Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan Says More Than 27,000 Migrants Apprehended In State This Week"I've been getting daily briefings from DPS, and what they're saying is a surge that we haven't seen in years," Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan said.
9-Year-Old Child Dies Trying To Cross Border Into Texas From Mexico, Officials SayA 9-year-old child died while trying to cross the Rio Grande into Texas from Mexico, federal officials said.
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.
White House Officials, Lawmakers Headed To Texas Border To Tour Processing Center For Migrant ChildrenA group of White House officials and members of Congress are headed to South Texas today to tour a facility for migrant children run by the Department of Health and Human Services.
Government Documents: Record Number Of Unaccompanied Children In Border Patrol CustodyThe Biden administration is facing challenges as the number of unaccompanied migrant children in US Border Patrol facilities reaches new highs.
US To Lift Capacity Restrictions At Immigrant Holding FacilitiesPresident Joe Biden's administration is instructing long-term facilities that hold immigrant children to lift capacity restrictions enacted during the coronavirus pandemic.
Trump Policy Ends, Some Asylum-Seekers Stuck In Mexico Allowed Into USIt began the morning of February 19 -- after waiting months and sometimes years in Mexico, people seeking asylum in the United States are being allowed into the country as they wait for courts to decide on their cases.
Biden Administration Announces Plans To Allow Some Asylum-Seekers Waiting In Mexico Into The USTens of thousands of asylum-seekers waiting in Mexico, some near the Texas border, for their next immigration court hearings may soon be allowed into the United States while their cases proceed.
Biden Administration Seeing Signs Of Trump-Era Problems At Mexican BorderThe first weeks of President Joe Biden's administration has seen larger numbers of immigrant families crossing the U.S.-Mexico border and warning signs are emerging of the border crises that marked former President Donald Trump's term.
Immigrants In Texas Worry Biden Administration Won't End Trump BarriersThe Trump administration spent a year and a half trying to deport the mother and daughter from El Salvador as they sat in Texas, about 85 miles from the Mexican border. Now, the Biden administration may finish the job.
Dozen State Police Charged In Massacre Of 19 Found Shot, Burned Across Rio Grande From TexasTamaulipas state Attorney General Irving Barrios Mojica said all 12 officers were in custody and face charges of homicide, abuse of authority and making false statements.