Tijuana

immigration

The government has a secret list tracking reporters and lawyers connected to migrant caravan

Attorneys said they fear the list exists to have a “chilling effect” on people who travel to Mexico to help migrants or cover the news
Emma Ockerman
3.7.19
immigration

Two migrant teens brutally executed in Tijuana as asylum cases pile up

Lured away with the promise of sex, the boys aged 16 and 17 were extorted for cash.
Emily Green
1.3.19
mexico border

U.S. agents fire tear gas into Mexico after migrants take a run at the fence

An eyewitness said at least three volleys of the chemical agent were fired.
David Gilbert
1.2.19
immigration

Inside the Trauma-Filled Camp of Migrants Waiting at the US Border

The caravan has become an encampment of hundreds of people who are trapped between countries in Tijuana and facing dangerous conditions.
Meredith Hoffman
12.28.18
immigration

"It's full here:" How Border Patrol is turning away asylum seekers on U.S. soil

Federal law says migrants can ask for asylum once they make it to the U.S. That's not necessarily happening at the border.
Emily Green
12.19.18
crime

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.
Alejandra Sánchez Inzunza
José Luis Pardo Veiras
12.11.18
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
11.28.18
immigration

U.S. border chief defends using tear gas that left migrant children choking

Kirstjen Nielsen said the U.S. would “not tolerate this type of lawlessness."
Tim Hume
11.26.18
migrant caravan

A judge has blocked Trump’s tough new rules on asylum

Trump’s order is an “extreme departure” that “irreconcilably conflicts” with the existing legislation.
Tim Hume
11.20.18
VICE News

One Man Dissolved Dozens of Bodies and Dumped Them in This Mass Grave in Mexico

Eight years ago, Santiago Meza admitted to carrying out horrible acts on behalf of drug cartels. The authorities still haven't sentenced him, but on the land in Tijuana where he "worked," the evidence continues to pile up.
Laura Sánchez Ley
12.7.17
Premieres

Take a Ride with Mint Field on the First Cut From Their Debut Album

The Tijuana shoegaze duo have made quite a few ripples on the Californian circuit without even releasing an LP—and they're setting their sights on bigger targets.
Raquel Miserachi
11.30.17
LGBTQ

How Two Trans Salvadoran Migrants Found Peace in Tijuana

If you're trans and escaping one of the deadliest countries in the world, where do you go?
Amanda Ottaway
11.17.17
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