Immigration Judge Slams ‘Remain in Mexico’ Tent Courts
“It's more like what you might see, perhaps, in China or Russia,” says Ashley Tabaddor, president of the National Association of Immigration Judges.
Journalists Blocked from Attending Secretive Immigration Tent Courts
Normally, the press can observe immigration court proceedings. But journalists are being turned away from the first asylum hearings in Laredo under the Migrant Protection Protocols.
Shelter Director Ruben Garcia on How Struggling Nonprofits Carry the Load of the Migrant ‘Crisis’
The director of El Paso's Annunciation House has brought compassion to the front lines of migration for four decades.
U.S. and Mexican Officials Collaborating to Stop Asylum-Seekers, Attorneys Allege
A new petition with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights “highlights the reality of the U.S. working hand in glove with the Mexicans to completely shut down bridges.”
As a Pediatrician, I Know There’s No Way to Jail Migrant Families Without Hurting Kids
If we really care about migrant kids, we can’t stop at ending the obvious atrocity of family separation at the border.
ICE Detained a Pregnant Rape Survivor for Six Months, Records Show
ICE has detained 525 pregnant women since last October, which advocates call part of a troubling trend under Trump.
Valeria Luiselli’s ‘Tell Me How It Ends’ Is the First Must-Read Book of the Trump Era
The Mexican novelist writes that asylum-seekers come to the U.S. not in search of the American dream, but “to wake up from the nightmare into which they were born.”
For decades, residential shelters have operated as humane alternatives to immigrant detention. Could they work on a larger scale?