Arizona borderland ranchers Jim and Sue Chilton’s remote desert land, long traversed by smugglers and migrants seeking to avoid detection, has now become a destination for asylum seekers.
A report from Altar, Sonora, Mexico, an organized crime-dominated town through which many migrants pass en route to Arizona.
interviews with 200 migrants offer a glimpse into how they get information about their routes to the United States, including the role of social media and smugglers.
The Texas tragedy highlighted a worsening trend of migrant deaths along the border, which result in large part from “prevention through deterrence” policies and Title 42.
Over a dozen U.S. Marines stationed at Camp Pendleton, California have been court-martialed for smuggling undocumented migrants beginning in 2019.
A consortium of journalists looked into the routes taken by migrants from outside Latin America. “We mapped the paths migrants take, the dangers they face, the political hurdles they have to clear, and the people who profit from trafficking in their hopes and dreams.”
A series of reports and multimedia presentations about the transit of migrants from other continents through Latin America en route to the United States.
WOLA warns against some serious risks of the Trump administration’s newly imposed regime of quarantine “expulsions” at the border.
A report based on fieldwork performed along the Mexico-Guatemala border in August 2019.