July 2010 was the second-deadliest month ever for border-crossers in southern Arizona.
by Denver Nicks,
Oct 10, 2010
The many thousands of illegal immigrants who pass through Arizona border towns are leaving tons of litter in their wake.
by Christina Nealson,
Apr 30, 2009
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.
by Jonathan Thompson,
Dec 24, 2007
Frosty Wooldridge sees himself as a kind of Paul Revere,
tirelessly warning the West about overpopulation – especially
in the form of illegal immigrants.
by Marty Durlin,
May 26, 2008
The new border wall may not be stopping all that many immigrants, but it's certainly having an impact on Southwestern wildlife.
by Ariana Brocious,
Aug 10, 2009
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.
by Juan Jose Bocanegra and Joe Campe,
May 20, 2009
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
by John Dougherty,
Feb 19, 2007
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
by Tony Barboza,
Sep 19, 2005
On Washington's Olympic Peninsula, the once-lucrative floral greens industry is floundering as its immigrant workers face deportation.
by Lissa James,
Aug 19, 2009
Not only is the border fence a failure at its job; it’s also proving an environmental disaster.
by Scott Nicol,
Apr 19, 2011