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January 25, 2023, 11:08 PM

Apprehensions of migrants from 4 Latin American countries fall sharply: DHS

Border Patrol apprehensions of Cubans, Haitians, Nicaraguans and Venezuelans are down 97% since December
January 25, 2023, 11:08 PM
Apprehensions of migrants from 4 Latin American countries fall sharply: DHS
January 24, 2023, 8:53 PM

Texas silent after Guard member shoots migrant on border

Texas military records show a National Guard member shot and wounded a migrant during a struggle this month on the U.S.-Mexico border
January 24, 2023, 8:53 PM
January 24, 2023, 5:08 PM

UK govt says scores of child asylum-seekers are missing

The U.K. government says scores of children who arrived in Britain as asylum-seekers have disappeared
January 24, 2023, 5:08 PM
January 22, 2023, 4:05 AM

NYC to use cruise ship terminal as asylum-seeker shelter

New York City is temporarily turning a cruise ship terminal into a shelter and services hub for asylum-seekers
January 22, 2023, 4:05 AM
NYC to use cruise ship terminal as asylum-seeker shelter
January 21, 2023, 1:38 PM

Illegal border crossings surge to highest of Biden's term

Authorities say a surge in Cuban and Nicaraguan arrivals at the U.S. border with Mexico in December led to the highest number of illegal border crossings recorded during any month of Joe Biden’s presidency
January 21, 2023, 1:38 PM
Illegal border crossings surge to highest of Biden's term
January 20, 2023, 9:58 PM

CBP seeing rise in attempts to bring eggs across southwest border

Amid the rising cost of eggs, CBP says it's seeing an increase in people trying to bring eggs across the southwest border.
January 20, 2023, 9:58 PM
CBP seeing rise egg seizures at US border
January 16, 2023, 9:38 PM

NYC mayor visits Texas border, blasts feds' migrant response

During a visit to the Texas border city of El Paso, New York Mayor Eric Adams criticized the federal government’s response to the influx of immigrants into U.S. cities
January 16, 2023, 9:38 PM
NYC mayor visits Texas border, blasts feds' migrant response
January 15, 2023, 4:42 PM

New York mayor heads to the US border

Mayor Eric Adams is traveled to the border with Mexico today as he pleads for more federal help for migrants who have been sent north from border states.
January 15, 2023, 4:42 PM
New York mayor heads to the US border
January 15, 2023, 4:33 PM

New York City mayor to visit border, seeks emergency aid for influx of asylum-seekers

Mayor Eric Adams called on the state to provide more resources after New York saw another large arrival of asylum-seekers last week.
January 15, 2023, 4:33 PM
Eric Adams to visit border, seeks emergency aid
January 13, 2023, 11:45 PM

DHS allowing noncitizens to report labor violations

The Department of Homeland Security announced Friday that noncitizens can now report labor violations without fear of their immigration status.
January 13, 2023, 11:45 PM
DHS allowing noncitizens to report labor violations
January 13, 2023, 8:32 PM

DHS allowing noncitizens to report labor violations without jeopardizing immigration status

DHS allowing noncitizens to report labor violations with fear of immigration status
January 13, 2023, 8:32 PM
DHS allowing noncitizens to report labor violations without jeopardizing status
January 12, 2023, 8:54 PM

Sen. Thom Tillis discusses immigration reform

Republican Sen. Thom Tillis of North Carolina discusses his bipartisan trip to the southwest border to evaluate the area’s humanitarian and security challenges.
January 12, 2023, 8:54 PM
Sen. Thom Tillis discusses immigration reform
1 month ago

Bipartisan group of senators renew call for immigration reform during border trip

A bipartisan group of senators on Monday visited the border in El Paso, Texas, as they work to craft an elusive legislative response to the ongoing surge of migrants
1 month ago
Bipartisan group of senators renew call for immigration reform during border trip
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Biden meets Mexican, Canadian leaders after border visit

President Joe Biden met with the leaders of Mexico and Canada after visiting the southern border for the first time in office. ABC News' Karen Travers breaks down the talks.
1 month ago
Biden meets Mexican, Canadian leaders after border visit
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Biden focuses on El Paso in his first presidential trip to the US-Mexico border

Biden's border visit is to try to highlight El Paso, Texas, as a model for what can be done with the immense task of migration management, a White House official said
1 month ago
Biden focuses on El Paso in his first presidential trip to the US-Mexico border
1 month ago

Biden to meet with leaders of Mexico and Canada to discuss the border crisis

The summit of North American leaders comes after the president visited the U.S.-Mexico border for the first time since taking office.
1 month ago
Biden to meet with leaders of Mexico and Canada to discuss the border crisis
1 month ago

Border pressures migrate north as Venezuelans head to Denver

Denver is overwhelmed by an unexpected surge in mostly Venezuelan migrants.
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US law based on anti-Latino racism fuels immigration fight

A federal judge called the rule racist and struck it down.
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Biden announces significant restrictions on unauthorized migration at the border

President Joe Biden is meeting with North American leaders in Mexico City to discuss the ongoing border crisis.
1 month ago
Biden announces significant restrictions on unauthorized migration at the border
1 month ago

Biden plans to visit the southern border with Mexico

President Joe Biden said he will visit El Paso, Texas, "to assess border enforcement operations, meet with the local officials and community leaders.”
1 month ago
Biden plans to visit the southern border with Mexico
1 month ago

Explaining Biden's new border strategy: Expelling some migrants while expanding some asylum claims

The Biden administration last week announced a significant new crackdown on unauthorized migration at the border while opening new legal pathways for some people
1 month ago
Explaining Biden's border strategy: Expelling migrants, expanding some asylum claims
1 month ago

States need to collaborate with federal government on immigration: Sec. Mayorkas

ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos interviews Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas on “This Week.”
1 month ago
States need to collaborate with federal government on immigration: Sec. Mayorkas
1 month ago

Biden to make first trip to US-Mexico border as president on Sunday

President Joe Biden said he plans to visit the southern border with Mexico on Sunday, for the first time since taking office.
1 month ago
Biden to make first trip to US-Mexico border as president on Sunday
1 month ago

President Biden prepares for his 1st trip to the Southern border

ABC News’ Mireya Villarreal reports from the border ahead of President Joe Biden’s first visit to the border.
1 month ago
President Biden prepares for his 1st trip to the Southern border
1 month ago

Biden to make first Mexican border visit in office

President Joe Biden will visit on Sunday the U.S-Mexico border for the first time as migrant crossings climb to record numbers.
1 month ago
Biden to make first Mexican border visit in office
1 month ago

DeSantis activates National Guard amid increase of migrant landings on Florida Keys

Gov. Ron DeSantis has activated the Florida National Guard amid the increase of migrant landings on the Florida Keys.
1 month ago
DeSantis activates National Guard amid migrant surge
1 month ago

Congress marks 2nd anniversary of Jan. 6 attacks

Members of Congress paused to remember those who died and heroes of the attack on the Capitol in January 2021.
1 month ago
Congress marks 2nd anniversary of Jan. 6 attacks
1 month ago

By the Numbers: 2022 immigrant naturalizations

A look at the numbers behind the increasing number of immigrants who have become U.S. citizens in the past year, after a major decline during the pandemic.
1 month ago
By the Numbers: 2022 immigrant naturalizations
1 month ago

Domestic extremism targeting migrants at southern border could rise amid possible end of Title 42: DHS

Violence targeting migrants along the border could rise amid the possible lifting of the restriction known as Title 42, according to the Department of Homeland Security
1 month ago
Domestic extremism at southern border could rise amid possible end of Title 42: DHS
1 month ago

Cruise ships save 2 dozen migrants on boats near Florida Keys, officials say

Two cruise lines rescued two dozen people on small boats on Monday, cruise officials told ABC News.
1 month ago
Cruise ships save dozens of migrants near Florida Keys
1 month ago

Dry Tortugas National Park closes after hundreds of migrants arrive

The closure is expected to last several days while the migrants are processed, evaluated and transported to Key West, Florida, 70 miles from the park.
1 month ago
Dry Tortugas National Park closes after hundreds of migrants arrive
1 month ago

Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida Keys closes after hundreds of migrants arrive

Dry Tortugas National Park announced it would close on Monday after multiple migrant landings over the past couple of days shut down operations at the park.
1 month ago
National park closes after hundreds of migrants land on islands
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Libya says boat with 700 Europe-bound migrants intercepted

Coast guard forces in eastern Libya say they have intercepted a vessel carrying at least 700 migrants off the coast of the North African country
1 month ago
Libya says boat with 700 Europe-bound migrants intercepted
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Thriving network of fixers preys on migrants crossing Mexico

With more migrants entering Mexico, a sprawling network of lawyers, fixers and middlemen has exploded in the country
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Thousands of migrants in limbo after SCOTUS ruling on Title 42

The Supreme Court voted 5-4 in favor of suspending the expiration of Title 42.
1 month ago
Thousands of migrants in limbo after SCOTUS ruling on Title 42
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With Supreme Court halt, controversial Title 42 is now in limbo -- but still in effect at the border

A Supreme Court decision on Wednesday halted the looming rollback of Title 42, preserving a controversial status quo at the southern border
1 month ago
With Supreme Court halt, controversial Title 42 is in limbo -- but still in effect
1 month ago

Title 42 will remain in place until next year

The Supreme Court has made the decision to keep the pandemic-era policy that restricts immigration at the U.S. southern border in place for now.
1 month ago
Title 42 will remain in place until next year
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Supreme Court keeps Title 42 in place while agreeing to hear states' appeal

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the Title 42 protocol, which allows the expulsion of migrants at the border, to remain in place pending a hearing
1 month ago
Supreme Court keeps Title 42 in place while agreeing to hear states' appeal
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Title 42 actually contributes to increased migration numbers, data suggests

What is the real impact of Title 42 and how could it contribute to record border crossings?
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Title 42 actually contributes to increased migration numbers, data suggests
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White House denounces migrants being bused to VP's home on freezing Christmas Eve

Three buses arrived Saturday outside Vice President Kamala Harris' residence at the Naval Observatory
1 month ago
WH denounces migrants being bused to VP's home on freezing Christmas Eve
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Greg Abbott pushes back on criticism after busing migrants to VP's home on freezing Christmas Eve

Greg Abbott said he bused migrants to Kamala Harris' home in Washington on Christmas Eve and pushed back on Harris and Joe Biden as "hypocrites"
1 month ago
Abbott pushes back on criticism after busing migrants to DC on frigid Christmas Eve
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Busloads of migrants from Texas dropped off outside vice president's home

Three buses carrying 139 migrants arrived outside Vice President Kamala Harris' residence in D.C. in frigid temperatures on Saturday. The White House called it a "cruel, dangerous and shameful stunt."
1 month ago
Busloads of migrants from Texas dropped off outside vice president's home
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Migrants dropped off outside Vice President Harris’ home

Migrants, including children, arrived in multiple buses at Vice President Kamala Harris’ residence on Christmas Eve.
1 month ago
Migrants dropped off outside Vice President Harris’ home
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Migrants dropped near VP Harris home on frigid Christmas Eve

Local organizers in Washington say three buses of recent migrant families arrived from Texas near the home of Kamala Harris.
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Stuck at the border, migrants find a little Christmas cheer

Thousands of migrants who fled violence will spend Christmas in shelters.
1 month ago
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Record number of migrants crossed southern border in November: CBP

There was a record number of migrants that crossed southern border last month, according to CBP data.
1 month ago
Record number of migrants crossed southern border: CBP
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Arizona Gov. Ducey agrees to dismantle makeshift border wall

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has agreed to deconstruct the makeshift border wall his administration has been building
1 month ago
Arizona Gov. Ducey agrees to dismantle makeshift border wall
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Migrants at US-Mexico border await ruling on asylum limits

Restrictions that prevent many from seeking asylum in the U.S. remain, for now.
1 month ago
Tens of thousands wait at border for asylum limits to end
1 month ago

Touring El Paso, Texas, border as National Guard respond to migrants

ABC News' Mireya Villarreal explains conditions at the U.S.-Mexico crossing near El Paso, Texas, where law enforcement are massing to respond to a "crisis" of increasing migration.
1 month ago
Touring El Paso, Texas, border as National Guard respond to migrants
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Title 42 on hold after Roberts grants temporary stay in states' appeal to keep restriction

A group of 19 Republican-led states on Monday asked the Supreme Court to stop the immigration restriction Title 42 from ending this week
1 month ago
Title 42 on hold after Roberts grants temporary stay in 19 states' appeal