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Farmworker organizing in Washington is undoing discriminatory labor policies
Farmworker organizing in Washington is undoing discriminatory labor policies
‘The pandemic elevated the fact that farmworkers are killing themselves to keep our food system intact.’
How activists fought Joe Arpaio’s immigration roundups
How activists fought Joe Arpaio’s immigration roundups
Latino-led opposition brought down the Maricopa County sheriff.
Can a wildlife refuge help a community’s fight for environmental justice?
Can a wildlife refuge help a community’s fight for environmental justice?
In Albuquerque’s South Valley, activists are happy for more green space but worry about gentrification.
Un ‘Dreamer’ sueña con postularse a la política
Un ‘Dreamer’ sueña con postularse a la política
Reflexiones a más de un año después de la elección de Trump.
When the victors re-write history
When the victors re-write history
A holistic understanding of Southwestern peoples brings the Genízaros to light.
How NAFTA built a bustling border city
How NAFTA built a bustling border city
In southern New Mexico, a dream of a bi-national community, not a concrete wall.
The border as a ‘weaponized’ landscape
The border as a ‘weaponized’ landscape
Border Patrol agent-turned-author Francisco Cantú examines his experiences.
In New Mexico, demographic shifts have helped job growth
In New Mexico, demographic shifts have helped job growth
An influx of immigrants is preventing economic stagnation in the Borderlands.
Interpreting Trump’s pardon of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Interpreting Trump’s pardon of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Arpaio traumatized vulnerable Americans by abusing his power over them.
The long fight against Joe Arpaio will continue
The long fight against Joe Arpaio will continue
How ‘America’s toughest sheriff’ galvanized a movement among Arizona Latinos.
Amid California’s toxic dumps, local activists go it alone
Amid California’s toxic dumps, local activists go it alone
They call themselves promotores, and they’re starting to see results.
What they left behind: Items found in the Borderlands
What they left behind: Items found in the Borderlands
Humanitarian groups track traces of migrants crossing the border.
The women confronting California’s farm conditions
The women confronting California’s farm conditions
Female farmworkers face sexual assault, pesticide exposure and low wages.
Denver neighborhoods sue over highway expansion
Denver neighborhoods sue over highway expansion
Residents say the $1.2 billion project would increase pollution and health problems.
Small towns are the place to challenge immigration policy
Small towns are the place to challenge immigration policy
Rosa Sabido finds sanctuary from immigrant detention in a politically divided town.
12 books expelled from Tucson schools
12 books expelled from Tucson schools
Seven years after Arizona banned Mexican American Studies, some want it back.
The Pacific Crest Trail’s shadow hikers
The Pacific Crest Trail’s shadow hikers
At the border, migrants and long-distance trekkers hike side by side but worlds apart.
The danger of urban ‘heat islands’
The danger of urban ‘heat islands’
How built-up cities and higher temperatures threaten human health.
A farm town weighs protections for immigrants
A farm town weighs protections for immigrants
In Yakima, Washington, anxious migrant farmers worry about deportation.
The Western origins of the sanctuary movement
The Western origins of the sanctuary movement
Churches in the West are once again at the forefront of a grassroots effort to save immigrants from deportation.
How a Chicano band blends urban and wild life
How a Chicano band blends urban and wild life
Quetzal finds a sense of place in East Los Angeles.
ICE raids confirm worst fears of young immigrants
ICE raids confirm worst fears of young immigrants
Immigration sweeps are having a chilling effect on Dreamers, key leaders in the California resistance.
‘The blurring of the then and the now’
‘The blurring of the then and the now’
An author returns West, looking for unexpected intersections.
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