Yael Schacher, May 26, 2022
"... Refugees International has received hundreds of requests for help and information from asylum seekers in both Reynosa and Piedras Negras who wanted to understand what would happen on May 23. It has been difficult...
Haisten Willis, Washington Examiner, May 24, 2022
"After experiencing yet another courtroom setback, the Biden administration is appealing and weighing options for the future of Title 42, the COVID-19-related policy of turning away unauthorized...
CBP is quickly and easily admitting Ukrainian asylum-seekers at the southern border, while most others are turned away, in violation of law. Elliot Spagat (Associated Press) reports here ; Camilo Montoya-Gálvez reports here .
David Noriega, David Mora, Gabriela Martínez, VICE, Mar. 28, 2022
"A group of Russian citizens who fled their country after the invasion of Ukraine and spent a week camped out at the U.S.-Mexico border was quietly admitted to the U.S. in...
Human Rights First, Mar. 16, 2022
"For two years, the U.S. government has illegally blocked and expelled people seeking refuge at the southern U.S. border despite U.S. laws and treaties created to protect them. Since March 20, 2020 , the U.S. Department...
Aaron Reichlin-Melnick, Immigration Impact, Mar 8, 2022
"In just under two years, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has carried out over 1.5 million rapid “expulsions” of asylum seekers and migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border...
Stef W. Kight, Axios, June 20, 2021
"The White House is considering ending — as early as July 31 — the use of a Trump-era public health order that's let U.S. border officials quickly turn back migrant families to Mexico, Axios has...
TRAC, May 11, 2021
"As of the end of April 2021, a total of 8,387 individuals formerly forced to remain in Mexico under the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) have been able to enter the United States since President Biden ended this Trump-era...
ABA, Apr. 1, 2021
"Five legal experts will explain the latest influx of unaccompanied migrant children at the U.S.-Mexico border in a webinar April 9 hosted by the American Bar Association Commission on Immigration .
The free program, which starts...
Muzaffar Chishti and Sarah Pierce, MPI Policy Beat, Apr. 1, 2021
"President Joe Biden’s administration is facing a burgeoning crisis as projected record-breaking numbers of foreign-born children arrive at the U.S. southern border seeking...
HIAS, Mar. 26, 2021
"What is the status of human rights at the border? Who is able to seek safety in our country, and who is being turned away from seeking asylum? What do the statistics at the border look like in context? HIAS' border experts...
Tired of media spin, sensationalism and outright lying about the border? Here are three reputable sources:
1. A March 23, 2021 Fact Sheet from the American Immigration Council.
2. A link to the audio from a March 23, 2021 expert roundtable from the...
Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 30 / Wednesday, February 17, 2021
"The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), located within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announces a temporary exception from expulsion for unaccompanied...
Max Rivlin-Nadler, KPBS, Sept. 18, 2020
"A new filing in federal court claims that Customs and Border Protection knew it was breaking the law when it began turning away asylum-seekers at the southern border.
The filings are part of a class-action...
Hamed Aleaziz, BuzzFeed News, Sept. 8, 2020
"The Trump administration is considering changing a pandemic-related border policy to no longer quickly return unaccompanied immigrant children to four countries that require them to test negative for...