Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee blamed Biden administration policies for the record number of migrant apprehensions. Democrats accused them of fear-mongering and spreading misinformation.
The conviction of a former Border Patrol agent who confessed to killing four sex workers in 2018 means an automatic sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole.
It's been nearly a year since tens of thousands of Haitian migrants converged on Del Rio, Texas. Some of those migrants are still looking for safety — and accountability for how they were treated.
A federal investigation concluded that the Border Patrol agents did not use their reins to whip any of the Haitian migrants who were crossing the border near Del Rio, Texas, last year.
The coins depict the now-infamous, real-life incident of a Border Patrol agent on horseback chasing down Haitian migrants along the U.S.-Mexico border last year.
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 Border Patrol recorded nearly 1.7 million apprehensions last year, eclipsing the record set in 2000. Still, the number of migrants crossing illegally is likely far below the all-time high.
Two hosts of the The View were pulled live from the program on Friday, just before the vice president was scheduled to join them onstage for an in-person interview.
"I thought the Haitians were quite scared, and I think there was probably some panic, which resulted in them trying to run around the horses," photographer Paul Ratje says.
A rarely used U.S. code pertaining to public health was invoked during the pandemic by the Trump White House to expel asylum-seekers. The Biden White House wants to keep it.