Posted on · Juan Carlos Garcia Rodriguez, 18, was charged with capital murder and arrested over the weekend. He is accused of killing his 11-year-old neighbor, Maria Gonzalez.
Posted on · The vice president met with Guatemala's president to talk about the root causes behind migration to the United States, including corruption. But another prominent Democrat called that "disappointing."
Posted on · The federal government is overseeing the care of record numbers of migrant children and teens. Over the next several weeks, hundreds of them will likely end up in Houston, where many have strong family ties.
Posted on · In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the Trump administration has effectively sealed off the border to asylum seekers and restricted immigration. One change affects migrants who have been sent to wait in Mexico as their asylum cases play out in U.S. immigration court as part of the “Remain in Mexico” program.
Posted on · Hundreds of asylum-seekers are not getting a chance to make their case in U.S. immigration court. Instead, the migrants are put on planes to Guatemala and told to ask for asylum there.
Posted on · The count is a milestone in accounting for families impacted by the Trump administration's criticized effort against illegal immigration.
Posted on · Fewer people make the dangerous journey when it's hot, but Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan says the May-to-July drop was much steeper than the same time last year.
Posted on · The new emergency facility is located in Carrizo Springs. It will hold 1,600 teens in a complex that once housed oil field workers on government-leased land near the border.
Posted on · A medical examiner says the teen's rapid deterioration raises questions about whether he may have had symptoms before the Border Patrol says he reported being sick.
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Posted on · If the boy is deported, he'll be separated once again from his mother, who lives in Houston. The family had been separated by the federal government last May under the "zero tolerance" policy.
Posted on · The Border Patrol says at least 100 people were arrested this week trying to cross into the U.S. illegally through the Del Rio sector.
Posted on · The Ramirez family tried to seek asylum in the U.S. The dad says he was deported, but his son and wife are being held in the U.S. in separate facilities.
Posted on · A native of Guatemala who is fleeing persecution struggles to reach his family in the U.S.
Posted on · "I started crying when I saw him, because he is the only child I have," Beata Mariana de Jesus Mejia-Mejia said after meeting her son at the Baltimore-Washington International airport.