Borderlands

What I learned reporting on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border

Editor's Note: Recently, a group of Cronkite News reporters travelled along the U.S.-Mexico border to work on stories about the results of a Cronkite News-Univision News-Dallas Morning News border poll. Mauricio Casillas, a recent graduate of the Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University, was one of the reporters who contributed to our coverage. Here, he reflects on his experience as a Borderlands reporter.

There’s a new speaker in town: Arpaio addresses GOP convention

CLEVELAND - Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio was awarded a prime speaking slot at the final day of the Republican National Convention on Thursday, delivering a speech with familiar themes of stopping illegal immigration and protecting law enforcement.

Arizonans join anti-wall protest at generally quiet GOP convention

CLEVELAND – For Buckeye resident Ernesto Lopez, the border wall promised by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is disturbing enough that he was willing to drive from Arizona to Cleveland to be part of a protest against it.

Public safety concerns transcend border wall debate

A new Cronkite News-Univision News-Dallas Morning News poll of residents along both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border reveals a disparity between countries in perceptions of public safety.

At GOP convention, little sympathy for border wall opponents

CLEVELAND - Sun City resident Barbara Wyllie believes Donald Trump’s proposal for a border wall is still the best solution for American safety, despite a new poll that shows the overwhelming number of border residents don't want a wall built.

Border poll project: Share your feedback

Tell us what you think of the Cronkite News-Univision News-Dallas Morning News Border Poll and our coverage of the U.S.-Mexico border.

Border poll graphics

Highlights of the data from our poll of 1,427 residents of 14 U.S. and Mexico border cities.

Border poll methodology

Learn more about how we conducted the Cronkite News-Univision News-Dallas Morning News poll of residents in 14 cities along the U.S.-Mexico border.