Beyond Borders

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

Immigration crisis disrupts Boehner’s breakfast, again

Confronting those in power in uncomfortable places, as an immigration activist did by disrupting Boehner’s breakfast, can force them to deal with an injustice.

March 15, 2014

Hunger strike in Tacoma detention center enters second week

In Tacoma, Wash., up to a dozen men are on a hunger strike to protest record deportations and the conditions inside The Geo Group’s for-profit center.

March 14, 2014

Full families challenge U.S.-Mexico border with mass reentry

As an increasing number of immigrant justice groups move beyond legislative reform, mass, family-led direct actions become the new face of migrant movement.

March 10, 2014

How arts and organizing helped defeat Alabama’s anti-immigration law

Gwendolyn Ferreti Manjarrez of Somos Tuscaloosa discusses the role of art making in the Alabama immigrant justice movement’s victory over HB 56.

February 5, 2014

Imagine if everyday were 9/11. For one community in the US, it is.

Today’s anniversary of the Swift Raids, known as the 9/11 for migrants, is a reminder that terror and torn apart families have become the new normal.

December 12, 2013

Fighting to stay: ‘If 11 million people lost fear, everything would look different’

With many Dreamers disillusioned about politics, the Salt Lake Dream Team — a group of undocumented women — has focused on stopping deportations themselves.

November 8, 2013
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