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The Problem with Border Security

Joseph Nevins NACLA Reports
Border security—supported by Republicans and Democrats alike—is responsible for the death of Jakelin Caal, the exoneration of the Border Patrol agent who murdered a Mexican teen, and the separation and death of thousands of immigrant families.

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The U.S. Government’s Border War Against Children

Scott McLemee Inside Higher Education
Reports of the forcible separation of parents and children at the border by U.S. immigration authorities tell only part of the story of the violence now being directed against hard-won norms of civil society.

The Border Fetish The U.S. Frontier as a Zone of Profit and Sacrifice

Todd Miller Tom Dispatch
military tank at the US-Mexico borderl The Border Patrol not only recruits from the military and receives military training, but uses military equipment and technology prodigiously. The monoliths of the military-industrial complex have long been tailoring their technologies to homeland security operations.
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