Total 5 Posts

Immigration Enforcement at the Contested Border

by Maria G. Ibarra-Frayre I am used to traveling. And I am used to the mental checklist that goes, “Rain jacket, make sure to check the weather, make sure to bring cash, don’t forget to check-in for my flight…” the list continues. However, this trip is different. The mental

The Viacrusis Catorce

by Nicole Ramos Photo credit: Nicole Ramos We walk single file through the port-of-entry: 14 asylum seekers, 3 attorneys, and a cadre of human rights observers. A Mexican official, who never quite identifies himself, begins to take video of us as we walk, surveying us for a reason that I

In Tijuana, Deep Need Meets Radical Hope

Meet the people working tirelessly in Tijuana to bring sustenance, support, and hope to migrants Hugo Castro, Border Angels Director in Mexico, stands in front of a migrant shelter in Playas Tijuana in view of the border wall. He is currently renovating the shelter to become a co-op and café