Tag: Immigration policy

State: Water may be unsafe at Texas site for migrant teens

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AUSTIN, Texas — Texas' environmental regulator on Friday barred most uses of the water at an oilfield camp converted into a holding center for...

Child border crossings surging, straining US facilities

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WASHINGTON — A surge of migrants on the Southwest border has the Biden administration on the defensive, with the head of Homeland Security acknowledging...

Leading Senate Dem says outlook bleak on immigration bills

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WASHINGTON — A leader of Senate Democrats' drive to help millions of immigrants become citizens cast severe doubt on its prospects Monday, as...

Homeland Security chief defends US handling of border surge

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WASHINGTON — Faced with a rising number of migrants at the southwest border and criticism from all sides, the Biden administration's head of Homeland...

FEMA to help manage unaccompanied minors at US-Mexico border

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WILMINGTON, Del. — The Biden administration is turning to the Federal Emergency Management Agency for help managing and caring for record numbers of unaccompanied...

Immigrant crime victims hope for change to visas under Biden

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HARRISBURG, Pa. — In a bid to become a legal permanent resident of the United States, she says she lives in fear, afraid both...

Children packed into Border Patrol tent for days on end

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HOUSTON — Hundreds of immigrant children and teenagers have been detained at a Border Patrol tent facility in packed conditions, with some sleeping on...

Florida sues to stop Biden’s immigration directives

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MIAMI — The state of Florida is suing President Joe Biden’s administration over new directives that have halted detentions of some immigrants who have...

California to spend $28M to help arriving asylum-seekers

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SAN DIEGO — California is freeing up as much as $28 million to help immigrants arriving from Mexico and being released in the U.S....

Bill takes aim at ICE detention centers in Maryland

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Maryland lawmakers heavily debated a bill concerning ICE detention centers on Wednesday, including testimony from a previous detainee who spoke about...