Journalista: Inside a Cartel Tunnel and Beyond Shows the True Cost of a Border

By Yoonj Kim

Donald Trump’s recent claims he would build a physical wall between the U.S. and Mexico if he were elected president have led to discussions of a wall’s cost and value. However, the U.S. has already been paying for a border—with lives that are put on the line every day by the Border Patrol. On the Mexico side, its citizens also risk their lives as they attempt to cross over undetected. Playboy’s correspondent Yoonj Kim gets a rare inside look at the current methods of illegally crossing the border by going inside one of the longest cartel tunnels in the southwest and surveying the border with the San Diego Border Patrol team.


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