Five months ago, federal agents arrested more than 200 illegal workers at a meatpacking plant in Greeley, Colo. The NewsHour reports on how the town and immigrant community are dealing with the aftermath.
President Bush began the deployment of up to 6,000 National Guard members to the four states on the U.S.-Mexico border to perform support duties for border patrols. The NewsHour provides a report.
As immigration becomes a key topic during this year's elections, the town of Hazleton, Pa. has passed ordinances to fine businesses and landlords who employ or house illegal immigrants and require city documents be in English.
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, Mexico City's leftist former mayor, squares off with conservative, ruling party candidate Felipe Calderon in Mexico's highly contested presidential elections. Ray Suarez reports from Mexico on the eve of the vote.
By PBS NewsHour
In a nationally televised address, President Bush introduced a five-point, $1.9 billion plan to secure the U.S.-Mexican border that includes deploying 6,000 National Guard troops and creating a "temporary worker" program.
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