WOLA launches a new animated video, and a panel from WOLA discusses the mid-pandemic state of the border.
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.
An interview with El Paso-based asylum lawyer Taylor Levy.
Four coronavirus “hotspots” that the Trump administration’s border and migration policies risk creating.
A public comment submitted on the CDC rule shutting the border to asylum seekers during the COVID-19 outbreak.
An interview about the asylum process, and how the Trump administration has eviscerated it, with Aaron Reichlin-Melnick of the American Immigration Council.
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.
An interview with Joanna Williams, Director of Education and Advocacy at the Kino Border Initiative in Nogales, Arizona/Sonora.
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.
An interview about the devastating impact of the Trump border policies in the time of coronavirus, with Daniella Burgi-Palomino at the Latin America Working Group.
WOLA warns against some serious risks of the Trump administration’s newly imposed regime of quarantine “expulsions” at the border.
An interview with Savitri Arvey of the University of California at San Diego’s U.S.-Mexico Center, co-author of a series of updates on “metering” along the border.