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 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.
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 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.
Migration is likely to increase again at the border. But through inexpensive, low-drama strategies, the U.S. government can manage it in an orderly, humane way.
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.
A quick review of the crisis that has been created at the border, and how to resolve it.
In June 2019, under heavy U.S. pressure, Mexico deployed its new National Guard to stop migrants, while agreeing to a vastly expanded “Remain in Mexico” program. A year later, the result has been disastrous.
Interviews with Sarah Sanchez and Isabel Ribe, two advocates at the Santa Fe Dreamers Project working with detained migrants; and with Dr. Tracy Green, a Brandeis University professor and Dana Gold, senior counsel with the Government Accountability Project.
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.