The Scott Warren Case is Part of a Crackdown on Aid to Migrants: He offered food, water, and clothing to migrants on a deadly stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border. Now he’s facing twenty years in prison. Humanitarian groups fear the situation will only get worse, The Progressive, Jan. 11, 2019

Most undocumented immigrants don’t cross the border illegally, Quartz, Jan. 17, 2019

Immigration’s Popularity Is Rising Thanks to Trump
, Cato Institute, March 25, 2019

ICE sets record for arrests of undocumented immigrants with no criminal record, USA Today, March 21, 2019

U.S. has hit ‘breaking point’ at border amid immigration surge, Customs and Border Protection chief says, Washington Post, March 27, 2019

U.S. has hit ‘breaking point’ at border amid immigration surge, Customs and Border Protection chief says, Washington Post, March 27, 2019

Asylum for sale: Refugees say some U.N. workers demand bribes for resettlement: A seven-month investigation found reports of U.N. staff members exploiting refugees desperate for a safe home in a new country, 100 Reporters, April 6, 2019

ICE Arrested More Than 280 Immigrants In A Texas Raid, The Largest Worksite Sweep In A Decade, Buzzfeed News, April 3, 2019

Yes, There’s a Crisis on the Border. And It’s Trump’s Fault: Instead of wasting his time on a wall, the president should fix the asylum system, Politico, April 5, 2019

Trump Signals Even Fiercer Immigration Agenda, With a Possible Return of Family Separations, New York Times, April 8, 2019

For Migrants in Mexico, the Wait ‘Could Be a Week, Two Weeks, a Month’, New York Times, April 5, 2019

Trump Says the U.S. Is ‘Full.’ Much of the Nation Has the Opposite Problem: An aging population and a declining birthrate among the native-born population mean a shrinking work force in many areas, New York Times, April 9, 2019

Family Separation Has Scarred These Kids For Life: One year after Trump’s zero tolerance immigration policy, HuffPost spoke to families who say their children are withdrawn, depressed and self-harming, Huff Post, April 6, 2019

The U.S. Immigration System May Have Reached a Breaking Point: For years, there have been warnings that America’s immigration system was going to fail. That time may be now, New York Times, April 10, 2019

Trump Urged Homeland Security Official to Close Border Despite an Earlier Promise of a Delay, New York Times, April 12, 2019

Trump Says He Is Considering Releasing Migrants in ‘Sanctuary Cities’, New York Times, April 12, 2019

U.S. deports spouse of fallen soldier, quickly reverses decision, Arizona Republic, April 15, 2019

In New Effort to Deter Migrants, Barr Withholds Bail to Asylum Seekers, New York Times, April 16, 2019

Zero Tolerance: Inside the Secretive Network of Immigrant Youth Shelters in Illinois: Here is all of ProPublica Illinois’ local reporting on the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance policy, ProPublica Illinois, April 19, 2019

Ten-Fold Difference in Odds of ICE Enforcement Depending Upon Where You Live, TRAC Immigration, April 11, 2019

145,095 criminal illegal immigrants deported, 1.2% of 11.3 million total in US, Washington Examiner, April 16, 2019

The Invention of Illegal Immigration: How a U.S. policy change in 1965 proved disastrous for Mexican immigrants and migrant workers

Border Patrol Holds Hundreds of Migrants in Growing Tent City Away From Prying Eyes: Asylum-seekers are forced to wait days inside surplus Army shelters in a parking lot, with no beds and little food or showers, Daily Beast, April 15, 2019

Trump Orders New Restrictions on Asylum Seekers, New York Times, April 29, 2019

Temporary Protected Status Refugees Fight Expulsion: Orlando Zepeda and Evelyn Hernandez are immigrant activists. Neither has a backup plan in case TPS isn’t renewed next year, other than “to keep fighting until we have permanent residency,” Capital & Main, April 17, 2019

Presidential Memorandum on Combating High Nonimmigrant Overstay Rates, April 22, 2019

ICE is holding $204 million in bond money, and some immigrants might never get it back, Washington Post, April 26, 2019

Presidential Memorandum on Additional Measures to Enhance Border Security and Restore Integrity to Our Immigration System, April 29, 2019

Report: Undocumented workers at Trump golf club claim they worked without pay, Golfweek, April 30, 2019

If Liberals Won’t Enforce Borders, Fascists Will: We need to make hard decisions now about what will truly benefit current and future Americans, The Atlantic, April 2019

Questionable DHS Visa Overstay Reports Used For Immigration Crackdown, Forbes,May 1, 2019

Burgeoning court backlog of more than 850,000 cases undercuts Trump immigration agenda,  Washington Post, May 1, 2019

Asylum changes show Trump’s 2020 focus will again be on the border, presenting tough choices for Democrats, Washington Post, May 1, 2019

Trump tightens asylum rules, will make immigrants pay fees to seek humanitarian refuge, Washington Post, May 1, 2019

Trump wants to train border control to conduct asylum interviews, Pacific Standard, May 2, 2019

One Place Where There Is No Border Crisis-Brownsville Station: A rare success story, New York Times, May 2, 2019

Exclusive: DHS to start DNA testing to establish family relationships on the border, CNN Politics, May 1, 2019

Exclusive: Civil servants say they’re being used as pawns in a dangerous asylum program: Asylum officers worry they’re being forced to send some Central Americans to wait in Mexico — even when they’re in danger of persecution there, Vox, May 2, 2019

ZERO TOLERANCE Pediatrician Who Treated Immigrant Children Describes Pattern of Lapses in Medical Care in Shelters: How prepared is the Trump administration for an influx of unaccompanied minors at the border? A new complaint shows shelters in New Jersey , May 3, 2019

INSIDE GANG TERRITORY IN HONDURAS:‘Either They Kill Us or We Kill Them, ‘ New York Times, May 4, 2019

NO ONE AGREES ON THE MAP OF SANCTUARY STATES. WE MADE ONE ANYWAY: We collected a list of states with sanctuary—and anti-sanctuary—policies. But it was more complicated than you might think, Pacific Standard, May 3, 2019

More Immigrants Are Giving Up Court Fights and Leaving the U.S. ‘Voluntary departure’ applications surge as immigrants decide it’s better to return to their native countries than languish in a detention facility, The Marshall Project, May 8, 2019

Trump Administration Can Keep Sending Asylum Seekers to Mexico, Court Rules, New York Times, May 7, 2019

Exclusive: Trump administration proposal would make it easier to deport immigrants who use public benefits, Reuters, May 3, 2019


Where the Nation’s Foreign-Born Live Has Changed Over Time: Most Live in the South and West, a Dramatic Shift From a Century Ago, U.S. Census Bureau, May 8, 2019

She Stopped to Help Migrants on a Texas Highway. Moments Later, She Was Arrested, New York Times, May 10, 2019

AS ICE DEPORTS MORE CAMBODIAN REFUGEES, SOME FIND HOPE IN PARDONS: The Trump administration has deported Cambodian refugees with criminal records at an unprecedented pace. Liberal governors are using pardons to fight back, Pacific Standard, May 15, 2019

Before Trump’s purge at DHS, top officials challenged plan for mass family arrests, Washington Post, May 13, 2019

Trump Immigration Plan Emphasizes Immigrants’ Skills Over Family Ties, New York Times, May 15, 2019

Stephen Miller planned mass arrests of immigrant parents and kids, Kirstjen Nielsen and other top officials blocked the plan, which would have targeted thousands for deportation. Now, those officials are gone, Vanity Fair, May 14, 2019

Mireya’s Third Crossing: The first time, she was raped. The second, she nearly drowned. In order to live in the United States legally, she had to leave her family and attempt to cross the border once more, The Atlantic, June, 2019

Controversial Cook County criminal judge appointed to immigrant court judicial seat, Emily Hoerner, Injustice Watch, May 16, 2019

A FIFTH MIGRANT CHILD DIED IN U.S. CUSTODY. WHY DOES THIS KEEP HAPPENING?: The government is keeping children in rudimentary detention facilities for extended periods of time, in the care of agents who are not trained to recognize when children are ill, Pacific Standard, May 20, 2019

Employers escape sanctions, while the undocumented risk lives and prosecution, Only 11 people were prosecuted for hiring undocumented workers in the last year, Center for Public Integrity, May 3, 201

235 Undocumented Immigrants At Mexico Border Sent To NJ, NY
, The 235 undocumented immigrants were detained at the U.S.-Mexican border, federal officials said,, May 31, 2019

The Youngest Known Child Separated From His Family by the Trump Administration, New York Times, June 14, 2019

Landlords Oppose Trump Plan to Evict Undocumented Immigrants, NY Times, June 17, 2019

These People Aren’t Coming from Norway’: Refugees in a Minnesota City Face a Backlash, New York Times, June 20, 2019

The definition of “refugee” is out of date. And it’s leaving people behind: The international idea of who counts as a refugee is over half a century old. But today the lines between “refugee,” “migrant,” and “illegal border crosser” have all begun to blur, Pacific Standard, June 27, 2019

Ahead of the First Democratic Debates, Only Three Candidates Have Released Immigration Plans: All of the 2020 Democrats want immigration reform, but so far only a few of them have described what that would entail, Pacific Standard, June 27, 2019

Decoding the Border Law Democrats are Debating: A proposal by Julián Castro would make unauthorized border crossing a civil offense, not a crime, Marshall Project, June 27, 2019

Supreme Court Will Hear ‘Dreamers’ Case, New York Times, June 28, 2019