Since 2022, GOP Gov. Greg Abbott has bused over 102,000 migrants to predominantly Democratic-led cities. Supporters say the cost is necessary, but critics argue the program is expensive and inhumane.
Gay and trans migrants often faced violence in their home countries. Many face similar persecution from their countrymen in the U.S.
Republican senators are now casting doubts on the new border security and foreign aid deal. Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy says they're caving to pressure from Trump to boost his reelection bid.
Republicans contend Mayorkas' "willful and systemic refusal to comply with the law" on immigration amounts to "high crimes and misdemeanors" for failing to manage the U.S.-Mexico border.
Recently, on a flight from San Diego to New York, reporter Jasmine Garsd sat next to a young man from Ecuador, who told her the story of his journey to the U.S.
Middle- and upper-class Chinese are joining a migration wave to Japan.
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas spoke with NPR about the crisis at the southern border. He called the immigration system "broken" and urged Congress to pass legislation to fix it.
More than 1 million immigrants, most lacking permanent legal status, are covered by state health programs. Several states, including GOP-led Utah, will soon add or expand such coverage.
Both sides in the talks face pressure to reach an agreement after past steps like limiting direct travel into Mexico or deporting some migrants failed to stop the influx.
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