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The Shadow of the Sonnew

The trials of the border's most powerful law-enforcement family.
The Texas Observer  |  Melissa del Bosque  |  03-28-2013  |  Features

South of the (Nevada) Bordernew

A photo essay composed during a two-month-long solo trek along the U.S.-Mexican border.
Las Vegas CityLife  |  Marie Baronnet  |  04-24-2012  |  Immigration

Border Fence Blocks Access to Important Historical Sitenew

Border Monument 258 can no longer be accessed from the U.S. side.
San Diego CityBeat  |  Kinsee Morlan  |  12-22-2011  |  International

No Safe Placenew

Mexicans flee organized crime but find little sanctuary.
The Texas Observer  |  Melissa del Bosque  |  11-01-2011  |  International

Security and Spendingnew

Is the border out of control — or just a political haymaker?
Tucson Weekly  |  Tim Vanderpool  |  10-27-2011  |  International

Dead Zonenew

The Texas-Mexico border has always been violent — but nothing like this.
Fort Worth Weekly  |  Peter Gorman  |  01-05-2011  |  Crime & Justice

Designing Dignitynew

A San Diego architect takes on the challenge of redesigning Friendship Park, a plot of land where the United States ends and Mexico begins.
San Diego CityBeat  |  Kinsee Morlan  |  12-23-2010  |  Immigration


One-on-one time with Pinal County Deputy Louie Puroll -- whose claim he was shot by a drug smuggler is full of holes -- produces startling results.
Phoenix New Times  |  Paul Rubin  |  11-30-2010  |  Crime & Justice

Your Tax Dollars at Worknew

As stressed immigrant communities live in fear, law-enforcement agencies reap financial rewards.
Tucson Weekly  |  Tim Vanderpool  |  11-18-2010  |  Immigration

Illegal Gringo Crosser: Collaborative Work on a Reverse Border Humornew

A comedian and a multi-media/theater group director collaborate on a video pilot about illegal immigration with a twist... Americans wanting to sneak into Mexico.
Fort Worth Weekly  |  Jimmy Fowler  |  03-26-2010  |  Comedy

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