“Blind mule” smuggling – where drug traffickers plant drugs on unsuspecting border crossers before they enter the U.S. – targets frequent border crossers.
Author Archives: Sofía Mejías-Pascoe
Sofía Mejías-Pascoe is a border and immigration reporter covering the U.S.-Mexico region and the people who live, work and pass through the area.
Mejías-Pascoe was previously a general assignment reporter and intern with inewsource, where she covered the pandemic’s toll inside prisons and detention centers and dug into neighborhood feuds over trash and COVID-19 parties.
Mejías-Pascoe also worked as an editor at her college newspaper, the Daily Nexus. She interned at the Santa Barbara Independent, San Diego CityBeat, Voice of San Diego and The San Diego Union-Tribune.
She graduated in June 2021 with a degree in communication from UC Santa Barbara. She is a member of the San Diego/Tijuana Chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.