Joel Rose

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Biden administration says it will restart the Trump-era 'Remain in Mexico' policy

Thursday, December 02, 2021

The Biden administration announced Thursday that it will restart the "Remain in Mexico" policy. Officials promised "key changes" to the Trump-era policy that has been widely criticized as inhumane.


What to know about omicron, the new COVID variant

Friday, November 26, 2021

The World Health Organization deemed it a variant of concern, and the U.S. is banning travel from parts of Africa where it's spreading. Here's what scientists know and what they're trying to learn.


Stocks and oil prices drop as the world reacts to new coronavirus variant omicron

Thursday, November 25, 2021

Stock markets around the world tumbled on concerns about the new variant. While it's too soon to tell exactly how the variant functions, virologists are rushing to learn more.


Newly arrived Afghans get creative and find their own way to homes

Monday, November 22, 2021

Thousands of recent Afghan refugees are still living on military bases as resettlement agencies struggle to find affordable housing. Some, like Zahra Yagana, are finding help in unexpected places.


The inquiry into border agents on horseback continues. Critics see a 'broken' system

Saturday, November 06, 2021

Six weeks ago, DHS promised a quick investigation into images of Border Patrol agents on horses menacing Haitian migrants at the border. Critics say the discipline system needs an overhaul.


Border Patrol apprehensions hit a record high. But that's only part of the story

Saturday, October 23, 2021

The Border Patrol recorded nearly 1.7 million apprehensions last year, eclipsing the record set in 2000. Still, the number of migrants crossing illegally is likely far below the all-time high.


Border arrests have hit an all-time high, but the numbers don't tell the whole story

Friday, October 22, 2021

The Border Patrol recorded nearly 1.7 million apprehensions in the past year, eclipsing the record set in 2000. Still, the number of migrants crossing illegally is likely far below the all-time high.


Customs and Border Protection nominee pledges to balance security and humanity

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

President Biden's pick to lead U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Tucson Police Chief Chris Magnus, told senators that he would seek to balance border security with humane treatment of migrants.


She barely made it out of Kabul. Now she's welcoming Afghans with a familiar meal.

Monday, October 18, 2021

A restaurant in Washington, D.C., is offering donated welcome meals of traditional food to newly arriving Afghans. The chef cooking those meals knows what it's like to leave home and family behind.


Newly arrived Afghans test a refugee resettlement system that's rebuilding on the fly

Thursday, October 07, 2021

Northern Virginia is home to one of the largest Afghan communities in the U.S., making it a prime destination for new arrivals. One refugee organization is scrambling to prepare.


Breaking down the Biden administration's new immigration enforcement guidelines

Friday, October 01, 2021

The Biden administration has unveiled new rules for federal immigration that have been criticized by people on both sides of the debate.


New Immigration Enforcement Guidelines Focus On Threats To Public Safety

Thursday, September 30, 2021

Under the new guidance to ICE and other agencies, simply being present in the U.S. without legal authorization "should not alone be the basis" for immigration authorities to arrest or deport someone.


The White House Rolls Out New Guidelines For ICE, But Defends Trump-Era Policy

Thursday, September 30, 2021

The Biden administration unveiled new enforcement guidelines today that limit who ICE can target. But at the same time, the administration wants to continue Title 42 expulsions at the border.


Biden Administration Seeks A Contractor For A Migrant Facility At Guantanamo

Thursday, September 23, 2021

The Department of Homeland Security insists there are no plans to transfer Haitian migrants from the U.S.-Mexico border to Guantanamo. But the base has been used to house Haitian refugees before.


The Biden Administration Is Fighting In Court To Keep A Trump-Era Immigration Policy

Monday, September 20, 2021

A rarely used U.S. code pertaining to public health was invoked during the pandemic by the Trump White House to expel asylum-seekers. The Biden White House wants to keep it.


In Mass Expulsion, The U.S. Begins Flying Haitian Migrants Home From Texas

Monday, September 20, 2021

The United States is flying Haitians camped in a Texas border town back to their homeland. This comes as Democrats attempt to include immigration overhaul in their spending bill.


Support For Resettling Afghan Refugees In The U.S. Is Broad — But Has Limits

Thursday, September 09, 2021

A new NPR/Ipsos poll shows unusually wide support for resettling Afghans allies. Even many Republicans who favor tighter controls on immigration say the U.S. should help those who fled the Taliban.


What's Next For Afghans Resettling In The U.S.

Friday, September 03, 2021

The Kabul airlift is over, but the effort to resettle tens of thousands of vulnerable Afghans in the U.S. is just beginning. And there are already some very big obstacles.


ICE Deported Him After His Movie Came Out. Now He's Testing The Limits Of Free Speech

Monday, August 23, 2021

Lawyers for Claudio Rojas say he was deported by ICE in retaliation for his activism, which the agency denies. His case could have big implications for immigrants.


Immigration Authorities Saw A Record Number Of Migrants In July

Friday, August 13, 2021

In a visit to Brownsville, Texas, DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said the U.S. encountered an "unprecedented" number of migrants in July.