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Trump-era Covid-19 border policies are being carried over to the new administration

A migrant demonstration demanding clearer U.S. policies in Tijuana, Mexico. Photo: Guillermo Arias/Getty Images


Immigrants have long felt the pain of being separated from loved ones

A wooden curio cabinet stacked with luggage, seen from the doorway of a bedroom.
A wooden curio cabinet stacked with luggage, seen from the doorway of a bedroom.
Photo: Wong Yee Tat/EyeEm/Getty Images


Illustration: Lucy Jones

The lie at the heart of the Pham family ‘pass to freedom’



For a refugee family in St. Paul, Billy Ray Cyrus and Tanya Tucker provided a window to a different, more Americanized world

Billy Ray Cyrus performing at Fan Fair in Nashville, TN in 1992. Photo: Laura Levine/Getty Images


Jean Guerrero’s new book explores how Stephen Miller became one of the most powerful, anti-immigrant White House advisers in history

Stephen Miller
Stephen Miller
Photo illustration, source: Alex Wong/Getty Images


Illustration: Anson Chan

Across the U.S., migrants say they face cramped quarters, soap and disinfectant shortages, and violent threats from guards

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