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Saturday, May 02, 2020
While much of the country has been on lockdown, construction of President Trump's border wall has continued.
Friday, May 01, 2020
The Trump administration has accelerated some efforts to build the wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, and the president is using the pandemic to justify his push for it.
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Hundreds of asylum-seekers are not getting a chance to make their case in U.S. immigration court. Instead, the migrants are put on planes to Guatemala and told to ask for asylum there.
Sunday, January 19, 2020
Aid workers are worried about a mental health crisis on the border. Thousands of migrants are camped out in Mexican border towns, waiting to ask for asylum in the U.S. Many are becoming despondent.
Saturday, November 09, 2019
At one point a child welfare official threatened to take custody of the kids and families refused to let them go. "I told them I couldn't, that I wouldn't let my kid go," one woman said.
Tuesday, October 08, 2019
The asylum-seekers, who were in Matamoros, Mexico, because of the Trump administration's Migrant Protection Protocols policy, said they faced violence and harassment because they identify as LGBTQ.
Saturday, October 05, 2019
Attorneys for the organization say vulnerable populations are supposed to be excluded from the groups of asylum-seekers being sent back to Mexico to wait for their U.S. immigration court hearings.
Saturday, September 21, 2019
In Matamoros, Mexico, volunteers have created a pop-up school on a downtown sidewalk for migrant children. They're all asylum-seekers waiting for their day in U.S. immigration court.
Saturday, July 20, 2019
The Trump administration issued a new rule requiring migrants to seek protection in another country they travel through before asking for asylum in the U.S.
Monday, July 01, 2019
On Sunday evening, vigils took place in border towns to remember a father and daughter who died last week attempting to cross over to the United States rather than waiting in migrant camps in Mexico.
Monday, July 01, 2019
The photo showing a Salvadoran father and daughter lying face down in the Rio Grande after they died trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border has come to symbolize the plight of many migrants.
Monday, June 24, 2019
An FBI agent calls it "an incredibly heartbreaking situation." Three of the deceased were children — one toddler and two infants — and the other was a 20-year-old woman.
Friday, May 03, 2019
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security built two $36.9 million tent facilities in Texas to detain migrants apprehended at the border. Facilities in El Paso and Donna have just opened.
Friday, May 03, 2019
The Department of Homeland Security is expanding its detention facilities in response to an influx of migrants from Central America arriving at the southern border.
Thursday, April 11, 2019
Rancher Hugh Fitzsimons has dealt with migrants crossing his ranch in southwestern Texas for years. To understand the migrants, he says we need to try to put ourselves in each others' shoes.
Sunday, April 07, 2019
The mayor of Brownsville, Texas, was told to expect close to 6,000 migrants released in the Rio Grande Valley this week. A local shelter has been taking in hundreds each day.
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
A decade ago, dozens of Texas landowners fought the federal government's efforts to build a wall on their land. Those battles are beginning again as new walls are planned for the Rio Grande Valley.
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
"We'll try to bring joy, positivity, beauty, drag, culture to whatever this is," Beatrix Lestrange said, pointing to the section of the border fence directly behind her.
Friday, February 15, 2019
With President Trump's emergency declaration, residents of the Rio Grande Valley know that a new border wall is coming to their region. Some welcome the construction, while others say it's not needed.
Thursday, January 31, 2019
The agency said it respects the right to voice opinions and doesn't retaliate against hunger strikers. "It's extremely painful and it's against their will," a lawyer for two asylum-seekers told NPR.