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
12.29.18
immigration

Trump Is Still Desperately Trying to Keep Migrant Children Locked Up

Under a new proposed rule, the administration would be allowed to keep kids in detention for months or even years.
Meredith Hoffman
9.7.18
immigration

The US Government Isn't Doing Anything to Reunite This Family It Broke Apart

A federal judge has ordered the Trump administration to do everything it can to reunify families separated at the border, but some children and parents remain trapped in different countries.
Meredith Hoffman
8.7.18
immigration

The Horrible Conditions Endured by Migrants Hoping to Enter the US Legally

I spent a night on the bridge connecting the US and Mexico talking to desperate people who hoped their asylum pleas would be heard.
Meredith Hoffman
7.4.18
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

Trump Has Quietly Cut Legal Aid for Migrant Kids Separated from Parents

A program that provides help to unaccompanied minors was slashed just as the government has instituted policies that split kids from parents.
Meredith Hoffman
5.31.18
immigration

What Separating Migrant Families at the Border Actually Looks Like

Trump's inhumane border policy is tearing families apart and traumatizing children.
Meredith Hoffman
5.27.18
immigration

Pregnant, Traumatized, and Trapped in Asylum Limbo

A massive backlog of asylum requests has left thousands of people in miserable situations while they wait to hear if they'll be allowed to stay in the US.
Meredith Hoffman
5.21.18
Travel

The Nightmare of Trying to Get Around Trump's Latest Travel Ban

"Losing someone like a brother is unimaginably difficult, but not being with my family makes it 100 times harder.”
Meredith Hoffman
3.19.18
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
1.25.18
Militias

Anti-Immigrant Vigilantes Are Rebranding as Free-Speech Defenders

Groups with a legacy of armed border patrols and anti-government militancy are finding new life under Donald Trump.
Meredith Hoffman
11.30.17
activism

The High-Stakes Legal Battle Over Inauguration Protests Starts Today

The first trial for nearly 200 defendants facing felony riot charges over the January protest starts Wednesday, and could shape what activism looks like under Trump.
Meredith Hoffman
11.15.17
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