A DHS statement says the secretary has only "mild congestion" after taking a routine test Tuesday and testing positive. Mayorkas is fully vaccinated.
By Associated Press
The proposal seeks to satisfy concerns of a federal judge who ruled in July that the policy was illegal. It takes on heightened importance as prospects for legislation have dimmed.
By Elliot Spagat, Associated Press
DHS Secretary Mayorkas said the U.S. has allowed about 12,400 to enter the country, at least temporarily, while they make claims before an immigration judge to stay in the country.
By María Verza, Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press
While a day earlier he seemingly sought to explain away the action, Mayorkas said Tuesday he was "horrified" by photos that have spread widely on social media.
By Alexandra Jaffe, Ben Fox, Associated Press
By Ben Fox, Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press
The U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security says the government expects to admit more than 50,000 people into the country from the Afghanistan airlift.
By Sonia Pérez D., Associated Press
While some migrants are flown directly to their Central American nations, the U.S. government has started flying some to southern Mexico, where where Mexican authorities carry them the rest of the way to Guatemala's border, even if they're not Guatemalan.
By David Koenig, Associated Press
Americans are hitting the road in near-record numbers at the start of the holiday weekend. More than 1.8 million people went through U.S. airports Thursday.
By Ben Fox, Associated Press
A detention facility in Georgia where women claim they were subjected to unwanted medical procedures and a Massachusetts jail that has drawn complaints of inhumane conditions will no longer be used to detain immigrants, the Biden administration said Thursday.
By Associated Press
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas is back on Capitol Hill facing questions about the immigration problems along the Southern Border.
Support Provided By: Learn more
Educate your inbox
Subscribe to Here’s the Deal, our politics newsletter for analysis you won’t find anywhere else.