Debbie Nathan lives in Brownsville, Texas, on the Mexico border, and has been writing about the border and immigration for over three decades.
The Coronavirus CrisisWomen in ICE Detention Face Reprisals for Speaking Up About Fears of Covid-19
ICE detainees in Georgia and Louisiana were punished after making videos that went public. Meanwhile, journalists’ access to sources has been blocked.
The Coronavirus CrisisWomen in ICE Detention, Fearing Coronavirus, Make Video to Protest Unsafe Conditions
Women at a Louisiana ICE detention center are using video visitation software to communicate their fears of contracting the coronavirus.
The Coronavirus CrisisOvercrowded Border Hearings Risk Spreading the Coronavirus
At an immigration hearing in El Paso on Monday morning, the crowding put everyone at risk for the coronavirus. Except the judge, who was in Fort Worth.
Border Patrol Agent Speaks Out About a High-Speed Chase that Ended in an Immigrant’s Death
Border Patrol chases often cause injury and death, and they frequently violate contemporary law enforcement standards.