A photo essay from a WOLA staff visit to the Texas-Mexico border, from Del Rio to Brownsville including four Mexican border cities.
The state of wall-building and funding, and options for the Biden administration to cease all construction and repair at least some of the damage.
This compendium of recommendations includes an extensive “migration and border policy” section.
A response to the Trump administration’s celebration of completing a 400th mile of border wall.
An overview of key measures in the House of Representatives’ version of the 2021 DHS appropriation, including cutting border wall spending, defunding “Remain in Mexico,” reducing ICE detention, and others.
Six reasons why the Trump administration’s doubling-down on border wall construction in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic is costly and dangerous.
Four coronavirus “hotspots” that the Trump administration’s border and migration policies risk creating.
An analysis by me, in English and Spanish, of how the Trump administration’s coronavirus measures have not only put its whole immigration agenda in place, but are also threatening to spread the virus.
Some of what the Trump administration is implementing at the border risks worsening the COVID-19 pandemic at home and exporting it to other countries.
WOLA experts discuss current challenges the region faces from ineffective migration policies and protection of migrant rights and what might be done to change the situation.
An explanation of how the Trump administration has wrested billions of dollars in money from elsewhere in the federal budget in order to fund wall-building without congressional approval.
A memo reporting back from a field visit to El Paso and Ciudad Juárez.