Wednesday, Feb 01, 2023

US migrants


US migrant policy 'bucket of cold water' to some Venezuelans

October 14, 2022 10:54 am

Venezuelans who walk or swim across the border will be immediately returned to Mexico under a pandemic rule known as Title 42 authority, which suspends rights to seek asylum under U.S. and international law on grounds of preventing the spread of COVID-19.

Haiti protests mass US deportation of migrants to country in crisis

September 20, 2021 10:13 am

Bonheur Delva said the authorities expected that about 14,000 Haitians will be expelled from the United States over the coming three weeks.

At least 10 dead as van carrying migrants crashes in Texas

August 05, 2021 8:36 am

A surge in migrants crossing the border illegally has brought about an uptick in the number of crashes involving vehicles jammed with migrants who pay large amounts to be smuggled into the country.

Judge blocks Texas troopers from stopping migrant transports

August 04, 2021 1:51 pm

In a sign of the growing strain, local officials there who have rebuffed Abbott's hardline immigration actions to jail border crossers and build new barrier declared a local state of disaster this week as COVID-19 cases climb and capacity at migrant shelters is stretched.

Migrant children report overcrowding, spoiled food, depression in US shelters

June 22, 2021 8:02 am

About 14,500 unaccompanied children are currently in the care of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, down from 22,000 in late April.

US-Mexico border on the cusp of its biggest migrant surge in 20 years

March 17, 2021 4:09 pm

US border agents carried out 100,441 apprehensions or expulsions of migrants at the border with Mexico in February alone, the White House's Customs and Border Protection said last week, the highest monthly total in two years.

Some migrant parents deported without kids can return to US

September 05, 2019 10:09 am

The parents who will be allowed back include David Xol, the Guatemalan father of 9-year-old Byron, who has lived for several months with a family in Texas after spending nearly a year in government custody.

Mother, wife of drowned Salvadoran migrants awaits their repatriation

June 29, 2019 10:56 am

A photo of the two drowned migrants caught them face-down in the reeds of the river's trash-strewn shore. The lacerating image spread virally, and became a lightning rod in the charged US political discussion of President Donald Trump's hard-line policies against asylum seekers and other migrants.

Seven migrant deaths reported in 'extreme heat' at US border

June 25, 2019 11:14 am

Border Patrol reported 283 migrant fatalities on the border in 2018. Human rights activists say the number is far higher as the remains of many migrants are never found and the agency's data does not include all deaths registered by local authorities.

Parents of girl from India who died in US desert 'desperate' for asylum

June 25, 2019 7:52 am

The girl died in a remote desert area west of Lukeville, Arizona after her mother left her with other Indian migrants she was traveling with to go in search of water, a medical examiner and US Border Patrol said.


US-Mexico border crisis: Migrants believe they are safe in Biden's America

March 18, 2021 7:33 pm

Since Biden's inauguration, the country has seen a dramatic spike in the number of people encountered by border officials, with 18,945 family members and 9,297 unaccompanied children encountered in February.