Immigration

Migrants arrested by Texas in border crackdown are being imprisoned for weeks without legal help or formal charges

Posted on · Defense attorneys have started asking courts to set migrants free because local justice systems, overwhelmed by arrests under Gov. Greg Abbott's border security push, are routinely violating state law and constitutional due process rights.

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Border Patrol Agents Criticized For Treatment Of Haitian Migrants In Del Rio As U.S. Tries To Dissuade More From Coming

Posted on · Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas warned would-be migrants that “your journey will not succeed” and promised to investigate the actions of mounted agents at the Rio Grande.

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Hope And Despair In Del Rio As Biden Administration Begins Expelling Migrants From Massive Border Encampment

Posted on · To some, this scene represents a broken immigration system that opportunistic migrants are taking advantage of. To others, it presents an opportunity for America to once again welcome people in need from around the world.

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In Texas, Officials Are Reporting A Surge In Migrants At The Southern Border This Week

Posted on · Texas officials say they are seeing a "historic surge" in migration along the southern border. Thousands of new arrivals from Haiti are straining an already overstretched effort to deal with them.

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Texas Arrested Almost 6,000 Migrants At The Border Since July On Gov. Abbott’s New Trespassing Charge

Posted on · Gov. Greg Abbott ordered DPS to begin arresting migrants who cross the Rio Grande on state charges of trespassing in an attempt to deter them from crossing earlier this year.

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‘Unconstitutional And Fascist’ — Advocates Respond To Gov. Abbott’s Order Restricting Migrant Transport

Posted on · The order allows law enforcement to stop, reroute, or impound any vehicle that they reasonably suspect may be violating the order. The governor’s order did not detail what constitutes reasonable suspicion.

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A GOP Donor Is Funding South Dakota National Guard Troops In Texas

Posted on · South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem says she will use a donation from a Republican donor to fund a deployment of up to 50 South Dakota National Guard troops to the U.S. border with Mexico. Noem joins a growing list of Republican governors sending law enforcement officers to Texas.