Over the Borderline.

An Introduction.

This is the brief introduction to our series “Over the Borderline” where we update our reporting on immigration and the border crisis to examine the myriad moving parts of this hot button topic. The series kicks off this weekend with a look at the current crisis facing New York City with busloads of migrants continually flowing into the city on a daily basis and stretching city services to their limits. Then we’ll head south of the border to examine the root causes of mass migration from economic and political perspectives. In this introduction we set the table for the discussion going forward and speak to the highly charged political nature of immigration and how it’s playing out in the presidential election cycle.

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