The state of wall-building and funding, and options for the Biden administration to cease all construction and repair at least some of the damage.
A panoramic view of the new Biden administration’s proposed changes to border and migration policies, and the challenges they face in the near term.
This compendium of recommendations includes an extensive “migration and border policy” section.
Even if a “wave” of migration happens in early 2021, the new Biden administration can handle it with minimal drama while phasing out the Trump administration’s harsh anti-asylum policies.
Recommendations to assist Mexico’s asylum system, reduce migrant detention in Mexico, and help Mexico make its approach to migration more rights-respecting.
Taking stock of the region’s “new normal” of heavy migration flows, and the administrative and policy shifts that the Biden administration—and governments and international organizations regionwide—must undergo.
A policy-by-policy overview of what it would take for the Biden administration to undo the Trump administration’s hardline border and migration policies.
How Mexico can improve its asylum system and other provisions for a fast-rising number of protection-seeking migrants.
A public defender in El Paso ran up against the Trump administration’s early rollout of its family separation policy.
A look at the harms that border wall construction has inflicted in south Texas.
A conversation with Eduardo Canales of the South Texas Human Rights Center, about his organization’s fight to stop migrant deaths and to identify remains.
A response to the Trump administration’s celebration of completing a 400th mile of border wall.
ICE deported back to Guatemala hundreds of people who tested positive for COVID-19.
As the Homeland Security Department completes its 2020 fiscal year, a walk through some of the prominent findings from the year-end data.
Voices strong concerns about where a culture of cruelty and impunity is leading U.S. border agencies, and points to ways out.
An El Salvadoran journalist documents the hardships suffered by African migrants at the Mexico-Guatemala border.
Using open-source data and imagery tools, this study documents how border wall construction is harming a fragile desert oasis in a southern Arizona protected area.
Migrants in limbo have hope for change if Donald Trump loses the election, but walking back many of the Trump administration’s anti-asylum policies will be difficult.
Looks at how CBP misspent much of $192 million that Congress had appropriated to attend to the humanitarian needs of migrants in custody. (Link at oig.dhs.gov)