Surge in Border Crossings Fueled by Repeat Attempts

Border Patrol officials have not officially released “recidivism” figures, but two Homeland Security officials told the Washington Post that more than 30 percent of people arrested at the border had made multiple attempts, an apparent byproduct of the pandemic-driven decision to expel migrants immediately without detaining or prosecuting them.

Detainee Kids Vulnerable to COVID-19 Face ‘Family Separation 2.0’

Federal Judge Dolly Gee ruled that her original Monday, July 27 deadline to release children in ICE facilities is currently moot. Now, parents have to make a difficult decision about whether to hold onto their children in ICE facilities infested by COVID-19 or release them to sponsors.