Trump administration prepares to send asylum seekers to Guatemala

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration has begun an effort to send some asylum seekers encountered at the U.S.-Mexico border to Guatemala, a move that promises to transform the U.S. asylum system, according to three officials briefed on the initiative … Read More

Surge of Mexican migrants is new challenge for Trump border crackdown

A sudden increase in the number of Mexican families and asylum seekers trying to cross into the United States has raised fears of a new border crisis, frustrating Department of Homeland Security officials who are unable to deter Mexican nationals … Read More

Most illegal crossings in 12 years: Border Patrol took 851,000 into custody during fiscal 2019

Border Patrol agents working along the United States-Mexico border took into custody approximately 851,000 people in the U.S. government’s fiscal 2019, marking the highest number of arrests since 2007, according to federal data exclusively obtained by the Washington Examiner. But the 40,000 … 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