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.
As the Homeland Security Department completes its 2020 fiscal year, a walk through some of the prominent findings from the year-end data.
May 2020 saw an increase in apprehensions of single adults, many of whom may seek to avoid apprehension by migrating through dangerous border sectors during the hot summer months.
Researchers find that more than 3,253 people in 22 years—far more than Border Patrol estimates—have lost their lives attempting to migrate through south Texas.
All of the prior-year data that CBP posts to its statistics page, combined in a single PDF file. Includes sector profile, family unit and UAC apprehensions, family unit apprehensions by sector, monthly apprehensions, apprehensions from Mexico and other than Mexico, staffing statistics, deaths, apprehensions by sector, apprehensions since 1925, and budget statistics.
A memo reporting back from a field visit to El Paso and Ciudad Juárez.