Opinion

The long reach of the US border

No matter where you are in the world, you are likely to stumble upon the US border-without-borders.

Belen Fernandez

by Belen Fernandez

Belen Fernandez

UpFront

Can Mexico stand up to Trump?

'The wall is a hostile act. It's an unfriendly act,' says Mexican senator and presidential contender Armando Rios Piter.

Drug cartels

'Juarez is waiting for you': Violent city tries tourism

Despite a rise in killings, the Mexican city has taken on a daunting task - to reinvent itself as a tourist destination.

'Juarez is waiting for you': Violent city tries tourism

US-Mexico border

Trump's border wall faces legal battles over private land

Before construction of President Trump's wall on the US-Mexico border can begin, the government must acquire land.

United States

The US-Mexico border wall: What's at stake?

In a five-part series we explore the stories of the Mexicans and Americans living along the border.

 Trump's border wall explained

US-Mexico border

Undocumented migrants await Trump's next move

Cafes, churches and playing fields are quieter than usual, as undocumented immigrants lay low amid the crackdown

Undocumented migrants await Trump's next move

Opinion

Fear and loathing on the border

The militarised nature of the US-Mexico border sustains the fallacy that the US is under attack by 'criminal' migrants.

Belen Fernandez

by Belen Fernandez

Belen Fernandez

Human Rights

Berliners react to Trump's US-Mexico wall

Those living in the once divided German city reflect on how walls can split families and create prejudices.

Berliners react to Trump's US-Mexico wall

Politics

Who is really paying for Donald Trump's border wall?

Beyond the sensationalism over who will pay for the wall many are already paying dearly - on both sides of the border.

Who is really paying for Donald Trump's border wall?

US-Mexico border

US-Mexico border wall raises environmental concerns

The first formal step towards building a border wall between the United States and Mexico will soon be taken. A solicitation order is expected, inviting companies to submit plans.

Human Rights

A game of do or die for migrants en route to the US

Haitian migrants trying to reach the US say Mexico has offered them what the US will not: refuge.

The cost of Trump's wall for migrants

Politics

Mexican politician climbs US border fence

A Mexican Congressman Braulio Guerra climbed the fence along the US-Mexico border in Tijuana to show why he thinks President Donald Trump's border wall won't work.

Mexico

Stories from the border: 'Mexican hands built America'

The first in a series travelling along the US-Mexico border, talking to those who might be affected by Trump's wall.

 How Trump's wall is affecting those at the borders

Opinion

The other Trump executive order that will hurt refugees

A January 25 executive order on immigration enforcement allows for immediate deportations at the border with Mexico.

Erika Guevara-Rosas

by Erika Guevara-Rosas

Erika Guevara-Rosas

Immigration

Voices from the border: Opposing Trump's wall

Americans living close to the Mexico border voice opposition to policies that falsely conflate immigration and security.

Voices from the border: Opposing Trump's wall