August 2010

Deaths in the desertAl Jazeera on July 31, 2010

An Arizona Morgue Grows CrowdedThe New York Times on July 28, 2010

Arizona: Immigrant Deaths Are on Pace to Hit RecordThe New York Times on July 16, 2010

Illegal immigrant deaths on record pace in JulyThe Arizona Daily Star on July 15, 2010

Arizona immigration advocates change tacticsTrans-Border News Blog on 6 July 2011

Immigrant advocates plan ribbon, protest against all-star game in Arizona The San Diego Union-Tribune on 1 July 2011

Jan Brewer, Neo-Nazi J.T. Ready, Joe Arpaio, Russell Pearce, All Star in Dennis Gilman’s Latest VideoPhoenix New Times on 27 June 2010

J.T. Ready’s Neo-Nazi Patrol for Migrants in the Vekol Valley, and Its Discovery of a Dead Body & Neo-Nazi NSM Scrapbook: One Dead Body, One Live MigrantPhoenix New Times on 21 June 2010

Sound Strike organizer talks SB 1070 boycottArizona Republic on 1 June 2011

Tweeting DangerThe Texas Observer on 6 April 2010

Invisible Immigrants, Old and Left With ‘Nobody to Talk To’The New York Times on 30 August 2009

U.S. indictments target Mexico’s Gulf cartelThe Los Angeles Times on 21 July 2009

Trying to get ahead in the slow lane and photo gallery: Churro manThe Los Angeles Times on 19 November 2009

U.S.-Mexico Border Crossing Grows More DangerousNPR on 21 September 2009

Patrol’s ‘Mr. 911’ juggles phones, emotions to save border crossersArizona Daily Star on 23 August 2009 (also Kelly Presnell’s award winning portrait of Mario Agundez)

Oregon girl sent to Mexico falls through the cracks and Oregon’s investigation into foster child’s death ends at state line The Oregonian on 15 & 16 March 2009 (also How The Oregonian reported this story, questions & answers submitted by readers and follow-up reporting)

City of Immigrants Fills Jail Cells With Its OwnThe New York Times on 27 December 2008 (with map and photo slideshow)

Border Patrol checkpoints near Yuma nab hordes of pot users headed back from the beachThe Phoenix New Times on 13 March 2008

At the U.S. Border, the Desert Takes a Rising TollThe New York Times on 15 September 2007

Latino immigrants are rethinking their role in U.S.The Los Angeles Times on 27 October 2006

Web site to profile unidentified bodiesThe Arizona Republic on June 6, 2005

On the Run, but Not Out of ReachLos Angeles Times on 1 November 2004

You Have to Give Them Points for IngenuityThe Los Angeles Times on 24 July 2003

3 Bodies Found in Texas Rail CarThe Los Angeles Times on 4 June 2003

Patriots on the BorderlineLos Angeles Times on 16 March 2003

17 Cuban Migrants Left Abandoned on an IslandReuters via The Los Angeles Times on 31 August 2002

CBP commissioner Alan Bersin introduces a federal / local partnership called Alliance to Combat Tranitional Threats (ACTT) at Tucson’s Davis-Montham Air Force Base; behind him (left to right) : ICE Special Agent Matthew C. Allen, CBP Tucson Sector Chief Randy R. Hill, CBP Director of Field Operations David P. Higgerson – 8 February 2011MISSING FROM MEXICO PAGES

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haboob in downtown Phoenix – 5 July 2011

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