(WASHINGTON) -- Months before the Haitian migrant surge at the southern border, Border Patrol agents on the front lines in Texas sounded alarms that Del Rio was vulnerable and resources could become overwhelmed, according to email messages reviewed by ABC News. Despite the warnings, officials... Read More.
(SAN DIEGO, Calif.) -- One person has died and eight people were hospitalized after a suspected migrant smuggling attempt led to a water rescue off the coast of San Diego, authorities said. A U.S. Border Patrol agent spotted a panga-style vessel with several people on... Read More.
(NORMANDY, Texas) -- Five young migrant children, including an 11-month-old, were found abandoned at the U.S.-Mexico border in scorching temperatures over the weekend, according to government officials. Eagle Pass Station Border Patrol said it received a call about five girls being found near Normandy, Texas,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Over 60 migrant children at two California holding centers have tested positive for COVID-19, sparking worry over the health of unaccompanied minors entering the U.S. from across the border. At the Long Beach Convention Center housing 728 migrant children, 55 of them... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Four families separated under the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy in 2017 will be reunited this week, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas announced on Monday. One mother fled from Honduras with her children, another came from Mexico prior to their separations. The... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Biden administration over the weekend shuttered a Houston warehouse that housed unaccompanied migrant children following allegations that the nonprofit organization running the site failed to provide adequate living conditions for hundreds of young girls, multiple sources familiar with the matter told... Read More.
(SAN ANTONIO, Texas) -- Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has urged the federal government to shut down a temporary facility that is holding scores of migrant children in San Antonio, following reports of abuse and neglect. Abbott announced during a press conference Wednesday that he has... Read More.
BY: MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC NEWS (HOUSTON) -- The first bus carrying unaccompanied migrant girls arrived at a Houston shelter Friday evening, amid a surge of children entering the country and growing concern for their well-being.The shelter, run by the National Association... Read More.
By MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC News(SAN DIEGO) -- A startling number of unaccompanied migrant children have tested positive for COVID-19 after being transferred out of border stations, sparking concern over cramped and overcrowded facilities that may allow the virus to spread.
By QUINN OWEN, ABC News(DONNA, Texas) -- The Biden administration for the first time on Tuesday allowed news media inside a Customs and Border Protection facility facing unprecedented overcrowding due to the recent surge of migrant children and families.
BY: JUSTIN GOMEZ, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — White House Communications Director Kate Bedingfield dismissed the record surge of unaccompanied minors crossing the U.S./Mexico border as a "cyclical issue" and denied that it is worse than any other time in history. "These are the... Read More.
By MOLLY NAGLE, SARAH KOLINOVSKY, and MICHELLE STODDART, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden held the first formal news conference of his presidency Thursday -- a tradition that came later than in previous presidencies and looked dramatically different because of... Read More.