By John Leicester, Travis Loller, Associated Press
New rules go into effect Monday that allow nonessential travel across America's land borders for vaccinated visitors. They also allow air travel from a series of countries from which it has been restricted.
By Elliot Spagat, Associated Press
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said Friday that the "Remain in Mexico" policy likely contributed to a drop in illegal border crossings in 2019 but with "substantial and unjustifiable human costs" to asylum-seekers.
By William Brangham, Alex D'Elia
Detentions and arrests at America’s southern border hit an all-time high in 2021, according to new federal documents. More than 1.7 million migrants were detained at the border, in the 2021 fiscal year 61% of those were expelled under Title…
By Christopher Rugaber, David McHugh, David Keyton, Associated Press
One U.S.-based economist’s pioneering research showed an increase in minimum wage does not lead to less hiring, and immigrants do not lower pay for native-born workers. Two others shared the award for creating a way to study these types of…
By Yamiche Alcindor
Thousands of mostly Haitian migrants gathered at the border town of Del Rio, Texas in September hoping to gain asylum in the United States. While the migrants have been removed and the encampment cleared, the crisis is far from over.
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.
Thousands of Haitian migrants who have been deported by the U.S. have been arriving home as authorities scramble for resources including food and medical supplies. Haiti is reeling from a convergence of crises -- a presidential assassination, an earthquake and…
By PBS NewsHour
Daniel Foote, the U.S. special envoy to Haiti, resigned in protest Thursday, over the Biden administration's move to deport Haitian migrants back to their troubled home country. Foote called the handling of migrants in Del Rio, Texas, “inhumane” and “counterproductive.”…
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
The decision by Elizabeth MacDonough, the Senate's nonpartisan interpreter of its often enigmatic rules, is a damaging and disheartening setback for President Joe Biden, congressional Democrats and their allies in the pro-immigration and progressive communities.
By Associated Press
The Department of Homeland Security said in a statement that it moved about 2,000 of the migrants who had gathered under and near a bridge in the border city of Del Rio to other locations on Friday for processing and…
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