A pro-democracy protester in Hong Kong was sentenced Friday to nine years in prison, the first prosecution under Beijing's national security law. Now a new amendment to the city’s immigration law takes effect Sunday that China says targets illegal refugees.
By Richard Kimber
Public Safety Minister Bill Blair says the move has been made in coordination with the U.S. He says Canada's number one priority is to keep Canadians safe during the pandemic.
By Rob Gillies, Associated Press
The number of unaccompanied children and families entering the U.S. illegally on the Mexican border dropped sharply in May but remained unusually high, authorities said Wednesday.
By News Desk and Associated Press
In our news wrap Thursday, thousands of sensitive documents were leaked online after a cyberattack on Washington, D.C. Police. Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas came under fire over a historically high number of migrant children at the southern border.
By Amna Nawaz, Adam Raney, Patty Gorena Morales, Julia Galiano-Rios
More migrants were arrested or detained along the southern border in April than during any other month in the last 20 years. Desperate to make it to the U.S., many Central American migrants are being influenced by smugglers and their…
By Amna Nawaz, Lena I. Jackson, Adam Raney, Julia Galiano-Rios
In February, President Joe Biden announced plans to wind down "Remain in Mexico" - the Trump administration policy that forced tens of thousands of asylum seekers to wait in Mexico while immigration courts considered their cases. But thousands are still…
By Amna Nawaz, Lena I. Jackson, Adam Raney, Leah Nagy, Julia Galiano-Rios
The Department of Health and Human Services on Tuesday announced it will build yet another influx shelter to handle the growing number of unaccompanied migrant children arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border, and mitigate the risks of the spread of COVID-19…
By Amna Nawaz, Adam Raney, Meredith Lee, Lena I. Jackson, Julia Galiano-Rios
Amid an influx of immigrant children arriving at the southern border, new images have surfaced from inside the overcrowded facilities on the U.S. side. The Biden administration on Monday sent officials to Mexico to discuss efforts to stem migration north.
By Yamiche Alcindor, Meredith Lee
The situation at the U.S.-Mexico border is increasingly challenging the Biden administration, with the number of detained migrant children tripling in recent weeks, according to the New York Times. Almost half are being held longer than permitted by law. Theresa…
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