Immigration to the U.S. from Mexico might soon slow even without a wall, but companies are clamoring to build one anyway. Plus: More violence in Tijuana, ongoing fallout over the sewage spill, journeying to the U.S. in video game form and more in our biweekly roundup of news from the border.
Research from two UC San Diego economists shows that the economic forces that push and pull people across borders are changing such that the border wall could be a moot barrier before it is even finished.
Politics and protests continue to dominate the news on both sides of the border, Imperial Beach mayor calls sewage spill an issue of national security and more in our biweekly roundup of news from the border.
There’s been an uptick in art projects happening at the border now that President Donald Trump is in office. With so much attention on the border, it’s worth taking a quick look at some of the art that’s attempted to tackle the prickly issues surrounding it. Here are 20 instances of gutsy, controversial art that has explored the border.
It’s a sign of the times that an angry confrontation between Baja California’s governor and protesters only barely made this border news roundup.
The “Trump Effect” is bringing uncertainty to the Mexican economy and the lives of undocumented immigrants in the U.S., the Interior Department hands Chicano Park a big win and more in our biweekly roundup of news from the border.
Performance artist Ana Teresa Fernandez has, once again, painted a segment of the border wall blue. If you stand on the beach in Playas and look north, the wall blends almost seamlessly with the sky, as if you could easily walk through the bars and end up in Imperial Beach. Fernandez has performed “Borrando la […]
The border wall opens briefly for cross-border hugs, mothers share stories about their missing children, Baja journalists say governor is trying to silence their work and more in our biweekly roundup of news from the border.
Aaron Gutiérrez Cortes wants to improve Tijuana, so he’s doing it one small project at a time. The Tijuana-based architect, and his firm Amorphica, works on tiny (but profoundly helpful) tweaks to the city’s patchwork infrastructure, such as improving decaying sets of public stairs, creating new materials to build homes from readily available recycled local […]
A look inside the Tijuana shelters that are seeing an unprecedented surge in people stranded from all over the world as they await answers from the U.S. on whether they’ll be allowed to enter.