• Ron Nixon, U.S. Campaign Against Migration Goes Unheard, or Unheeded, in Guatemala (The New York Times, October 8, 2018).

    Residents said they see daily advertisements by the smugglers, or coyotes, promising to get them to the United States. On at least one community radio station in Quetzaltenango, smugglers regularly offer to transport and help finance northbound travels


U.S.-Mexico Border

  • Melissa del Bosque, Checkpoint Nation (The Texas Observer, October 8, 2018).

    Some 200 million people — nearly two-thirds of all Americans — live within the “border zone,” which is defined by the Justice Department as the area up to 100 air miles from any U.S. land or coastal boundary