Mallory Falk

Mallory Falk appears in the following:

At The U.S.-Mexico Border, Volunteer Medics Step In To Care For Migrants

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

From a mother with belly pain to a teen girl with a possibly infected tooth, volunteer medics are treating migrants once they've been released from government custody.


Leader Of Armed Militia Group Operating Along New Mexico Border Appears In Federal Court

Monday, April 22, 2019

Larry Hopkins, the leader of an armed militia in New Mexico, was arraigned in federal court Monday on charges of firearms possession by a felon. He was arrested by the FBI on Saturday.


Tension And Anxiety In Border Cities After Trump Threatens Closure

Saturday, April 06, 2019

President Trump has since backed off his threat, but as border officials scramble to deal with an unprecedented flow of migrants, there are disruptions at the border and increasingly long wait times.


Customs And Border Protection Officials Say Their Holding Facilities Are At Capacity

Saturday, March 30, 2019

A top immigration official says the situation at the U.S.-Mexico border is at a "breaking point" due to a record number of migrants seeking asylum.


Critics Say Border Wall Could Harm Wildlife Corridors And Sensitive Desert Terrain

Thursday, February 21, 2019

The wall along the U.S.-Mexico border cuts across sensitive desert and mountainous terrain. But environmental regulations are waived for wall construction, raising concerns about longterm damage.


Conservationists In New Mexico Are Concerned About A Border Wall's Impact

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

The Department of Homeland Security is able to waive environmental regulations for national security reasons. Environmentalists worry about the impact on flood plains and wildlife migration patterns.


Along The Southwest Border, Shelters and Churches Scramble To House Migrant Families

Monday, November 05, 2018

Hundreds of migrant families are being released from immigration custody and are being housed, temporarily, in shelters, hotels and churches across the southwest border region.


Nonprofits Struggle To House Migrant Families Released By ICE

Saturday, November 03, 2018

Central American immigrant families are already arriving at the border. Due to lack of room, ICE is releasing many migrant detainees and counting on nonprofits to house and help the migrants.


Reunifying Parents And Children — How It Works On The Ground

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Lawyers and advocates in migrant shelters across the country are working with U.S. government officials to reunify children separated from parents at the border.


Advocates Work To Reunite Migrant Families

Saturday, July 14, 2018

The legal coordinator at a migrant shelter in El Paso, Texas, is one of many across the country working with U.S. government officials to reunite parents and children separated at the border.


Call A 1-800 Number And Wait: Migrant Parents Search For Their Children

Monday, June 25, 2018

The government is telling parents looking for their children to dial a 1-800 number. One legal coordinator says in her experience, parents aren't getting information for four or five days.


Trump's Executive Order To End Family Separation Hasn't Quieted Protesters

Thursday, June 21, 2018

A group of 20 mayors from across the country gathered Thursday near an immigrant youth detention encampment near Tornillo, Texas, to protest and demand information about what is being done to reunify the children with their families.


New Orleans Charter School Creates 'Trauma Informed' Discipline Model

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Many students at Crocker College Prep, an elementary charter school in New Orleans, suffer from trauma. The school has changed it's discipline model from "no excuses" to "trauma informed" because the old way of doing things wasn't working in a place where children suffer from PTSD at three times the rate of children nationally.


When Schools Meet Trauma With Understanding, Not Discipline

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Children in New Orleans suffer from trauma at high rates. Now, several schools there are focused on catching and helping students whose behavior may be a response to their suffering.


Floods Disrupt Louisiana's School Schedule

Thursday, August 25, 2016

School had just started when flooding hit the southern part of the state. Some schools plan to reopen this week, but many schools are still too damaged and its unclear when students can return.


With Flooded Homes, Louisianans Wonder Where They'll End Up

Monday, August 22, 2016

Relief organizations are on the ground in Louisiana, trying to help victims of the floods that devastated Baton Rouge. But some in a downtown shelter say it is not enough.


In New Orleans, The Scramble For The Right Fit

Monday, April 06, 2015

It's a Saturday morning, and school marching bands are playing for a crowd. But they're not in a Mardi Gras parade. They're in the Superdome, where 120 schools are set up at long tables, putting their best faces forward and trying to recruit families.

One gives on-the-spot instrument lessons, another ...