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The border fence between the United States and Mexico, shown from the southern side, stretches to the ocean's edge at Tijuana, Mexico. In a documentary film, a professor from The Fletcher School at Tufts University explores how U.S. immigration policy affects migrants in Mexico.
September 15, 2021 Video
In a new documentary, a Fletcher School professor explores how U.S. immigration policy affects migrants in Mexico

Editor's Note: The documentary Waylaid In Tijuana is now available for viewing on YouTube.

In 2018, images of...

A view of a poor neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro. A survey by Tufts-led team in a poor community in Brazil finds economic uncertainty of the pandemic is top-most on residents’ minds.
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Survey by Tufts-led team in a poor community in Brazil finds that economic uncertainty of the pandemic is top-most on residents’ minds

In March of 2020, Cidade de Deus, a low-income neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro, had its first case of COVID-19. The neighborhood is commonly...

Grid of 15 faces. Tisch College at Tufts announces its virtual events for fall 2021, with a diverse array of speakers include politicians, journalists, authors, and innovators
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The diverse array of speakers include politicians, journalists, authors, and innovators

The Tisch College of Civic Life is hosting national and global leaders, award-winning journalists...

Brad Snyder and Greg Billington hold an American flag after winning a triathlon race. Tufts alum Snyder took home his sixth Paralympics gold medal overall with victory on August 27
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Brad Snyder, F19, took home his sixth Paralympic gold medal overall with victory on August 27

Brad Snyder, F19, won the paratriathlon gold medal in the PTV1 category of vision-impaired athletes at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo on August 27...

In her new book, Our Common Ground: Insights from Four Years of Listening to American Voters, Diane Hessan, J76, A11P, shares what she’s learned from conversations conducted each week with more than 500 voters across the political spectrum
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Entrepreneur Diane Hessan, J76, A11P, reveals surprising findings in her new book on American voters

The political polarization in the U.S. can seem hopeless. Television pundits and politicians stoke stereotypes, driving a wedge between neighbors...

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