An inscription on the Peace Arch at the crossing between Washington state and British Columbia alludes to the special border relationship between the U.S. and Canada.
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The U.S. wanted to use the coronavirus pandemic as a reason to send the military to its northern border. The idea is part of America's desire to "Mexicanize" the world's longest undefended border.
Asylum-seekers are carried from the Rio Grande.
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Asylum-seekers will now be prevented from applying for asylum in the United States if they could have pursued asylum in another country first.
The number of Mexican migrants fell during the economic recession.
The volume of migration to the US from Mexico dropped 53% between 2003 and 2017.
Polls show that Americans feel more welcoming toward immigrants than they have in the past.
Americans have never felt warmer toward immigrants, nor have they ever been more supportive of immigration.
U.S. Border Patrol agents search for undocumented migrants after they illegally crossed the Rio Grande near Palmview, Texas.
Demographers have figured out a simple and effective way to estimate the number of unauthorized immigrants – even without information on citizenship.
Trump isn’t the first to think a country can be full.
When President Trump declared the US full, little did he know he was wading into a centuries-old economic debate.
In this Nov. 25, 2018 photo, a Honduran migrant converses with U.S border agents on the other side of razor wire after they fired tear gas at migrants pressuring to cross into the U.S. from Tijuana, Mexico.
(AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
The Donald Trump administration is repelling asylum-seekers by any means necessary, treating them as invaders and using military rhetoric to demonize them. It's time for reality to prevail.
Screenshot from Republican John Rose’s campaign ad ‘Build the Wall,’ which equates all immigration with the Salvadoran gang MS-13.
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MS-13 is not the biggest or most violent gang in the US. But its grisly murders and Latino membership inflame Americans' anxiety about immigration. GOP campaign ads stoke those fears to attack Democrats.
Children play in the Indian Hills East Colonia near Alamo, Texas.
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One of the largest concentrations of poverty in the US exists in communities at the US-Mexico border called 'colonias.' These informal settlements lack access to basic infrastructure.
New suicide data indicates that years of record bloodshed in Mexico have traumatized residents in places where the violence is most concentrated.
Ciudad Juárez, on the US-Mexico border, has suffered high levels of deadly violence for over a decade. New suicide data reveals the severe mental health impacts of living with chronic violence.
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador will take office as Mexico’s president on Dec. 1, 2018.
Leftist Andrés Manuel López Obrador, a former Mexico City mayor and career outsider, won Mexico's July 1 presidential election in a landslide. The US-Mexico relationship is about to change.
In this April 2018 photo, siblings from El Salvador huddle together on a soccer field in Mexico.
awaiting temporary transit visas that would allow them to continue to the U.S. border, where they hoped to request asylum.
(AP Photo/Felix Marquez)
Immigration turmoil in the U.S. means Canada must craft its own migration management plans -- to help Central Americans fleeing misery in their homelands, some of it with Canadian involvement.