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Jun 4, 2014, 8:00am EDT
  • November 27, 2018

    What the “lethal force” authorization means at the border

    Trump could escalate the violence against migrants at the southern border even more.

  • November 2, 2018

    Trump doesn’t need to jail families to enforce immigration laws. There are better options.

    Community supervision and electronic monitoring are two alternatives that the government has used to make sure asylum seekers follow the law.

  • July 2, 2018

    The Trump administration says it must lock up families to keep them together. That’s not true.

    The legal argument behind Trump’s new family detention policy makes no sense.

  • June 29, 2018

    19 top ICE investigators ask DHS officials to split up the agency

    They don’t want to be linked to Trump’s immigration policies.

  • June 20, 2018

    Keeping families together in immigration detention might not be much of a solution

    The government tried this in 2014. It was a disaster.

  • April 10, 2015

    Are we headed for a repeat of the 2014 border crisis?

    The question is whether the US has the capacity to handle the people who are going to come.

  • December 19, 2014

    Hondurans fled to the US because their lives were in danger. The US sent them back.

    They're terrified to be seen in public — or even let their kids know where they are.

  • August 1, 2014

    Where are child migrants having the most impact?

    Many child migrants are getting released to relatives in states that aren't used to immigrant children. Here's how one community's coping

  • July 31, 2014

    Is the crisis the journey, or what's at home?

    Everyone agrees that children and families should be safe at home, not risking their lives to come to the US. The question is whether that's possible.

  • July 30, 2014

    Why asylum's so important to the migrant crisis

    People can't apply from their home countries, and 5 other things you need to know

  • July 29, 2014

    7 big disagreements between Dems & GOP on border

    Both parties have put out their bills—here are the questions they need to resolve if they're going to produce a law

  • July 29, 2014

    14 facts to help explain US' child-migrant crisis

    What you need to know to get a handle on the issue, and the debate

  • July 25, 2014

    Why pot legalization in Guatemala isn't enough

    It could help, but criminal groups would rely on other sources.

  • July 24, 2014

    A look at migrant families in detention

    Lawyers are finally being allowed into the remote facility where 600 Central American mothers and children are being detained. Here's what they're seeing.

  • July 23, 2014

    How the drug war drives the child migrant crisis

    America's drug policy reaches far beyond US borders.

  • July 22, 2014

    Kids under 13 are driving the spike in migration

  • July 20, 2014

    An expert on the root causes of the migrant crisis

    The Wilson Center's Cynthia Arnson talks about what the US can do to help Central America tackle its violence problem.

  • July 17, 2014

    60-70% of child migrants show up to court

    But how many kids are absconding, and how many just fall between the cracks?

  • July 16, 2014

    Almost half of Americans want to deport children

    Americans always want action on immigration; and on child migrants, doing something means sending them home

  • July 15, 2014

    Congress' child migrant proposal is a disaster

    A secret UN report obtained by Vox reveals Border Patrol agents are failing to protect Mexican children. And Congress wants to put Central American kids in their care, too

  • July 14, 2014

    The wave of family deportations has begun

  • July 14, 2014

    What you can do to help child migrants

    Where to donate, what to give, and how to volunteer

  • July 9, 2014

    How Congress wants to crack down on migrant kids

    A new bipartisan bill, supported by the administration, would strip protections from Central American kids

  • July 9, 2014

    The child migrant crisis, explained in 2 minutes

    Tens of thousands of children from Central America are arriving alone at our border, posing a major challenge to humanitarian systems that have been in place since World War II. Vox immigration reporter Dara Lind explains in two minutes.

  • July 9, 2014

    What deportation study means for migrant crisis

    A new study shows family reunification trumps deportation. Does that have implications for the children and families entering the US now?

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