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A Tucson couple was arrested Friday after being indicted on charges that they lied to U.S. immigration officials, including false statements about the husband's connection to a militant Somali group linked to Al-Qaeda. Read more»

A woman, who asked not to be identified because she fears for her safety, stands near the pulpit at the end of service at First Baptist Church on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in El Paso. The woman fled Boko Haram in Nigeria and is now seeking asylum.

Four years after fleeing Somalia, Dekha Hassan-Mohamed is living in El Paso after winning an asylum claim and bucking a national trend. Her lawyer is seeking the same protection for another client who fled Nigeria. Both women are grateful for the new chapters of their lives in El Paso. Read more»

Mulatu Astatke at his vibraphone.

The music the 68-year-old "father of Ethio-jazz" writes sounds like nothing else. His distinctive blending of musical styles seizes Western jazz and thrusts it deep into the soil of Ethiopia creating a groovy music that is by turns ethereal and hip-swinging but always enigmatic. Read more»