Jurriaan van Eerten

Jurriaan van Eerten

US-Mexico border

From posting bail to legal aid: NGOs go into overdrive at border

Rights groups ramp up efforts to aid migrants, refugees as they face new hurdles due to Trump's 'zero-tolerance' policy.

From posting bail to legal aid: NGOs go into overdrive at border

United States

For undocumented migrants, wildfires bring additional worries

Fund helps undocumented immigrants who lost homes and work and developed health conditions due to California wildfires.

For undocumented migrants, wildfires bring additional worries

US-Mexico border

US briefly shuts border crossing, uses tear gas on asylum seekers

US Customs and Border Protection announces traffic at the San Ysidro port of entry has been suspended.

US briefly shuts border crossing, uses tear gas on asylum seekers

US Midterms 2018

First-time immigrant voters: 'I now feel one with America'

How do recently naturalised citizens feel about the Tuesday's midterms elections?

First-time immigrant voters: 'I now feel one with America'

US-Mexico border

Retrial to begin for US border agent who shot teen across border

Lonnie Swartz is charged with manslaughter in the 2012 fatal cross-border shooting of 16-year-old Jose Rodriguez.

Retrial to begin for US border agent who shot teen across border

Immigration

US plans to make it harder for some people to get a green card

Rights groups say proposed public-charge rule change will adversely affect low-income families, people with disabilities

US plans to make it harder for some people to get a green card

US-Mexico border

Meet the deported nurse aiding asylum seekers at US-Mexico border

Francisco 'Panchito' Olachea drives a beat-up ambulance around Nogales, taking care of those trying to get to the US.

Meet the deported nurse aiding asylum seekers at US-Mexico border

US-Mexico border

'I pray they let me in': Asylum seekers face long wait at border

Jeff Sessions tells asylum seekers to go to official ports, but getting across the border proves difficult for many.

'I pray they let me in': Asylum seekers face long wait at border

United States

US: Justice for American veterans with PTSD

Veteran Courts offer treatment as an alternative to time in jail for veterans who face criminal convictions in the US.

US: Justice for American veterans with PTSD

Latin America

Connecting Iquitos: Building a road through the Amazon

The Amazon city of Iquitos, Peru, is only reachable by air or river. Residents say they want a road, despite the risks.

Connecting Iquitos: Building a road through the Amazon

Bolivia

Protests over Morales expose divisions among Bolivians

Some fear Evo Morales will try to seek a fourth, unconstitutional presidential term in 2019.

Protests over Morales expose divisions among Bolivians

Latin America

Peru and Bolivia vow to clean Lake Titicaca

Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world has a weird foam layer on the surface and emits a smell of decay.

Peru and Bolivia vow to clean Lake Titicaca