Borderlands

Dispatches from the Borderlands: The Devil in the Details

In order to understand and contextualize the current moment we must look back at the process through which immigration status changed from a civil issue to a criminal one. Though we will begin this...

Dispatches from the Borderlands: Liberation not Deportation

It’s been a fucking crazy month.  In the eyes of a complicit and ill-informed media anti-fascists have become the “violent” ones, ignoring the necessity of self-defense against white supremacists. Undocumented people continue to be...

Dispatches from the Borderlands: The Lies Ahead

We've entered into a new year. Forget all your resolutions, besides the resolution to make it to next year. This will be a year of sheer survival. For the moment DACA is safe, a federal...

Farewell from the Borderlands

The verdict in the murder trial of 16-year-old Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez who was shot by Border Patrol agent Lonnie Swartz in 2012 is due any day now. The jury was sent back into...