In Tijuana, wait times for the asylum process are increasingly drawn out, exasperating migrants. Border patrol agents have turned away people who had hoped to present themselves for asylum.
In a three-part series this week, Capital & Main speaks to hopeful asylum seekers who were part of the Central American migrant caravan.
Co-published by the American Prospect
The U.S./Mexico border has become the focal point for an international human rights crisis that only seems to be getting worse. Veteran photographer Arturo Talavera captures images from refugee camps in Mexico City and Tijuana, and the desperate lines of asylum seekers arrayed along the U.S./Mexico border.
A clash between two Americas can be seen in the story of Haitian immigrants. One is a welcoming, pluralist America; the other is the nativist country that birthed Donald Trump.
Co-published by International Business Times
As the one-year anniversary of Donald Trump’s presidential victory approaches, writer Sasha Abramsky reports on the effect of one of Trump’s major efforts, the blocking of Muslim immigrants and refugees from entering the United States, and on how California is helping the refugees.