Amy Isackson

Amy Isackson appears in the following:

Born In The U.S., But Struggling To Acclimate In Mexico

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

An estimated 300,000 kids born in the U.S. are now living in Mexico because their parents were either deported or went south of the border when jobs in the United States dried up. Schools in border areas aren't equipped to educate these children, who may be Mexican but don't feel Mexican.


Working To Save The Painted 'Zonkeys' Of Tijuana

Thursday, August 08, 2013

Americans once waited in line for the chance to be photographed atop the striped donkeys on this famed tourist strip. But 9/11, the recession and the Mexican drug war have stifled tourism and nearly put the "zonkeys" and their owners out of work. A new push is on to save the historic icons.


On the Border in CA, AZ, NM, & TX

Friday, June 21, 2013

In this segment we discuss how a border security surge would change the dynamic along the border--both in terms of the flow of people and the flow of money. To do so, we have three guests who are intimately familiar with the territories along the border: Jude Joffe-Blocksenior field correspondent in Phoenix for Fronteras: The Changing America Desk, Amy Isackson, freelance reporter in San Diego and Tijuana and Mónica Ortiz Uribe, also a senior field correspondent for Fronteras in El Paso and Ciudad Juarez.

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Living On The Border, Driven — Literally — Underground

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

After living underground in the United States — figuratively speaking — some undocumented immigrants deported to the Mexican border city of Tijuana have been driven — quite literally — underground. They're living in holes along Tijuana's fetid sewage canal for protection against police.


Border War

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Vicente Calderon, editor of The Tijuana Press, and Amy Isackson, KPBS border reporter, talk about the spike in violence along the Mexico/U.S. border.

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