From the start of the Biden administration to August 2022, “U.S. authorities have reported at least 372 cases of family separation,” but Observer reporters found additional cases.
On a journey through the Darién Gap, a girl is separated from her mother for three days.
Many migrants bused to New York from the border “step onto the buses with the promise of a new life in a new city and step off instantly homeless.”
Laments the failure to pass a law outlawing separation of migrant families at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Reveals new details about the Florida state government operation that sent dozens of migrants to Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts in September 2022.
A report from Kinney County, Texas, along the border between Del Rio and Eagle Pass, where local leadership enthusiastically backs the Texas state government’s anti-migrant measures.
Investigates a September 27, 2022 incident in which twin brothers, one the warden of a jail that has housed detained immigrants, shot at a group of migrants in Hudspeth County, Texas, killing one.
“The federal government is tasked with executing dated and dysfunctional laws,” contends this analysis of the current state of U.S. immigration policy.
The drastically changed profile of migration requires a much different response at the U.S.-Mexico border, argues WOLA’s Adam Isacson.
Reporters traversed the Darién Gap along with numerous migrants, including a large number of Venezuelan citizens.
A report from Altar, Sonora, Mexico, an organized crime-dominated town through which many migrants pass en route to Arizona.
A look at the data questions the results of the Texas state government’s border crackdown.
The grim situation of migrants stuck in Mexico’s southern-border city of Tapachula.
A Salvadoran man, deported despite courts’ findings that he would face danger, disappears amid the Salvadoran government’s sweeping crackdown on suspected gang members.
Artificial intelligence-powered surveillance towers are being installed along the border, raising civil liberties and similar concerns.
A Venezuelan journalist recounts his experience crossing through the Darién Gap in 2019.
Shifting political dynamics appeared to favor Republicans in Texas border counties.
Migrant women stranded in Mexico suffer untreated symptoms of psychological stress.
Migrants contend with trauma after passing through Panama’s treacherous Darién Gap.
A story citing many migrants and aid workers finds medium-term shelter among the most acute needs for the nearly 10,000 migrants whom Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has bused to Washington, DC since March.
Costa Rica’s asylum system is so overwhelmed that applicants are being given appointments in 2030.
The Texas state government’s controversial border security deployment.
Field report from Yuma, Arizona, where asylum seekers from around the world are arriving in large numbers.
Venezuelan migrants without U.S. support connections are living in shelters after boarding buses to Washington, DC funded by Texas’s Republican governor.
A review of migration statistics through July 2022 and how they reveal the counterproductive nature of the Title 42 pandemic expulsions policy.