Muros Invisibles
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Muros Invisibles

How borders dehumanize us

Seeing someone shot was far from the worst thing I saw, but it it made me realize how much life on the border had changed me

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Brooklyn, New York- Borderlands are inherently chaotic. Until two weeks ago, I lived on a particularly troubled one and it changed me. I spent the majority of my days talking to penniless refugees fleeing starvation and violence. I witnessed street protests devolve into a terrifying madness that…



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Joshua Collins

A reporter on immigration and world affairs, based in Cucuta, Colombia. Bylines at Al Jazeera, Caracas Chronicles, New Humanitarian and more