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Open Borders

Build the Border Wall Back Better?

The Biden administration is hinting that it will pick up building the border wall where Trump left off.

Scott Cooper

April 8, 2021

Mexico’s President Wants to Turn Migrant Laborers into Semi-slaves in the United States

The Mexican president has proposed a modified version of the Bracero Program implemented near the end of World War II. It would allow super-exploited Mexican migrant laborers to work in the United States without full rights.

U.S. Racist Immigration Policy Is Spreading the Virus, Not Containing It

Building on the existing horrors of the U.S. border, the Trump administration has used the pandemic as an opportunity to continue to enact racist and nationalist immigration policies, to the point of threatening to deport people even after they have tested positive for COVID-19.

Rebecca Margolies

May 14, 2020

Sanders, Warren Crush Opponents on Healthcare. On Immigration and Racism, Not So Much

Despite attacks, Sanders and Warren crushed their opponents in yesterday's debate, making an especially progressive argument for Medicare for All. However, on immigration and on race, Warren and Sanders left a lot to be desired.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

July 31, 2019

Abolish the Concentration Camps, Abolish the U.S. Southern Border

The concentration camps at the southern border are symptomatic of the imperial practices of both parties. These camps, along with the southern border, must be abolished.

Caleb De Jong

July 10, 2019

Release All Detained Immigrants, Shut Down Detention Camps!

Conditions inside US detention camps at the border are a humanitarian crisis.We demand the immediate release of all imprisoned immigrants and the closing of the detention camps.

Madeleine Freeman

July 3, 2019

Borders and Capitalism: A Socialist Perspective

The socialist left needs to transform the opposition to ICE into a struggle for open borders. As part of the debate around Bernie Sander's opposition to open borders, we are publishing this article from the latest issue of Left Voice magazine.

Sonja Krieger

April 22, 2019

A Second Child Dies in the Custody of the US Border Patrol

The death of Félix Gómez Alonzo comes three weeks after Jakelin Caal Maquin, a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl, also died in U.S. custody.

Luigi Morris

December 27, 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.