Billions of dollars could be at stake as a law banning imports of products from China goes into effect.
The southern border is seeing a historic spike in migrant crossings. Many are coming in hope of asking for asylum, a right that has been unavailable because of pandemic-related restrictions on immigration. A New York Times photographer documented three ways that people cross the border into the United States.
A lawsuit settlement requires the federal government to provide water and food, including formula, to detained migrant children.
Under a policy designed to protect young refugees from trafficking, Ukrainian children are being temporarily removed from caretakers who are not their parents.
Gov. Greg Abbott said he would reissue the policy, under which all commercial vehicles arriving at the border were inspected, if illegal crossings into Texas increased.
The woman, who was using a climbing harness, became “ensnared” on the border fence just west of Douglas, Ariz. Officials said she was trapped upside down for a “significant amount of time.”
Federal health guidelines limit the entry of pets from countries like Ukraine with a high incidence of rabies. For some refugees, the rule has been devastating.
Gov. Greg Abbott said the state police would no longer inspect all trucks coming from one Mexican state after officials there agreed to increase border security.
The findings were removed from inspector general investigations of domestic violence and sexual misconduct committed by officers in the department’s law enforcement agencies.
The Chinese ingots, illegally harvested from a French frigate that sank while returning from Nanjing, were seized by U.S. investigators when they were put up for auction in California.
Customs officials aim to save time and increase security by ramping up the use of facial recognition. But what about privacy? A biometrics specialist weighs in.
At a checkpoint in Texas in October, federal prosecutors said, Border Patrol agents found two men from Mexico hidden in a coffin.
Lawmakers asked the Government Accountability Office to review “critical incident teams,” and two House committees will conduct a separate investigation.
The increasing number of deaths adds urgency to questions about when and how agents should engage in high-speed chases as they pursue smugglers and migrants.
Images of Border Patrol agents corralling Black migrants prompted criticism of the Biden administration’s response to an influx of thousands in Del Rio, Texas.
Texas is using state law enforcement in an unusual way in an attempt to stem illegal border crossings. The tactic is raising constitutional concerns and transforming life in one small town.
Mr. Magnus, the police chief in Tucson, Ariz., will seek to win the trust of the U.S. Border Patrol, an agency championed by former President Donald J. Trump.
As many as 70 swimmers tried to make the crossing from Tijuana, the U.S. authorities said. Thirty-six people were detained.
The Biden administration included schools, hospitals, parades and places of worship on a list of areas off limits to immigration arrests or other types of enforcement.
After an inquiry into a private Facebook group where racist memes were shared, 60 employees were found to have violated the agency’s code of conduct. Two were fired.
No final decisions have been made, but dozens red-flagged for apparent criminal pasts or links to militants have been sent to a base in Kosovo, where their fate is uncertain.
The 1.7 million migrants encountered in the last 12 months was the highest number of illegal crossings recorded since at least 1960.
More than 160 reports, obtained by Human Rights Watch, reveal details of mistreatment that asylum seekers described experiencing from border officials and while in U.S. custody.
The treatment of Haitians apprehended in Del Rio, Texas, has galvanized civil rights groups and others to press for change.
The settlement will provide restitution to passengers who were detained, arrested or deported after immigration agents conducted warrantless searches on buses, Washington State’s attorney general said.
The footage offered a glimpse of the chaos that has been unfolding in Texas and called into question President Biden’s decision to swiftly deport thousands.
The influx of thousands of migrants has led to squalor under a bridge, and a dispirited town beyond it.
Desperate to control the unrelenting buildup on the border, Biden administration officials turn their focus to deterring migration, dashing hopes of asylum seekers.
The action was part of a larger Customs crackdown. Officials said the operators withheld workers’ wages, kept their identity documents and subjected them to debt bondage — essentially enslaving them.
A monthly surge in migrants and a ruling against a program that protects young immigrants underscored the difficult choices the president is confronting on an issue that could shape his legacy.
Like the president’s other immigration policies, the protections could disappear under a future administration because they are not being created through legislation.
Advocates pushed the vice president to end Title 42, a Trump-era rule that allows the government to expel migrants for public health reasons.
After the vice president landed in El Paso, she responded to criticism by Republicans that she should have traveled to the U.S.-Mexico border earlier as part of her work addressing migration.
Her trip Friday will come just before former President Donald J. Trump is set to visit the border with House Republicans and the Texas governor, who has pledged to finish the wall.
The fight over the pipeline will be, at least for now, where Biden’s climate commitment will be judged.
The Biden administration’s drive to empty detention centers at the border has created new concerns as children fill emergency shelters run by the Department of Health and Human Services.
The number of immigrants detained at the southwestern border has risen for 12 straight months, according to Customs and Border Protection data.
The administration is working at cross purposes with its own agenda and long-term interests in human rights and democracy.
The department that works to prevent domestic terrorism threats will conduct an internal review as part of a larger effort to combat extremist ideology in the federal government.
President Biden’s vow to work with China on issues like climate change is clashing with his promise to defend human rights.
Border crossings are at their highest levels in 15 years.
Chris Magnus, the Tucson police chief who carried a Black Lives Matter sign at a protest, was chosen to lead Customs and Border Protection.
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With a record 20,000 migrant children in shelters and detention facilities, many parents have waited weeks to learn what happened to their children after they crossed the border.
Thousands of children, most from Central America, are making their way to the border, many hoping to meet parents in the United States. But for those caught in Mexico, there is only near-certain deportation.
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.
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 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.