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Street Artists jam the border wall
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Street Artists jam the border wall

It’s official: the border wall has been liberated!  According to a report posted today by Bryan Curtis on The Daily Beast, on April 1 in McAllen, Texas, street artist Ron English and a group of compatriots jumped out of their car, afixed a wheatpaste piece on the border wall, and […]

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Scenes From an Occupation

Activists, writers and documentary photographers and filmmakers concerned with the U.S.-Mexico border wall are increasingly demonstrating the parallels between the wall in the U.S. and the Apartheid Wall that Israel is building to fragment and contain Palestinian lands.  In this review Joseph Nevins, author of Operation Gatekeeper: the rise of […]

Don’t let immigration hysteria undermine environmental laws
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Don’t let immigration hysteria undermine environmental laws

Here’s a piece by my friend Scott Nicol in response to the most recent border bill proposed by Representative Rob Bishop (R-UT). Bishop is stoking the fires of anti-immigrant hysteria, and in the process, advancing a myth that an alleged conflict between local land managers and border patrol agents and […]

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Architect envisions border wall as good neighbor

Friday, April 1, 2011 (Originally published in La Prensa San Diego) By Kathleen Maclay UC BERKELEY The U.S.-Mexico border wall may be here to stay, but a University of California, Berkeley, assistant professor of architecture has some provocative ideas about how to redesign the barrier to slow illegal immigration and […]

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US-Mexico Border Wall Slicing through Fragile Ecosystems

Amy Goodman interviews Isabel Garcia of Derechos Humanos, and Sean Sullivan of Sierra Club Borderlands Team, and Dan Millis of No More Deaths, on the Border Wall. “We take a look at the environmental impact of the 600 miles of barricades along the US-Mexico border. The wall slices across fragile […]

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>A Brief in Opposition to the Border Wall, El Paso, TX

>from Newspaper Tree: El Paso’s Original News Source posted November 14, 2008 EL PASO, TEXAS | El Paso County Attorney José R. Rodríguez was invited to testify last week before the Mexican-American Legislative Caucus (MALC) of the Texas House of Representatives in relation to the federal lawsuit the County and […]

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In the Borderlands

A video by Krista Schyler

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>CONGRESSMAN HENRY CUELLAR ANNOUNCES CBP HALTS THREE BORDER FENCE SEGMENTS IN RIO GRANDE VALLEY

>Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Henry Cuellar received notification today that Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) has made a decision not to move forward this year on the construction of three proposed border fence segments in the Rio Grande Valley (RGV) Sector in Starr County , Texas ( Rio Grande […]

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>Press Release: The No Border Wall Coalition Praises DHS Decision to Spare Three South Texas Communities

>FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 7, 2008 Contact: Scott Nicol (956) 532-5983 The No Border Wall Coalition hails the decision by the Department of Homeland Security to give the communities of Roma, Rio Grande City, and Los Ebanos a reprieve from border wall construction in 2008. It is our hope that […]

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>More Border Stories

> Filmmaker to tell story of proposed border fence August 8, 2008 – 10:13PM By Laura Tillman/The Brownsville Herald Filmmaker Nat Stone has become addicted to telling the story of the border and the Rio Grande. When Stone embarked on a kayaking trip down the entire Rio Grande in 2004, […]