Thousands of immigrants sent back to Mexico by the Trump administration hope Joe Biden will make good on his promise to end the policy that has forced them to wait in dangerous border cities.
"We have no human rights here and the Mexican government hasn't offered us any protection."
Endless Waits At An Immigrant Camp On The Mexico Border Are Pushing Desperate People To Make Tough Choices
"They've lost hope in the system and are abandoning their entire asylum case in favor of human smugglers."
“The US is no longer an example for other countries to follow.”
Her Son Died Of COVID-19 In New York. Like Others In Mexico, She’s Now Struggling To Make Ends Meet.
“He never returned on his own two feet … He came back to me as dust.”
Scientists have pieced together one of the oldest skeletons to ever be found in the Americas. From the January issue of National Geographic magazine.
A Former "Build The Wall" Contractor Said The Group Only Paid A Fraction Of The $8 Million Tab For A Border Wall
"They just said they didn't come up with the money or whatever," Tommy Fisher, owner of the construction firm, told BuzzFeed News. "We haven't had anything to do with them since January."
A Newborn US Citizen And His Mother Were Forced To Walk Back To Mexico. Now Their Attorneys Want An Investigation.
"During the entire process, she was in pain from giving birth and she felt no choice but to go into Mexico," the family's attorney said.
A Mexican man was found dead from blunt trauma to the head after being detained by the police for not wearing a mask in public.
The Mexican immigrant's attorneys said he was deported to a dangerous border city and haven't heard from him in more than a week.
Mexican Doctors Fighting The Coronavirus Are Being Attacked From All Sides — Including By Their Own President
Andrés Manuel López Obrador has been forced to apologize after insinuating that doctors were greedy.
The Coronavirus Is Spreading Through Latin America, But Mexico’s President Is Still Out There Kissing Children
As the region steps up its fight against the virus, Mexico is taking a slow approach. For its top official, it’s almost business as usual.
Women in Mexico, angry over growing gender violence, are taking unprecedented measures — like a national strike — but things may well get worse before they get better.
An Asylum-Seeker Who Was Kidnapped And Tortured With Acid Begged US Border Officers Not To Send Her Back. They Did Anyway.
For about 12 days she was kept inside a dirty home, occasionally fed old food, and assaulted. And then her 10-year-old daughter saw a way to escape.
Federal Judges Have Stopped Their Own Ruling That Blocked The Trump Administration From Forcing Immigrants To Wait In Mexico
“An emergency stay at 10 p.m on a Friday is unnecessarily adding to confusion and chaos,” said one asylum officer.
A Venezuelan Dad Was Allowed Into The US, But His 18-Year-Old Daughter Was Sent Back To Mexico Alone
"The whole reason I went back to Venezuela was to get her because her life is worth more than mine and now she's alone in Mexico," Branly said.
“He tells me we can’t look back. ‘We have to push forward together.’”
The southward expansion of US border enforcement has been happening for years. Now we're exporting Trump-era cruelty too.
As a formerly undocumented Mexican immigrant, I’ve longed for more books telling our stories to be published and celebrated. Jeanine Cummins’ American Dirt is not what I was hoping for.
The Homeland Security Inspector General Is Reviewing Two Controversial Trump Administration Immigration Programs
The two programs, aimed at asylum-seekers coming from Mexico and Central America, speed up the amount of time they have between being detained and their initial hearing.
“It is beyond nonsensical to force people who don’t speak Spanish to live in Mexico for an unknown period while they seek asylum,” one expert said.
The move had been met with criticism and anger from immigrant advocates and politicians.
In recent weeks, at least four people have been sent back to Mexico after being granted asylum, an attorney told BuzzFeed News.
"I am worried that people are going to die," one health care provider told BuzzFeed News.
Asylum Officers Were Told Of Killings And Violence In Guatemala. They Were Ordered To Send People There Anyway.
The research provided by the government to asylum officers confirmed some of their worst fears about sending people to the Central American country.
The Trump Administration Will Deport People Seeking Asylum In The US To Guatemala Without Them Seeing A Lawyer First
The Department of Homeland Security began the secret and controversial deportation process Wednesday. BuzzFeed News obtained new details of how it might work.
The Controversial Group Behind The GoFundMe Border Wall Is Building A Second One In Texas. Officials Say It's Undocumented.
"We found out because the We Build the Wall morons were posting videos."
US Border Officials Pressured Asylum Officers To Deny Entry To Immigrants Seeking Protection, A Report Finds
A DHS report obtained by BuzzFeed News found the controversial Trump program to keep asylum-seekers in Mexico has caused significant issues at the border.
An Immigration Hardliner Was Just Elevated To The No. 2 Position In Trump’s Homeland Security Department
“This is another end run around proper procedures by the Trump administration,” said one US citizenship official.
The Trump Administration Is Proposing To Become One Of Just Four Countries In The World To Charge A Fee For Asylum
“This rule shows their true colors," a former US Citizenship and Immigration Services official said.