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.
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.
ICE deported back to Guatemala hundreds of people who tested positive for COVID-19.
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.
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.
Some Mexican families are among the hundreds of mostly Central Americans awaiting their turn to seek asylum on the U.S. side of the border in Matamoros, Mexico.
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 investigation into how the U.S.-backed government of Juan Orlando Hernández is worsening conditions that cause so many Hondurans to migrate to the United States.
ICE repeatedly rebuffed New Mexico state health officials’ offers to help control a worsening outbreak of COVID-19 at its Otero County Processing Center.
How the pandemic and the Trump administration’s crackdown on asylum are being experienced in southern Arizona.
Details ICE’s practice of holding migrant families and children under contractors’ custody in border-town hotels before expelling them under measures put in place due to COVID-19.
Tianna Spears, a diplomat assigned to the U.S. consulate in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, recounts the difficulty she consistently experienced re-entering the United States, as an African-American person, through CBP’s ports of entry.
A “deep dive” into the U.S. asylum system and what has been done to it during the Trump years.
Over 3,000 unaccompanied children have been summarily expelled back to Mexico or Central America, with no way even to track what’s happened to them. Some first spend days in hotels guarded by unlicensed contractors.
A look at El Paso and Ciudad Juárez a year after a gunman’s rampage at an El Paso Walmart.
An audio report and accompanying text, reported from the Rio Grande Valley, El Paso, and Mexico City, about the impact of the Trump administration’s virtual ending of the right to asylum at the border during the pandemic.
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.