border town, immigration, Mexico, migrants
Aug 24, 2023

Mexican border city struggles to find space for migrants even with new shelter

At a massive encampment near an international bridge along the U.S.-Mexico border, migrants from Honduras, Haiti, Venezuela and elsewhere have turned scraps of plastic, poster board and rope into makeshift homes.

immigration, migrants, South America, Central America,
Jul 12, 2023

Advocates: Family reunification policy helps some migrants, but not enough

A new immigration policy that makes it easier for people from four Central and South American countries to join family in the U.S. will help but is still “far from” the migration solution needed, advocates said.

Title 42, app, border towns, migrants, Biden administration
May 29, 2023

Asylum-seekers say joy over end of Title 42 turns to anguish induced by new rules

Though the government opened some new avenues for immigration, the fate of many people is largely left to a U.S. government app only used for scheduling an appointment at a port of entry and unable to decipher human suffering or weigh the vulnerability of applicants.

Biden, immigration, U.S.-Mexico border, migrants
May 23, 2023

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.

Border Patrol, lawsuit, deaths, detention, border, Title 42, Biden administration, mothers
May 22, 2023

Death of 8-year-old girl in Border Patrol custody highlights challenges providing medical care

The recent deaths of an 8-year-old Panamanian girl and 17-year-old boy from Honduras who were under U.S. government supervision have again raised questions about how prepared authorities are to handle medical emergencies suffered by migrants arriving in the U.S., especially as agencies struggle with massive overcrowding at facilities along the southern border.

border crossings, Border Patrol, Biden, Trump, Mexico, migrants
May 3, 2023

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.

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Dec 20, 2022

How will asylum work after Title 42 ends? No one knows yet

The Biden administration has been conspicuously silent about how migrants should enter the United States when Trump-era asylum limits end, fueling rumors, confusion and doubts about the government's readiness despite more than two years to prepare.

migrants, Mexico, border, U.S. Customs and Border Protection data, Cubans, Northern Triangle, Guatemala, El Salvador, Colombia, Panama, immigration
Dec 7, 2022

Border surge brings shift in migrant countries, challenges to U.S. policy

The surge of migrants at the southern border has included skyrocketing numbers from countries that were barely represented in previous years, presenting a challenge that experts say the U.S. is not equipped to address.

migration, asylum, Mexico, border, Venezuela, Honduras, Mexico
Nov 15, 2022

Judge orders halt to Trump-era asylum restrictions at border

A federal judge on Tuesday ordered the Biden administration to lift Trump-era asylum restrictions that have been a cornerstone of border enforcement since the beginning of Covid.

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Nov 15, 2022

Cubans, Nicaraguans drive illegal border crossings higher

U.S. authorities stopped migrants more than 230,000 times on the Mexican border in October, the third-highest month of Joe Biden's presidency amid growing numbers from Cuba, Nicaragua, Colombia and other countries.

immigration, Venezuela, Mexico, Biden, Trump, border, Covid
Oct 17, 2022

Biden turning to Trump-era rule to expel Venezuelan migrants

Two years ago, candidate Joe Biden loudly denounced President Donald Trump for immigration policies that he said inflicted "cruelty and exclusion at every turn," including toward those fleeing the "brutal" government of socialist Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela.

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Sep 6, 2022

‘Tale of two borders’: Mexicans not seen at busy crossings

As hundreds of migrants line up along an Arizona border wall around 4 a.m., agents try to separate them into groups by nationality.