1,036 migrants, with 63 unaccompanied children, become largest single group ever taken into custody at southern border

A caravan-sized group of more than 1,000 people was taken into federal custody in western Texas Wednesday after illegally crossing from Mexico into the United States, a senior Border Patrol official told the Washington Examiner. Agents encountered 1,036 people, primarily from … Read More

Dozens of migrants test positive for flu at Texas processing center where 16-year-old boy who died was held

SAN DIEGO — More than 30 migrants have tested positive for influenza at a major processing center where a flu-stricken teenage boy died, the latest evidence of growing public health threats posed by inadequate facilities to deal with a surge … Read More

Latest Border Numbers Show Worsening Crisis

Fund the president’s spending request, now. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) last week released its latest numbers of U.S. Border Patrol apprehensions between the ports of entry and aliens deemed inadmissible at the ports of entry. Those numbers reveal a worsening … Read More

Rhetoric won’t fix border crisis

Mounted Border Patrol agents ride along a newly fortified border wall structure on Oct. 26, 2018, in Calexico, Calif. President Donald Trump is visiting Calexico on Friday, April 5, 2019, to tour the recently-built portion of the border fence that … Read More

Democrats, not Mexico, are driving the border crisis

Vehicles from Mexico and the U.S. approach a border crossing in El Paso, Texas, Monday, April 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Cedar Attanasio) Cedar Attanasio When historians look back to this era, they will wonder why we insisted on outsourcing our border … Read More

500 religious groups, leaders seek end to ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy

Demonstrators protest U.S. President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration in El Paso, Texas, Feb. 23, 2019. (Credit: Jose Luis Gonzalez/Reuters via CNS.) WASHINGTON, D.C. – Calling the federal government’s migration protection protocols – also known as the “Remain in Mexico” … Read More

On border security, Pelosi and Schumer play politics while Trump fights to protect us

Tuesday’s meeting between President Trump and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi of California and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer of New York showed that while the president is determined to protect the security of our border and the safety of … Read More

Trump officials warn of arrests as migrant caravan reaches us boarder

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TIJUANA, Mexico (Reuters) – Hundreds of Central American migrants from a caravan through Mexico reunited in Tijuana on Wednesday and planned to cross into the United States together this weekend, in defiance of threats by President Donald Trump to repel … Read More

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