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"Fronteras" is a collaborative regional news project that explores the changing culture and demographics of the American southwest. Specifically, reporting will bring emphasis to Latino and Native American life and border issues effecting American politics, social order, economics and the environmental landscape.More from TPR: Fronteras »

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On Fronteras: Border Mayors Against More Security, Inmate Health Care Co-Pays, U.S.-Mexico Wind Farm

This week on Fronteras:  

--Mayors of five Texas border towns say safety is not an issue and state border security funds should help secure border business. 

--In New Mexico, the practice of charging co-pays for health care in jail is under scrutiny because it encourages some prisoners to skip medical treatment. 

--San Diego residents want to shut down the first ever U.S.-Mexico wind farm. One reason?  Its effect on wildlife. 

Immigration Reform Supporters Urge Texas to Drop Lawsuit Over Obama's Executive Action

Austin Mayor Steve Adler is among those calling on Texas state leaders to drop a lawsuit over President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration.

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