Emily Green is a journalist in Mexico City. Before moving to Mexico, Green reported on local politics for The San Francisco Chronicle. She has also reported internationally from the Philippines on the harassment and death threats faced by local journalists.
What began as an inconvenience — longer lines at the gas station — is dragging into its second week after Mexico's president shut down fuel pipelines to prevent theft.
The killings of two Honduran teenagers this week are a sobering reminder of the dangers asylum-seekers may face while waiting in violent Mexican border regions as the Trump administration rolls out a new plan to keep migrants in Mexico until their asylum claims are decided.
After five months, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is finally taking office. But he'll immediately face the country's crisis on the US-Mexico border.
Many of the LGBTQ migrants making their way to the US fled violence and harassment at home. They found each other during this journey and have stayed together in a tight-knit group.
A group of about 3,000 migrants has travelled for more than a month to reach the US. Now, they’re just a half-hour walk away. But getting in seems more distant than ever.