Border Official Admits Targeting Journalists and Human Rights Advocates With Smuggling Investigations

By Ryan Devereaux, The Intercept -

When first confronted with evidence that it was collaborating with Mexican law enforcement in a sweeping intelligence-gathering operation targeting journalists, activists and attorneys along the [...]

Students Face Criminal Charges After Calling Border Agents ‘Murderers’

By Katherine Mangan, The Journal of Higher Education. -

Two University of Arizona students who protested an on-campus presentation by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency last month by calling the agents "murder patrol" and "an extension of [...]

I Am On The Refugee Caravan And Saw The Tear Gas Attack

By JuanPablo Ramirez-Franco and Sarah Lazare, In These Times. -

On Sunday, the United States fired tear gas on asylum seekers—including children—at the San Ysidro crossing between San Diego and Tijuana. In the days since, the Trump administration has doubled [...]

What Border Security And Police Violence Have In Common

By Tanvi Misra, City Lab. -

The photo of Esequiel Hernández Jr. circulated in the media shows a typical high school sophomore in a white cowboy hat, with a smile that goes all the way to his eyes. It was from his yearbook [...]

Tucson Demonstrators Wheatpaste In Intersection After Second Border Patrol Agent Not Guilty Verdict

By Tucson Anarchists, Itsgoingdown.org -

On Wednesday, November 21st, a jury in Tucson, Arizona found Border Patrol agent Lonnie Swartz not guilty of involuntary manslaughter for his 2012 shooting of 16 year old José Antonio Elena [...]

US Border Patrol Agents Prone To Corruption

By Justin Rohrlich, Defenseone.com -

Toward the end of September, Ramon Antonio Monreal Rodriguez obtained $650,000 worth of cocaine from smugglers along the Arizona border. The 32-year-old Tucsonian made two exchanges of drugs and [...]

Rocks Are Not Guns: #AskJoseAntonio

By Justice for Jose Antonio Coalition, Popular Resistance. -

Tucson, AZ - President Donald Trump said members of the U.S. military sent to the southern border to keep out thousands in a migrant caravan would "fight back" and “anybody throwing rocks or [...]