Border Patrol, deadly shooting, Tohono O'odham Nation, FBI, DeSantis, Florida, Arizona, Trump, Biden
May 23, 2023

US Border Patrol says agents who killed man in Arizona were answering report of gunfire

U.S. Border Patrol agents answering reports of gunfire shot and killed a man on a tribal reservation in southern Arizona after he abruptly threw something and raised his arm, the agency said on May 22.

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, Title 42, immigration, Mayes, Arizona v. Mayorkas
May 22, 2023

Supreme Court dismisses Arizona’s last-ditch attempt to preserve Title 42

The Supreme Court has formally dismissed an Arizona-led effort to preserve Title 42, the pandemic-era immigration restriction that was officially ended by the Biden administration last week.

Mexico, border, Mississippi, Southwest
May 18, 2023

Mississippi sends National Guard to US-Mexico border, GOP governor says

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves said Wednesday that he has mobilized a National Guard unit to help with security at the U.S. border with Mexico.

asylum, Venezuelans, Title 42, migrants
May 17, 2023

Fewer Venezuelan arrivals lead to drop in illegal entries to US after pandemic asylum limits

A 98% drop in Venezuelans arriving at the U.S. southern border has helped lead to a steep decline in migrants crossing illegally from Mexico since pandemic-related asylum limits expired last week, U.S. officials said Wednesday.

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May 15, 2023

Border crossings off from last week’s highs as US pins hopes for order on mobile app

Pandemic-era limits on asylum known as Title 42 have been rarely discussed among many of tens of thousands of migrants massed on Mexico's border with the United States. Their eyes were — and are — fixed instead on a new U.S. government mobile app that grants 1,000 people daily an appointment to cross the border and seek asylum while living in the U.S.

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May 12, 2023

Crowds of migrants wait at the border as Title 42 gives way to new rules

At points all along the U.S.-Mexico border on Friday, crowds of migrants clutching sacks of belongings or holding the hands of children waited to apply for asylum as new immigration rules took effect. And more people kept arriving.

Spain, migrants, White House, Joe Biden
May 12, 2023

US-Spain collaboration on migration looms large as Biden, Sánchez hold White House talks

President Joe Biden and Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez are set to hold talks Friday as their countries are collaborating along with Canada to establish migration hubs in Latin America where asylum seekers fleeing poverty and violence in their home countries can go to apply for protection.

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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Apr 27, 2023

Border towns see ‘disaster’ without federal help as end to Title 42 looms

Arizona border communities face a “humanitarian disaster” in two weeks if the federal government does not step in to help with the crush of migrants expected when Title 42 ends, local officials told a Senate panel Wednesday.

Gosar, immigration, Republicans, Biden administration, migrants, Trump, indictment
Apr 19, 2023

House Republicans push asylum restrictions, border security

House Republicans for months have railed against the Biden administration's handling of the U.S. border with Mexico, holding hearings, visiting border communities and promising to advance legislation to clamp down on illegal immigration and drug trafficking.

Mayorkas, Hobbs, border
Mar 22, 2023

Hobbs talks “partnership” with Mayorkas at border 

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas traveled to Arizona on Tuesday for a border tour with Gov. Katie Hobbs, a sign of changing relations between the state and the federal government in connection with border issues.