President Barack Obama just lifted the 17-year-old ban on Mexican commercial trucks entering the U.S. under a NAFTA agreement. Republican presidential candidates have been unusually quiet on this action–why?
Tag: U.S.-Mexico border
The newest GOP presidential candidate has already been criticized by Republican immigration hard-liners for his policies in Texas, where Hispanics make up 38 percent of the population.
Read Aswini Anburajan’s post about a gruesome series by ‘TheDaily’ on violence against immigrants on the U.S.-Mexico border.
Shawna Forde, the founder of a vigilante border group, could face the death penalty after she was found guilty on Monday of killing 9-year-old Bricenia Flores and her father Raúl Flores in 2009. By Valeria Fernandez reporting for New America Media.
Giffords advocated sealing the U.S.-Mexico border at the same time she supported immigration reform, and opposed Arizona’s SB 1070.
Despite claims of “murder and mayhem” on the U.S.-Mexico border, a new opinion poll shows that residents in Arizona, Texas, New Mexico and California feel secure in their neighborhoods.
In the first of a two-part series, Cristina DC Pastor contrasts the relative ease of entering the U.S. from Canada with more restrictive procedures along the U.S.-Mexico border.
The death of a 14 year old Mexican boy at the hands of a U.S. Border Patrol agent has sparked outrage on both sides of the border.