Last updated November 19, 2023. Download a PDF packet of infographics at bit.ly/wola_border_infographics.
Explains that following the end of the Title 42 policy, migrants went into “wait and see mode” and numbers or arrivals at the border fell, contrary to many predictions.
Last updated May 17, 2023. Download a PDF packet of infographics at bit.ly/wola_border_infographics.
Regular filing with recent statistical information about migration at the U.S.-Mexico border, including Title 42 exemptions granted at border ports of entry. (Link at courtlistener.com)
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.
Takes stock of the Biden administration’s border and migration policies after two years, with a strong human rights critique.
A reaction to the Biden administration’s expansion of the scope of Title 42 expulsions into Mexico.
As an expected end date for Title 42 looms amid high-court actions, WOLA briefly lays out five reasons why prolonging the pandemic policy would do harm.
A field research update, with embedded video, based on conversations with asylum-seeking migrants, many of them Venezuelan, stranded in Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua.
A report back from a mid-November visit to the border, from El Paso to Yuma. Focused on the challenges faced by protection-seeking migrants and the possible termination of Title 42.
What to expect following a U.S. district judge’s November 15 decision overturning the Title 42 pandemic expulsions policy.
Brief overviews of the top 17 countries of citizenship of migrants arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border.
In their suit to preserve Title 42, Republican state officials argue against the Biden administration’s granting of humanitarian exceptions to the pandemic expulsion authority. (Original link)
On a journey through the Darién Gap, a girl is separated from her mother for three days.
WOLA staff discuss the latest trends in migration to the United States and the consequences of the U.S. focus on reducing the number of migrants arriving at the border.
Contends that, contrary to official claims, implementing Title 42 did not clearly increase repeat border crossings.
A review of migration statistics through July 2022 and how they reveal the counterproductive nature of the Title 42 pandemic expulsions policy.
The organization’s latest accounting, with statistics and anecdotal examples, of human rights abuses against asylum seekers that have resulted from U.S. government policies or actions.
Charter tour operators are making large sums of money flying Haitian migrants back out of their country after the U.S. government expels them.
Documents the especially dangerous conditions that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender asylum seekers face in Mexican border towns after U.S. policies like Title 42 block them from seeking protection in the United States.
Explains Title 42’s impact on migrant families’ health and well-being, and the implications of lifting the pandemic measure.