US-Mexico border

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Texas national guard soldier shoots and wounds migrant at Mexico border
Injuries not life-threatening after soldier fires at migrant in the shoulder as he was attempting to detain migrant

Maya Yang

29, Jan, 2023 @5:33 PM

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Trump v Biden: how different are their policies on the US-Mexico border?
Biden’s immigration promises fall short as some of Trump’s policies remain in place – here’s what’s similar and what’s different

Alexandra Villarreal in Austin

22, Jan, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Ex-Arizona governor’s illegal makeshift border wall is torn down – but at what cost?
As the wall of shipping crates built in a national forest by the former governor is removed, environmentalists take stock

Melissa del Bosque in Tucson

21, Jan, 2023 @11:00 AM

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From the archive: El Chapo: what the rise and fall of the kingpin reveals about the war on drugs – podcast
From 2019: As the capture and conviction of Mexico’s notorious drug lord has shown, taking down the boss doesn’t mean taking down the organisation

Written by Jessica Loudis, read by Christopher Ragland, originally produced by Simon Barnard with additions and scoring by Jessica Beck. The executive producer was Ellie Bury

18, Jan, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Eric Adams says New York City doesn’t have ‘room’ to host more migrants
Mayor says city’s strained care system can’t handle influx and blames government for lack of coordination during El Paso visit

Samira Asma-Sadeque

16, Jan, 2023 @6:27 PM

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Texas sent a migrant woman and her sick daughter nearly 2,000 miles away: ‘I was afraid’
A woman showed up to Del Rio, Texas with her 10-year-old daughter – only to be bussed to Philadelphia, a city she had never heard of

Justo Robles in Newark

15, Jan, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Love across the border: a couple’s 13-year quest to be reunited in the US
After over a decade of living across two countries – and navigating the US’s tangled immigration policies – Tom Kobylecy and Yedid Sánchez’s life together is no longer shrouded in secrecy

Aaron Nelsen with photographs by Jamie Kelter Davis

11, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Biden visits border for first time as critics condemn his migrant crackdown
President makes brief stop in El Paso, a ground zero for the consequences of a US system that he acknowledges is deeply broken

Alexandra Villarreal

08, Jan, 2023 @8:54 PM

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Biden’s ‘carrot and stick’ approach to deter migrants met with anger
Advocates attack president’s failure to uphold campaign pledges ahead of first visit to southern border since he took office

Edwin Rios

08, Jan, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Border town of El Paso scrambles as more migrants risk it all to reach US
Delays and processing problems mean turmoil for arrivals from South and Central America seeking a better life in the US

Justo Robles in El Paso

24, Dec, 2022 @6:27 PM

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‘A storm is coming’: migrants stuck on US-Mexico border as temperatures plummet
Trump’s pandemic-era immigration restrictions lock migrants on both sides of the border in perilous situations

Justo Robles in El Paso, Texas, and Valerie Gonzalez in Matamoros, Mexico

23, Dec, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Arizona to remove wall of shipping containers on Mexico border
State to dismantle wall following lawsuit filed by US government alleging it was illegally built on federal lands

Maya Yang and agencies

22, Dec, 2022 @8:34 PM

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