Felipe De La Hoz
Felipe is an investigative and explanatory reporter focusing on immigration in the U.S. He is a former reporter for the investigative site Documented, and has written for The Village Voice, The Daily Beast, WNYC, The New Republic, The Baffler, and other outlets. He is the co-founder of the weekly immigration policy newsletter BORDER/LINES.
The Coronavirus CrisisRecent Covid-19 Spike in Immigration Detention Was a Problem of ICE’s Own Making
The increase coincided with ICE’s decision to transfer people through a Mississippi facility where coronavirus cases were exploding.
The War on ImmigrantsICE Locks Down Facility as Women Protest Handling of Possible Tuberculosis Case
Women detained by ICE staged a protest after learning of possible tuberculosis exposure. Facility staff responded by taking away phone access.
The Coronavirus CrisisFeeble Pandemic Protections at Private Texas Prison Leave People Fearing Death Behind Bars
People incarcerated at a Texas federal prison describe multiple health hazards, including a careless response to the coronavirus.
The Coronavirus CrisisCiting the Pandemic, CBP Has Expelled Newborn U.S. Citizens With Their Migrant Mothers
Three mothers said they weren’t told they were being sent to Mexico and didn’t immediately receive proof of citizenship for their infants.