A report from Tapachula, near the Mexico-Guatemala border, where stranded migrants face hunger, discrimination, and insecurity.
A discussion of Latin America’s historic current levels of migration, commitments made at the Summit of the Americas, and what WOLA staff have seen during recent fieldwork at the U.S.-Mexico and Mexico-Guatemala borders.
A field report on abuses of migrant rights in Mexico’s southern-border city of Tapachula, focusing on the asylum-seeking migrant population stranded there.
Report on a March 2022 research visit to Tapachula, near Mexico’s border with Guatemala, where large numbers of asylum-seeking migrants are stranded by U.S. and Mexican policies.
An investigation, based on interviews, of the conditions Haitian migrants face in Mexico and, in some cases, after crossing into the United States.
A multimedia essay about the waves of migration that have marked the history of Mexico’s southern border-zone city of Tapachula.
Profiles Honduran migrants who have decided to settle in the relative safety of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico after seeing their efforts to reach the United States blocked.
A reaction to Mexican security and immigration forces’ harsh response to asylum-seeking migrants’ efforts to leave the country’s southern border zone.
An El Salvadoran journalist documents the hardships suffered by African migrants at the Mexico-Guatemala border.
A two-part audio series looks at the impact of the Trump administration’s crackdown on asylum, reporting from Ciudad Juárez and Tapachula.
Striking photos by Rubén Figueroa of migrants aboard La Bestia, the cargo train that traverses southeast Mexico, in late 2019.
A report based on fieldwork performed along the Mexico-Guatemala border in August 2019.