Migrant Camp at El Chaparral Gaba Cortés

Robert McKee Irwin for Instick

In an article for Inksick Media, GMC Deputy Director Robert McKee Irwin points to the large backlog of migrants waiting to cross the US-Mexico border, and the low success rate of asylum applications initiated from migrants arriving there, many of whom do not realize that US asylum law was not designed to be a remedy for poverty, unemployment, climate disaster, domestic violence, or public health emergency. Stories of migrants from the Humanizing Deportation archive help to illustrate the predicament. 

Find the full article here.

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