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Border Crossing for an Education

Take a closer look at the issue of students who live in Mexico, but who cross the international border daily to attend U.S. schools in Douglas, Arizona.

Executive Director of BAN, Juanita Molina (left), and Human Rights Promoter, Ana Santoyo (right), tell us about the Border Action Network and how it has become one of the most active and vocal organizations that works based on behalf of immigrant and border communities.

Border Action Network Gets New Leadership

Long-time activist becomes interim executive director of immigrant-rights organization

The Flores Family is being honored by the University of Arizona Hispanic Alumni Association for their decades of work and support to the Tucson community. They have owned El Charro restaurants in Tucson since 1922.

Owners of Local Eatery Recognized for University Support

UA Hispanic Alumni Cites Dedication to Education

Ranching's Risky Business in Southern Arizona

Local ranchers say they want more resources and protection on the border to cope with illegal immigration.

US-Mexico border

Travelers Warned from Most of Mexico

New U.S. State Department travel warning includes new--and to many Tucsonans, familiar--parts of Mexico

"Borderlandia: Cultural Topographies" is the title of a new exhibit at the Tucson Museum of Art that explores some of the unique themes of US/Mexico interactions.

Artists Merge Cultures in Borderlandia

U.S./Mexico border deconstructed through glass and mixed media exhibit at Tucson Museum of Art

Drug Cartels Lure Border Teens

Drawn by the promise of fast money, a growing number of American teenagers are detouring into drug-running.

Seeking Safety North of the Border

Wealthy Mexicans are investing time and money in Arizona, concerned about violence in their country.

A Gift of Angels: The Art of Mission San Xavier del Bac

New Book Reveals Hidden Details of Artistic Treasures

US-Mexico border

Terrain, Tasks and Attacks

US Border Patrol agent takes us on a tour of some of the places and challenges he and his peers are likely to face on a daily basis.

Border Patrol check

Caught in the Middle on the Border

Border communities are much more dependent on Mexico for their incomes than cities such as Tucson or Phoenix, so proposed boycotts and other actions due to SB 1070 are worring many residents there.

Refugees in Tucson: Lives as Immigrants Contribute to Our Community.

The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives.

Serendipity of Place and Sound

Brian Lopez, a Tucson musician, has developed a sound defined by culture and friendships.

Sells Trekkers

Tohono O'odham man walks 3000 miles in two years to improve his health and to help others do the same.

Sells Trekker journies across the United States to prove that anyone can take charge of their health.

El Dorado Restaurant in the City of South Tucson

South Tucson

It took a broken sewer line along South Sixth Avenue to unite the citizens of the City of South Tucson.

Lucky Mary's restaurant

Mary's Lucky Dollar

Local eatery helps define a sense of place

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