Terry Ross

Editor, Yuma Sun

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Editor of the Yuma Sun

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Late last week, Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff  waived more than 30 environmental laws  to complete the fence on the Mexican border before the end of this year.

The Border Fence with Mexico: What's the Rush?

Late last week, Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff waived more than 30 environmental laws to complete the fence on the Mexican border before the end of this year.

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The President's  latest proposal for immigration reform  now includes stepped up border security and tamper-proof ID cards for guest workers.  But the road to legal status and…

Is Illegal Immigration a Burden or a Blessing?

The President's latest proposal for immigration reform now includes stepped up border security and tamper-proof ID cards for guest workers.  But the road to legal status and…

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