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.
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.
New Border Wall Will Destroy Butterfly Center, Historic Chapel, and Texas State Park
Trump’s new segment of border wall will be built through Bentsen Rio Grande Valley State Park, in Mission, Texas, up to a mile from the Rio Grande.
The War on ImmigrantsBorder Patrol Union Endorses Extremist Video Featuring White Nationalists
“Killing Free Speech” refers to Democrats as “evil” and features white nationalists who make a correlation between gang rapes, Islam, and immigration.