U.S.-Mexico border

border, Florida, Arizona, migrants, Ron DeSantis
Jun 8, 2023

DeSantis defends flying migrants to California as he meets with sheriffs near border

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday defended his state's decision to fly migrants from the U.S.-Mexico border to California, arguing that the state had essentially invited the migrants with its welcoming policies toward immigrants.

border, Border Patrol, retirement
May 31, 2023

US Border Patrol chief retiring after seeing through end of Title 42 restrictions

The head of the U.S. Border Patrol announced that he's retiring, after seeing through a major policy shift that seeks to clamp down on illegal crossings at the U.S.-Mexico border following the end of Title 42 Covid pandemic restrictions.

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, 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, deaths, detention, border, Title 42
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.

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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.

border, Biden, Congress, Mexico
May 2, 2023

Biden sending 1,500 troops for Mexico border migrant surge

The Biden administration will send 1,500 active-duty troops to the U.S.-Mexico border starting next week, ahead of an expected migrant surge following the end of Covid pandemic-era restrictions.

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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.

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Apr 11, 2023

Sheriff Mark Lamb says he’s running for US Senate in Arizona

Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb said Tuesday he's running for the U.S. Senate in Arizona, becoming the first Republican to jump into a high-profile race for the seat now held by independent Sen. Kyrsten Sinema.

governor, University of Arizona, Raúl Hector Castro
Apr 10, 2023

University of Arizona sued over former governor’s home

The family of Arizona's only Hispanic governor is suing the University of Arizona over an alleged breach of contract for trying to sell his home in Nogales.