The town of Jacumba, on the California-Mexico border, has experienced a massive influx of migrants. Unofficial detention camps have popped up throughout the community. Then one day, something changed.
Senators are closing in on a bipartisan deal on the border and immigration. But vocal opposition from the hard right and former President Donald Trump is threatening to topple the compromise.
Immigration has become one of the cornerstone issues of the 2024 campaign as GOP presidential hopefuls try to stand out as the toughest on both illegal and legal immigration.
The settlement says migrant families cannot be separated at the border for the next eight years, a policy of the Trump administration. Around 1,000 children remain separated from their parents.
The judge gave Texas until Sept. 15 to move the barrier to shore and barred the state from placing any additional buoys or other structures in the river. Gov. Greg Abbott plans to appeal the ruling.
Biden administration rules have one main legal pathway to seek asylum for migrants already at the border: a mobile app called CBP One. Immigrant advocates and immigration hardliners have objections.
With midterm elections looming, many Republican candidates have embraced increasingly extreme language about immigration. Immigrant advocates worry that such rhetoric stokes fear and hate.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection released photos and video of Texas immigrant processing centers that have faced fresh criticism for overcrowding and poor conditions.
The Trump-era immigration policy resulted in thousands of family separations at the U.S-Mexico border.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection said there were just over 40,000 cases where someone was apprehended or refused entry at the southern border.