Greyhound: US Can No Longer Drop Migrants Inside Stations

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FILE – Volunteer Layal Rabat from the Phoenix Restoration Project brings water, food and diapers to Central-American women and their children dropped off at the Greyhound bus station in Phoenix, May 29, 2014. PHOENIX —  Greyhound Lines Inc. is no … Read More

Overwhelmed southern border now wrecking the legal immigration process

Democrats and even some dim Republicans can say there’s no emergency on the southern border, but that doesn’t lessen the unending flow of migrants showing up and straining our resources. You can’t have an unabated stream of people coming in … Read More

More than 2,000 people in ICE custody quarantined for contagious diseases

WASHINGTON — More than 2,000 people in Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody are being quarantined amid an outbreak of mumps and other diseases. The numbers of immigrants in custody with a contagious diseases has spiked in the past year. For … Read More

Weekly Update by Mark Armstrong – 8 March 2019

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Greetings from Tyler, It is Friday afternoon and as we’ve learned, big news often drops sometime in the evening.   There will probably be something that should have been addressed in the update, but was intentionally kept until the evening … Read More

The U.S.-Mexico border is at a ‘breaking point’ as 76,000 migrants cross in a month. Here’s what you need to know

Moises Castillo, Associated Press Hundreds of Hondurans are blocked at the border crossing in Agua Caliente, Guatemala, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. A caravan of Honduran migrants moved toward the country’s border with Guatemala in a desperate attempt to flee poverty … Read More

February had highest total of undocumented immigrants crossing U.S. border in 12 years

It is also the highest single month total since Trump was elected in November 2016. A Central American migrant who hopes to reach the United States, climbs the US-Mexico border fence in Playas de Tijuana, Baja California State, Mexico, on … Read More

Record number of families, cold reality at border

In a dusty lot along the U.S.-Mexico border fence, a single Border Patrol agent was stuck with few options and falling temperatures. A group of 64 parents and children had waded through a shallow bend in the Rio Grande to … 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

As El Paso region sees surge in migrant crossings, nonprofit groups’ support services feel the strain

SUNLAND PARK, N.M. — The statue of Mount Cristo Rey standing over this small border community is the site of an annual pilgrimage near the Texas-New Mexico state lines, where tens of thousands gather each October to celebrate their Catholic … Read More

Juarez, El Paso grapple with rising tensions as Trump policies lead to migrant backup at border

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico — The number of asylum seekers arriving in this troubled city has reached a critical point as renewed drug violence explodes, creating what local leaders say is a pressure cooker for the region with a perilous outcome … Read More

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