Joe Arpaio http://tpr.org en Central American Children Look North To Flee Violence & Find Their Mothers http://tpr.org/post/central-american-children-look-north-flee-violence-find-their-mothers <p><strong>Fronteras:</strong> Some Maricopa County sheriff’s deputies in Arizona have agreed to go through a round of cultural training to help curb tensions with indigenous and Latino residents. Some members of San Diego's LGBT community are not embracing a new ad by Republican congressional candidate Carl DeMaio, who is gay. Authorities are seeing a huge increase in Central American asylum-seekers at the nation's borders. Also, a conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning author and journalist Sonia Nazario about the surge in immigrants from Central America. Fri, 28 Feb 2014 20:09:12 +0000 Crystal Chavez 27522 at http://tpr.org Central American Children Look North To Flee Violence & Find Their Mothers Costly Reforms To Prevent Racial Profiling By Joe Arpaio's Office http://tpr.org/post/costly-reforms-prevent-racial-profiling-joe-arpaios-office <p><strong>Fronteras</strong>: Long-awaited rail connection linking large Mexican ports in Sinaloa and Michoacan to Texas will break ground in 2015. Arizona’s Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office is under a court order to prevent racial profiling. By some measures, Mexico might have some of the fastest Internet speeds in Latin America, but for Tijuana's ambitious tech entrepreneurs and aspiring professional gamers, it's still painfully slow.</p><p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 19:55:51 +0000 Crystal Chavez 25982 at http://tpr.org Costly Reforms To Prevent Racial Profiling By Joe Arpaio's Office Deportations Take Toll On Young People’s Mental Health http://tpr.org/post/deportations-take-toll-young-people-s-mental-health <p><strong>Fronteras:</strong> Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio will now have a court-appointed monitor watching over his department. We have a two-part series examining how the deportation of family members can impact the mental health of young people. Conservationists in the southwestern border region are busy cleaning trash out of watersheds before winter rains hit. By involving the community, they hope to create allies in the fight for a healthy border environment. And, soon travelers arriving at Tijuana&#39;s airport will be able to cross, by bridge, directly into San Diego.</p><p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 17:29:48 +0000 Crystal Chavez 19628 at http://tpr.org Deportations Take Toll On Young People’s Mental Health Tensions Rising In Texas-Mexico Water Dispute http://tpr.org/post/tensions-rising-texas-mexico-water-dispute <p><strong>Fronteras:</strong> Farmers in South Texas are angry with Mexico, part of a water dispute that&rsquo;s fueling tensions between the two nations. Dubbed the &quot;anti-Arizona&quot; bill, California&rsquo;s TRUST Act is moving toward passage. A closer look at that train that derailed in Mexico. Also, the influence of Asian immigrants has brought new&nbsp;flavors to Las Vegas tacos.</p><p> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 16:18:13 +0000 Crystal Chavez 17619 at http://tpr.org Tensions Rising In Texas-Mexico Water Dispute "El Frio," A Rare - And Fatal - Genetic Brain Disease In New Mexico http://tpr.org/post/el-frio-rare-and-fatal-genetic-brain-disease-new-mexico <p><strong>Fronteras:</strong> Researchers in New Mexico say treatment for a rare and often deadly genetic disorder may be found in the state's colonial history. A look at the federal government’s choice to close dozens of deportation cases in Maricopa County. Summer in Phoenix means triple digit weather most days, but not everyone can keep up with the costs of staying cool. Death Valley was the hottest place on Earth on July 10, 1913 at 134 degrees, but some experts doubt the desert reached that temperature.</p><p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 16:28:20 +0000 Crystal Chavez 15116 at http://tpr.org "El Frio," A Rare - And Fatal - Genetic Brain Disease In New Mexico NAFTA Environmental Concerns, the Smart Meters Debate & Arpaio's Challengers http://tpr.org/post/nafta-environmental-concerns-smart-meters-debate-arpaios-challengers <p>Utility smart meters&nbsp; help you and the electric company save money, but are they hazardous to your health and part of a sinister plot? The latest story in the NAFTA series examines the environmental impact that the monumental agreement has had over the past 20 years.&nbsp; Sheriff Joe Arpaio looks to still be in the lead heading into the final weeks before the election, but the challengers are making it interesting.</p><p> Thu, 18 Oct 2012 19:47:34 +0000 Crystal Chavez 664 at http://tpr.org NAFTA Environmental Concerns, the Smart Meters Debate & Arpaio's Challengers From Joe Arpaio to Nuevo Laredo, and everything in between http://tpr.org/post/joe-arpaio-nuevo-laredo-and-everything-between <p>Joe Arpaio has been sheriff of Maricopa County for two decades and is once again up for re-election; U.S. and Mexico address basic infrastructure needs in the border region with NADBANK; a study on voter ID laws reveals how voting rule changes may deter millions of Hispanic voters; and a new exhibit at the McNay Museum displays contemporary prints by Latino artists.</p><p> Fri, 28 Sep 2012 18:25:54 +0000 Crystal Chavez 69 at http://tpr.org From Joe Arpaio to Nuevo Laredo, and everything in between