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Borders and Walls: Do Barriers Deter Unauthorized Migration?

[Oct. 5, 2016] In 2015, borders and walls seemed to burst onto the global agenda in the context of migration and halting spontaneous movement. Countries as diverse as Austria, Bulgaria, Estonia, Hungary, Kenya, Saudi Arabia, and Tunisia announced or began work on new border barriers. Read more >

Concrete Divisions - A New Age of Walls - Episode 3

A debate over extending the wall on the U.S.-Mexico border has been a noisy centerpiece of this year’s presidential election. A journey from San Diego to Brownsville, Tex., offers an up-close view into what it would take to complete a barrier along the Rio Grande – and at the lives of those already divided. Read more >

'The Wall is a Fantasy'

NOGALES, Mexico — A few hundred feet from the American border, José Manuel Talavera contemplated his challenge with the focus, if not quite the physique, of an Olympic high jumper. Read more >

U.S. Suspends Haitian Deportation Policy After Hurricane Matthew

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Hardline U.S. Border Policing Is a Failed Approach

The most comprehensive study on Mexican migration yet demonstrates how the past two plus decades of increasing border enforcement have led to the opposite of intended outcomes. Read more >

Difference Maker: At Mexican border, he puts emphasis on the basic rights of migrants

Eduardo ‘Eddie’ Canales tries to prevent the deaths of migrants passing through the sandy, scorching terrain of South Texas. He also works with families abroad who are searching for their loved ones. Read more >

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