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President Donald Trump hits his first 100 days in office this week. It’s been a tumultuous ride towards one of the primary goals for the president: how he would manage the U.S.-Mexico border even as the biggest project — paying for a border wall — threatens to cause a government shutdown.
From the Fronteras Desk, The Border's New Boundaries is a special four-part series on the issues along the Southwest border that the new administration, U.S. immigration agencies and border residents will face.
While the president and Congress begin a week-long fight over the border wall, federal agencies on the border have other plans. Our series begins with a report on a federal project involving not concrete border walls, but digital ones. →
Living On The Edge
In 2006, landowners on the border were bought out of land their families owned for generations and then never paid. Will new eminent domain fights stop the future border wall this time around? →
The Silence of Violence
A national journalist was murdered in Mexico and two U.S. citizens were shot in a border town last month. Will the Trump administration work with their Mexican counterparts to quell violence in border cities? →