The plight of climate refugees has become a popular rallying cry for climate change activism. But it is also leading to harsher, militarized borders.
Border fencing straddles the Sonoran Desert and other harsh environments. Kevin Cooney shows how infrastructure gaps are key to U.S. immigration policy.
A new book, Border Land, Border Water: A History of Construction on the U.S.–Mexico Divide, traces border histories by looking to bridges as well as walls.
An artist honors the struggles of undocumented immigrants in the Mexico-U.S. borderlands and shows the emotional and environmental toll of immigration policies.
The Mapping Borders project rethinks Syria’s borders, adding individual experiences and stories to the “line.”
Narayan Mahon’s photography explores the individual, local challenges of unrecognized statehood.