The 2019 Center for Immigration Studies annual border tour explores parts of eastern Arizona and Mexico. Members of the tour receive briefings from the Border Patrol, visit ranchers, and meet with local law enforcement officials. As the tour progresses, we will post short videos with Mark Krikorian, the Center's Executive Director, discussing his experience with those interactions.
Mark Krikorian explains the need for a border wall in Nogales, Arizona.
Mark Krikorian discusses ports of entry closures in Nogales, Arizona.
Mark Krikorian discusses the use of border crossing cards outside a port of entry in Nogales, Arizona.
Mark Krikorian discusses the benefits of growing produce in Mexico.
Mark Krikorian discusses border barriers from a Bureau of Land Management area on the San Pedro River at the U.S. - Mexico Border.
Mark Krikorian discusses border barriers west of Naco, Arizona
Mark Krikorian discusses the effectiveness of the border fence in Douglas, Arizona.
Mark Krikorian discusses asylum and the cartels in Douglas, Arizona.