How to solve problems around Brexit and the Irish border

Jun 27, 2018
Could technology help prevent bottlenecks on the EU-U.K. border?
Traffic crosses the border into Northern Ireland from the Irish Republic next to a poster protesting a hard Brexit.

The facilities that are housing children separated from their parents

Jun 20, 2018
We take a closer look at the firm Southwest Key.
Undocumented migrants wait for asylum hearings outside of the port of entry in Tijuana, Mexico on Monday.
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Northern Ireland-Irish Republic border is a hurdle for Brexit

Dec 5, 2017
The Irish Republic wants a guarantee that the border will remain open after Britain leaves the European Union. ...will stay as open as it is today.
Demonstrators wave EU flags outside the Houses of Parliament in Westminster, central London, today.

The risky business of building Trump’s wall

Mar 17, 2017
As companies come forward to build border walls, local lawmakers call for divestments in protest
A man stands on the U.S. side of the U.S.-Mexico border wall in Calexico, California.
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Border adjustment tax plan gets mixed reception

Feb 27, 2017
Republican plans to change the corporate tax structure include a border adjustment tax. It will impact how imports and exports are taxed. The proposal is causing a lot of uncertainty in the oil and gas industry, and while some energy companies support the move, others oppose it.   Click the above audio player to hear […]

Policing both sides of the border in Nogales

Feb 10, 2017
A look at what it's like for members of law enforcement here and in Mexico.
Mexican police officer Romero Garcia (foreground). 
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Unpacking America’s complex trade with Mexico

Jan 27, 2017
The U.S.-Mexico trade relationship gets talked about by the president as if we’re being scammed. He implies that because the United States has a trade deficit with its southern neighbor, we’re just pouring money over the border. But most economists say the trade deficit with Mexico is not a problem, and, in fact, that it’s […]

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Both sides of the border weigh in on Trump's security plans

Jan 25, 2017
Trump will lay out new strategies for immigration and border security between the U.S. and Mexico on Wednesday, according to multiple reports.
Near Naco, Arizona sections of the border fence are being replaced with taller, stronger barriers as part of an initiative that been in the works for several years.
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On the Mexican border, little interest in inauguration

Jan 20, 2017
Gas prices are up, the peso is down and President Trump's wall isn't top of mind.
The turnoff road for the United States outside the canteen run by BorderLinks just across the US-Mexico border in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico on October 11, 2016.

Migrant families continue to risk the trek north to US

Jul 11, 2016
After a drop in 2015, more families and kids are illegally crossing the border.
Since Nemesis Aparicio does not speak English, volunteers at the bus station gave her a sign to ask people along her journey to help her make the right bus transfers.
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