Overnight, U.S. officials admitted eight Central American migrants to an immigration checkpoint to apply for asylum, spurring hopes for more than 100 others that they will be allowed to follow. The Justice Department also charged 11 people, believed to have…
In today's digital world, these searches should not be conducted without a warrant, the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the American Civil Liberties Union argue.
By Deb Riechmann, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Even as they grapple with an immigration crisis at the border, White House officials are making plans to act before November’s mid-term elections to grant work permits to potentially millions of immigrants who are in this country illegally,…
By Erica Werner, Associated Press
What happens to child migrants after they turn themselves in at the U.S. border? We take a step-by-step look at their journey once they enter the U.S.
By Larisa Epatko
Many migrants from Central American countries report being mugged, raped or threatened with other violence as they try to make their way to the United States, according to a survey recently released by Doctors Without Borders.
Hoping to stop the surge of unaccompanied minors arriving in the U.S., Vice President Biden visited Guatemala to get support from Central American leaders. The NewsHour’s P.J. Tobia reports on why kids are coming and what happens to these child…
By P. J. Tobia
A record number of children from Central America are crossing the Mexico-U.S. border unaccompanied by a parent. Many of them are fleeing drug violence at home, but here in the United States, they’re faced with a new set of challenges…
Ioan Grillo of GlobalPost reports on the dangers journalists face in Mexico reporting on the country's violent drug war.
On Aug. 31, Tohono O'odham tribal members Mike Wilson and David Garcia were ordered by tribal official Veronica Harvey to take down water stations for migrants passing through Tohono O'odham reservation on the Arizona-Mexico border.
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