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Latest Mexico Items
A judge has ordered an Arizona man to pick up trash for 300 hours after he was caught leaving jugs of water in the desert for illegal immigrants crossing over from Mexico.
Most California state government offices will be closed Friday, the first of three monthly furlough days intended to save the state money.
A top Democratic senator said Wednesday that the nation's borders are secure enough to begin working on a legalization bill for current illegal immigrants.
President Obama called for overturning a decade-old ban on publicly funded abortions in the District as part of his budget proposal Thursday, but did not overturn the national ban on federal funding.
Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. went off-script Thursday and said he would advise his family not to take an airplane or even get on a subway to avoid the swine flu -- just a day after his boss, President Obama, told Americans only far more modest measures are needed, such as washing hands and stifling coughs.
Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff declared success Wednesday on President Bush's vow to double the size of the U.S. Border Patrol.
Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff on Wednesday declared success on President Bush's goal of doubling U.S. Border Patrol agents to 18,000 during his time in office, but said they will fall 10 percent short of putting barriers along 700 miles of the U.S.-Mexico border.
Illegal immigration appears to have fallen last year, marking the first drop in years and coinciding with Congress' failure to pass a legalization bill and the Bush administration's stepped-up raids and enforcement.
Firefighters "turned the corner" Saturday on a wildfire that destroyed part of a town in the Sierra Nevada foothills — one of the hundreds of blazes that continue to char huge swaths of California.