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Mexico’s new progressive president says he has a just immigration plan. But critics say it’s flawed.
By defining violence narrowly, the asylum system—and human rights organizations that uphold it—legitimates deporting people back to face everyday injustices. The pandemic only further illuminates this inhumanity.
The massive open migration from Central America highlights the growing sense of desperation in the region.
One notorious detention center for unaccompanied immigrant children has shuttered. But the only way to ensure safety and dignity for all immigrant children is to insist on the abolition of detention.
In their new books, two veteran journalists detail the U.S. role in the national—and global—rise and fortification of borders.
In his new book, Greg Grandin masterfully shows how intersecting themes of empire, border, expansionism, and racism are the backbone of American history.
Anti-migrant policies and the militarization of the U.S.-Mexico border are integral to maintaining a low-wage labor force in northern Mexican border cities, which is only increasing.
In his new book The Death and Life of Aida Hernandez, Aaron Bobrow-Strain captures why true border stories defy simplicity.
No extent of reform can humanize an agency designed to criminalize migrants, deny their humanity, and profit off their detention and suffering. So Abolish ICE activists want to shut it down.
At least six children have died in ICE custody in the past year. As draconian immigration policy grows ever-more inhumane, we can only expect the suffering to increase.