Trump’s Border Wall Pulls Funding From Military Base Schools And Daycares

By Marlee Kokotovic, Nationofchange.org -

The Pentagon released a statement on Wednesday saying it has authorized $3.6 billion in military construction funds to help fund 175 miles of Trump’s U.S.-Mexico border wall. This money was [...]

Professor Installs Seesaws Across US-Mexico Border To Form Connection ‘On Both Sides’

By Jessica Campisi, Thehill.com -

A pair of college professors have built pink seesaws to place across the U.S.-Mexico border in order for people “on both sides” to create a connection with each other. Ronald Rael of the [...]

Call To Action: Close The Concentration Camps Now!

By Arun Gupta and Juan Carlos Ruiz, Progressive.org -

This week we wrote about the need to transform US immigration policy beginning with closing the immigrant detention camps in Stop Immigrant Arrests, Close The Camps, Transform Immigration Policy. [...]

Chaos In The Courthouse As Border Arrests Surge

By Max Rivlin-Nadler, Theappeal.org -

It was just before 3 p.m. on a recent Tuesday and Magistrate Judge Barbara L. Major of the Southern District of California had been waiting all afternoon to arraign 37 people arrested for [...]

Trump Wants Mexico To Become His Own Border Patrol

By David Brooks, La Jornada -

Donald Trump, head of a political party whose symbol is an elephant, accuses Mexico of taking advantage of the United States for decades, allowing an “invasion” of people and drugs, and he says [...]

The Real Border Emergency, Thought Crimes & The Truth About Abortion

By Eleanor Goldfield, Occupy.com -

A look at the worsening emergency in the borderlands – hint: the migrants aren't the ones creating the emergency. Next up, they say dissent is patriotic – but they clearly haven't met the [...]

Armed Militia Detaining Asylum Seekers At Gunpoint Along US-Mexico Border

By Meenakshi Jagadeesan and Niles NIemuth, Wsws.org -

Armed right-wing militias have been systematically detaining asylum-seekers at gunpoint along the US-Mexico border in operations that are apparently coordinated with the federal Customs and [...]

Indigenous Activists Set Up Protest Camp At South Texas Cemetery To Stop Trump’s Wall

By Gus Bova, Texasobserver.org -

The 154-year-old Eli Jackson Cemetery sits about a mile from the Rio Grande, south of the Hidalgo County town of San Juan. Encompassing about a quarter-acre, it hosts the remains of some 150 [...]

‘We Are Running Concentration Camps’: Images From El Paso Stir Outrage Over Migrant Treatment

By Eoin Higgins, Commondreams.org -

Hundreds of migrants are being held by border agents in a fenced in encampment under a bridge in El Paso, leading to anger and accusations that the American government is holding people in [...]

Federal Agents Can Search Your Phone At The US Border — Here’s How To Protect Your Personal Information

By Rebecca Harrington, Businessinsider.com -

When you're entering the United States, federal agents have broad authority to search citizens and visitors alike — but a new lawsuit filed Wednesday is trying to change that. The lawsuit, filed [...]

Stage Set Long Ago For Encounter At Colombia-Venezuela Border

W.T. Whitney Jr., Peoplesworld.org -

On February 23, the U.S. and Colombian governments joined in trying to push humanitarian supplies from the Colombian border city Cúcuta into Venezuela. They were using humanitarian aid as a [...]

Federal Government Drops Charges Against Four No More Deaths Volunteers, One Still Faces Trial

By Staff, Forms.nomoredeaths.org -

TUCSON: On Thursday federal prosecutors dropped criminal charges against four humanitarian aid volunteers.  The charges came down as a result of the volunteers’ search for migrants missing in the [...]

Venezuela: Communication Minister Shows Truth Of Border Violence

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

On Sunday, Venezuelan Minister of Communication and Information Jorge Rodriguez revealed the truth of the violence on the Simon Bolivar-Venezuela border bridge. His revelations show the [...]

Progressives Should Support Open Borders — With No Apology

By Khury Petersen-Smith, Fpif.org -

When President Donald Trump claimed in his State of the Union Address that “wealthy politicians and donors push for open borders, while living their lives behind walls and gates and guards,” it [...]