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
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.
By Elliot Spagat, Associated Press
The move comes comes as the Biden administration has eased some asylum restrictions that had expelled many arriving immigrant families from the country.
By Amy Taxin, Elliot Spagat, Associated Press
The Department of Homeland Security Inspector General said in a report released Monday that it found at least 348 cases in which Immigration and Customs Enforcement had no records showing migrants wanted to leave their children in the U.S.
By Ben Fox, Associated Press
By Associated Press
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas is back on Capitol Hill facing questions about the immigration problems along the Southern Border.
By Garance Burke, Juliet Linderman, Martha Mendoza, Associated Press
The Biden administration is holding tens of thousands of asylum-seeking children in an opaque network of some 200 facilities.
By Elliot Spagat, Alexandra Jaffe, Associated Press
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…
By Elliot Spagat, Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press
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.
President Joe Biden says his administration is working on getting beds and other facilities up and running so children held in Border Patrol custody can be transferred.
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