Nation Mar 05

U.S. to open more beds for detained immigrant children

A memo issued Friday by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services tells service providers to "temporarily increase capacity to full licensed capacity ... while implementing and adhering to strict COVID-19 mitigation measures."…

Jun 16

Record number of African migrants coming to Mexican border

Undaunted by a dangerous journey over thousands of miles, people fleeing economic hardship and human rights abuses in African countries are coming to the U.S.-Mexico border in unprecedented numbers, surprising Border Patrol agents more accustomed to Spanish-speaking migrants.