US-Mexico border


How Trump Is Winning His War on Asylum Seekers

“We have sent asylum seekers back to Mexico, and said ‘hope you don’t die. Bye, bye’”


Tijuana’s Tourism Is Booming Even as the Homicide Rate Spikes

Over 2,300 people have been murdered in 2018 thus far, an increase from 1,647 homicides in 2017.


[Premiere] iPhone-Shot Music Video Explores Beauty on the US–Mexico Border

Areas surrounding the US–Mexico border are places of tranquil beauty in the music video for Balmorhea’s “Sky Could Undress,” shot by artist Claire Cottrell.


This Might Be the Most Daring Tennis Stunt Yet

Swedish sports brand Björn crosses borders—literally—in a new spot.


How Political Art Heats Up a Divided Arizona | #50StatesofArt

Julio César Morales writes about the healing potential of issue-driven artwork along the US-Mexico border.


Here’s a 2000 Mile Digital Wall of Immigrant Artwork to Rival Trump’s Barrier

A retort to the planned physical border, a digital wall encourages artists of all backgrounds to unite.


Life Along the US-Mexico Border

Some people live so close to the fence they can reach out of their window and touch it.


We Talked to the Man Walking the Length of the US-Mexico Border

The first leg of Mark Hainds's journey—1,010 miles of Texas borderlands—is the subject of a new documentary, La Frontera.


What Happens to Your Stuff When You Get Deported From the US?

Immigrants are regularly deported with only the clothes on their back—no cellphones, no ID, no cash.


The Artists Using the US-Mexico Border as a Blank Canvas

We spoke to artists who have painted "Fuck Trump" murals, created instruments from items abandoned by border crossers, and used paint to make parts of the fence disappear.


Inside Las Colonias, the Texas Border Towns Without Electricity or Running Water

A combination of poverty and loyalty keep families in these hidden slums along the US-Mexico border, often for generations.


Some Guy Tried to Smuggle Drugs Across the US-Mexico Border Through an Underwater Tunnel

After Evelio Padilla-Zepeda washed up across the boarder near a canal in Southern California, authorities unearthed the 150-foot-long tunnel and 55 pounds of coke.