Topic: Steve Smith
New border fence? Arizona legislators are trying to raise money for a new border fence with Mexico. They hope to start construction by year end.
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A strategy shift is under way at the US border patrol, with intelligence and risk to national security taking priority over adding more fences and additional manpower. Why the change?
A year ago, Arizona asked for donations to defend its immigration law in court. On July 20, fundraising began for a fence on the Mexico border. Donations have come from all 50 states.
07/27/2011 05:34 pm
Latin America Monitor Arizona plans fence to stop immigration from Mexico - if Americans will pay for it
A new Arizona law green-lights a fence to stop illegal immigration across the state's southern border. But with state coffers empty, lawmakers are hoping that Americans will donate their own money and supplies to the fence's construction.
05/20/2011 10:36 am
The pushback against federal power began under Bush, but may now be accelerating.
03/27/2009 01:00 am
Twenty-eight green groups compile 359 pages of suggestions, hoping for a green revival post-Bush.
12/10/2008 12:00 am
Supporters of Proposition 8, which would outlaw the practice, nose ahead in polls.
10/22/2008 01:00 am
Plans to open up a swath of wilderness are bringing hunters and environmentalists together – and reshaping state politics.
05/14/2008 01:00 am