(WASHINGTON) -- As the world has seen images of migrant children being dropped over the border or left for dead, the Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday announced an effort to prevent transnational crime organizations from smuggling migrants across the border. DHS said "Operation Sentinel"... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Immigration authorities arrested or detained more than 172,000 migrants at the southwest border last month, according to administration officials. The total number of Border Patrol apprehensions was the largest in a month since the early 2000s. The vast majority were taken into custody... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Crossing the Rio Grande is the last leg of an often long and always harrowing journey for hundreds of people hoping to start a new life in the U.S. It’s there that, even in the dead of night, the Texas Department... Read More.
By QUINN OWEN and BENJAMIN SIEGEL, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Immigration authorities in the Rio Grande Valley in Texas have been releasing a growing number of migrants from custody before they have court dates, a practice that Republicans have pointed to... Read More.
By BEN GITTLESON, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- President Joe Biden sat down with ABC News' George Stephanopoulos for a wide-ranging interview Tuesday in which he said his message to migrants was to not come to the border and that New York Gov.... Read More.
By BEN GITTLESON, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden said in an exclusive interview with ABC News' George Stephanopoulos on Tuesday that his message to migrants is "Don't come over."Amid a surge of migrants and unaccompanied minors on... Read More.
By QUINN OWEN, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The Biden administration plans to begin processing and admitting migrants forced to wait in Mexico under the Trump administration's "Migrant Protection Protocols" starting next week, according to three administration officials.The officials said "phase one"... Read More.
By CHRISTINE THEODOROU and JOSHUA HOYOS, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Thousands of migrants from Honduras fleeing violence, devastation caused in the aftermath of two devastating hurricanes and economic hardships due to the COVID-19 pandemic are in Guatemala and moving towards Mexico, hoping... Read More.
BY: PHOEBE NATANSON, ABC News(ROME) -- Diplomatic negotiations are ongoing as 27 migrants who were rescued by a commercial tanker more than a month ago in the Mediterranean are still stranded on board.The ship is anchored less than... Read More.