Latest from Nick Miroff

ACLU and Biden administration to face off over migrant family expulsions

The ACLU had paused its lawsuit for months to allow the Biden administration to reverse Trump’s border policies but both sides say negotiations have reached an “impasse.”
  • Aug 2, 2021

Biden resumes fast-track deportation flights for migrant families, but many unable to travel after positive covid tests

Only half the adults and children scheduled to be sent back to Central America were eligible to travel Friday.
  • Jul 30, 2021

Along Mexico border, covid spike and more migrant families stall plans to end Title 42 expulsions

The Title 42 public health law has been used to return more than 1 million migrants to Mexico since the start of the pandemic.
  • Jul 28, 2021

Cuba’s communist authorities have long feared change. Street protests show the risk of resisting it.

Cuba's communist government has clung to an economic model based on centralized planning and state control. Protests this month showed that model might be its biggest vulnerability.
  • Jul 22, 2021

As immigration heats up, Biden struggles for a clear plan

The influx at the border continues, political dangers loom and a key decision approaches. But in the aftermath of Trump’s scorched-earth tactics, Biden has few appealing options.
  • Jul 17, 2021

As migrants arrive from more nations, their paths to U.S. border diverge, new data show

Certain nationalities are entering the U.S. at specific border sectors, channeled by smuggling organizations attempting to exploit uneven enforcement policies.
  • Jul 6, 2021

‘We are in a race’: GOP governors implore residents to overcome vaccine hesitancy as delta variant rises

GOP governors urged their residents on Sunday to get vaccinated against the coronavirus, as polling shows that vaccine hesitancy has been driven by Republicans.
  • Jul 4, 2021

Biden administration removes Rodney Scott as head of U.S. Border Patrol

The action clears a path for a leadership overhaul at an agency strained by a 20-year high in border crossings by undocumented migrants.
  • Jun 23, 2021

Biden administration cancels Trump limits on asylum eligibility

Attorney General Merrick Garland restored access to protection for immigrants fleeing gangs and domestic violence.
  • Jun 16, 2021

Biden halt to border wall construction is legal, congressional watchdog says

The GAO decision rejects GOP claims that Biden is legally obligated to build barriers with money appropriated for that purpose by Congress.
  • Jun 15, 2021