Journalist Erica Hellerstein investigates the “quiet but quick” expansion of alternatives to detention programs to surveil released migrants in the United States.
A primer about the alternative programs frequently applied to asylum-seeking families apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Details the impact of Title 42 expulsions and other asylum-denial policies, and presents the outlines of a new approach to persistently high levels of protection-seeking migration at the border.
This compendium of recommendations includes an extensive “migration and border policy” section.
Even if a “wave” of migration happens in early 2021, the new Biden administration can handle it with minimal drama while phasing out the Trump administration’s harsh anti-asylum policies.
Migration is likely to increase again at the border. But through inexpensive, low-drama strategies, the U.S. government can manage it in an orderly, humane way.
An overview of the Trump administration’s systematic dismantling of the right to seek asylum, and recommendations for how to restore it.