Border Control

10.18.18

Trump just threatened to call up the military and close the entire southern border

"I must, in the strongest of terms, ask Mexico to stop this onslaught."

6.18.18

This Is What Terrified Migrant Kids Separated from Their Parents Sound Like

On a recording obtained by ProPublica, a Border Patrol agent jokes about the "orchestra" of sound from screaming and crying children.

6.7.18

Mexico has its own southern border crackdown — but it isn't working

Rather than stopping migrants, Mexico's immigration crackdown has just pushed them to new and more dangerous routes.

3.24.17

An undocumented immigrant’s underground journey to Canada

The crackdown on immigration in the United States under the Trump administration has turned Buffalo, New York into a hiding spot for undocumented immigrants hoping to escape the Department of Homeland Security and eventually make their way to Canada...

1.24.17

Australia Plans to Replace Passports with Facial Recognition

They'll start testing at Canberra Airport in July.

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1.23.17

We Asked People About Their Weirdest and Worst Border-Crossing Experiences

Border agents ask some fucked-up questions.

7.31.16

Artists Address Border Control: The Writing's on the Wall

Architects, activists, artists, and photographers explore the many manifestations and consequences of border walls.

7.21.16

WSJ Reporter: Homeland Security Tried to Take My Phones at the Border

The case highlights just how powerful border agents purport to be.

3.2.16

Immigrant Laborers Will Be the First Victims of the Robot Takeover

America relies on immigrants to do the grunt work. So what happens when machines are able to take over menial labor?

1.19.16

Wait a Minute, Why Is Tyler the Creator Banned from the UK If Donald Trump Isn't?

What’s worse? Fictional lyrics written under an alter ego when you’re eighteen? Or an ongoing verbal assault conducted on a world stage consisting of hate, racism, sexism, and prejudice?

12.22.15

The Miami River Is a Cocaine Trafficking Superhighway Once Again

Recent busts suggest the port of entry that once served as a hub of violent drug activity during the 1980s heyday of the "Cocaine Cowboys" is back at the center of the regional drug trade.

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