Mexico–United States border

College campus with large yellow block letters that spell out C-E-T-Y-S

Hundreds of US students cross the border daily to attend college in Tijuana

Thousands of students in Mexico commute daily to attend school in the U.S. But there are also those who travel each day in the opposite direction. Over the past few years, Centro de Ensenanza Tecnica y Superior (CETYS) in Tijuana has worked hard to appeal to students north of the border. Today, residents in the US make up 10% of the university’s population.

people walking around

Migrants stranded in Mexico rush to cross the US border before Title 42 ends

Yellow sign on beach warning people to stay out of water because of pollutants, in Tijuana River Valley

Pollution from Tijuana River contaminates marine border areas

President Joe Biden, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meet.

Biden seeks allies on migration crisis at US-Mexico border

Jacqueline Flores, left, holds hands with her daughter Nicky at their home in Virginia, July 14, 2021.

Pressure mounts for Biden to end Trump-era Title 42 that shuts out migrants seeking asylum 

Migrants leave Huixtla, Chiapas state, Mexico, early Oct. 27, 2021, as they continue their trek north toward Mexico's northern states and the US border.

Thousands of migrants heading north to the US-Mexico border face a ‘collapsed’ asylum system, advocates say


About 3,000 migrants — men, women and children — left the southern Mexican city of Tapachula on Saturday hoping to reach Mexico City and ask for asylum. Others will continue to the US-Mexico border. But the asylum system in Mexico isn’t fully working as it should. 

A ground-dwelling roadrunner bird is shown staring up at the US-Mexico border wall lined with razor wire.

Award-winning photograph illustrates the US-Mexico border wall threat to biodiversity

Arts, Culture & Media

Mexican photographer Alejandro Prieto’s image of a roadrunner bird, staring up at the enormous US-Mexico border wall, was just named the grand prize winner in the Bird Photographer of the Year competition. His captivating photograph highlights the threat to the delicate biodiversity and critical animal migratory patterns that the wall poses in the US-Mexico border region.

Street shot showing sign pointing to the USA, with a white truck driving down road, and colorful letters spelling Sonoyta, against backdrop of hills.

Inside a migrant shelter for men: Untold stories of trauma, challenges


Single adults make up about 80% of border apprehensions — and men are in the majority — when trying to cross into the United States.

n this Aug. 30, 2019, photo, migrants, most who were returned to Mexico under the Trump administration’s “Remain in Mexico” program, receive bottles of water given by volunteers in an encampment near the Gateway International Bridge in Matamoros, Mexico.

Why Biden’s day one promise to end ‘Remain in Mexico’ program may go unfilled

On the campaign trail, candidate Joe Biden pledged to end the Trump administration’s “Remain in Mexico” program on day one. But the president-elect has walked back that promise in recent weeks.

A close-up photograph of Steve Bannon who has his hands out in front in a gesture whiile speaking.

Ex-Trump adviser Steve Bannon charged in border wall scheme

Conflict & Justice

President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist, Steve Bannon, and three associates were arrested Thursday on charges they ripped off donors to an online fundraising effort to build a privately funded southern border wall, making him the latest in a long list of Trump allies to be charged with a crime.