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Links related to the borderlands that connect Mexico and the USA presented in a chronological, then somewhat random fashion:

Twitter
@sandradibble
@nogalesnews
@borderzine
@NADB_BDAN
@ScubedStudio
@RioGGuardian

News
fronterasdesk.orgFacebook@fronterasdesk
frontera.info@fronterainfo

2019 Headlines
The little-noticed surge across the U.S.-Mexico border: It’s Americans heading south
The border shutdown was a reality show threat, but the border slowdown is real
Trump pulls back from border closure threats, saying Mexico is cooperating
‘We’ve never seen anything like this’: As Trump threatens to close border, migrants overwhelm Texas cities – USA Today
Trump White House doubles down on threat to close U.S.-Mexico border – Washington Post
https://www.politico.com/amp/story/2019/03/28/the-forces-driving-the-crisis-at-the-border-1303695
3 real emergencies at our southern border and how to fix them – The Hill
https://news.azpm.org/p/news-articles/2019/3/15/147919-boosting-mexicos-border-economy
https://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-arizona-border-bioblitz-20190311-story.html

November 2018
https://deadline.com/2018/11/geraldo-rivera-migrant-caravan-jesse-watters-the-five-fox-news-1202510144/
https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/418109-mexican-official-pushes-back-on-trump-claim-that-asylum-seekers-will
https://www.latimes.com/nation/nationnow/la-na-pol-mexico-caravan-border-20181124-story.html
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/migrant-caravan-live-latest-update-asylum-us-border-mexico-trump-immigration-a8652771.html
https://www.newsweek.com/i-traveled-migrant-caravan-you-have-no-idea-what-theyve-been-through-opinion-1231084

Filing
Borderplex Alliance

November 2018: Troops to the border
Politics Podcast: Is Trump’s Border Crisis Manufactured?
https://www.msnbc.com/david-gura/watch/migrants-storm-u-s-border-near-san-diego-ca-1380007491692
Trump threatens to close US-Mexico border as ‘migrant caravan’ reaches Tijuana
https://www.politico.com/story/2018/11/19/troops-us-mexico-border-come-home-1005510
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/us-militia-groups-head-to-border-stirred-by-trumps-call-to-arms/2018/11/03/ff96826c-decf-11e8-b3f0-62607289efee_story.html
https://qz.com/1445975/how-trump-sending-troops-to-the-border-wastes-tax-money
https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/wp/2018/11/01/trump-must-be-held-accountable-for-his-troops-to-the-border-stunt
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/11/01/trump-says-border-troops-could-hit-15k-surprising-pentagon.html
https://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-military/2018/10/30/the-5239-troops-headed-to-the-border-is-just-the-beginning

Soundcloud
Hear Luis Alberto Urrea — What Borders Are Really About, and What We Do With Them https://soundcloud.com/onbeing/sets/luis-alberto-urrea-what-borders-are-really-about-and-what-we-do-with-them-jul2018, a playlist on #SoundCloud.

Headlines
The immigration syllabus: 10 essential stories
cnn.com/2017/10/10/us/border-wall-picnic-trnd/
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2017/09/14/u-s-and-mexico-set-sign-landmark-colorado-river-water-sharing-deal/668596001
The new accord — titled Minute No. 323 to the 1944 Mexican Water Treaty — outlines a series of measures that build on the countries’ current five-year agreement, which expires at the end of this year.
https://theintercept.com/2017/07/12/emboldened-by-trump-u-s-border-officials-are-lying-to-asylum-seekers-and-turning-them-away
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/07/13/trump-says-he-wasnt-joking-about-a-solar-paneled-border-wall
https://www.texasobserver.org/over-the-wall
https://theintercept.com/2017/02/26/the-long-history-of-deportation-scare-tactics-at-the-u-s-mexico-border/
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/02/22/anxiety-over-trump-stems-flood-of-mexican-shoppers-to-el-paso
https://www.wsj.com/articles/trump-cant-build-a-border-wall-without-the-real-estate-1487290376
https://www.technologyreview.com/s/602494/bad-math-props-up-trumps-border-wall
reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-immigration-wall-exclusive-idUSKBN15O2ZN
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/jan/26/donald-trump-border-wall-tohono-oodham-arizona-tribe
http://theweek.com/speedreads/675971/texas-longest-border-mexico-zero-38-members-congress-support-trumps-wall
sandiegouniontribune.com/news/border-baja-california/sd-me-colorado-river-20161215-story.html
http://www.voiceofsandiego.org/topics/government/with-doomsday-in-mind-california-officials-are-ceding-water-to-arizona-nevada
http://www.bbc.com/autos/story/20160719-hide-and-seek-on-the-us-mexico-line
@jimbenning
El muro de agua @ba_anderson @Milenio
Trump win churns U.S.-Mexico water talks
its-not-just-wall-appals-what-trumponomics-means-border-region
reunions-at-a-high-security-fence/av-19391914
mexcio-us-illegal-migration-ha.html
-us-mexico-border-fence-wall-photos-immigration
trumps-wall-plan-divides-us-mexico-border-town/7484046
donald-trump-mexico.html
erasing-the-border/477891
Two Sides of a Border, One Community – Aspen Institute via @aspeninstitute
Saguaro: The Sonoran Desert giant is a freak of nature
environmental-impact-us-mexico-border-wall-426310
east-otay-port-entry-border-innovative-crossing@sandradibble @sdut
Mexico-EU-socios-proteccion-recursos
balloons-utilized-to-examine-the-politics-of-the-border
border-bills-would-roll-back-environmental-laws
colorado-river-could-reach-sea-first-time-decades@RefriedBrean
pulse-life-mouth-colorado
why-border-surge
highway-hoped-to-move-northern-mexicos-drug-economy-towards-tourism
fixing-the-tijuana-border-crossing-could-save-the-u-s-billions
U.S. Border Fence with Mexico Threatens Endangered Wildlife
http://fusion.net/story/362387/short-film-trump-border-wall-laura-poitras/
https://twitter.com/joshbegley/status/791332434201698304

2018
http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/373373-trumps-budget-to-request-border-wall-funding
http://www.vulture.com/2018/01/the-border-wall-is-a-national-monument-to-trumps-nativism.html
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/onpolitics/2017/11/15/cards-against-humanity-trump-border-wall/865187001/
https://twitter.com/i/moments/912764377668997120

“A country that prizes liberty, and that historically has welcomed and assimilated immigrants, is sending a powerful signal against newcomers who have always made America greater. The wall antagonizes a friendly neighbor, and the political backlash against the U.S. in Mexico might empower the nationalist left.”
Wall Street Journal
ht http://www.politico.com/story/2017/01/trump-immigration-mexico-border-editorials-234213

http://thehill.com/homenews/news/329345-poll-over-6-in-10-texans-oppose-border-wall
http://liberalarts.utexas.edu/cmas/events/event.php?id=43918

https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/trump-dropped-his-demand-to-fund-the-wall-thats-smart-politics/

Border Wall Cons
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-01-26/scientists-warn-trump-s-border-wall-will-be-bad-for-the-planet
http://www.latimes.com/world/mexico-americas/la-fg-mexico-tijuana-border-20170813-story.html

Border residents: Don’t build wall between cities
A Cronkite News-Univision News-Dallas Morning News poll of 14 cities along the U.S.-Mexico border found residents largely view themselves as one community, believe in making it easier to cross back and forth and do not favor building a wall.
http://interactives.dallasnews.com/2016/border-poll

84 Lumber
journey84.com
https://twitter.com/84LumberNews
http://www.adweek.com/brand-marketing/the-ending-of-84-lumbers-super-bowl-ad-is-a-beautiful-and-provocative-take-on-immigration
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/early-lead/wp/2017/02/04/company-re-tools-rejected-super-bowl-ad-but-you-can-still-see-the-original
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/business/wp/2017/02/06/84-lumber-and-the-big-budget-super-bowl-ad-to-nowhere
https://www.wsj.com/articles/84-lumber-super-bowl-campaign-shows-border-wall-with-a-big-door-1486343484
http://ew.com/tv/2017/02/06/84-lumber-super-bowl-ad-not-pro-immigration/
http://www.businessinsider.com/84-lumber-super-bowl-ad-explained-2017-2

Embedded Tweets
Breaking News Consumer’s Handbook: Migration Edition (At Home)
wnyc.org/story/bnch-migration-doug-massey
@otmbrooke
@onthemedia
@WilsonSchool
@WNYC
comments: no
transcript: yes

https://sociology.princeton.edu/faculty/doug-massey
http://wws.princeton.edu/news-and-events/news/item/massey-named-director-office-population-research-opr

Border Patrol
http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-border-patrol-outsider-20161019-snap-story.html

Border 2020 / Frontera 2020
http://www2.epa.gov/border2020
http://saladeprensa.semarnat.gob.mx/index.php/noticias/2247-mexico-y-eu-informan-avances-del-programa-frontera-2020

Crossing the Border
http://www.arizonaguide.com/arizona-travel-info/travel-to-mexico/crossing-the-border
http://answers.usa.gov/system/templates/selfservice/USAGov/#!portal/1012/article/2776/Driving-across-the-US-Border
http://www.mexconnect.com/articles/1954-driving-across-the-mexican-border-regulations-and-guidelines

Border Wait Times
http://apps.cbp.gov/bwt/
bordercrossingtimes.com
http://traffic.calit2.net/border/border-crossing-wait-times-map.php

Facebook
Friends of a US Mexico Giant Park in the Big Bend Region of Texas & Mexico

Gulf of Mexico
Gulf of Mexico

Rio Grande
Rio Grande/ Rio Bravo Basin Coalition
Biology of the Rio Grande Border Region: A Bibliography
Directory of Federal Natural Resources Research in the Rio Grande Border Region
Rio Grande Institute
Lower Rio Grande Ecosystem Initiative (USGS)
riograndeguardian.com@RioGGuardian

Texas
San Antonio Express News
El Paso – Borderland News
Texas Center for Policy Studies
Texas General Land Office
Border Program – Texas General Land Office
Border Energy Forum – Texas General Land Office
Texas/Mexico Borderlands Information Center – Austin
Texas Department of Economic Development
Texas Secretary of State
Texas Parks and Wildlife
Eagle Pass, Texas Chamber of Commerce
Center for Texas-Mexico Applied Research
Ojinaga.com
Mexican Consulate in Laredo
http://borderzine.com@borderzinehttps://www.facebook.com/borderzine
ourjourneyrgv.orghttps://www.facebook.com/OurJourneyRgv

http://www.fosterglobal.com/policy_papers/TexasAnalysisCost-BenefitOfUndocdWorkers.pdf

New Mexico
New Mexico
Santa Fe

Nuevo Leon
Nuevo Leon Guide

Tamaulipas
Tamaulipas

Nuevo Leon
Nuevo Leon Guide

New Mexico

New Mexico

Coahuila

Coahuila

Chihuahua
El Heraldo de Chihuahua
Chihuahua: Centro de Informacion Economica y Social
Centro de Estudios del Medio Ambiente – Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juárez

Californias
California Coast and Ocean
San Diego Union Tribune
San Diego Earth Times
Pro Esteros
California Environmental Resource Evaluation System (CERES)
California Missions Scholars
San Diego-Baja California Communications Council

Gulf of California/Sea of Cortez
Sea of Cortez

Arizona / Sonora
Sonoran Desert
Arizona Central
Southeastern Arizona Bird Observatory
Arizona State Land Department
Arizona’s Office of Arid Lands Studies
Border News – Arizona Central

National / Bionational
http://www.planeta.com/ecotravel/border/guaymas/97memindex.html
Proceedings of the 8th U.S./Mexico Border States Conference on Recreation, Parks and Wildlife

1986 La Paz Agreement
US EPA – Border Program
International Boundary and Water Commission (IBWC)
Pan American Health Orgainization – PAHO
BECC/COCEF
North American Development Bank
United States – National Parks Service

Portals
Andanzas al Web Latino – Molly Molloy
Border EcoWeb
Border Encyclopedia – UTEP
US EPA – Border Program
BIOS – Border Information and Outreach Service
Immigration Issues – Daniel Hernandez Joseph
Southwestern Archaeology
Desert Fishes Council
Border Environmental Education Resource Guide

Publications
Arid Lands Newsletter
Norte/Sur (University of New Mexico)
High Country News
Seedhead News
Twin Plant News
Ambiente sin Fronteas
BBS Laguna – Josh Rosow

Nadbank
@NADB_BDAN

Recent Events
October 2015 Border Energy Forum (San Diego, California)
https://www.facebook.com/BorderEnergy
Twitter: @borderenergy
Participants: @georgepbush @VicenteFoxQue @centrofox @txglo @ScubedStudio
Hashtag: #borderenergy

Organizing
Texas General Land Office
U.S.-Mexico-Cultural & Educational Foundation
Border Environment Cooperation Commission

Wikipedia
Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca

Border Crossings

Select All Brownsville Calexico Columbus Del Rio Douglas Eagle Pass El Paso Fabens Fort Hancock Hidalgo\Pharr Laredo Lukeville Naco Nogales Otay Mesa Presidio Progreso Rio Grande City Roma San Luis San Ysidro Santa Teresa Tecate

Northern Gulf of Mexico

DSC02097 Border Fences

Politicians
Will Hurd
https://hurd.house.gov
https://www.facebook.com/HurdOnTheHill
https://twitter.com/hurdonthehill

Features

Poisoned Cities, Deadly Border

Planeta.com

Mexico-USA Borderlands

México

USA

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