Border crossings are at their highest levels in 15 years.
A Texas judge allowed the government this week to take possession of a family’s land because the Biden administration has yet to end lawsuits seeking property along the border.
Chris Magnus, the Tucson police chief who carried a Black Lives Matter sign at a protest, was chosen to lead Customs and Border Protection.
The administration is under intensifying pressure to expand its capacity to care for as many as 35,000 unaccompanied minors, part of a wave of people crossing the border.
More migrant families are entering the United States and being released, new figures for March show, as thousands of children remain in detention facilities.
Children are sleeping shoulder to shoulder in the overcrowded facility at Donna, Texas, which is now housing more than 4,000 migrants amid a new surge on the border.
The girl was found unconscious on an island on the Mexican side of the river near the Texas border and could not be revived.
The president gave the vice president a prominent role in the politically charged issue at a time when thousands of children are being detained in facilities along the border.
As migrants arrive at the southwestern border in increasing numbers, lawmakers and officials are misleading about border policies, migrants, the coronavirus and immigration flows.
When 149 migrants were escorted onto a bridge by U.S. Border Patrol agents, they had no idea where they were being taken. Many collapsed, crying, when they learned they were back in Mexico.
Small towns in Texas and Arizona are seeing dozens of migrants arriving each day, in some cases straining local resources. More are coming, federal officials warn.
To simply return to the failed model of child detention is a missed opportunity to meaningfully reimagine our immigration system.
The announcement came at a time when the Biden administration has been quietly pressing Mexico to ramp up its efforts to limit the flow of migrants.
The Biden administration has been quietly pressing Mexico to ramp up its efforts to limit the flow of migrants, clinging to a Trump policy of relying on southern neighbors to enforce America’s immigration agenda.
An Austin man who led a trooper on a chase that exceeded 100 m.p.h. faces a maximum term of life in prison if convicted, U.S. prosecutors said.
The administration expects more apprehensions at the border this year than at any point in the past two decades. Enacting policy to deal with the problems faces deep-rooted political and logistical challenges.
The Biden administration is struggling to find space for a surge of migrant children and teenagers that is almost three times the level seen early last year.
The agency will help provide basic care as criticism mounts over the treatment of the increasing number of young migrants who have filled detention facilities at the southwest border.
In the second part of our look at the issues the current administration is facing, we examine the president’s response to the growing number of minors at the border.
The Border Patrol said two S.U.V.s packed with people apparently crossed through a breach in the wall. One vehicle went on to collide with a tractor-trailer rig, killing 13 migrants.
President Biden vowed to create a humane approach to immigration. But thousands of children who crossed the border alone are being confined in government shelters.
In recent days, hundreds of migrant families have been released into the United States by Border Patrol agents. Thousands more are hoping for a chance to enter under looser policies.
His legacy will be the divisions he has sown between Americans.
It will take time to rebuild capacity to enable asylum seekers to be processed, the president-elect and his aides say, and they warn of a rush to the border.
The president-elect has promised a more humane border policy. But devastated economies and natural disasters in Latin America have fueled a spike in migration that could make pledges hard to keep.
In a complaint unsealed on Friday, whistle-blowers working on President Trump’s wall said that contractors were illegally bringing in Mexican guards to protect construction sites.
Despite the president-elect’s vow to halt the project, the Trump administration is expanding the wall at a breakneck pace.
U.S. authorities improperly expelled Central American children in violation of international agreements. Families scrambled to learn how they had ended up back across the border.
Children from Central America are being sent by the U.S. to Mexico, where they may have no family to retrieve them. An internal email said the transfers violated the government’s own policies.
The administration has raced to build the president’s promised border wall and block migrants from entering the United States, but the future of those policies will be determined by the election.
The driver was shot in Laredo on Friday after he reversed his car into an agent and refused orders to stop, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
The criminal charges were the latest twist for We Build the Wall, which had drawn praise from top Homeland Security officials while causing controversy over its construction methods.
This Netflix documentary looks at the bureaucracy of immigration enforcement — an intriguing investigation that probably won’t change any minds.
Since the coronavirus broke out, the Trump administration has deported hundreds of migrant children alone — in some cases, without notifying their families.
Refugees and unaccompanied children are the targets of summary border expulsions.