Immigration

‘Misleading and dangerous’ — Human rights groups condemn Gov. Abbott’s rhetoric on South Africa

Posted on · "The larger matter at hand here is that the Texas governor is trying to wind up fears around COVID and around this new strain of COVID to justify his anti-asylum and anti-migrant policies in South Texas,” said Ari Sawyer with Human Rights Watch.

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US-Mexico border reopens to ‘non-essential’ travel

Posted on · The Department of Homeland Security is preparing for major volume on Monday as bridges across the U.S.-Mexico border reopen to fully vaccinated travelers. The U.S.-Mexico border is the busiest land border in the world, with more than one million people crossing every day before the pandemic struck.

Immigration

Houston resettlement agencies raising $8.5 million to help resettle Afghan evacuees

Posted on · Along with providing basic needs, the collaborative also plans to provide Afghan evacuees with medical care, counseling, and job readiness training.

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.