A complaint to the Justice Department about racial profiling and dangerous vehicle pursuits carried out by Texas state law enforcement personnel within the framework of the so-called “Operation Lone Star.”
Presents statistical information about the asylum-seeking migrants placed in the Biden administration’s revived “Remain in Mexico” program between December 2021 and June 2022. Presents data separately in an Excel (.xlsx) file. (Link at dhs.gov)
interviews with 200 migrants offer a glimpse into how they get information about their routes to the United States, including the role of social media and smugglers.
Details sites along the U.S.-Mexico border that are in most dire need of environmental restoration following border wall construction.
The treacherous journey migrants take to the United States, and the sharply increasing number of migrant deaths on the U.S. side of the border.
A report from Tapachula, near the Mexico-Guatemala border, where stranded migrants face hunger, discrimination, and insecurity.
Profiles threatened Mexican journalists who have had to seek refuge in Arizona.
Among other findings, a survey reveals that “three-quarters of voters do not fully trust border agents to respect the constitutional rights of everyone, or to be held accountable when they violate those rights.”
A quarterly update on countries affected by the Venezuelan migration crisis.
Last updated July 20, 2022. Download a PDF packet of infographics at bit.ly/wola_border_infographics.
A collection of previously unreleased records from CBP, ICE, and other Homeland Security agencies showing their purchase of large amounts of people’s cell phone location information.
A report from Yuma and Nogales, where two very different populations of migrants have been arriving in large numbers.
CBP investigators’ report into the September 2021 incident in Del Rio, Texas, in which mounted Border Patrol agents charged at and otherwise mistreated mostly Haitian migrants who had arrived in large numbers. (Link at cbp.gov)
A regular statistical update about Venezuelan migration, focused on U.S.-bound migration.
An explanation of the legal implications of the Supreme Court’s June 30, 2022 “Remain in Mexico” decision, and likely next steps, by Peter Marguiles of Roger Williams University School of Law.
A conversation between radio host Terry Gross and Kelly Lytle Hernández, author of Bad Mexicans: Race, Empire, and Revolution in the Borderlands.
The House Appropriations Committee’s narrative report to accompany its bill funding the Department of Homeland Security’s 2023 budget. (Link at congress.gov)
Presents statistical information about the asylum-seeking migrants placed in the Biden administration’s revived “Remain in Mexico” program between December 2021 and May 2022. (Link at dhs.gov)
A call to end the pandemic policy, which was prolonged by court order, authored by Eleanor Acer of Human Rights First.