Crossing Over, and Over...

"Migrant shelters along the Mexican border are filled not with newcomers looking for a better life, but with seasoned crossers: older men and women, often deportees, braving ever-greater risks to get back to their families in the United States — the country they consider home. They...

Mexico Border Violence Keeping Would-Be Migrants Home

"His decision to stay behind had nothing to do with newfound job opportunities, or a belief in Mexico’s future, or even the possibility that he wouldn’t be able to find a job in Dallas, where he once worked as a cook. It was much more basic. He feared he wouldn’t get across...

Remember When the Mexicans Tried to Block Illegal Anglo Immigration into Texas? Didn't Think So...

"The undocumented immigrants had crossed the river in defiance of the law, then escaped capture by sneaking past armed patrols in the dark. They did not have the required paperwork and were ordered to leave, but the authorities suspected the immigrants would probably defy them. It is a scenario...