A multimedia essay about the waves of migration that have marked the history of Mexico’s southern border-zone city of Tapachula.
Finds that asylum-seeking adults sent back to Mexican border cities are facing danger and precarious shelter conditions under the Biden administration’s court-ordered revival of “Remain in Mexico.”
On-the-ground reporting documents the continued severity of the push factors forcing Hondurans to migrate, even after a change of government.
Profiles Central American children who arrived at the border unaccompanied and are now trying to adjust to life and school in Montgomery County, in suburban Washington, DC.
Near the cargo train junctions north of Mexico City, criminal groups lie in wait, looking for migrants to kidnap or forcibly recruit.
CBP plans to build up to 86 miles of new levee wall along the border in south Texas. Community members respond.
CBP documents and situation reports reveal extreme steps the agency, along with Mexican authorities, took to block “migrant caravan” participants’ attempt to seek asylum in early 2019.
Nicaraguans facing the Managua regime’s repression are increasingly fleeing to the United States instead of Costa Rica.
An investigation finds that Texas’s state government has been using dubious statistics to inflate results from its costly border deployment.
Profiles Honduran migrants who have decided to settle in the relative safety of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico after seeing their efforts to reach the United States blocked.
A new investigation of Texas’s troubled National Guard border deployment finds that some Guardsmen have been ordered to station themselves outside some of the wealthiest private ranches in south Texas, where they have little to do.
Ana Raquel Minian of Stanford University contends that urging Mexico to serve as a bulwark against migration is a longstanding U.S. practice
Published by the Houston Chronicle on March 9, 2022.
A richly illustrated feature recounts Haitian migrants’ arduous journey from South America to the Texas-Mexico border.