The report documents the growth of immigrant detention, inhumane conditions, poor quality of health care, and difficulty of obtaining parole.
A brief making a legal argument against the Centers for Disease Control Rule and Order closing the border to asylum seekers on public health grounds.
Study finds “that 72% of individuals are expected to be infected by day 90 under the optimistic scenario, while nearly 100% of individuals are expected to be infected by day 90 under a more pessimistic scenario.”
This study finds no past relationship between a migrant’s documentation status at the border and a migrant’s infection with flu-like disease.
A thorough legal analysis, by Lucas Guttentag of Stanford University, of the Trump administration’s use of an old quarantine statute to shut down the right to seek asylum at the border.
An analysis of the Trump administration’s claim that it can expel asylum seekers in the name of limiting the spread of COVID-19.
A research-based letter expressing concern about migrants’ rights and health in Mexico in light of the coronavirus emergency.
A complaint from the ACLU Foundation of San Diego and Imperial Counties and ACLU Border Rights Center reports on CBP’s failure to implement a detainee locator system, which complicates efforts to reunify separated families.
The latest in a series of reports documenting the status of asylum seekers forced by metering to wait in Mexico for a chance to approach U.S. border ports of entry.
A statement from numerous organizations expressing alarm at the expulsions of protection-seeking migrants at the border resulting from the Trump administration’s COVID-19 response.
A statement from 61 organizations objecting to the Trump administration’s harsh border, asylum, and deportation measures during the COVID-19 emergency.
This legal analysis posits that adding drug trafficking organizations to the U.S. terrorist list could complicate asylum claims for victims who were forced to pay extortion.
A complaint filed with the DHS Inspector-General about a February 2020 incident in which a Guatemalan woman gave birth unattended, in her pants, while awaiting processing in a San Diego Sector Border Patrol station. (Link at documentcloud.org)