Private prisons are booming under Trump as immigration cases languish, a Tijuana Council member pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor related to a money-smuggling scheme, lowriders on display in Barrio Logan and more in our biweekly roundup of news from the border.
Brooke Binkowski is a backpack reporter who has been covering the U.S.-Mexico border for many years. Find her on Twitter at @brooklynmarie.
A local advocate says a recent border forum was a “disaster,” new southbound border lanes are open for pedestrians, more details are emerging in the death of a journalist in Rosarito and more in our biweekly roundup of news from the U.S.-Mexico border.
New support centers for immigrants and deportees in Tijuana, “Carmageddon” could make border lines even longer, the Tijuana taxi turf war and more news from the border.
There’s good news and bad news for children seeking refuge in the United States, California politicians on both sides of the aisle wade into border issues and more in our weekly roundup of news from the border.
California Sen. Kamala Harris has quickly become an outspoken opponent of Republicans’ immigration policies. In an email interview with VOSD, Harris discussed deported veterans, private detention centers and waiving polygraph tests for potential border agents.
There’s a familiar player at the heart of a bombshell New York Times report on Mexican government spying, last-ditch efforts to save the vaquita continue and more in our biweekly report on news from the border.
Democratic members of Congress tour Tijuana’s “bunker” for deported vets, National City residents rally for sanctuary status, supporters say an L.A. student was arrested by immigration agents as retaliation and more in our biweekly roundup of news from the border.
The children of a couple arrested for suspected immigration violations say they’ve been left to fend for themselves, the Border Patrol turns 93, coyotes are raising prices and more in our biweekly roundup of news from the border.
A high-profile activist is killed on Mother’s Day, traffic is getting worse going into Mexico, what Plexiglass has to do with one vision for the border wall and more in our biweekly roundup of news from the border.
What ICE officers can do in and around schools, the NCAA is making inroads in Mexico, NPR and KPBS are hosting a cross-border discussion and more in our biweekly roundup of news from the border.