US-Mexico border


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
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

How the Border Crisis Disrupts Cross-Border Students' Lives

We talked to VICE's Alex Zaragoza about how heightened militarization at the border affects students who cross it on a daily basis.
VICE Staff

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
asylum seekers

Border Patrol Agent Calls Woman Who Impaled Herself on Border Fence 'Very Foolish'

A young mother reportedly impaled herself trying to scale the border fence near the San Ysidro Port of Entry on Sunday.
Marie Solis
family separation

The Psychology Behind Why Some Immigrant Kids Struggle with Family Reunification

Young children may push their parents away or become angry with them after a separation, psychologists and medical professionals explain.
Marie Solis
family separation

Trump Administration Requests More Time to Reunite Families

In Friday court filings, Department of Justice officials requested an extension on mandatory deadlines to reunify migrant parents and children.
Marie Solis
Abolish ICE

Kirsten Gillibrand Becomes First Sitting Senator to Call to Abolish ICE

"We believe that we should protect families that need our help and that is not what ICE is doing today," said the New York Democrat during an interview with CNN.
Marie Solis
family separation crisis

Senator Tammy Duckworth and Her Infant Join Immigration Protests in D.C.

The Illinois Democrat protested the Trump Administration's border practices with her two-month daughter strapped to her chest.
Marie Solis

5 Activists Who Bucked 'Civility' to Spark Lasting Social Change

You can ask nicely for people who are oppressing you to please stop, but have they ever listened?
Marie Solis

The Lasting Trauma of Being Torn Away From Your Parents at the Border

Psychologists say the Trump administration's practice could bring children long-term developmental and psychological harm.
Marie Solis

We Met the Vigilantes Patrolling the US-Mexico Border

Jamali Maddix spends time with two rogue anti-immigration groups on 'HATE THY NEIGHBOR.'
VICE Staff
The VICE Guide to Right Now

What We Know So Far About the Mysterious Death of a Border Patrol Agent

The Border Patrol union says he was ambushed by "illegal aliens," and the FBI and other law enforcement agencies still think it might have been an accident.
Drew Schwartz