Borderland: Dispatches From The U.S.-Mexico Boundary Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep and a team of NPR journalists explore the people, goods and culture that cross the border. Though heavily fortified, it remains the place where two nations meet, trade, clash and influence one another.

Junior Adriano at his former high school in Anthony, Texas. Kainaz Amaria/NPR hide caption

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Undocumented Immigrant Now Feels 'More American'

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Tijuana's New Breed Of Entrepreneurs Create Technical Businesses

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Born From The Border, Tijuana Grows In New Ways

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Deportees To Mexicali Wait For Another Chance To Cross Into U.S.

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Parts of the fence along the U.S.-Mexico border might stop vehicles, but they don't keep out those making the journey on foot. Kainaz Amaria/NPR hide caption

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Crossing The Desert: Why Brenda Wanted Border Patrol To Find Her

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Arizona Struggles To Gain Cross-Border Trade With Mexico

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Columbus, N.M., was raided by Pancho Villa in 1916 and by federal agents in 2011. Kainaz Amaria/NPR hide caption

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From Pancho Villa To Panda Express: Life In A Border Town

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Vicious Gang, Barrio Azteca, Gets Its Start In El Paso

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Principal Encourages Immigrant Students To Aim For Middle Class

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Troncoso Family Finds Success On U.S. Side Of Border With Mexico

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On The Mend, But Wounds Of Violence Still Scar Juarez

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Congressmen Are Bullish On The Borderlands

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Dob Cunningham (left) and his friend Larry Johnson look over the edge of Cunningham's 800-acre ranch in Quemado, Texas. Kainaz Amaria/NPR hide caption

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Always Watching: A Fragile Trust Lines The U.S.-Mexico Border

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