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Border Militarization

Roque Planas

See The Intense Military Gear Being Hawked To Border Patrol | Roque Planas | Posted 05.01.2015 | Latino Voices

PHOENIX -- A two-foot metal snake with a tiny but powerful camera at the tip would allow Border Patrol to more easily check backpacks and car trunks w...

Roque Planas

16 Reasons Why Opening Our Borders Makes More Sense Than Militarizing Them | Roque Planas | Posted 09.02.2014 | Latino Voices

What would happen if the United States suddenly stopped building walls and instead flung open its borders, not unlike the European Union has done amon...

Border Patrol International

Todd Miller | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Todd Miller

Militarized borders are becoming ever more common throughout the world, especially in areas of U.S. influence.

An 'Animal Farm' Enters the Annals of US Border Enforcement

Gabriel Schivone | Posted 03.18.2012 | Latino Voices
Gabriel Schivone

The federal deployment of horses to the border is creating a rodeo of dramatic irony that would assail even the imagination of classic satirist George Orwell.

Ignored Tragedies Remain in Wake of Giffords Shooting Anniversary

Gabriel Schivone | Posted 03.11.2012 | Latino Voices
Gabriel Schivone

This week as communities the world over justly mourn the victims of last year's Tucson's shootings, the violent death of young Torres--one case in a larger pattern--remain barely known.