ICE deports illegal immigrants to Central America, brings back Americans stranded under coronavirus measures

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is using flights deporting illegal immigrants to two Central American countries to bring back Americans stranded by restrictions related to … Read More

These Migrants Stuck in Tent Cities on the Border Just Had Their Hopes Dashed by the Supreme Court

The court said the Trump administration can continue its “Remain in Mexico” program. Migrants say they’re “in a complete state of limbo.” MATAMOROS, Mexico — More than 1,700 people live nearly on top of one another steps from the U.S.-Mexico … Read More

Dept Of Defense Orders Crisis Response Force To Southern Border

More troops are heading for the southern border. The Department of Defense is sending members of a Crisis Response Force to two ports of entry in preparation for a deadline fast approaching. The Trump administration is waiting for the Supreme … Read More

“Remain-in-Mexico” Policy Is Needed to Reduce Illegal Immigration

Implemented last year by the Trump administration, the policy has proven effective in stemming the flood of illegal crossings at our southern border.GUILLERMO ARIAS / Contributor / Getty Images KEY TAKEAWAYS One of the biggest drivers of the crisis at … Read More

Dangerous criminals from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras are hiding in migrant caravans, official says

Gang members from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras have been hiding amongst the migrant caravans heading to the United States – and have been committing crimes in Mexico along the way, intelligence officials are warning. Gissell Pérez Artiga, an El Salvador-based representative … Read More

The border crisis continues, only now migrants wait 2,000 miles south

Mexico is now holding the immigrant caravan in a town near its own southern border. The border crisis hasn’t ended; it just moved 2,000 miles south. During a visit to Tapachula, in southern Mexico, we found the small city coping … Read More

Key facts about refugees to the U.S.

Syrian refugees take notes during their vocational ESL class at the International Rescue Committee center in San Diego on Aug. 31, 2016. (Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images) The United States plans to admit a maximum of 18,000 refugees in fiscal year 2020, down … Read More

A refugee camp grows on the US-Mexico border

In Mexico’s Matamoros, thousands of asylum seekers wait in an encampment for their asylum cases to be heard in the US. Matamoros, Mexico – Preparing for lunch hour, Maria* adds firewood to her wide mud stove shaded by a tarp shelter amid … Read More

ICE is fingerprinting teen migrants

ICE agents taking an immigrant’s fingerprints in 2017. Photo: Brian van der Brug/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials have been tasked since January with fingerprinting teens in child migrant shelters who entered the country … Read More

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