Todd Miller (journalist)

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Todd Miller
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Miller at the 2019 Texas Book Festival
Notable worksStorming the Wall

Todd Miller is a journalist based in Tucson, Arizona. He is most notably the author of Storming the Wall: Climate Change, Migration, and Homeland Security (2017).



For over a decade and a half, Miller has written about border and immigration issues between the United States and Mexico. He is a contributing editor on the NACLA Report on the Americas’ blog "Border Wars", and his work has also appeared in such places as the New York Times , [1] The Nation , Guernica, [2] and Common Dreams . [3]

Miller lives in Tucson, Arizona. Miller has worked for both Borderlinks in Arizona and Witness for Peace in Oaxaca, Mexico, researching and assisting in resolving immigration issues. [4]

His first book, Border Patrol Nation: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Homeland Security was published in 2014. [5] His second book Storming the Wall: Climate Change, Migration, and Homeland Security was published in 2017 and covers the interrelated nature of human migration, climate change, corporate investment in border militarization, and sustainability and environmental justice movements. [6] His third book Empire of Borders: The Expansion of the U.S. Border Around the World was published in 2019 and traces the externalization of the U.S. border apparatus abroad. His fourth book Build Bridges, Not Walls: A Journey to a World Without Borders is a meditation and reflection on his other work that attempts to imagine a new world without border enforcement.

He currently writes for The Border Chronicle with fellow border journalist Melissa del Bosque.


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  1. Miller, Todd. "War on the Border". The New York Times. Retrieved 30 September 2016.
  2. Miller, Todd. "Border Patrol International". Guernica. Guernica. Retrieved 30 September 2016.
  3. Miller, Todd. "Todd Miller, "About"". Wordpress. Retrieved 25 September 2016.
  4. "Todd Miller". The Nation. The Nation Company. Retrieved 25 September 2016.
  5. "Border Patrol Nation: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Homeland Security". City Lights Booksellers and Publishers. City Lights Publishers. Retrieved 25 September 2016.
  6. Miller, Todd (2018). "Storming the Wall". Todd Miller Writer. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  7. "Storming the Wall: Climate Change, Migration, and Homeland Security". City Lights Booksellers and Publishers. City Lights Publishers. Retrieved 25 September 2016.