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Politics Jun 08U.S. identifies 3,900 children separated at border under Trump
The Biden administration says it has identified more than 3,900 children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border under former President Donald Trump's "zero-tolerance" policy on illegal crossings.
Politics Jun 04U.S. taps groups to pick asylum-seekers to allow into country
The Biden administration has quietly tasked six humanitarian groups with recommending which migrants should be allowed to stay in the U.S. instead of being rapidly expelled from the country.
Nation May 28U.S. to expedite immigration cases of families on border
The move comes comes as the Biden administration has eased some asylum restrictions that had expelled many arriving immigrant families from the country.
Nation Apr 30Homeland Security to repair damage created by border wall
The Biden administration says it will begin work to address the risks of flooding and soil erosion from unfinished sections of the wall on the U.S. border with Mexico.
Nation Apr 08Number of kids alone at border hit all-time high in March
The U.S. government picked up nearly 19,000 children traveling alone across the Mexican border in March, authorities said Thursday, the largest monthly number ever recorded and a major test for President Joe Biden as he reverses many of his predecessor's…
Nation Mar 30Over 4,000 migrants, many kids, crowded into Texas facility
A tour Tuesday revealed a severely overcrowded tent structure where more than 4,000 migrants were crammed into a space intended for 250 and the youngest ones are kept in a large playpen with mats on the floor for sleeping.
Nation Mar 19With increased migrant arrivals, confusion reigns over Biden policies
A new migrant camp in Tijuana, Mexico, shows how confusion has undercut the message from U.S. President Joe Biden that it's not the time to come to the United States.
Politics Mar 16Child border crossings surging, straining U.S. facilities
An official says U.S. authorities encountered nearly double the number children traveling alone across the Mexican border in one day this week than on an average day last month.
Nation Mar 12Biden administration to encourage family sponsors to claim unaccompanied minors entering U.S.
The 2018 policy called on Health and Human Services to share information about family sponsors with immigration authorities, a move that discouraged parents and other relatives from stepping forward out of fear they would be deported.
Nation Mar 02Police say 13 killed when semitruck hit SUV carrying 25 people
Authorities don't know yet if the SUV had stopped at a stop sign before crossing into the path of the big rig. Authorities are working with the Mexican consulate to identify the victims.