Last updated December 3, 2023. Download a PDF packet of infographics at bit.ly/wola_border.
Excerpt from investigative journalist Marcela Turati’s book about the 2010 San Fernando migrant massacre and the power of organized crime in Tamaulipas, Mexico.
An examination of fentanyl supplies and attempts to interdict them.
The latest in a series of updates detailing asylum waitlists and shelter capacity in Mexican border cities.
Gretchen Kuhner directs the Mexico City-based Institute for Women in Migration (IMUMI). She explains the challenges and complexities—and occasional advocacy successes—of the current moment of record migration and changing policies, viewed from Mexico.
Should Title 42 end, the Biden administration may reject asylum seekers using a “transit ban” and expedited removal procedures, if Mexico takes deportees. The blow would be softened by two currently flawed programs, humanitarian parole and use of the “CBP One” app.
Local media point to a rising tide of threats to migrant shelters in Tijuana, a city to which U.S. authorities expelled or deported about 48,000 people during the last quarter of 2022.
A reaction to the Biden administration’s expansion of the scope of Title 42 expulsions into Mexico.
Migrant women stranded in Mexico suffer untreated symptoms of psychological stress.
A conversation between radio host Terry Gross and Kelly Lytle Hernández, author of Bad Mexicans: Race, Empire, and Revolution in the Borderlands.
Asylum seekers remain stranded in Mexican border cities waiting for a chance to seek protection in the United States, which Title 42 prevents them from doing.
A troubling record of the Jesuit Refugee Services’ work seeing to find or identify more than 1,200 missing migrants in Mexico since 2007.
Maps some of the mostly short-hop maritime routes that migrants have been taking to avoid land-based interdiction efforts between Central America, Mexico, and the U.S.-Mexico border.