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BP uncovers cache of weapons near Ajo, 3 men arrested

Three men and a cache of semi-automatic rifles were intercepted by Border Patrol agents on Saturday afternoon southwest of Ajo, Ariz. ... Read more»

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Mexican gov't asks U.S. court to throw out SB 1070

The Mexican government jumped into the fight against Arizona's SB 1070 on Monday, telling a federal court that the immigration law "threatens to poison the well" of U.S.-Mexican diplomacy and could lead to racial profiling of Mexican citizens.... Read more»12

5 things you didn’t know about Mexico’s drug war

Beyond the warring gangs and struggle for drug-trafficking routes, here are five things about Mexico’s drug war that may surprise you.... Read more»

Rocky Point police chief shot in ambush, hospitalized

The police chief of Puerto Peñasco, Mexico, and his bodyguard were shot Saturday night. Erick Landagaray Macias, and his bodyguard Luis Huerta Ibarra, were ambushed around 11 p.m. while patrolling the resort town, also known as Rocky Point.... Read more»

Texas counties joining immigrant deportation program

Mention immigration and hardliners grouse about an "open door" policy that results in a porous border, welcoming freeloaders and criminals. But dozens of Texas counties participate in a program called Secure Communities, which aims to ferret out criminal aliens and expedite their removal.... Read more»

Truth, and rhetoric, on border crime

"Perception often trumps reality" says an analysis of the issue of illegal immigrants and crime in the New York Times.... Read more»

Comic: Border

C.S.I.: Ciudad Juarez

The boys and girls who work in C.S.I.: Ciudad Juarez are kept busy, but for the most part, their cases aren't too tough to solve.... Read more»

Goddard withdraws from SB 1070 cases

Saying he wants to avoid a costly court battle with Gov. Jan Brewer, state Attorney General Terry Goddard will withdraw as Arizona's legal counsel in suits over SB 1070 and HB 2162.... Read more»4

Border Roundup: Militia group plans Pinal patrol

As has been the case recently, immigration news in Arizona revolved around SB 1070. But shaking things up this weekend is a group of right-wing activists - led by a reputed neo-Nazi - attempting to take border enforcement into their own hands. Plus a roundup of the week's border news.... Read more»5

Coast Guard slowed by mechanical woes during BP rescues

In the wee-morning hours after the Deepwater Horizon exploded, a Coast Guard rescue helicopter being dispatched to pluck oil rig survivors floating in the fire-engulfed waters could not launch because its hoist was broken.... Read more»

Meet Mexico's drug lords

Despite an army crackdown and vicious turf battles that have led to the capture or killings of thousands of Mexico's drug traffickers, the most notorious mobsters are still at large. Four key kingpins stand out for their power and notoriety.... Read more»

File: Krentz helped immigrant shortly before being killed

Robert Krentz, the Southern Arizona rancher killed in March, may have been helping an illegal immigrant shortly before he was shot to death.... Read more»

Guest opinion

Opinion: On anchor babies and nativist pretzel logic

It becomes apparent that this proposed legislation has some very disturbing and bizarre consequences that nobody has discussed yet.... Read more»1

Analysis

Opinion: Setting the record straight on border crime

Those who support the Arizona’s draconian new immigration law have justified it with hyperbole, exaggeration, and falsehoods about the state’s crime rate. It’s ironic that violent crime rates in the state have been declining.... Read more»3

New ICE age: Crackdown on employers who hire undocumented

The federal government could begin cracking down on employers who hire undocumented workers and on residents with expired visas, according to a copy of Immigration and Customs Enforcement's new strategic plan.... Read more»

Analysis

Will Bloody Sunday report help Derry move on?

Moving on has never been a part of life in Ulster. Those who could understand the concept "move on" — Protestant and Catholic — did precisely that and over the centuries left Ireland altogether. Cameron can only hope that his unprecedented words will create an unprecedented degree of acceptance.... Read more»

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