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Scoop: Biden reinvents migrant detention

The Biden administration is poised to reshape the way the government tracks undocumented immigrants awaiting court proceedings, Axios has learned. Why it matters: There are nearly 180,000 undocumented immigrants in the U.S. already being monitored with ankle ...
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Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Cameroon

The Biden Administration must provide protection for Cameroonians in the U.S. The situation in Cameroon is dire, and grows more unstable by the day. Violence and instability in the country make it unsafe for Cameroonians living ...
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Texas Butterfly Park To Close Indefinitely As Conspiracy Theorists Intensify Attacks

Trump-allied operatives have baselessly accused the National Butterfly Center of being involved with child trafficking. A South Texas butterfly sanctuary will close indefinitely due to safety concerns after it was repeatedly targeted by right-wing conspiracy theorists ...
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US begins quietly flying Venezuelan migrants to Colombia under controversial border policy

The Biden administration, unable to return an increasing number of Venezuelans arrested at the US-Mexico border to their home country, is now sending those migrants to Colombia if they previously resided there, according to two Homeland ...
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Opinion: The U.S. Border Patrol is hiding information. Here’s what it doesn’t want you to know and why.

At least since 1987, the United States Border Patrol has operated unsanctioned cover-up units known as Critical Incident Teams. These special units have concealed, altered and destroyed evidence to obstruct justice, and now Congress has requested an investigation into them ...
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Migrant Rights News and Action. Push the Senate to pass the No Ban Act!

Biden Year One & Advocacy in 2022 Reflecting on Biden’s first year anniversary in office, we see a mixed record and many empty promises for delivering much needed relief for migrant communities. We had been encouraged ...
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PBS Premier: Missing in Brooks County on January 31

NNIRR Board Chair, Eddie Canales, and his organization, the South Texas Human Rights Center are featured in this important film highlighting the humanitarian crisis of migrant deaths at the border and the work of organization’s like ...
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Tens of Thousands of Afghans Who Fled The Taliban Are Now Marooned in America’s Broken Immigration Bureaucracy

Ahmad Naeem Wakili lives in a daze, his mind often drifting to his wife and 2-year-old, a little girl with big brown curls and green eyes. Wakili escaped Afghanistan amid a flurry of evacuations that began in mid-August after the ...
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Biden is defending key Trump immigration policies in court

The Justice Department is fighting to maintain Trump’s border restrictions and against compensation for separated families. President Joe Biden’s administration is defending two of his predecessor’s more inhumane immigration policies in court: pandemic-related border restrictions and ...
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As Immigration Plummeted, Conservatives Falsely Accused Biden of Fueling a Crisis

Rarely has such a long-running and widely accepted political and media narrative been so at odds with reality. Throughout 2021, Republican politicians and conservative pundits hammered the Biden administration over what they claimed was a crisis ...
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Biden’s limits on ICE offered hope. But immigrant advocates say he’s broken promises

When the Biden administration announced broad new limits on immigration enforcement last year, it offered hope for those fighting deportation. But so far, some immigrants and their advocates say, the reality is falling short of the administration’s rhetoric. ...
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Tohono O’odham woman acquitted in protest of border wall construction

A Tohono O’odham woman was found not guilty Wednesday on federal misdemeanor charges stemming from her protest of border wall construction on her tribe’s ancestral land. The acquittal of Amber Ortega came after a magistrate judge reversed her ...
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