Tag Archives: Texas-Mexico

The Asylum Trap: ‘Stuck In Legal Purgatory’

Since the pandemic started, asylum seekers waiting in Mexico have had their immigration court hearings postponed — again and again. With their lives and asylum cases on indefinite hold, some consider other options.

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The Asylum Trap: ‘They Returned Us To A Country We Don’t Know

A Nicaraguan family tried to seek asylum in the United States. When they arrived at the border, they were instead sent to Mexico to wait out their case and are facing challenges they didn’t expect.

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Along The Border, The Population Is High Risk For Coronavirus, But Testing Is In Short Supply

By Jeremy Schwartz and Lomi Kriel, Texas Tribune and Propublica On Monday afternoon, paramedic Theresa Fitzpatrick inched her Dodge Dart through a brand new drive-in testing center for COVID-19 in the small South Texas border city of Edinburg, a dozen … Continue reading

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