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Border Patrol Corruption Concerns
AFL-CIO group warns the border patrol is cutting corners to boost numbers.
"...The National Border Patrol Council of the American Federation of Government Employees..."

Jan. 25, 2008 News Post by Patricia J. Ruland

The Border Patrol Myth
The most dangerous policing job? Not so.
"...doing law enforcement, many people think that being a Border Patrol agent is uniquely risky. Much of the media..."

March 9, 2018 News Feature by Debbie Nathan

Reefer: Commutations for Two Texas Border Patrol Agents
Before leaving the building, Bush today commuted the sentences of two Texas Border Patrol Agents who shot a man in the ass
"...today commuted the prison sentences of the two U.S. Border Patrol agents convicted of shooting a man in the..."

Jan. 19, 2009 News Post by Jordan Smith

When Is a Landlord Not a Border Patrol Officer?
The failure of the Farmers Branch immigration ordinance sends out a strong message to local and state lawmakers.

May 22, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

This Ain't No Picnic: Minutemen on Patrol
The sinister legions of the 'Drug Cartel' have little to fear from the latest incarnation of border hysteria. As for the rest of us ...
"...Our Mission: Defending America's Southern Border From the Drug Cartel...."

Oct. 28, 2005 News Feature by Diana Welch

Cornyn Takes Wimpy Stance on Border
Senator addresses Border Trade Alliance via video at annual International Conference
"...Sen. John Cornyn thinks a wall along our southern border is “irrational” – um, except where we need one...."

Sept. 27, 2007 News Post by Lee Nichols

How to Help Families Separated at the Border
Ways to volunteer, ways to donate, ways to take action
"...of breaking up families who have crossed the U.S./Mexico border illegally has resulted in an estimated 2,000 children forcibly..."

June 20, 2018 Emergency Post by Kimberley Jones

How DPS's Occupation of a Border Town May Have Crippled Its Economy
Rio Grande City sees a marked decline in sales and tourism
"...damaging the economy of a small town near the border? Eloy Vera suspects as much. He's a county judge..."

Oct. 6, 2017 News Feature by Debbie Nathan

Border Violations
What happened to the thousands of unaccompanied children who crossed the U.S. border last year?
"...of children come alone every year to the U.S. border, seeking protection. In FY 2009, U.S. Cus­toms and Border..."

April 3, 2015 News Feature by Dina Samir Shehata

Framing the Border
Photography of the Region Between Mexico and the U.S.
"...photograph by Byron Brauchli..."

May 1, 1998 Arts Feature by Rebecca S. Cohen

Cornyn Takes Wimpy Stance on Border
Senator addresses Border Trade Alliance via video at annual International Conference
"...Sen. John Cornyn thinks a wall along our southern border is "irrational" – um, except where we need one...."

Oct. 5, 2007 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Border Militarization Update
Perry authorizes use of Texas National Guard at border; and El Paso County Sheriff's Office says will temporarily cease holding immigration stops and raids
"...for deploying 6,000 National Guard troops to the Mexico border, Gov. Rick Perry authorized the use of 2,300 members..."

June 30, 2006 News Feature by Diana Welch

Noriega Knocks Border Wall
Noriega criticizes Cornyn's immigration stance
"...immigration plan focuses on three central planks: Secure the border with manpower and electronics rather than a wall, crack..."

Aug. 15, 2008 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Austin Filmmaker David Blue Garcia Goes Back to the Border for Tejano
Guns, drugs, and laughs in this microbudget thriller
"...finds himself caught up in drug trafficking along the border."..."

March 29, 2019 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Cross-Border Craziness
Judge says feds can take Eagle Pass land for fence, and more
"...government has won the latest round in the U.S.-Mexico border's Frankenfence battle. On Monday, Jan. 14, U.S. District Judge..."

Jan. 25, 2008 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

Advocacy Groups: Stop Separating Families at Border
Groups file emergency request to reunite immigrant families
"...7 to separate parents and children at the U.S.-Mexico border. Parents are prosecuted while children are sent to shelters...."

June 8, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Tragedy on the Border
AFS Documentary Tour| Kieran Fitzgerald|The Ballad of Esequiel Hernandez|Tommy Lee Jones
"...narrates the doc) and the setting on the Mexican border. In fact, Three Burials (written by Guillermo Arriaga) was..."

June 6, 2008 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

DPS Director Steve McCraw Issues Immigration Marching Orders
Since Nov. 4, DPS troopers "have an obligation" to work with ICE, Border Patrol
"...asked. "Doing an article, um, about DPS and the Border Patrol?" The person said they were with the Department..."

July 7, 2017 News Feature by Debbie Nathan

Rio Grande No Longer?
An overview of the ecological crisis along the Rio Grande
"...A patchwork of agricultural lands, booming border towns, and fast-growing cities line the Lower Rio Grande..."

Oct. 26, 2001 News Feature by Dan Oko

Transpecos
Border-patrol officers get in way over their heads
"...devoid of civilization loom over this tale of three border-patrol agents whose regular routine is rapidly unraveled in a..."

Sept. 9, 2016 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Protest at Francisco Cantú Reading
Activists disrupt The Line Becomes a River BookPeople event
"...“profit[s] from families he’d helped rip apart” as a Border Patrol agent. They intend to shut him up. And..."

Feb. 14, 2018 Arts Post by Brandyce Ingram

Austin Filmmaker Greg Kwedar On His Acclaimed Thriller Transpecos
Blood on the border
"...Like many Texans crossing the border with Mexico, Austin native Greg Kwedar's experiences with U.S...."

Sept. 9, 2016 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Reefer Roundup: 6/17/11
Your drug war news, all in one place
"...War, drugs through the mail, a shoot-out on the border, and the death of a Marine in Tucson...."

June 17, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

The Gatekeeper
"...the co-producer, writer-director, and star of this fictional Mexican-American border film, Frey’s command of the movie is near total...."

July 18, 2003 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Governor Tough Guy Beats His Chest
Perry sends troops to border for more press coverage
"...News/Sean Hannity ‘We Got Guns’ Tour of the Mexican border, with great fanfare Gov. Rick Perry announced Monday he..."

July 22, 2014 News Post by Michael King

The Hightower Report
Here comes the border-industrial complex
"...can militarize with their high-tech, high-cost weaponry: the U.S.-Mexican border...."

Aug. 9, 2013 News Column by Jim Hightower

Trade
This drama about international sex trafficking is tremendously sincere but also brutal.
"...thugs and enters “the tunnel,” a network of pimps, border coyotes, dirty cops, and Russian gangsters that leads to..."

Sept. 28, 2007 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Noriega Presents Immigration Plan
Democratic Senate challenger breaches the border wall
"...immigration plan focuses on three central planks: Secure the border with manpower and electronics rather than a wall, crack..."

Aug. 6, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Sleaze, Camp, and Social Justice
AFS presents On the Border: Films of Rogelio Agras& #225;nchez Sr.
"...serious: stories about mistreatment of Mexicans on the Texas border. In Las Braceras (1981; screening March 16), a pair..."

March 11, 2005 Screens Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Fatal Error
Hooked on Drug Money
"...For more than a century, stationing U.S. soldiers in..."

Dec. 25, 1998 News Feature by Monte Paulsen

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