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US-Mexican Border Studies: Primary Sources Beyond San Diego

Openly Accessible Digital Libraries with digitized primary source content

The Association for Borderlands Studies is an excellent portal to information about many international borderland regions.  It also maintains lists of links and resources on specific regions, including the Mexico-US border.

The Torn Apart Project: This website uses digital technologies to map the significance of US Immigration and Cutoms Enforcement (ICE) detention centers.  Volume I locates all ICE detention centers on a US map, and provides additional access points to alternative views of the ICE landscape, including information such as photographs and data.  The Allies tab links to a directory of organizations providing various kinds of support to undocumented immigrants. Volume II digs deeper, tracing the financial context of ICE; who has funded and who has profited from this phenomenon, including the role of money, businesses, and politicians and government agencies.