Emily Green

immigration

Trump's Asylum Policies Sent Him Back to Mexico. He Was Kidnapped Five Hours Later By a Cartel.

David's story is not unique.
Emily Green
9.16.19
Trump immigration

How Trump Is Winning His War on Asylum Seekers

“We have sent asylum seekers back to Mexico, and said ‘hope you don’t die. Bye, bye’”
Emily Green
9.10.19
Drugs

These Two People Can Now Legally Use Cocaine in Mexico

A Mexican judge ruled that private use of cocaine "doesn't put one's health at great risk."
Emily Green
8.21.19
migration

The Reason Hondurans Are Very Pissed Off Right Now — and Taking to the Streets

U.S. prosecutors have accused the president of conspiring with drug traffickers.
Emily Green
8.19.19
Mass Shootings

Mexico Is Furious About the El Paso Shooting and Is Making Sure Trump Knows It

“This act has woken up the Mexican government”
Emily Green
8.5.19
immigration

Why Guatemala's President Inked an Impossible Asylum Deal with Trump

“We don’t think he is negotiating this in the name of Guatemala. We think he is negotiating impunity for him and his family”
Emily Green
7.29.19
immigration

EXCLUSIVE: HHS Is Shutting Down the Model Facility for Migrant Kids It Showed Off to Journalists

HHS invited journalists and politicians to visit a new emergency shelter in Carrizo Springs, Texas, which had soccer fields, a gazebo, and well-equipped classrooms. Less than a month later, it's shutting down.
Emily Green
7.23.19
mexico

Migrant Father Who Drowned With Daughter Was Extorted Hours Before Crossing

“It’s very obvious that those who can get money and pay, they can cross. Those who don’t, they just languish.”​
Emily Green
7.3.19
mexico

Mexico’s Southern Border Is Now Packed With Troops Trained for the Drug War, Not a Humanitarian Crisis

“My guess is that a lot of mistakes will be committed in the process”
Emily Green
6.25.19
immigration

A Migrant-Smuggling “Coyote” Told Us Trump’s Policies Have Been Great for Business

After paying off the police, immigration officials, and cartels, and providing food and a place to sleep, "Daniel" says he’s left with around $650 per migrant.
Emily Green
6.20.19
mexico

Mexico’s Militarized Response to the Migrant Crisis Is Starting to Look a Lot Like Trump’s

“Never during the 15 years that I’ve been a human rights defender have I seen the militarization [of the border].”
Emily Green
6.13.19
immigration

Drug Cartels Are Preying on Migrants Stuck in Mexico

“I’m scared ... because I didn’t accept their offer, they are going to retaliate against me and my family”
Emily Green
5.16.19
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