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Photo Essay: Bordering on hope

The aerial view of the Tijuana-San Ysidro border represents a stark reality for migrants hoping…

Queer in the caravan: The dangers LGBT migrants face in search for asylum

The journey north for migrants traveling through Mexico carries multiple risks—food insecurity, exposure to elements,…

Overburdened, Tijuana’s shelters struggle to meet demands

Migration has always been a part of life in the border city of Tijuana. This…

Commentary: Experiencing life at the border, un-obscured by politics

In January 2019, El Tecolote intern Sage Mace travelled to Tijuana, to offer aid to…

Inside the Central American migrant crisis in Tijuana

Grayson Morris is an artist and activist based in Los Angeles. When the Caminata del…

Bittersweet Sixteen: Reflections on 16 years as an American

I moved from Mexico to the United States 16 years ago, on March 1, 2001.…

Tijuana’s Haitian refugee crisis

It was a rainy day in January when I drove from San Francisco to Tijuana,…