Immigration officials see drastic rise in number of African migrants arriving at US-Mexico border

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Valerie and her son took a walk around this city’s downtown area on Monday after spending three months on a treacherous trek from Brazil, through Central America to Texas. Valerie, a Congolese woman, fled her war-torn country with her family and … Read More

Central American migrants wearing out their welcome in several Mexican towns

Several towns in Mexico where Central American migrants have been congregating are showing the strains of taking care of the mass of humanity. In many cases, the Mexican citizens are as poor and as desperate as the migrants. That hasn’t … Read More

Democrats struggle to address rising border apprehensions and counter Trump on immigration

WASHINGTON — Democrats who have railed against President Donald Trump’s national emergency as a manufactured crisis are facing a political dilemma as border apprehensions have spiked and are on pace for the highest level since 2008. Since Trump took office, congressional … Read More

Migrant caravans are proving we desperately need a border wall

Central American migrants taking part in a caravan to the USAFP/Getty Images The caravans were the big mistake that those who opposed the wall between Mexico and the US made. I was against the wall at first, for some good … Read More