Biden leaning into global diplomacy to manage migration at US-Mexico border
On President Joe Biden 's first day in office, he handed Congress a legislative plan to modernize the nation's immigration system.
US, Mexico agree on tighter immigration policies at border
U.S. and Mexican officials have agreed on new immigration policies meant to deter illegal border crossings while also opening up other pathways ahead of an expected increase in migrants following the end of pandemic restrictions next week.
US launches online system to seek asylum on Mexican border
The Biden administration on Thursday launched an online appointment system as the only way for migrants to get exceptions from pandemic-era limits on asylum — the U.S. government's latest major step in eight days to overhaul border enforcement.
Biden inspects US-Mexico border in face of GOP criticism
President Joe Biden walked a muddy stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border and inspected a busy port of entry Sunday on his first trip to the region after two years in office, a visit shadowed by the fraught politics of immigration as Republicans blame him for record numbers of migrants crossing into the country.
Biden’s opening move in Mexico lands well with López Obrador
President Joe Biden opened his visit to the North American leaders summit with a diplomatic gesture that landed well with his host, Mexico's Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, before the two leaders were to begin Monday talking about weighty matters including immigration, trade and climate change.
Border communities, Border Patrol brace for migrant surge as Title 42 ends
Border communities and Border Patrol are preparing for a surge of migrants when Title 42 – which has been used throughout the pandemic to turn people away at the border – is scheduled to expire on Dec. 21.
AZ lawmaker affected by devastation in Haiti
Rep. Ray Barnes, a Republican from Phoenix, has an adopted daughter from Haiti, which has seen an unimaginable devastation after it was struck by an earthquake on Jan. 12.