Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio has earned friends and foes nationwide for his tough stance on illegal immigration. Now, immigrants and their allies in several US states are mobilizing to get him out of office.
US Department of Justice lawyers said in federal court Tuesday they will pursue criminal contempt of court charges against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio for his violation of a federal judge’s order in a racial profiling case.
Balbir Singh Sodhi was killed at his Phoenix gas station four days after 9/11. He was a Sikh American but his killer thought he was a Muslim. Fifteen years later, his brother keeps on telling his story.
Many Mexicans have already made their minds up about Donald Trump. But, they're also now angry to see their president treat the US candidate like an actual statesman, given Trump's words about Mexicans.
Women in some divisions of the US Forest Service and the National Park Service are coming forward with disturbing stories of sexual harassment in the work place, ending public silence about years of abuse and official neglect.
Twenty years after the massacre at Srebrenica, the US aims to deport Bosnian immigrants suspected of involvement. But one Bosnian Serb facing deportation says he's been unfairly labeled a war criminal.
Many Mexican families are tuned into news from Washington and whether Congress will change immigration laws. From the public radio collaboration Fronteras Desk, Jude Joffe-Block reports from Mexico about families hoping for long-awaited reunions.
The boarder's a no man's land patrolled by border guards. But on weekends, it becomes a place where families separated by immigration status can come to spend time together, albeit on opposite sides of a fence.
As Congress rushed to get spending bills passed before lawmakers went home for the holidays, unrelated riders gave gifts to mining and fossil fuel companies. And one of them comes at the expense of the environment and Native Americans.
Water supply in the west isn't only about rain, or the lack thereof. A good deal of water scarcity issues have to do with decades-old policy and entrenched infrastructure. It’s a convoluted situation, and a team of reporters are working to make sense and put broader perspective on the western water crisis and the central role of the Colorado River.