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  • 2,000 miles of controversy

    2,000 miles of controversy

    The new border wall may not be stopping all that many immigrants, but it's certainly having an impact on Southwestern wildlife.

  • A frantic lion meets the border wall

    A frantic lion meets the border wall

    The U.S.-Mexico border wall does nothing to stop either drugs or illegal immigrants, but it sure can frustrate roaming wildlife, including mountain lions.

  • A pilgrim with a battered Nikon

    Albuquerque photojournalist Jaelyn deMaria has devoted the last few years to documenting the pilgrims who come to the shrine of Monte Cristo Rey on the United States-Mexico border near El Paso.

  • A silent victim of illegal immigration is our public lands

    The writer says we fail to count the costs of illegal border crossers to our public lands

  • Apprehension

    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Officer John Schaefer is one of only two officers patrolling the 860,000 acres of Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge, a thoroughfare for illegal immigrants and armed drug smugglers

  • Birders without borders

    Birders without borders

    In Jim Lynch's second novel, Border Songs, an eccentric, gawky birdwatcher works for the Border Patrol along the Canadian border.

  • Bloody Mystery Lingers in the Desert

    Bloody Mystery Lingers in the Desert

    The unsolved murder of rancher Robert Krentz adds to the already-high tension along the Arizona-Mexico border.

  • Border out of control

    Border out of control

    National security runs roughshod over the Arizona wild.

  • Border Patrol wants motorized access to wilderness

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security wants to give the Border Patrol regular motorized access to more than 330,000 acres of wilderness along the Mexican border

  • Border Patrol Whack-a-Mole

    The United States needs genuine immigration reform instead of the politically motivated shouting match that has taken the place of reasonable debate.

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