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.
This compendium of recommendations includes an extensive “migration and border policy” section.
A look at the harms that border wall construction has inflicted in south Texas.
A response to the Trump administration’s celebration of completing a 400th mile of border wall.
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.
An investigation of the section of privately built border wall in Texas’s Rio Grande Valley, paid for by an organization whose management is now under indictment for fraud.
A profile of the owner of Fisher Sand and Gravel, a company that has used connections to the President to gain a large share of border wall construction contracts.
An indictment, on fraud charges, of principals from “We Build the Wall,” a non-profit that sought to build sections of private border wall using donors’ money. (Link at justice.gov)
An overview of key measures in the House of Representatives’ version of the 2021 DHS appropriation, including cutting border wall spending, defunding “Remain in Mexico,” reducing ICE detention, and others.
A report from Laredo, Texas, where the Trump administration’s plan to build a tall wall along the city’s riverfront is broadly and deeply unpopular.
As Arizona coronavirus cases soar, the state’s extensive border wall system was irrelevant to stopping its spread.
The House appropriators’ narrative report accompanying the 2021 bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security. (Link at appropriations.house.gov)
Finds major, basic shortcomings in CBP’s planning and purchasing as it built Donald Trump’s border wall.
A section of private border wall on the banks of the Rio Grande in south Texas, built by a pro-Trump company with donated funds, is threatened by erosion.
A look at the laws the Trump administration is waiving or violating in order to build as much border fence as possible before the president’s term ends.
A request for proposals “seeking further product improvements to the anti-climb/anti-cut features of the border wall barrier.”
Six reasons why the Trump administration’s doubling-down on border wall construction in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic is costly and dangerous.
Four coronavirus “hotspots” that the Trump administration’s border and migration policies risk creating.
An analysis by me, in English and Spanish, of how the Trump administration’s coronavirus measures have not only put its whole immigration agenda in place, but are also threatening to spread the virus.
Some of what the Trump administration is implementing at the border risks worsening the COVID-19 pandemic at home and exporting it to other countries.