Department Of Justice Sues Texas And Gov. Greg Abbott Over Executive Order Restricting Travel Of Undocumented MigrantsGov. Abbott's order, issued Wednesday, prohibits anyone from providing ground transportation to migrants detained by U.S. Customs and Border Protection for illegally crossing the border.
US Attorney General Merrick Garland Threatens To Sue Texas Gov. Abbott Over Order Targeting MigrantsOn Wednesday, Abbott issued an executive order restricting ground transportation of migrants "who pose a risk of carrying COVID-19 into Texas communities."
Gov. Abbott Orders Texas National Guard To Help Make Arrests At Southern Border"To respond to this disaster and secure the rule of law at our Southern border, more manpower is needed," Gov. Abbott said in his letter to Major General Tracy R. Norris.
Texas Begins Arresting Migrants Crossing Border On Trespassing ChargesThe detainees are being held at what had been an empty state prison in Dilley, Texas, about 100 miles north of the border city of Laredo.
Kinney County, Texas 'Overwhelmed' With Migrants, Sheriff SaysIn Kinney County, Texas near Del Rio, law enforcement and residents say they are overwhelmed with migrant foot traffic and smugglers who often lead sheriff's deputies on high-speed chases.
Vice President Harris On Her Way To Texas For Visit To US-Mexico BorderVice President Harris left Joint Base Andrews this morning, headed to Texas for her visit to a migrant processing center at the U.S. southern border.
U.S. Customs & Border Protection Helicopter Pilots Airlift Seriously Injured Migrant From Remote Area To HospitalU.S. Customs and Border Protection Air Marine Operations El Paso Air Branch helicopter pilots rescued a female migrant suffering from a heat-related injury in a remote area near Sierra Blanca.
Fort Hood Soldier Accused Of Smuggling Migrants Into Texas From MexicoA Fort Hood soldier and a Pennsylvania National Guardsman stationed at the Central Texas installation have been charged with smuggling two men into Texas from Mexico.
Border Patrol Van Carrying Migrants Run Off West Texas Road; At Least 6 InjuredThe crash happened around 7:30 a.m. near a rest area on the westbound side of Interstate 10 two miles east of Van Horn, approximately 115 miles southeast of El Paso,
Biden Administration Taps Humanitarian Groups To Choose Asylum-Seekers To Allow Into USThe Biden administration has tasked six humanitarian groups with recommending which migrants should be allowed to stay in the U.S. instead of being rapidly expelled from the country under federal pandemic-related powers.
Attorneys Say The Biden Administration Has Made Concessions To Ease Asylum RestrictionsAttorneys say a lawsuit over pandemic-related powers that deny migrants a right to apply for asylum has lead to the Biden administration agreeing to let about 250 people a day through border crossings with Mexico to seek refuge.
Smugglers Cross 119 Migrants, Including Unaccompanied Children Amid Storm At Southern Border The group consisted of 93 family members and 26 noncitizen unaccompanied children. They were nationals from the countries of Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador, Mexico, Nicaragua and Ecuador.
Fewer Unaccompanied Minors And Families Crossing U.S. Border With Mexico In AprilAfter reaching an all-time high in March, the number of unaccompanied children encountered on the U.S. border with Mexico in April eased, with more adults crossing the border without families.
Migrants, Young And Old, Continue To Cross Texas-Mexico Border Into USMigrant families continue to cross into the United States from Mexico. On May 10, dozens of families were seen in the dark of night rowing across the Rio Grande River and into Roma, Texas.
Huge Shelter Contracts Awarded As US Deals With Spike In Unaccompanied Migrant Child CasesAs the government deals with a stream of children crossing the border from Mexico without their parents, the U.S. has awarded shelter-construction and management contracts to private companies that critics say may not be equipped to adequately care for the minors.