In our news wrap Wednesday, British police discovered 39 bodies in a truck cargo container. Authorities say they believe it came from Belgium as part of a human-trafficking operation, and the truck driver has been arrested. Also, mass demonstrations in…
The national firestorm over conditions for migrants in U.S. custody continues. Demonstrators gathered across the country Tuesday to protest after news of another migrant death broke. Meanwhile, a report from the Department of Homeland Security's inspector general referenced “dangerous overcrowding…
The circumstances for migrants held in U.S. custody continue to stir national controversy. Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, has visited detention facilities and was appalled by what he saw there. He joins Judy Woodruff to discuss why conditions have gotten worse…
U.S. Customs and Border Patrol facilities are under-resourced and overcrowded, Castro said, arguing that the problems were exacerbated by the prolonged detention of asylum seekers in the U.S. under President Donald Trump.
By Tess Conciatori
By Peter Orsi, Amy Guthrie, Associated Press
(Warning: Contains graphic photo) In a searing photograph, Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez and his 23-month-old daughter lay face down in shallow water along the bank of the Rio Grande, his black shirt hiked up to his chest with the girl's…
By Gretchen Frazee
Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan is scheduled to appear before senators a day after reports surfaced of another migrant child dying while in U.S. custody.
By Colleen Long, Elliot Spagat, Associated Press
The 32 sick children and adults have been quarantined at a smaller processing center. The center has been cleaned and will soon reopen but the closure.
By Colleen Long, Associated Press
A Democratic lawmaker blamed the Trump administration's border policies for the deaths of migrant children. The acting head of the Homeland Security Department lashed out at the "appalling accusation."…
By Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press
The U.S. government says a 16-year-old Guatemalan died Monday at a Border Patrol station in South Texas, the fifth death of a migrant child since December.
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