For the residents of Brownsville, Texas, the national spotlight often accompanies an increase in border crossings. But life goes on here, with or without the media attention.
The Biden administration recently expanded a pandemic-era program that quickly expels migrants who illegally cross into the country from Mexico.
The U.S. government sued Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and the state Wednesday over the placement of shipping containers as a barrier on the border with Mexico, saying it is trespassing on federal lands.
The Texas governor has dropped his new rules that had required all commercial trucks from Mexico to undergo extra inspections.
Six weeks ago, DHS promised a quick investigation into images of Border Patrol agents on horses menacing Haitian migrants at the border. Critics say the discipline system needs an overhaul.
The high-level talks come at a time when the U.S. and Mexico are dealing with an ongoing surge at their shared border.
More migrants are granted humanitarian exceptions to a pandemic public health order that effectively closed the Southern border. U.S. officials are working with NGOs to identify the most vulnerable.
More than 500 migrant children have spent more than 240 hours in the jail-like detention centers at the border as of Thursday, according to a DHS document obtained by NPR.
When COVID-19 caused border closures, a woman from British Columbia and her fiancé in Washington state were unable to see each other — not even for their wedding.