(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Border Patrol arrested migrants more times in the past year than in any other fiscal year in recorded history, according to Customs and Border Protection data released Friday. Authorities encountered unauthorized migrants along the southwest border more than 1.73 million times... Read More.
(PIMA COUNTY, Ariz.) -- Ely Ortiz is used to receiving heartbreaking phone calls. But Ortiz, the president of Aguilas del Desierto, or Desert Eagles, a volunteer-run organization that conducts search and rescue missions for migrants who are believed to be missing or dead, still remembers... Read More.
WASHINGTON – On October 12, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas announced that, following guidance from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other public health experts, the Department of Homeland Security... Read More.
(DEL RIO, Texas) -- After more than a week of growing controversy, immigration authorities in Del Rio, Texas, on Friday finished clearing out an encampment of mostly Haitian migrants that at one point expanded to about 15,000 people. "As of this morning, there are no... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden on Friday harshly criticized the action of some Border Patrol agents, mounted on horseback, who confronted Haitian migrants crossing the border into Texas, calling their actions "horrible." "It's outrageous, I promise you, those people will pay," Biden said. Biden's blunt statements... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Amid outrage over images the White House said President Joe Biden found "horrible," the U.S. Border Patrol has temporarily stopped using agents on horseback against Haitian migrants in Del Rio, Texas, Homeland Security officials said Thursday. Shortly afterward, White House press secretary Jen... Read More.
(TEXAS) -- A mounting crisis is unfolding at the U.S.-Mexico border where thousands of migrants, many from Haiti, have trekked across dozens of countries, facing blistering heat and other dangers to seek refuge in the United States. But entering the land of the free has... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- President Joe Biden found videos of tactics used by Border Patrol agents on horseback against Haitian migrants at the Texas border "horrific and horrible," White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Tuesday. "I don't know anyone who could watch that video and not have that... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Customs and Border Protection encountered over 200,000 attempted crossings in August, fewer than the two-decade high seen in July, but still far more than in past years. While the Biden administration has asked for patience, some Republican lawmakers are sounding the alarm over... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Customs and Border Protection encountered more than 200,000 individuals at the southern border in July, reaching a number not seen in two decades, according to preliminary figures reference by a senior Department of Homeland Security official in a court filing Monday. In the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Hundreds of Afghan troops fled across the country's northern border to safety, as the Taliban continue a swift offensive to seize districts amid the U.S. military withdrawal. The rapidly deteriorating security situation has alarmed U.S. officials in Washington, D.C. and Kabul, Afghanistan's capital,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A tropical depression is forecast to strengthen to Tropical Storm Danny before making landfall in South Carolina near the Georgia border Monday evening. Landfall is expected between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. local time. South Carolina and Georgia residents and visitors should prepare... Read More.