Josue Beltran Cortez explains how border dynamics are changing south of the border.
A historian explains why the risk of crossing today’s border may not be worth the rewards.
An environmentalist explains why the San Diego – Tijuana border is so dynamic.
An environmentalist explains how topography influenced the Mexico-United States border.
A brief history of the San Diego-Tijuana border from a patrol agent.
Economist James Gerber discusses complex intersections between San Diego & Tijuana.
Friar Pat Murphy runs the Casa del Migrante and helps migrants on their journey.
A professor examines the discrepancies between the reality of immigration and policy.
A sociology professor speaks about the role immigrants play in the United States.
Friendships are forging at a garden situated between the United States & Mexico.
Journalist Greg Moran discusses his perspective on the San Diego-Tijuana border.
A father talks about his deportation, and the family he left behind.
A recent deportee struggles with a decision: build a new life or try to reunite w/ family.
Arturo Payan shares his experiences as a Border Patrol agent in the San Diego sector.
About Facing North
Facing North is a documentary web series that explores the multidimensional dynamics between the United States and Mexico through the lens of the San Diego-Tijuana border region, and the people who live around it.
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