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Republican voters preparing for the first-in-the-nation primary say they want a president who will secure the borders and control the flood of migrants entering the country illegally.
As one of the worst heat waves on record set in across much of the southern United States this summer, authorities and activists in South Texas found themselves embroiled in a mystery in this arid region near the border with Mexico.
Sen. Kyrsten Sinema is furious with the Biden administration and congressional Democrats’ immigration policies, and she is not biting her tongue ahead of President Biden’s upcoming trip to Arizona.
An appeals court Thursday allowed a rule restricting asylum at the southern border to stay in place. The decision is a major win for the Biden administration, which had argued that the rule was integral to its efforts to maintain order along the U.S.-Mexico border.
About a hundred Iowa National Guard troops will be sent to the U.S.-Mexico border for the month of August in a federally funded operation, Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds announced Wednesday.
The Mexican government said Wednesday that a dead body has been spotted along the floating barriers that Texas Gov. Greg Abbott installed recently in the Rio Grande river, across from Eagle Pass, Texas.
A group of university presidents and immigration activists said Wednesday that colleges should turn to immigration to pursue their diversity goals as they struggle with the Supreme Court’s ruling striking down affirmative action in school admissions.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement rekindled its policy that limits the illegal immigrants whom officers are allowed to arrest and deport, moving after the Supreme Court shot down a legal challenge to the policy.
Police in North Carolina believe that a man intentionally drove into a crowd of migrants Sunday, sending all six victims to the hospital.
Miguel Angel Salazar-Estrada, who rafted over the Rio Grande, told Border Patrol agents that his family paid $17,000 for his smuggling from Guatemala.
Senate Republicans announced legislation Thursday that would erase President Biden’s new border policy that allows unauthorized migrants to enter the U.S. as long as they first schedule an appointment with Homeland Security.
A naturalized U.S. citizen of Chinese origin has pleaded guilty to charges of migrant smuggling conspiracy and money laundering conspiracy, the Justice Department announced.
A federal appellate court is considering whether gun manufacturers should enjoy immunity from lawsuits brought by foreign governments in a case dealing with weapons trafficked across the U.S.-Mexico border to criminal organizations.
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas wanted the public to know he wasn’t smiling Wednesday as he faced intense criticism from Republicans over his job performance.
A federal judge blocked the Biden administration’s attempt to impose stricter rules on asylum-seekers, blunting the stick in the government’s new carrot-and-stick approach to illegal immigration.
The Biden administration filed a lawsuit Monday asking a judge to order Texas to remove the floating barrier the state put into the Rio Grande to try to block illegal immigration, saying the water wall amounts to illegal construction.