As Attempted Border Crossings Surge, New Biden Plan Speeds Up Asylum Approval and Deportation

A copy of the plan obtained by NBC News says it “won’t be achieved overnight,” blaming "irrational and inhumane" Trump policies for border problems.

As Attempted Border Crossings Surge, New Biden Plan Speeds Up Asylum Approval and Deportation

By Julia Ainsley, NBC News WASHINGTON — As the number of migrants stopped at the southern border surges to the highest level in two decades, the Biden administration has drafted a 21-point plan to weigh their asylum claims more quickly and deport those who do not qualify, according to a copy of the plan obtained […]

Panic Attacks Highlight Stress at Shelters for Migrant Kids

Panic Attacks Highlight Stress at Shelters for Migrant Kids

By Julie Watson, Amy Taxin and Adriana Gomez Licon, AP News Paramedics were called regularly to treat children suffering from panic attacks so severe their hands would constrict into balls and their bodies would shake. The outbursts often occurred after other children were taken away to be reunited with families, dashing the hopes of those […]

It’s Time to End Title 42

It’s Time to End Title 42

Migrants from Colombia wait to be processed after turning themselves over to authorities at the United States and Mexico border May 12, 2021 in Yuma, Arizona. (Shutterstock) By Rebekah Wolf, Immigration Impact One policy first created by the Trump administration is responsible for the greatest restriction on access to our immigration system for asylum seekers […]