Organizations:

Articles:

Border / Deportation Issues:

We are Like Sitting Ducks - Complications from Covid-19

Jeremy Raff, The Atlantic, 3/28/2020 

How the US Asylum System is Keeping Migrants at Risk in Mexico

Jonathan Blitzer, The New Yorker, 10/1/2019

 

How Trump Radicalized ICE

Franklin Foer, The Atlantic, 9/2018

When Deportation is a Death Sentence

Sarah Stillman, The New Yorker, 1/8/2018

Hunger Striker Nearing Death in ICE Custody

Mike Ludwig, Truthout, 1/18/2020

Detention Center Issues:

Immigrant Detention Center with Highest Covid-19 Cases Turns Down Donated Masks

Lauren Floyd, Daily Kos, 4/27/2020

 

The Courts Won’t Free Migrant Children Because of Covid-19

Lyn Rye, Truthout, 4/24/2020

 

Abolish Immigration Prisons

César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández, The New York Times, 12/2/2019

  

Family Separations at US Border Plagued by Problems

The Guardian, 3/6/2020

  

The Facts About Family Detention

Grassroots Leadership, 2/29/2016

  

Nearly 15,000 Children Held in Detention Camps Across the US

Niles Niemuth, 12/14/2018, World Socialist Web Site

  

Migrant Children Being Held in Camps in 17 States

Jennifer Epstein and Laura Litvan, Bloomberg News, 6/19/2018

  

How Many Migrant Children Are Detained in US Custody?

Mona Chalabi, The Guardian, 12/22/2018

  

The Horrifying Conditions Facing Kids in Border Detention, Explained

Dara Lind, Vox, 6/19/2019

  

US Immigration Officials Bar Doctors From Giving Flu Shots to Detained Children

Sam Levin, The Guardian, 12/10/2019

  

Trump’s Child Detention Camps Cost $775 Per Person Every Day

Luke Darby, 6/25/2019, GQ Magazine

  

Deterring Immigration Through Cruelty in Detention Facilities

Adam Serwer, 7/3/2019, The Atlantic

  

The History We Should Fear Repeating With Trump’s Migrant Camps

Eric Levitz, New York Magazine, 6/19/2019

  

The US is Running Concentration Camps at the Border

Jack Holmes, Esquire Magazine, 6/13/2019

  

How the Trump Administration’s Border Camps Fit into the History of Concentration Camps

Andrea Pitzer, GQ Magazine, 6/18/2019

The Horrifying Conditions Facing Kids in Border Detention, Explained

Dara Lind, Vox, 6/19/2019

 

Causes of Central American Migration:

How the US Screwed up Latin America in 7 Classic Cartoons

Hyacinth Mascarenhas, Mic, 7/1/ 2014

 

How US foreign policy in Central America
may have fueled the migrant crisis

Deirdre Shesgreen, USA Today, 12/21/2018

 

Central American Migration: Root Causes and US Policy

Congressional Research Service, 6/13/2019

  

Fleeing a hell the US helped create: Why Central Americans journey north

The Guardian, Julian Borger, 12/19/2018

  

Migration in Central America - an analysis of migration trends, drivers, policy and actors

Seattle International Foundation

  

Central American Immigrants in the United States

Migration Policy Institute

   

How US Foreign Policy Helped Create the Immigrtion Crisis

Jeff Faux, The Nation, 10/18/2017

 

Almost half a century after it began, here’s how America’s ‘war on drugs’ is still devastating Latin America,
The Independent, 1/30/2019

  

Central America’s Turbulent Northern Triangle

Council on Foreign Relations, 10/1/2019

How US ‘Free Trade’ Policies Created the Central American Migration Crisis

Michelle Chen, The Nation, 2/6/2015

 

 

Immigration Policy:

Getting Migration in the Americas Right

Center for American Progress, 6/24/2019

  

Policy Proposals to Address the Central American
Migration Challenge

Bipartisan Policy Center, 7/26/2019

  

A New Social Contract for the Northern Triangle

Center for Strategic & International Studies, 5/8/2019

 

US Strategy for Central America

US Department of State, 12/2018

  

We Know How to End Drug Violence in Central America

James Stavridis, The FP Group, 3/18/2015

Books:

 

Migrating to Prison - America’s Obsession with Locking Up Immigrants, César Cuauhtémoc Garcîa Hernandez (see his blog at http://crimmigration.com)

Tell Me How It Ends - An Essay in 40 Questions, Valeria Luiselli

 

Open Borders - The Science & Ethics of Immigration,

Bryan Caplan & Zach Weinersmith

 

The Devil’s Highway, Luis Alberto Urrea

 

The Line Becomes a River, Francisco Cantu
(a former border patrol agent)

 

Unaccompanied, Javier Zamora

    

   

Films:

 

News Reports on Border & Immigration Issues,
PBS Frontline

  

The Wall, USA Today

  

Icebox, HBO

 

Living Undocumented, Netflix Documentary Series, 2019

 

Stuck in Tijuana, Charlie Minn (documentary about 2018 migrant caravan)

  

The River & The Wall, Ben Masters

  

Refuge(e) & Luz’s Story, Sylvia Johnson

 

Sueño Americano, Camila (music video)

New Family Detention Centers to Hold Immigrant Women and Children, Democracy Now, 8/14/2014

Undocumented, Chris Cashman

 

The Faces of Family Separation, CBS News

  

  

Podcasts:


   

The Out Crowd, This American Life

(Reports from the frontlines of the Trump administration's
"Remain in Mexico" asylum policy)

Art:

 

Israel Haros Lopez, poetry, performance, music, visual art, and video

  

Ronald Rael & Virginia San Fratello, teeter-totter border wall (video)

Detention Center Information:

globaldetentionproject.org

  

globaldetentionproject.org

 

ice.gov/detention-facilities

  

freedomforimmigrants.org

  

detentionwatchnetwork.org

 

justiceforimmigrants.org

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