Children and families have been fleeing to the US in rising numbers for nearly a decade. So why is the current situation at the US-Mexico border being viewed as something new?
The U.S. wanted to use the coronavirus pandemic as a reason to send the military to its northern border. The idea is part of America’s desire to “Mexicanize” the world’s longest undefended border.
A 15-year-old fleeing violence in El Salvador came to the US in 1985. Her immigration case sparked a Supreme Court decision that would affect how authorities treat children in detention.
As part of a new ‘metering’ policy, US officials are turning asylum seekers away at ports of entry along the southern border. Thousands wait, straining the resources of Mexican border towns.
Searching a smartphone is different from searching luggage. Our smartphones carry our innermost thoughts, intimate pictures, sensitive workplace documents and private messages.
An immigration expert breaks through the alphabet soup of federal agencies responsible for enforcing immigration laws.
As searches of smartphones and other digital devices at US borders become more common, can research and computer science help protect travelers’ privacy?