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AQ VIDEO: A Mexico Border Tour with Alfredo Corchado

June 22, 2017

"This is the Ellis Island of the Southwest," says author and journalist Alfredo Corchado.

He knows from experience. Born in Mexico, Corchado's family moved to El Paso when he was a boy, and he was a waiter in their restaurant just two blocks from the border itself. In this short video, Corchado shows AQ Editor-in-Chief Brian Winter how integrated both countries are – and talks to Mexicans and Americans about how life has changed (and stayed the same) under President Donald Trump.

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