Category Archives: News coverage

Deutsche Welle (Germany): “No More Deaths helps immigrants survive treacherous desert journey to US”

No More Deaths helps immigrants survive treacherous desert journey to US

Deutsche Welle (Germany), November 1, 2014

Somewhere on the border. For just short of an hour Dan Wilson has dragged himself and a rucksack full of supplies through the barren, scorching plain. Continue reading Deutsche Welle (Germany): “No More Deaths helps immigrants survive treacherous desert journey to US”

The Good Fight with Ben Winkler: “The muckraker and the border patrol”

The muckraker and the border patrol

The Good Fight with Ben Winkler, April 10, 2014

Everyone working at the border crossing knew that it was happening: brutal violence and abuses by border patrol agents. Sometimes even lethally. But the US Customs and Border Protection wasn’t talking, and politicians seemed more concerned with increasing its size and military power than in holding it accountable.
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KVOA News 4 Tucson: “Group claims Border Patrol stole blankets, food meant for migrants”

Group claims Border Patrol stole blankets, food meant for migrants

KVOA News 4 Tucson, Nathan O’Neal, January 17, 2013

 A humanitarian group that provides aid and supplies to illegal migrants crossing the desert claims they caught a Border Patrol agent stealing blankets and food from one of their drop sites in Southern Arizona via a hidden camera. Continue reading KVOA News 4 Tucson: “Group claims Border Patrol stole blankets, food meant for migrants”

CNN: “Deportation after dark”

Deportation after dark

CNN, Traci Tamura, April 6, 2012

Recently, I traveled to Nogales, Mexico, to work on a CNN story with reporter Thelma Gutierrez and Senior Photojournalist Gregg Canes, about what happens to undocumented immigrants who are deported from the United States back to Mexico at all hours of the night. We spent a couple of nights on the border to meet some of the recent deportees. Continue reading CNN: “Deportation after dark”