Washington Post bureau chief for Mexico and Central America. Former bureau chief in Africa and Afghanistan. Ashamed Floridian. SieffK@washpost.com
Here's the @washingtonpost editorial board on the U.S. policy of sending asylum seekers to wait in some of northern Mexico's most dangerous cities.
The asylum seekers sent back to Mexico to await their hearings are being kidnapped in broad daylight, days after being returned. Here are a few of their stories.
The mass deportation of Rohingya refugees from India is something that the State Department once would have criticized. American asylum policy doesn't leave much room for that objection today.
They served in the army, the border patrol and the police. They have official US birth certificates. But the government is denying their passport applications and telling them they aren't American citizens.
This photo. A father deported to El Salvador without his daughter talks to her over the phone. She's calling from a shelter somewhere in the United States. “Papa,” she said. “When are you going to take me out of here?”
Dear America, get ready to pay more for pretty much everything until Mexico solves a problem that no country in the world has ever been able to fix.