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.
“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.
“Trump Admin Drops Asylum Protections for Domestic Violence Victims,” Tal Koppan, CNN, June 11, 2018.
“The History and Future of Gender Asylum Law and Recognition of Domestic Violenceas a Basis for Protection in the United States,” Deborah Anker, Human Rights Magazine, April 28, 2020.
“Bad Information: Border Control Arrest Reports are full of Lies that can Sabotage Asylum Claims,” John Washington, The Intercept, August 11, 2019.
Lawyers Say Deportees to Cameroon Would Be Flying on ‘Death Planes,’” Julia Ainsley, Yahoo News, October 31, 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.
“Comment on Supreme Court Decision to Hear Remain in Mexico Challenge.” ACLU Press Release, October 19, 2020.
“This Migrant Won in Immigration Court and the U.S. Sent Him to Mexico Anyway,” Joel Rose, National Public Radio, January 9, 2020.
“San Diego Immigration Court ‘Overwhelmed’ by Remain in Mexico Cases,” Kate Morrissey, San Diego Union Tribune, June 3, 2019.
“In Court without a Lawyer: The Consequences of Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ Plan,” Miriam Jordan, The New York Times, August 3, 2019.
“Farce of Due Process: Lawyers Denounce New Border Tent Courts for Immigrants,” Camilo Montoya-Galvez, CBS News, September 19, 2019.
“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.
“‘A Fucking Disaster that is Designed to Fail’: How Trump Wrecked America’s Immigration Courts,” Fernanda Echavaar, Mother Jones, February 6, 2020.
“Policy Brief: Questions Remain After AILA Joins Laredo Tent Court Tour,” Leidy Perez-Davis, Greg Chen, Katy Murdza, 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.
“In the Freezer: Abusive Conditions for Women and Children in US Immigration Holding Cells,” Michael Garcia Bochenek, Human Rights Watch, February 28, 2018.
“Watch List: An Enemies List at the Border,” Deadline White House, MSNBC News, March 7, 2019.
“More Lawyers, Reporter, Stopped and Questioned at Border by US Officials,” Julia Ainsley, NBC News, March 18, 2019.
Film: “The Infiltrators”
Netflix Series: “Immigration Nation”
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.
“Covid-19 Has Come to Our Migrant Camp. It Makes Ending the MPP Policy Even More Urgent,” Sister Norma Pimentel, The Washington Post, July 3, 2020.
“Criminals Target Migrants in Mexico Seeking U.S. Asylum,” John Burnett, National Public Radio, August 27, 2019.
“How Migrant Camp Dr. Dairon Elisondo Rojas Cares for Patients with Limited Resources,” Now This News, April 6, 2020.
“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
Organizations to Follow
- US Immigration Policy Center at UC San Diego
- Human Rights First
- Human Rights Watch
- American Immigration Council
- Al Otro Lado
- AILA – American Immigration Lawyers Association
- ACLU Immigrant Rights Project
- ASAP- Asylum Seeker Advocacy Project
- RAICES – The Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services
- Project Adelante
- Immigration Courtside
- Global Response Management
- Detention Watch Network