President Barack Obama just lifted the 17-year-old ban on Mexican commercial trucks entering the U.S. under a NAFTA agreement. Republican presidential candidates have been unusually quiet on this action–why?
Tag: U.S.-Mexico border
The newest GOP presidential candidate has already been criticized by Republican immigration hard-liners for his policies in Texas, where Hispanics make up 38 percent of the population.
Shawna Forde, the founder of a vigilante border group, could face the death penalty after she was found guilty on Monday of killing 9-year-old Bricenia Flores and her father Raúl Flores in 2009. By Valeria Fernandez reporting for New America Media.
Despite claims of “murder and mayhem” on the U.S.-Mexico border, a new opinion poll shows that residents in Arizona, Texas, New Mexico and California feel secure in their neighborhoods.
In the first of a two-part series, Cristina DC Pastor contrasts the relative ease of entering the U.S. from Canada with more restrictive procedures along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Yet another children’s character has been roped into the immigration debate. This time it’s a thinly disguised Kermit the frog, sponsored by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer and Sarah Palin.