A review of major DHS acquisition programs, including 10 CBP programs supporting border security operations.
An analysis of plans being drawn up by advisors to Donald Trump’s 2024 campaign for radically altering immigration policy if their candidate wins.
A family of Venezuelan asylum seekers who missed their CBP One appointment because they were kidnapped for ransom in Mexico’s violent border state of Tamaulipas.
Statistics and information about protection risks faced by people transiting Honduras.
Arizona borderland ranchers Jim and Sue Chilton’s remote desert land, long traversed by smugglers and migrants seeking to avoid detection, has now become a destination for asylum seekers.
A profile of the Homeland Security Secretary, based on lengthy interviews.
More whistleblower disclosures reveal malfeasance at CBP’s Office of the Chief Medical Examiner and its contractor.
Poll data give low approval ratings to the Biden administration’s handling of the border and migration.
identifies gaps in DHS’s handling of employee misconduct, particularly in the equitable adjudication between supervisors and non-supervisors. (Link at gao.gov)
Details U.S. immigration agencies’ confiscation of asylum seekers’ belongings on “hundreds” of documented occasions.
Documents prolonged waits, discrimination, poor healthcare access, targeted violence, and other harms suffered by Black asylum seekers.
Waits for increasingly scarce CBP One appointments are growing longer in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico.
A quarterly update on migration trends and dynamics in the Americas.
Finds that DHS lacked criteria for starting and ending its task forces, and hadn’t set measurable performance goals for them. (Link at gao.gov)
A set of policy recommendations for fixing the U.S. asylum system and helping stabilize countries in the Americas.
House Homeland Republicans lay out their case for impeaching DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, alleging mismanagement of the border and migration. (Link at house.gov)
A lengthy interview with the Biden administration’s homeland security secretary.
A statistical overview of migration trends in the Americas. (Link at iom.int)
The Nogales-based shelter and human rights defense organization offers a compendium of alleged abuses and rights violations from its regular reports to Congress.
Using survey and other data, details the conditions faced by migrants along the route, and seeking to integrate, in the named countries.
A bill under negotiation in the Senate continues the tradition of attempting deterrence policies, even though the numbers show that this has failed
A chronicle of the Biden administration’s three years of struggles with border and migration policy.
Constitutional scholar Frank Bowman disputes claims that Republican governors have a constitutional right to defend against an “invasion” of migrants.
An excerpt from an upcoming book by New Yorker staff writer Jonathan Blitzer, telling the story of a Honduran woman whom the Trump administration separated from her sons in 2017.
Lessons from the past 30 years of border security and migration policy at the U.S.-Mexico border.