In their suit to preserve Title 42, Republican state officials argue against the Biden administration’s granting of humanitarian exceptions to the pandemic expulsion authority. (Original link)
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.
“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.
A look at the data questions the results of the Texas state government’s border crackdown.
Lawsuit filed on behalf of migrants whom Florida’s state government arranged to put on a plane to Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts in September 2022. (Original link)
Shifting political dynamics appeared to favor Republicans in Texas border counties.
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.
The Texas state government’s controversial border security deployment.
Venezuelan migrants without U.S. support connections are living in shelters after boarding buses to Washington, DC funded by Texas’s Republican governor.
An extensive narrative of how the U.S. government came to carry out the Trump administration’s family separation policy, by investigative reporter Caitlin Dickerson.
“Patriots for America,” a conservative Christian militia, is intercepting migrant children in mid-Texas while Border Patrol and local authorities look on.
An alarming story of far-right activists waiting by the borderline in Arizona and intercepting unaccompanied migrant children.
An explainer about Title 42, the public health measure used since March 2020 to expel migrants without even the chance to ask for protection in the United States.
Finds seven examples in which Texas’s state government has been less-than-forthcoming, to say the least, about the results of Gov. Greg Abbott’s (R) state border crackdown.
Examines whether the Department of Homeland Security will be ready to process an increased arrival of asylum-seeking migrants after the likely lifting of the Title 42 pandemic expulsion policy.
A thorough account of the Biden administration’s infighting around border and migration policy, with the President reportedly demanding in March 2021, “Who do I need to fire to fix this?”
“Patriots for America,” a heavily armed far-right militia group, has been patrolling the border with the support, or at least the toleration, of authorities in Kinney County, Texas.
A thorough takedown of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R)’s “Operation Lone Star,” in which state police arrested over 7,200 migrants, often on “trespassing” charges, in seven months.
A multimedia essay about the waves of migration that have marked the history of Mexico’s southern border-zone city of Tapachula.
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.
“In the year since President Biden halted border wall construction,” the Post reports, “his administration has been developing plans to put its own stamp on Trump’s pet project, principally by remediating some of the environmental destruction.”