Last updated September 3, 2023. Download a PDF packet of infographics at bit.ly/wola_border_infographics.
A report from Altar, Sonora, Mexico, an organized crime-dominated town through which many migrants pass en route to Arizona.
A report from Yuma and Nogales, where two very different populations of migrants have been arriving in large numbers.
Finds that border policies, more than climate conditions, are responsible for the sharp rise in migrant deaths in southern Arizona’s deserts.
A presentation mapping out CBP’s post-Trump administration plans to close border wall gaps and perform environmental remediation in Arizona. (Link at storymaps.arcgis.com)
Lists numerous examples of abuse committed by CBP personnel in and around Nogales, Arizona.
An analysis of numeric trends and demographic characteristics of the remains of at least 3,356 border crossers recovered in Arizona between 1990 and 2020.
A response to a pattern of Border Patrol surveillance, harassment, and raids on an Arizona-based humanitarian group.
Using open-source data and imagery tools, this study documents how border wall construction is harming a fragile desert oasis in a southern Arizona protected area.
How the pandemic and the Trump administration’s crackdown on asylum are being experienced in southern Arizona.
As Arizona coronavirus cases soar, the state’s extensive border wall system was irrelevant to stopping its spread.
Media and entertainment portrayals of the U.S.-Mexico border as far more dangerous and uncontrolled than they are cause harm to towns in the border region.
An interview with Joanna Williams, Director of Education and Advocacy at the Kino Border Initiative in Nogales, Arizona/Sonora.