Three officials from Mexico's immigration agency, two private security guards and the migrant accused of starting the fire, which killed at least 39, face charges of homicide and causing injury.
Central American migrants
U.S. prosecutors say President Juan Orlando Hernández enabled drug trafficking into the U.S., and Democratic lawmakers want punishment. It comes as President Biden seeks Central American aid.
After Mexican officials fought to stop a migrant caravan from entering, Saury Vallecilla Ortega was temporarily separated from her youngest child and feared for the worst.
In terse statements, the Homeland Safety Inspector General said two migrant children died in U.S. custody due to bacterial infections.
Officials say a Trump administration initiative requiring asylum-seekers to "remain in Mexico" is deterring border-crossers.
In what a former Mexican official called the "pic du jour," a Mexican National Guard member stands in the way of a Guatemalan woman and her son who are trying to reach the U.S. border.
Threatened with U.S. tariffs, Mexico agreed to step up migrant control, deploying a new security force, and catching and deporting more migrants. Here's how it's going.
Mexico pledged to ramp up immigration enforcement and let asylum-seekers wait on its side of the border. But on its own southern border, migrant detention centers are already overcrowded.
The head of the U.S. Border Patrol said her agents are spending more and more of their time dealing with families with children who need food and medical care.