The following image seems to have gone viral. The story as I understand it is also rather sad. A family with father, mother and two year old left El Salvador in search of a better life. They arrived in Matamoros … Continue reading →
Slight drop in border crossings. Seasonal effects with weather and crops, enforcement actions or something else? Still a few weeks before complete numbers come out for June.
Several articles this week highlighting poor conditions at immigrant detention centers.
Two recent articles from the McAllen newspaper. The first is four recent deaths discovered. The second a longer article about staffing and role sheriff deputies play. One thing to note about a border wall is it doesn’t really change any … Continue reading →
Impunity is a measure of the percent of crimes that are not prosecuted, either directly as a percentage or as an index One of the factors affecting immigration is whether the rule of law exists. In cases of crime or … Continue reading →
Among the reasons for making a border crossing between ports of entry is the “metering” policy that has restricted official points of entry. The following article shows that the numbers processed officially has been relatively constant, resulting in increased numbers … Continue reading →
A huge part of the migration America is seeing at its southern border is because of the falling price of coffee A different article from Time, that also includes devalued peso
Family in Brownsville receiving notices on border fence. They are ~1/2 mile from the Rio Grande.
As suggested earlier, the Trump administration is cutting aid to northern triangle countries. Congress may not go along.