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Gaza in Arizona

In October 2012, a brigadier general for the Israel Defense Forces explained his country’s border policing strategies at a border technology conference in El Paso, Texas. “We have learned lots from Gaza,” he told the audience. “It’s a great laboratory.”

Posted on Jan 26, 2015 READ MORE


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Activist Jose Antonio Vargas Released After Border Detention During a Vigil for Child Refugees

The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and “Documented” director was handcuffed and held by the U.S. Border Patrol at McAllen Airport in Texas on Tuesday.

Posted on Jul 16, 2014 READ MORE

Hate in Murrieta and Violence in El Salvador

As American protesters in Murrieta, Calif., repulsed three busloads of immigrant mothers and children being considered for placement in the U.S., a journalist recalled the grisly Washington-funded civil war in El Salvador that killed more than 75,000 people as a cause of the refugees’ displacement.

Posted on Jul 4, 2014 READ MORE

What Happens to Immigrants When They’re Deported From the Only Homes They’ve Known?

President Obama has broken the record for deporting undocumented immigrants from the United States.

Posted on Mar 22, 2014 WATCH & LISTEN

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Border Patrol International

On one side, a man in a uniform with a gun and the authority to detain, deport, or even kill; on the other, people with the most fundamental of unmet needs and without the proper documentation to cross an international boundary.

Posted on Nov 21, 2013 READ MORE

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Creating a Military-Industrial-Immigration Complex

Calling the border security act the Senate passed on June 27 “immigration reform” is like calling the National Security Agency’s expanding global surveillance system a domestic telecommunications upgrade. It’s really all about the country that the United States is becoming—one of the police and the policed.

Posted on Jul 11, 2013 READ MORE

Border Control

Posted on Apr 25, 2013 ENLARGE

Angel Trapped by Borders

Posted on Feb 18, 2013 ENLARGE

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