Border

Cartel Chronicles

Tired of Smuggling Humans Over the Border, Mexican Cartels Are Refocusing on Drugs

This does not bode well for overdoses in the U.S.
Deborah Bonello
6.25.19
immigration

Exclusive: The U.S. used suspect evidence to push young Bangladeshi migrants into adult detention

Immigration agencies moved dozens of people from children's facilities, sometimes using weak evidence, a VICE News investigation has found.
Mimi Dwyer
5.1.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Smuggler’s Inn Owner Charged With, Uh, Smuggling

The owner and manager of a bed and breakfast on the Canadian-American border is facing charges relating to smuggling people into Canada.
Mack Lamoureux
4.10.19
immigration

I Was Pulled Off a Bus and Humiliated by US Border Patrol

The author of a viral Twitter thread talks about how his run-in with aggressive law enforcement officers who he says called him an 'illegal.'
Justin Caffier
1.31.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Gamblers Made $270,000 Betting That Trump Would Lie a Bunch in His Address

"We knew we were in trouble early with this one," a bookmaker said.
River Donaghey
1.9.19
immigration

Here's What Would Happen if Trump Declared a National Emergency to Build a Wall

It would set off a legal battle and lead to the executive branch clawing away even more power from Congress. But Trump might get away with it.
Harry Cheadle
1.9.19
Border

The political implications of reviving Canada’s border reality show

Border Security: Canada's Front Line was cancelled for infringing on the privacy rights of a migrant crossing the border.
Tamara Khandaker
1.4.19
immigration

Asylum seekers could be detained in Mexico for years under new immigration policy, DHS secretary says

One Democrat called the new policy a "gross violation of international law and of United States law."
Emma Ockerman
12.20.18
immigration

Everything we know about the 7-year-old girl who died in Border Patrol custody

Twenty-four hours after she and her father turned themselves in at the border, the girl was dead.
Tess Owen
12.14.18
Weed

Canada’s New Weed Minister Is a Cop

Bill Blair, former Toronto police chief, is now officially in charge of cannabis legalization.
Manisha Krishnan
12.5.18
Culture

The Border Crisis Is Wreaking Havoc on the Lives of Cross-Border Students

Students who live in Tijuana and go to school in California have to navigate the migrant caravan and a heavy military presence at the San Ysidro border every day.
Alex Zaragoza
11.29.18
Weed

Signs Are Going Up Reminding You Not to Bring Your Weed into the United States

In case you forgot, your cannabis could get you banned for life.
Sierra Bein
9.21.18
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