U.S. Agents Blocked This Family from Seeking Asylum. Then Mexico Detained Them.

by | Thu, Jun 21, 2018 at 0:17 CST
Mexican authorities appear to have joined in Trump’s immigration crackdown by blocking non-Mexican migrants from seeking asylum in the United States.
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Somewhere It Hides a Well

Learning to look past borderland tropes in Presidio.

The photograph, taken in 1975, shows a long dirt road receding into blue mountains. A chain-link fence runs along the left side of the road, and on the right, a...Read More


A Bridge Over Troubled Water

Problems plague the Tornillo-Guadalupe Port of Entry and International Bridge after federal and local governments invested millions in the project.

In February 2016, Texas’ newest and largest port of entry opened to great fanfare 35 miles east of El Paso. The brand-new, six-lane toll bridge between Guadal...Read More

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The Faces of Trump’s Immigration Crackdown in 2017

Since January, federal agents have hunted down immigrants they would have previously ignored, in places they would have previously avoided.

Five days into his presidency, Donald Trump issued a pair of executive orders that put America’s entire undocumented population on the table for deportation. ...Read More