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.
by Janay Brun,
Nov 28, 2011
Latino writer Luis Alberto Urrea talks about the border
and remembers the women in his family who inspired him.
by Jennie Lay,
Oct 29, 2007
Philip Caputo's seventh novel, Crossers, amounts to little more than the literary equivalent of a popcorn flick.
by Brian Kevin,
Mar 14, 2010
The Western Growers Association says its farmers need
another 20,000 workers to harvest this winter’s crop, and
President Bush endorses the idea of a guest-worker program to make
it easier for migrant workers in the U.S.
by Tim Westby,
Feb 20, 2006
Seventy years after the publication of Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath, migrant workers still roam the West, eking out a tough living in its orchards and farm fields.
by David Frey ,
Apr 24, 2009
Jimmy Santiago Baca's novel A Glass of Water compassionately describes the lives of Mexican immigrants.
by Don Waters,
Sep 13, 2009
In Sunshot: Peril and Wonder in the Grand
Desierto, writer Bill Broyles and photographer Michael
Berman explore the gritty desert on the U.S.-Mexico
by Michelle Pulich Stewart,
Dec 11, 2006
The United States needs genuine immigration reform instead
of the politically motivated shouting match that has taken the
place of reasonable debate.
by John Mecklin,
Feb 19, 2007
Valentina Kabinov's family, Jewish refugees from the former Soviet Union, fought for years to stay in the U.S.
by Krista J. Kaprolos,
Oct 26, 2009
Arizona’s Proposition 200 would prevent noncitizens
from voting, among other things; Utah’s Initiative 1 would
spend money on open space and preservation; Ralph Nader will be on
New Mexico’s ballot
by Laura Paskus,
Oct 11, 2004