Meredith Hoffman

immigration

Inside the Trauma-Filled Camp of Migrants Waiting at the US Border

The caravan has become an encampment of hundreds of people who are trapped between countries in Tijuana and facing dangerous conditions.
Meredith Hoffman
12.28.18
immigration

A Judge Ordered Trump to Reunite Migrant Families, but the Crisis Continues

The backlash to Trump's family separation policy is continuing in courts, along the border, and even in a conservative Texas county.
Meredith Hoffman
6.27.18
immigration

The Trump Administration Is Waiving 25 Laws to Build a New Bit of 'Wall'

To expand some fencing in New Mexico, the government will need to brush aside a bunch of environmental and land use regulations.
Meredith Hoffman
1.27.18
immigration

Harvey Has Hit Undocumented Immigrants Worst of All

Officials have promised that undocumented people are safe at shelters. But fear is keeping some of Houston's most vulnerable residents away.
Meredith Hoffman
8.31.17
immigration

Trump's Massive Crackdown on Immigrants Has Begun

Even people in the US legally aren't necessarily safe from deportation, some lawyers say.
Meredith Hoffman
2.9.17
refugees

Where Will Refugees Suddenly Rejected by the US Go Now?

Trump's ban on refugees has governments and aid workers scrambling, and made some desperate situations worse.
Meredith Hoffman
1.31.17
News

All the People Trying to Kill Off the Electoral College

Petitions have been signed, bills have been proposed, activists have shouted from the rooftops—but America is still a long ways away from electing a president by just counting all the votes.
Meredith Hoffman
11.30.16
News

Texas Is Trying to Stop the Influx of Syrian Refugees

There won't actually be fewer refugees moving to Texas, but the decision to withdraw from the federal resettlement program sends a pretty strong political message.
Meredith Hoffman
11.9.16
Stuff

LGBTQ Immigrants Come to America for Refuge and End Up in Detention Centres

The United States offers a safe haven for LGBTQ asylum seekers, but when they first arrive, many end up facing abuse in immigrant detention centers.
Meredith Hoffman
11.2.16
News

The Refugees Who Refuse Asylum

For some, the ability to travel back home outweighs the protections of asylum status in western Europe.
Meredith Hoffman
10.26.16
Stuff

Thousands of Refugees Are Backlogged to Resettle in Spain

In the past year, Spain has absorbed just 394 of the 9,323 refugees it's obligated by the EU to resettle.
Meredith Hoffman
10.14.16
Stuff

For Young Refugees, Marriage Is a Form of Protection

More than 1,000 married children have migrated to Germany in the past year. Now, the country has a dilemma: protect the girls by separating or preserving these marriages.
Meredith Hoffman
9.29.16
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