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  • Deadly crossing

    July 2010 was the second-deadliest month ever for border-crossers in southern Arizona.

  • Garbage grows well on the border

    Garbage grows well on the border

    The many thousands of illegal immigrants who pass through Arizona border towns are leaving tons of litter in their wake.

  • Two weeks in the West

    Greater sage grouse gets another shot at protection; Colorado River water users ratify new plan; news from around the West; a high-tech “virtual fence” on the U.S.-Mexico border runs into problems.

  • Population’s Paul Revere?

    Frosty Wooldridge sees himself as a kind of Paul Revere, tirelessly warning the West about overpopulation – especially in the form of illegal immigrants.

  • 2,000 miles of controversy

    2,000 miles of controversy

    The new border wall may not be stopping all that many immigrants, but it's certainly having an impact on Southwestern wildlife.

  • The real Washington vampire story

    The real Washington vampire story

    Despite Stephenie Meyer’s best-selling books, there are no vampires in Forks, Wash. – except for the Border Patrol and immigration agents who prey on the poorest workers in the area.

  • One Nation, Under Fire

    The Sonoran Desert homeland of the Tohono O’odham Nation has become a nerve-wracking police state, caught in the crossfire between drug and immigrant smugglers and the U.S. Border Patrol.

  • In the orchards, questions about immigration reform

    In Yakima County, Wash., the California-based labor contractor Global Horizons is stirring up controversy among local Latino farmworkers by bringing in hundreds of guest workers from Thailand to pick fruit

  • Brushed aside

    Brushed aside

    On Washington's Olympic Peninsula, the once-lucrative floral greens industry is floundering as its immigrant workers face deportation.

  • The wall along our southern border is a joke

    The wall along our southern border is a joke

    Not only is the border fence a failure at its job; it’s also proving an environmental disaster.

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