Immigration

Migration in the Time of Biden and AMLO: Imperialism and the Border

18,000 migrant children detained in the United States in February. 170,000 Central Americans and Mexicans apprehended by border control in March. Behind these numbers, there are thousands of stories, marked by racism, xenophobia, and the outrage of different governments.

Immigration, Energy, and Security: The Mexico-U.S. Agenda

If Latin America is the backyard of the United States, then Mexico is its gateway. Donald Trump’s administration made this clearer than ever, strengthening Mexico’s ties of subordination and dependence on its neighbor to the north. The first few months of the Biden administration prove that not much has changed.

AMLO and Kamala Harris Stand Together Against Migrants

Mexican President López Obrador and U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris have agreed to “cooperate” on migration. These plans represent continuity with Trump-era border and immigration policy.

Biden Continues to Detain Migrant Children in Detention Camps

Biden follows in the footsteps of his predecessors, detaining thousands of migrant children in “temporary detention camps” for extended periods. The Dallas Convention Center in Texas is the latest facility co-opted by the Biden administration to be a holding cell for migrant teenagers.