Once, the barren mesas and shrub-covered canyons that extend east of the Pacific Ocean held the most popular routes for illegal immigrants heading into the U.S. Dozens at a time sprinted to waiting cars or a trolley stop in San Diego, passing border agents who were too busy herding others to pause.
WASHINGTON - In Arizona, the shooting death of a rancher blew
the lid off simmering anger over border security and helped to
solidify support for the state's controversial new immigration law.
A similar eruption could be coming to Virginia after the death of a
Catholic nun in a car crash inv…