Molly Hennessy-Fiske, Los Angeles Times

Molly Hennessy-Fiske

Los Angeles Times

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Recent articles by Molly:

Advocates for Haitian migrants blame border action on racism

Few groups have endured a less enthusiastic reception than Haitians, despite the pivotal role that the U.S. has often played in spurring them to leave home. → Read More

'They shouldn't be here': Texas border town reckons with Haitian influx

U.S. Special Envoy to Haiti Daniel Foote resigned with a scathing letter criticizing the treatment of Haitian migrants and deportations from a Texas border camp. → Read More

For Haitians, color-coded tickets are key to escape from Border Patrol camp

U.S. authorities are allowing Haitian migrants at a massive camp in Texas who hold blue and yellow numbered tickets to remain in the country. → Read More

Confined to U.S. border camp, Haitian migrants wade to Mexico for supplies

Confined to U.S. border camp, Haitian migrants wade to Mexico for supplies → Read More

Haitian migrants continue to flock to Texas border; some flown back to homeland by U.S.

The Border Patrol confronts massive, growing camp of Haitian migrants in Texas. → Read More

For many Texans, it's a long drive out of state for abortion

Propelled by a very restrictive abortion law, Texas women are traveling farther afield for abortions. → Read More

COVID-19 affects college football powerhouses and their fans

COVID-19 still complicates college football game day, nowhere more than in the South, where vaccination rates lag and hospitalizations have spiked. → Read More

Biden vowed to close a border migrant camp, then a worse one emerged under his watch

After the Matamoros migrant camp in Mexico was bulldozed last March, a new camp formed in the more dangerous, crime cartel stronghold of Reynosa. → Read More

Jubilance and tears in Texas as new abortion law takes effect

The Texas law prohibits abortions once a heartbeat can be detected in a fetus, usually at about six weeks, before most women realize they’re pregnant. → Read More

Who's fueling the COVID-19 surge on the U.S.-Mexico border?

COVID-19 hospitalizations have increased across the Rio Grande Valley this summer, leaving hospitals unable to hire nurses fast enough. → Read More

Americans faced Taliban, airport chaos in scramble to evacuate Afghanistan

President Biden insisted late Wednesday that the U.S. was committed to getting all Americans out Afghanistan. → Read More

'I prefer to die than to go with them': Afghan women dread Taliban rule

Afghan women faced an uncertain future this week as U.S. forces withdrew and the Taliban consolidated control. → Read More

Afghans in the U.S. struggle to evacuate family, friends

The Pentagon plans to evacuate 22,000 Afghans with Special Immigrant Visas showing they worked for the U.S. government, as well as their relatives and others considered at risk. → Read More

In Florida and Texas, mask orders turn schools into battlegrounds

Some Republican-controlled states have enacted laws or issued orders prohibiting school districts from requiring masks. → Read More

Texas seeks out-of-state medical help amid COVID-19 crisis

Texas appeals for out-of-state medical help amid COVID-19 crisis. → Read More

'That’s going to get somebody killed': West Texas becomes latest border battleground for immigration

The increasing tension has rattled the Del Rio area and conservatives nationwide, who have made it their battleground for border policy just as residents prepare for hunting season, when they fear shootings may erupt. → Read More

With Delta surging, America is dangerously divided over vaccines

The national project to stem the spread of COVID-19 has stalled as it meets resistance to vaccinations in large parts of the conservative South and Midwest. → Read More

Why Border Patrol is doing more to rescue and identify missing migrants

The agency's approach to missing migrants has evolved amid an increase in migration and deaths. → Read More

Summer of disaster: Extreme weather wreaks havoc worldwide as climate change bears down

Climate change is making the world more prone to floods like those in China and Europe and to heat waves and fires like those in the U.S. and Russia. → Read More

Trump faults Biden during Texas visit: 'We produced the safest, best border we’ve ever had'

With supporters on hand at the southern border, Trump says his administration produced the safest and best border the United States has ever had. → Read More