December 17, 2019

While many migrants and asylum seekers face serious challenges on their journey and in the US immigration system, African migrants encounter additional disadvantages. The color of their skin and their limited proficiency in Spanish make them vulnerable to different types of abuse.

November 04, 2019

This year’s ballot includes a city bond initiative, a slate of amendments to the Texas state constitution, a special election for the District 3 City Council seat currently held by Rep. Cassandra Hernandez and a few other measures depending on where you live.

September 20, 2019

The Trump administration has taken radical actions to limit asylum and build a wall at the southern border in flagrant disregard of the rights of migrants, border communities and the environment.

July 22, 2019

A new interim rule regarding asylum was issued by the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice on July 16, 2019. The rule bars migrants arriving at the southern border from seeking asylum if they have already passed through a “third country” - another country where they can potentially seek asylum.

May 08, 2019

Remain in Mexico was rolled out in the Tijuana/San Diego area, expanding to Mexicali/Calexico and then Ciudad Juárez/El Paso by mid-March. As of early May 2019, over 3,000 migrants have been targeted under this program and returned to Tijuana and Ciudad Juarez alone.

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