The U.S. Is Using A Secret List To Block Some Journalists At The Border

The U.S. Is Using A Secret List To Block Some Journalists At The Border

3:09pm Mar 14, 2019
A group of migrants sit outside the Benito Juarez sports complex where they have taken temporary shelter in Tijuana, Mexico on November 30, 2018. (Kitra Cahana)
  • A group of migrants sit outside the Benito Juarez sports complex where they have taken temporary shelter in Tijuana, Mexico on November 30, 2018. (Kitra Cahana)

  • Migrants scope out and try to find a place to cross the U.S. - Mexican border wall near the beach in Tijuana, Mexico, on December 16, 2018. Some attempt to dig under the wall, while others pass over it. (Kitra Cahana/MAPS)

Kitra Cahana is a photojournalist with dual U.S.-Canadian citizenship who has been documenting the migrant crisis in Mexico and Central America. In January, she was twice denied entry to Mexico. Then, documents leaked to NBC San Diego revealed her name was on a secret government list. Here & Now’s Lisa Mullins talks with Cahana for more.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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