Asylum seekers at the southwest border will now have to wait in Mexico while their claims are processed in U.S. immigration courts, a significant departure from decades of American immigration policy. Here's what we know about the change.
By Joshua Barajas
Large numbers of Guatemalan families and unaccompanied children are surrendering to U.S. immigration agents in an extremely remote and dangerous stretch of New Mexico desert.
By Elliot Spagat, Colleen Long, Associated Press
The Trump administration policy required fingerprinting for all adults living in a household where a migrant child would live. Parents and other sponsors have said the fingerprinting rule had slowed placement of children in homes, in part because some members…
By Colleen Long, Associated Press
In our news wrap Monday, a winter storm departed the South after dumping heavy snow and killing at least three people. More than a foot of snow fell in parts of North Carolina, causing widespread power outages and fears of…
By Martha Mendoza, Garance Burke, Associated Press
More than 2,300 teens are being held at the remote tent city in Tornillo, Texas, which opened in June. Lawmakers on Thursday called for stricter background checks, more mental health support and a public hearing to further investigate problems.
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition, for Sunday, Nov. 25, asylum seekers are facing unknown policies at the U.S. southern border and how those displaced by Hurricane Michael in Florida spent Thanksgiving. Later, an astronaut documented almost a year on the International Space…
With various updates from Mexico and the U.S. about asylum seekers approaching the border, lawyer and journalist Jami Floyd says Trump does not have the ability to rewrite immigration law. Floyd joins Megan Thompson for more on the U.S.’s legal…
Similar to today’s immigrants, the pilgrims journeyed to Plymouth, Massachusetts, in search of reprieve from the economic, political and religious hardship they faced in Europe. In order to survive, these settlers worked the land and sent profits back to investors…
By Christopher Sherman, Julie Watson, Associated Press
Two weeks of walking have taken a toll on the caravan as they slowly march through Chiapas, Mexico's southernmost state.
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