Undocumented immigrants sick with COVID-19 are scared to seek care. Gladys Vega is trying to help.
A group of women in an ICE detention center calls for help.
At the forefront of the COVID-19 pandemic, health-care workers describe a new world of chaos, fear, and suffering.
Karlena Dawson is at high risk of complications from COVID-19. Where she lives makes her even more vulnerable: a Seattle immigrant-detention center.
As a Border Patrol agent, Raul Rodriguez deported thousands of people. Now he faces his own deportation.
After spending nearly two decades facilitating deportations as a Customs and Border Protection officer, Raul Rodriguez discovered that he was not a U.S. citizen. Now he’s at risk of deportation himself.
Agents repeatedly denied entry to a 7-year-old with a life-threatening illness. Why did they change their minds?
Juan Sanchez built his career fighting for migrant children. Later, he made millions off them.
Juan Sanchez was once hailed as a champion for social justice. Then his network of shelters started taking in children split from their relatives.
Dolly Lucio Sevier evaluated dozens of sick children at a facility in South Texas. She found evidence of infection, malnutrition, and psychological trauma.
A “cowboy priest” confronts the wall and the military presence on the banks of the Rio Grande.
At the U.S.-Mexico border, a priest tries to save his chapel, which is in the direct path of the proposed border wall.
A personal tragedy forces a narcotics officer to rethink his stance on the drug war.
Kevin Simmers locked up hundreds of drug users—including his own daughter—while the opioid epidemic raged. Now he wants 24-hour treatment on demand.
Immigrant children separated from their parents can spend months, even years, in American foster homes. There have even been rare cases in which state officials have authorized permanent adoptions without notifying deported parents.
A bonus video for Masthead members. And Jeremy Raff reflects on his documentary, The Separated.
U.S. border guards took a 6-year-old Honduran boy from his mother, and ultimately returned a deeply traumatized child.
An unflinching look at one family's experience being forcibly separated at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Hundreds of immigrants in Columbus, Ohio face an ICE crackdown.
An upcoming Atlantic documentary follows a pro bono attorney on her quest to help a migrant mother get her son back.