Mallory Falk appears in the following:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...