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Immigration, Energy, and Security: The Mexico-U.S. Agenda

If Latin America is the backyard of the United States, then Mexico is its gateway. Donald Trump’s administration made this clearer than ever, strengthening Mexico's ties of subordination and dependence on its neighbor to the north. The first few months of the Biden administration prove that not much has changed.

Pablo Oprinari

April 24, 2021

Socialists in the United States, Mexico, and Costa Rica Stand in Solidarity With the Honduran Migrant Caravan

On January 14, a caravan of about six thousand migrants from Honduras marching towards the United States was violently repressed by the Guatemalan army. This repressive policy against migrants was ordered by the U.S. imperialist government.

Left Voice

January 20, 2021

Mexico’s “Progressive President” Sends National Guard to Tear Gas Immigrants

A new migrant caravan made up of thousands of people left from Honduras in January to make the perilous journey north through Mexico. With Donald Trump pressuring him from across the border, President Andrés Manuel Lopéz Obrador of Mexico has gone further than ever to repress the caravan and send migrants back to Central America.

Sou Mi

January 29, 2020

Bernie Sanders Versus Open Borders

Sanders is against open borders. What does this mean for socialists?

Tatiana Cozzarelli

April 9, 2019

U.S. and Mexico Compiled Information on Journalists and Activists on Migrant Caravan

A new espionage scandal surrounding the Migrant Caravan has come to light: NBC revealed that the Trump administration, along the Mexican government, collected data from dozens of journalists and activists who accompanied the migrant caravan that crossed Mexico in 2018.

Left Voice

March 13, 2019

The U.S. Interventions in Latin America

U.S. interventionism in Latin America is long-standing. The resistance against it too.

Luigi Morris

December 31, 2018

The Migrant Exodus: A Central American Diaspora

Some of the caravans of more than 13,000 migrants are waiting in camps in Tijuana, and others are making their way to the border. A new migrant caravan has already been announced, but the Mexican government is adhering to the United States’ mandates like a servile army as they punish the migrants and treat them as criminals with detentions and deportations.

Maria Rosas

December 18, 2018

The Deportation of Víctor Mejía: The Mexican State Under Trump

The deportation of Víctor Mejía from Mexico, known as “assisted return,” is a result of the Mexican state’s policy of purging as many migrants as possible, with little regard for basic human rights. Mexico’s National Institute of Migration (INM) has become the United States’ local immigration enforcer.

Nagle Is Wrong: There Is No Left Case Against Open Borders

Angela Nagle and other reformists are wrong. The “left case” against open borders ignores imperialism and functions on the false premise that capitalists want to open the borders.

Jimena Vergara

November 30, 2018