Malaika Tapper is a freelance journalist and a student at Harvard University. She reports on immigration through a university fellowship called Stories from the Border.
The Coronavirus CrisisAmid Coronavirus, Trump Moved to Expel Immigrants — But Border Patrol Didn’t Test Any of Them
Documents show Border Patrol tested zero detainees this spring — contributing to opacity around coronavirus in immigration detention.
The Coronavirus CrisisICE Resisted Coronavirus Testing to Avoid Releasing Detainees
Emails from a California detention center show ICE limited testing because it didn’t have space to isolate detainees.