I originally published this post in 2020 in the middle of the pandemic to highlight books that had come out very recently at the time. I was working…
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While Arizona's container wall is currently being taken down, this private border fence in Texas may be close to *falling* down.
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Please join me on January 25 for an in-depth panel discussion about the expansion of electronic monitoring of immigrants in the United States hosted by…
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The agreement between Arizona and the federal government to remove the container wall was signed just days after I visited the monstrosity for myself.
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An essential immigration resource is now available online–but needs your contributions to grow.
I am back in the office this week for my first relatively traditional work week since November when I started a several-week research trip along the…
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December 2022

After months of decline, ICE's use of ankle monitors grew from less than 15,000 to nearly 60,000 in the past four months.

November 2022

On the ground in San Diego for the first time in 20 years to understand the lifecycle of federal immigration data.
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Last night I wrote a thread on Twitter announcing that I would be pausing my engagement on Twitter until further notice. My rationale is straightforward…
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When Elon Musk, the world’s richest man and CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, made the announcement earlier this year that he was going to buy Twitter, I was…
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October 2022

Elon Musk finally stepped into the role of Twitter CEO this week after months of delays, which Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway have been covering well…
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After years of making up a small percentage of Central American migrants in the US, the number of Nicaraguans in the US immigration system has grown…
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