Men waiting in detained area in Mexico

‘While customs look at 2 shotguns and some geese’: Americans detained ‘illegally’ at U.S. border after Mexico hunting trip

'That happened to me too.'

On Feb 28, 2024 by Tiffanie Drayton

Japanese Americans in front of posters with internment orders(l), Rohwer Relocation Center, McGehee, Arkansas. A tense moment in a football game between Stockton and Santa Anita teams, find spectators perched everywhere.(r)

Conspiracy theorists think WWII era executive order gives migrants $5k visa gift cards

As you probably guessed, the claim isn’t true.

On Feb 27, 2024 by Mikael Thalen

John Cornyn and Ken Paxton

GOP senator feuds with Texas AG over foreign ad bill, riling right-wingers: ‘Why don’t you move to Ukraine?’

The duo may face each other in a 2026 primary.

On Feb 13, 2024 by Katherine Huggins

Marjorie Taylor Green(l), Jim McGovern(r)

Marjorie Taylor Greene puts forth bizarre ‘suit jacket’ bathroom allegation against Dem criticizing her DHS impeachment effort

Say what?

On Feb 6, 2024 by Katherine Huggins

showdown between federal government and Texas over barbed wire on the border

‘Civil War’ chatter reaches fever pitch online—as wave of Republican governors side with Texas over Biden, Supreme Court

Over a dozen Republican governors have backed Texas Gov. Abbott's SCOTUS defiance

On Jan 25, 2024 by Marlon Ettinger

George Santos(l), Donald Trump(r)

‘Won’t even be director of the ice machine in the prison’: George Santos lobbies for top immigration role in potential new Trump administration

It wouldn't pay as well as Cameo.

On Jan 3, 2024 by Katherine Huggins

Home Depot building with sign (l) woman speaking in car with caption 'and by realize I am now exiting America and heading to Mexico I drive through' (c) Mexico USA directions on sign (r)

‘It happened to me!’: Texan says she accidentally drove to Mexico while trying to get to Home Depot

'This is missed exit to the extreme.'

On Oct 12, 2023 by Stacy Fernandez

border patrol storing phone data

DHS is using a border exemption to download, store Americans’ data without warrants

Sen. Ron Wyden alleges that Customs and Border Protection stores American data for 15 years.

On Sep 15, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

Rep. Elise Stefanik with hand up and American flag behind her

‘Seems like a pro-life thing to do’: Republican politician Elise Stefanik says baby formula shouldn’t be given to migrants

'If you are in Congress and propose starving babies to death you deserve to have your name trend.'

On May 13, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

Mexico flag design with wall between America flag design

EXCLUSIVE: Here’s how U.S. Border Protection bent over backward to accommodate the far-right’s crowdfunded Trump wall

The government is redacting its concerns with the donation, however.

On May 13, 2022 by Claire Goforth

old man in cowboy hat looking at camera (l) mexican border (m) old man pointing at camera (r)

‘They can’t get one f*cking truck through’: TikToker accuses Texas Gov. Greg Abbott of blocking border trade on purpose

'Sabotaging the economy and gloating about it.'

On Apr 13, 2022 by Claire Goforth

man holding up a magnifying glass

‘It was too easy’: How a spy from the Ram Ranch resistance infiltrated and seized anti-vax trucker chat rooms

Teagan McLean said it took him five days to take over.

On Feb 14, 2022 by Claire Goforth

two views of the border wall with a large gap

‘I’ve been deleting the racist crap’: TikToker says trolls targeted border wall post

A TikToker says their post was flooded with 'racist/xenophobic sh*t.'

On Jan 31, 2022 by Claire Goforth

A cartoon of US border patrol agent on a horse.

‘I don’t think horses are the problem:’ Biden administration mocked for banning horses in response to Border Patrol footage

'The problem isn't riding horses generally—it's riding horses *in Del Rio*'

On Sep 24, 2021 by Claire Goforth

Lauren Boebert walking in front of border fence with cardboard cutout of Kamala Harris

Lauren Boebert’s border video with a Kamala Harris cardboard cutout is unintentionally hilarious

Nothing says 'border crisis' like a cardboard cutout and a sweet guitar riff.

On Jun 10, 2021 by Claire Goforth