Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Tag: U.S.-Mexico border

Supreme Court leaves order in place permitting Trump administration to construct...

The order, which is temporary, gives the Trump administration authority to start the wall projects where fencing already exists.

What is the US.-Mexico border to Indigenous peoples who have lived...

“The effect of a wall is already in us. It already divides us… It’s a psychological wall.”

US government spying on journalists and immigration activists

Department of Homeland Security's abusive tactics against innocent U.S. citizens fits right alongside with its historically corrupt sister agencies.

Bread, circuses, and duct tape

There is, of course, no emergency, despite the rape fantasy that the president has regularly tried to pass off as public policy.

Millions of Americans cross the U.S.-Mexico border for health care: The...

At a checkpoint in Yuma, Arizona, around 6,000 Americans cross into Los Algodones, Mexico daily for health care reasons – predominantly dental care.

The wall: Barrier or symbol?

Let’s be crystal clear: A wall has little or no advantage for law enforcement or border security.

How not to build a ‘great, great wall’

As long as the United States keeps coming up with new ways to fortify the border, people will keep coming up with new ways to beat the border.

Trump’s delusion about the wall that never was

Let’s be clear on one thing: There is no Wall. There never has been a serious plan to build a Wall. And there never will be a Wall.

We already have a border wall. It’s an environmental disaster.

"We’ve inhabited this land for so long, since the beginning of time and so not allowing that migration to flow disrupts people’s systems. We know the impacts [the border wall] has already had on our environment.”

Border patrol fires tear gas at asylum seekers, hitting women, children,...

U.S. authorities fired tear gas at migrants at the Mexican border during the first hours of the new year.

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‘Bewitched, bothered and bewildered’ embody splintered, bickering Republicans—and no fix in sight

Demoting Liz Cheney doubles down on Rightwing Lie (after the “stolen” election): without Trump, the party is dead meat. Polling strongly disagrees.

Tell Congress to pass a bold plan within the infrastructure bill that supports electric...

It's time Congress makes firm commitments and landmark policies to have pollution-free transportation nationwide.

Fracking 101: What you should know

Modern fracking emerged so quickly, faster than its impacts were understood.