On Christmas Eve, Felipe Gomez Alonzo became the second Guatemalan child this month to die while in U.S. custody near the Mexican border.
By Zeke Miller, Associated Press
President Donald Trump long ago backed away from his campaign pledge to construct a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, his outgoing chief of staff said, as the president's demand for "border security" funding triggered a partial government shutdown with no…
By Associated Press
More thorough initial health screenings for migrants, as well as secondary screenings, will be held for every child in Border Patrol custody following the deaths of two Guatemalan children this month, according to the Department of Homeland Security.
By Associated Press
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen went to an Arizona border city Saturday on the second day of a southwest tour following the recent death of another Guatemalan migrant child in U.S. government custody .
By Hope Yen, Associated Press
The White House on Sunday pushed the federal government closer to the brink of a partial shutdown later this week, digging in on its demand for $5 billion to build a border wall as congressional Democrats stood firm against it.
By Colleen Long, Elliot Spagat, Associated Press
The death of the Guatemalan girl is the latest demonstration of the desperation of a growing number of Central American families and children showing up at the U.S.-Mexico border, often hoping to claim asylum, and it raises new questions about…
By Colleen Long, Associated Press
Dozens of children have still been separated from their families since an executive order stopped the general practice, according to government data obtained by The Associated Press.
As immigration policy takes center stage, we analyze the administration's recent moves on border closures and asylum requests. Scott Shuchart worked on immigration for the Department of Homeland Security under both President Obama and President Trump. He's now a senior…
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…
More than 5,700 service members are providing support at the U.S.-Mexico border. Now, the president has authorized troops to defend border patrol agents, “including a show or use of force (including lethal force).” Nick Schifrin talks to former Army lawyer…
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