This year, an increasing number of Central American attempted to enter the US illegally. Now, as many are deported back home, there are concerns that due process was not served while they were held in detention facilities in the United States.
Some school districts in New Mexico have been educating students from across the Mexican border for decades. These kids are US citizens living in Mexico. But some critics say the practice should stop because of the expense and because of the drug war.
"Operation Streamline" is the federal government's program to fast-track immigration cases. It's certainly made it easier to prosecute migrants — or put them in jail. But critics say everything else about the program seems confused.
The United States Department criticized the decision of Google's Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt and Former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson to visit North Korea, just weeks after a controversial rocket launch took place there.
A remote campground in southwest New Mexico has recently become the world's second dark sky sanctuary for star gazers. The rapid spread of light pollution prevents more than half of the world's population from seeing the Milky Way.
Google chairman Eric Schmidt is back from his controversial trip to North Korea. He says he told North Korean leaders to loosen their restrictions on internet access in the recluse nation, or risk being left behind.
The fertilizer ammonium nitrate is cheap, abundant, and highly detonable. It's a key ingredient in many IEDs. Recently, a team in New Mexico has come up with a way to make the fertilizer less explosive.
Over 30 years ago, Atari made a game based on the film E.T. The game was a flop and it was reported that they buried 3 million video cartridges in a landfill in New Mexico. A Canadian company has now purchased the rights to dig up that landfill.