With more eyes watching the border, migrants are forced to walk for days in their attempt to cross from Mexico into the United States. Some make it. Some die.
Residents in this Texas village are fighting for their land and against the idea that new wall would split portions of that area. But the reality of how the government uses eminent domain could prove too tough to beat.
There is an on-going effort on both sides of the border to grow the region’s jaguar population. It’s an effort that could be hampered by a wall.
How far will drug cartels go to smuggle their product into the United States? History has shown they’ll go as far as they have to, including underground.
Journalists from the USA TODAY NETWORK flew and drove the entire length of the U.S.-Mexico border in search for answers. This is what they found.
“If Trump builds a wall as high as this building, the smugglers will just build a ladder that is even higher.”
Mount Cristo Rey, a religious monument, straddles El Paso and Juarez, Mexico.
Ranchers on the border live and work where two countries intersect. They’ve had a firsthand look at how things have changed, often times for the worse and with increasing violence.
The terrain. The smugglers. The remote locations. Border agents work on the country’s frontline of security. Hear from them what it is like to protect the American border.
The Tohono O’odham Nation’s traditional land straddles the U.S.-Mexico border, which divides the tribe physically and spiritually.