Melissa del Bosque
Melissa del Bosque is a Lannan reporting fellow with The Investigative Fund at The Nation Institute. She has written about the U.S.-Mexico border since 1998.
Border Wall Construction Set to Begin Near Historic Cemeteries in South Texas
The Trump administration broke ground next to a church and gravesites that are part of an important chapter in the history of the Underground Railroad.
The Coronavirus CrisisHow Trump’s Deportation Flights Are Putting Latin America and the Caribbean at Risk
The U.S. has forged ahead with deportations amid the pandemic, creating a petri dish for the virus in crowded ICE facilities and then exporting it overseas.
The War on ImmigrantsTrump’s Border Wall Would Destroy Historic Gravesites in South Texas
A stop on the Underground Railroad and an early African-American burial site in South Texas are endangered by the first section of Trump’s border wall.
The War on ImmigrantsIn South Texas, Border Residents Struggle to Cope With the Latest Military Surge
Border communities still remember when a U.S. Marine assigned to a drug interdiction task force mistakenly shot and killed an 18-year-old boy.