The American Wall: Plate 17

"When the United States began building a piecemeal border fence to divide itself from Mexico in 2006, fine-art photographer Maurice Sherif embarked on a journey to document what he considers the biggest project since the Panama Canal. Unlike that effort, however, Sherif says the steel barrier...

In the Shadow of the Wall: Unintended Consequences Along the U.S.-Mexico Border

Photography by Eric White, essay by Melissa del Bosque. Once Magazine, Nov. 2011 .

Americans struggle to live in America...on the 'Mexican side' of border fence

"Some Texans, like Taylor, live completely on the other side of the $6.2 million-a-mile wall. Others had their property split in half by the fence, after the government seized portions of their land. At least 200 people in Cameron County had some of their land seized for the fence."...

Artists Paint Border Wall, Hope for its Demise

"They can't tear it down, so they decided to do the next best thing. They painted it. For nearly a year, a contingent of artists from southeastern Arizona has joined forces with Mexican children to paint portions of the 650 miles of border fence separating the United States and Mexico. Some...

May 30th Event - In the Shadow of the Wall: Family Separation, Immigration Enforcement & Security

"Please join the Woodrow Wilson Center's Mexico Institute and the University of Arizona's Center for Latin American Studies for a public forum with the authors of a new report drawing on data from Wave II of the Migrant Border Crossing Study, a multi-institution and binational project. Jeremy...

Mapping the Border Wall

"We now have what is – as far as we know – the most complete and detailed map of the border fence system that is publicly available." - Michael Corey, Center for Investigative Reporting, Apr. 10, 2014 .