On Tuesday, March 28, The Texas Tribune stepped back from the escalating tensions surrounding U.S.-Mexico relations to examine the underlying supply-and-demand forces driving people — and drugs — across the border.
Beyond the Wall, a 30-minute film produced as part of the Tribune's yearlong Bordering on Insecurity project, traces the steps of undocumented immigrants, border patrol agents and border residents to better understand what impact a border wall might have on stemming the cross-border flow.
We invite you to watch our film and the panel discussion, moderated by the Tribune's Jay Root and featuring Julián Aguilar, reporter for the Tribune; Bill Hammond, former CEO of the Texas Association of Business; A.J. Louderback, Jackson County Sheriff; and DACA recipient Norma Torres Mendoza.
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