U.S.-Mexico Border

October 29, 2021
Estefania Castañeda Pérez

Akers Chacón provides a historical account of the neoliberal contradiction in immigration enforcement: open borders for capitalism, criminalization for cross-border workers.

October 22, 2018

The 7,000-person strong caravan from Central America has made international headlines and been targeted by the Trump administration. But the roots of the refugee crisis that led to the caravan go much deeper. 

July 2, 2018

The Guantánamo Bay Detention Facility set the stage institutionally and legally for Trump’s family separation policies on the U.S.-Mexico border. 

April 30, 2018
Todd Miller

The U.S. frontier as a zone of profit and sacrifice

April 14, 2018
Lauren Kaori Gurley

Selena Quintanilla-Pérez, the late Tejana popstar, would have turned 47-years-old today. What does her legacy mean in 2018?

February 22, 2018

The U.S. Border Patrol’s violent, racist, and ineffectual policies have come to a head under Trump. What can be done? 

July 6, 2017
Emma Lawlor and Noah Silber-Coats

Why can’t the residents of Nogales, Mexico, access adequate housing? 

June 28, 2017
Nara Milanich

Lawyers and other volunteers have provided assistance to women and child refugees in family detention centers since 2014. Under Trump, uncertainty reigns.

June 9, 2017
Todd Miller and Joe Nevins

From the print magazine: Trump’s plan to wall off the entire U.S.-Mexico border is just one of a growing list of actions that extend U.S. border patrol efforts far past the international boundary itself.

March 9, 2017

How U.S. border policies constitute a new kind of state-led “disappearance.”

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