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Border Wall

Immigration: If You Build It, They Will Go Around It

Crossover Dreams | Posted 10.05.2013 | World
Crossover Dreams

The U.S.-Mexico border runs nearly 2,000 miles, much of it across the Sonora Desert, between a very rich country and a moderately poor one. It can never be completely secured against migration no matter how much it's militarized.

7 Ways Around the Border Wall

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.15.2013 | Latino Voices

Immigration hawks appear to have put their faith in securing the border behind a beefed up, Berlin Wall-esque, double-layered, drone-patrolled fen...

WATCH: 'Most Militarized Border Since Berlin Wall'

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.26.2013 | Latino Voices

The first draft of a bipartisan immigration bill under debate in Congress would have poured billions of dollars into increasing border security. An am...

Trek West for the Big Picture

Chip Ward | Posted 08.24.2013 | Green
Chip Ward

I assume you understand by now that you woke up this morning on an overheated planet of slums threatened by ecological collapse. So instead, let's get right to the point: what do we do about it? How do we begin to heal the wounds?

Border Wall Forces Risky Detours

Agence France Presse | Leila Macor | Posted 06.10.2013 | Latino Voices

A tall barrier separates two worlds. To the south, a crowded Mexican border town. To the north, beyond a heavily patrolled no-man's land, the lure of ...

Water Is Not Waste

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carl Pope

In overturning Daniel Millis's conviction, the 9th Circuit found that his placing containers of purified water in locations where economic migrants have died did not violate littering laws.

Virtual Border Fence Fix Will Be Nearly Impossible, Congressional Investigator Says

AP | SUZANNE GAMBOA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Taxpayers have shelled out at least $15.1 million per mile for 53 miles of "virtual fence" built to secure the U.S.-Mexico border, ...

Rep. Steve King's Distortions About Border Security

John Carlos Frey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Carlos Frey

If Steve King really wanted to resolve the complex issues of migration he would partner with our neighbors to the south instead of referring to them as livestock.

Bill O'Reilly: A Socialist in Denial

Henryk A. Kowalczyk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Henryk A. Kowalczyk

In an emotional outburst, Bill O'Reilly condemned Dick Wolf and NBC for a recent Law and Order episode. What is essential is that in his core views on immigration, O'Reilly is a hard-core socialist.

Thanks to Operation Gatekeeper, Death Toll Increases to Over 5,000

Mary Ann West | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mary Ann West

Fifteen years of failed immigration policy has not lessened the number of undocumented aliens entering the country and has cost millions in dollars.

Disorder on the Border: Trashing the Law in the Name of Immigration Deterrence

Randall Amster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Randall Amster

The strategy of deterrence that drives both border enforcement and crackdowns on humanitarians is fundamentally flawed.

Mexico Builds Border Wall To Keep Out American Assholes (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

This is sad but fair: According to the "Onion," Mexico hates us more than Tom Tancredo hates it and therefore have beat us to the punch in ordering a ...

Mondale's Revenge

Glenn Hurowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Glenn Hurowitz

To be sure, the failing economy provided Democrats the context they needed. But a candidate with a little backbone gave them the ability to convince voters to take a chance on change.

What You Don't Know About the U.S./Mexico Border Fence

Joel B. Schwartzberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joel B. Schwartzberg

Turns out the fence inexplicably cuts through the middle of some properties, while leaving others untouched. Many question if it can keep people from sneaking in at all.

Border Wall Resistance Heats Up

Marisa Treviño | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marisa Treviño

Homeland Security is determined to construct as much fencing as they can along the US/Mexico border while the Bush is in office. But they're being stymied by strong resistance from local residents.

Back of the Line, Back of the Bus...or Just Plain Backward?

Dan Kowalski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dan Kowalski

Obama's Op-Ed on immigration today is designed to please both sides of the debate, which is why it's either uninformed or cynical. Informed analysts know trying to "secure the borders" first is all backwards.