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Asylum – General

“Who Gets Asylum? Even Before Trump, System was Riddled with Bias and Disparities,” Kate Morrissey, Lauryn Schroeder, The San Diego Union Tribune, August 23, 2020.

“Few Asylum-Seekers Winning Cases under ‘Remain in Mexico’ Program,” Joel Rose, National Public Radio, December 19, 2019.

“The U. S. Asylum System in Crisis: Charting a Way Forward,”  D. Meissner, F. Hipsman, & T. Aleinikoff, Migration Policy Institute, September 2018.

“African Migrants Fall Foul of US, Mexico Policy Changes,”  Shola Lawal, The New Humanitarian, January 17, 2020.

“What is ‘La Lista,’ Which Controls Migrants’ Fates in Tijuana?”  Kirk Semple, The New York Times, November 30, 2018.

“US: Lawsuit over ‘Remain in Mexico’ Program Secrecy,”  American Immigration Lawyers Association, May 14, 2020.

“Biden’s Immigration Problem: How to End Remain in Mexico.” Camila DeChalus, Roll Call, December 11, 2020.

“U.S. Lawsuit over Remain in Mexico Program Secrecy.” American Immigration Lawyers Association, May 14, 2020.

Immigration Court

“San Diego Immigration Court ‘Overwhelmed’ by Remain in Mexico Cases,”  Kate Morrissey, San Diego Union Tribune, June 3, 2019.

“ABA Again Calls for Independent Immigration Court,”  American Bar Association July 2019 Washington Letter.

“The Trump Administration’s Latest Experiment on the Border: Tent Courts,”  Manny Fernandez, Miriam Jordan, Caitlin Dickerson, The New York Times, September 12, 2019.

“Lawyers Struggle to Remotely Represent Asylum-Seekers in ‘Remain in Mexico’ Program,”  Jack Herrera, The World, Public Radio International, March 2, 2020.

“A Glimpse of the Makeshift Courts Stonewalling Asylum Seekers,”   Marcia Brown, The American Prospect, February 18 , 2020.

“Policy Brief: Questions Remain After AILA Joins Laredo Tent Court Tour,” Leidy Perez-Davis, Greg Chen, Katy Murdza Tornado Cash, American Immigration Lawyers Association, January 30, 2020.

Exploitation of Undocumented Workers

“Big Employers No Stranger to Benefits of Cheap, Illegal Labor,”   Travis Putnam Hill, The Texas Tribune, December 19, 2016.

Migrant Camps (Tent Cities) 

“Voices from the Covid-19 Pandemic: In Tijuana or Matamoros, It’s Become a Living Hell,”   by Joe Mares, Physicians for Human Rights Blog, September 1, 2020.

“Criminals Target Migrants in Mexico Seeking U.S. Asylum,”   John Burnett, National Public Radio, August 27, 2019.

“Pregnant, Exhausted and Turned Back at the Border,” Lynsey Addario, The New York Times, November 27, 2020.

People to Follow

Kate Morrissey – San Diego Union Tribune
John Washington, The Dispossessed
Caitlin Dickerson, The New York Times
Julia Ainsley, NBC News
Nicole Narea, VOX
Dara Lind, ProPublica
Matt Katz, WNYC