Beyond Borders

Through provocative and courageous action, immigrants are challenging the very existence of the border.

How a little hospitality has helped grow the movement for migrant rights

With the influx of Central Americans entering the United States, border towns have become hubs for volunteers offering support to migrant families.

September 17, 2014

As migrant children face backlash, communities mobilize to drown out hate

Just as the world watched the bombing of a Freedom Rider bus with horror, the world is now watching the U.S.’s angry protests against migrant children.

August 10, 2014

Immigrant justice activists call upon Central American children to be treated as refugees

Calling out the root causes of the violence that drives immigrants to the United States, activists are demanding Central American children be treated as refugees.

July 14, 2014

En Oregón, activistas hacen que los alguaciles rechazan al ICE

Más de 120 ciudades, condados y estados limitan ahora la cooperación entre los departamentos de la policía locales y la migra, y los activistas de Oregón están al frente de la lucha.

June 29, 2014

In Oregon, activists have forced sheriffs to defy ICE

The Oregon State Sheriffs’ Association has told its members to ignore deportation holds. You’re probably wondering: How did activists win this victory?

June 25, 2014

How Philly’s immigrants ended ICE holds

Philadelphia’s ending of ICE holds is a result of smart, dedicated organizing. How they fought and won offers lessons for the entire national movement.

April 25, 2014

‘Indigenous People’s Day’ will be the day we regain our lands

The indigenous Guaraní people of São Paulo begin a campaign for the demarcation of their territories.

April 22, 2014

Border crossings refocus immigration debate on families

Despite the risk of detention and deportation, 150 immigrants crossed the U.S.-Mexico border this month in an effort to reunite with their families.

March 28, 2014

Turning the tide: inside a Texas city’s struggle to stop deportations

An average of 19 people are deported from Austin each week. Here’s how one group is strategizing to bring that number down to zero.

March 25, 2014

Why are so many migrants here in the first place?

It still feels like there’s a line we’re afraid to cross, an anti-imperialist critique that we’re not allowed to make for fear of the consequences.

March 24, 2014