migrant caravan


"My Rhetoric Brings People Together": Trump Has a Unique Take on His Anti-Immigrant Slurs

On his way to console the people of El Paso and Dayton, the president denied his ugly rhetoric had anything to do with either massacre
Gaby Del Valle

The government has a secret list tracking reporters and lawyers connected to migrant caravan

Attorneys said they fear the list exists to have a “chilling effect” on people who travel to Mexico to help migrants or cover the news
Emma Ockerman

The U.S. is sending new asylum seekers back to Mexico starting today, reports say

Thousands of migrants already waiting in Tijuana are suffering amid overcrowding and strained resources.
Emma Ockerman
press conference

6 falsehoods Trump recycled to sell his border wall on primetime TV

“This is a crisis of the heart and a crisis of the soul,” the president said in his short speech Tuesday night.
Rex Santus

Two migrant teens brutally executed in Tijuana as asylum cases pile up

Lured away with the promise of sex, the boys aged 16 and 17 were extorted for cash.
Emily Green

"It's full here:" How Border Patrol is turning away asylum seekers on U.S. soil

Federal law says migrants can ask for asylum once they make it to the U.S. That's not necessarily happening at the border.
Emily Green
true crime

A Dirty Ex-Cop-Turned-Gun Dealer Fueled Brutal Violence on the Mexico Border

A gun-trafficking case involving ex-law enforcement exposed the lie at the heart of Trump's race-baiting over the migrant caravan.
Francisco Alvarado

Migrant teens are being physically blocked from applying for asylum

"Back up," border agents say, to prohibit children and teens from setting foot on U.S. soil.
Emily Green

Trump has already created a crisis for Mexico’s new president

Lopez Obrador, who just took office after his landslide victory, has mostly taken a diplomatic tone with Trump. But a showdown between the two leaders is already brewing.
Stephen Woodman

Domestic Abuse Victims in the Migrant Caravan Are Stranded at the US Border

The Trump administration will not allow refugees to claim asylum on the basis of domestic violence. That leaves women like Mirna Yolanda Contreras in limbo.
Andalusia Knoll Soloff

Migrants tell us why they charged the U.S.-Mexico border fence

“The idea was to have a peaceful protest … to get the Americans to listen to us.”
Encarni Pindado
Emily Green
asylum seekers

Border Patrol Agent Calls Woman Who Impaled Herself on Border Fence 'Very Foolish'

A young mother reportedly impaled herself trying to scale the border fence near the San Ysidro Port of Entry on Sunday.
Marie Solis