Mexico

Large group of people stand with backpacks on their backs as they wait for their chance to claim asylum in the United States.

In Tijuana, A Volunteer-Managed List Determines Which U.S.-Bound Migrants Can Apply for Asylum

Migrant rights lawyer Soraya Vazquez: “People decide where they want to apply for asylum and should be able to ask for that right immediately. This prerequisite to join this list doesn’t exist in any law, and that’s why it’s illegal.”

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers check the IDs of pedestrians crossing into the United States after reopening the San Ysidro port of entry.

Mexico Sends 15,000 Central American Migrants Home

The increase in deportations is attributed to President Donald Trump’s threat to close the United States-Mexico border.

A group of Central American families, including men, women and children, are bundled up in colorful, warm clothing as they walk along the border fence after crossing the Rio Grande from Mexico on February 01, 2019.

Court Blocks Government's 'Remain in Mexico' Asylum Policy

Judy Rabinovitz of the ACLU: “Try as it may, the Trump administration cannot simply ignore our laws in order to accomplish its goal of preventing people from seeking asylum in the United States.”

A group of Central American families, including men, women and children, are bundled up in colorful, warm clothing as they walk along the border fence after crossing the Rio Grande from Mexico on February 01, 2019.

New Asylum Policy Causes Chaos and Confusion in Courtrooms

ICE attorneys reportedly can’t answer basic questions about the Migrant Protection Protocols program, also known as “Remain in Mexico.”

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers check the IDs of pedestrians crossing into the United States after reopening the San Ysidro port of entry.

Mexican Government Will Accept U.S. Asylum-Seekers

Mexican officials insist that their acceptance of the Trump administration’s new migrant policy does not mean they agree with it.

 Central American migrants in Santo Domingo Zanatepec, Mexico wait to ride on a truck while on their way to the United States  on January 22, 2019.

U.S. to Send Some Asylum-Seekers to Mexico

It’s reportedly the first step in the Trump administration’s new border policy.

Black woman in blue and gold outfit stands in front of blurry audience in purple light

Beyoncé Hops on 'Mi Gente' Remix for Mexico and Caribbean Hurricane Relief Efforts

Proceeds from sales of the new single, which updates a song by Colombian singer J Balvin and French artist Willy William, will benefit disaster relief efforts in Mexico and the Caribbean.

US Border Patrol agents carry out special operations near the US-Mexico border fence, some 60 miles east of San Diego, California

Department of Homeland Security Chooses Prototypes for the Border Wall

The concrete structures will be built in San Diego, according to the Department of Homeland Security.

Surveillance cameras stand above the U.S.-Mexican border fence at Playas de Tijuana on January 27, 2017, in Tijuana, Mexico.

Federal Government Begins Building the Border Wall

Engineers are drilling and taking soil samples in California, Texas and New Mexico. 

Eva Cardenas stands before a tipi that reads, "Water is life," at the National Mall on March 10, 2017.

Why This Xicana, Indigenous Activist Helped Organize the Native Nations Rise March

Eva Cardenas has spent much of her organizing life protecting migrant rights. Now, she’s bringing that passion into Indigenous battles.

Brown man in light blue soccer uniform holds red, white and blue American flag and red, white and green Mexican flag against brown background

WATCH: Mexican-American Soccer Players Navigate Cross-Border Identities in New Doc

U.S.-born players on top-flight Mexican teams rebuke Donald Trump’s xenophobic rhetoric while navigating multicultural identities abroad in a new documentary from The Guardian.

Man with brown hair and black leather jacket holding black microphone and stand against blue background

Juanes, Andra Day to Perform at Univision Concert on U.S.-Mexico Border

Rise Up As One, conceived by the likes of Ava DuVernay and Lin-Manuel Miranda, is scheduled for October 15 on the Cross Border Xpress in San Diego.

ICYMI: These Photos of Families Hugging Across the Border Are Guaranteed to Make You Cry

On Sunday, a project called “Opening the Door of Hope” allowed five families separated across the U.S.-Mexico border by immigration policy to be reunited for just three minutes.

Mexico Finally Recognizes Afro Mexicans in National Census

Mexico was previously one of the only Latin American countries to not officially count its African-descended population. 

Guillermo del Toro Tweets on Father's Kidnapping, Protests Post-Paris Vengeance

The Academy Award-nominated Mexican director and screenwriter described a painful incident from his past and encouraged people not to fight hate with hate in the afternath of the Paris attacks.

Afro-Mexican Activists Fight for Constitutional Recognition in Mexico

Mexicans of African descent are curently not recognized in Mexico’s national census. 

NBC Fires Donald Trump For Calling Mexican Immigrants ‘Rapists’

NBCUniversal will no longer work with Donald Trump on The Apprentice franchice, and drops Miss Universe and Miss USA pageants from its lineup.

'Stop Telling Women to Smile' Art Goes to Mexico City

Tatyana Fazlalizadeh takes on street harassment in Mexico’s biggest city.

Remezcla's New Video Explores the Politics of the Dance Floor

Mexico City’s Fvded and Haiti’s Cyborg Dance Collective tear it up

Mexican Alpine Skier to Sport Mariachi Look at Sochi Olympics

Hubertus von Hohenlohe wants to make an impact on the slopes at the upcoming Sochi Olympics, even if he doesn’t win a medal.