Hundreds Of Teen Immigrant Girls Moved From Houston FacilityA facility in Houston that housed girls who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border unaccompanied is being closed and the girls immediately moved, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said Saturday.
Report: Human Smugglers Using Social Media More And More To Advertise Services At US-Mexico BorderA new report by a tech transparency group says human smugglers are increasingly using Facebook to advertise services to migrants seeking to cross the US-Mexico border.
Troops From Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala Deployed To Guard Borders And Lower MigrationThe Biden administration says three Central American countries have agreed to either maintain, or increase, the number of troops guarding their borders.
Policy Changes In US And Mexico Appear To Be Driving Migrant Crossings To New HighsAbout four in 10 Border Patrol encounters last month were with families and unaccompanied children at a time when policies in the U.S. and Mexico favor them staying in the United States while they seek asylum.
Federal Officials Investigating Child Abuse Allegations At Texas Migrant FacilityAfter Gov. Abbott said he received reports from state agencies about allegations of child abuse at a Texas migrant facility, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will be investigating the claims, the White House said.
Texas Gov. Abbott Says State Agencies Reporting Child Abuse, Sexual Assault At San Antonio Migrant FacilityTexas Gov. Greg Abbott says state agencies have reported allegations of sexual abuse and child neglect at the migrant facility in San Antonio.
'Stretched Beyond Thin,' Newly-Made Public Documents Detail Conditions Of Border Facilities Holding Migrant ChildrenSince March 7, 2021, occupancy at CBP's Donna facility has ranged from 2,200 to 4,500, the report said, well above the pandemic-era capacity of 500.
Migrants Freed Without Court Notice - Sometimes No PaperworkCustoms and Border Protection, which oversees the Border Patrol, said it stopped issuing court notices in some cases because preparing even one of the documents often takes hours.
Journalists Allowed Inside Texas Border Detention Facility For Migrant ChildrenThe Biden administration for the first time Tuesday, allowed journalists inside its main border detention facility for migrant children.
Sen. Ted Cruz Calls On President Biden To Reinstate Trump Border Policies During Dallas VisitSen. Cruz said the conditions in Dallas facility are better than at the Border Patrol facility in Donna, Texas, where he said the minors are in being held in cages and are packed closely together.
Sen. Ted Cruz To Tour Migrant Facility At Dallas Convention Center MondayJust days after visiting the U.S.-Mexico border, Sen. Ted Cruz will be visiting the migrant holding facility at the convention center in Dallas on Monday.
Biden Addresses Criticism Of Response To Influx In Migrants Crossing Southern Border Into USPresident Joe Biden on Thursday rejected Republican criticism that he and his policies are attracting a rising number of migrants to illegally cross into the U.S.
U.S. Adding 11,000 Emergency Beds For Migrant ChildrenBy repurposing convention centers, camps for oil workers and military bases, the Biden administration has launched an unprecedented effort to open 11,000 emergency beds for migrant children.
Gov. Abbott Tells President Biden In Letter He's 'Emboldening Cartels, Smugglers And Human Traffickers' At BorderGovernor Greg Abbott sent a letter to President Joe Biden on Tuesday, "demanding answers to the humanitarian crisis at the southern border."
Gov. Greg Abbott Says Businesses Need Protection From 'Frivolous' COVID-19 Lawsuits, Also Discusses Migrant Teens In TexasThe Texas Trial Lawyers Association opposes the legislation saying lawyers and juries should consider the lawsuits, not politicians.