• Del Rio September 17, 2021 4:41 pm

    Estimated 10,000+ Migrants, Many Haitian, Arrive in Del Rio

    Thousands of Haitian migrants have assembled under and around a bridge in a small Texas border town, presenting the Biden administration with a fresh and immediate challenge as it tries to manage large numbers of asylum-seekers who have been reaching U.S. soil.

  • migrants September 17, 2021 11:54 am

    WATCH: Migrants Wade Through Rio Grande Back Into Mexico

    Migrants, mostly Haitians but also some Cubans, Venezuelans and Nicaraguans, are crossing the Rio Grande back into Mexico to stock up on essentials they say they are not receiving on the American side of the border.

  • Chile February 1, 2021 5:19 am

    Mexican Soldiers Rescue Toddler Abandoned in Rio Grande

    Mexican soldiers and immigration agents rescued a 2-year-old girl from Chile after she apparently fell into the Rio Grande and the adults who were with her left her and crossed the river into the United States, officials said Sunday.

  • Mexico August 5, 2019 12:50 pm

    Parkland Father: Humane Treatment of Immigrants Mural in El Paso a ‘Tragic Coincidence'

    Manuel Oliver has traveled the U.S. vowing that his son won’t be forgotten after he was killed in the mass school shooting in Parkland, Florida. His planned trip to El Paso, Texas, this weekend to install public art to honor his late son’s advocacy for the humane treatment of immigrants coincided with a gunman’s rampage at a crowded Walmart there...

  • ASIA July 26, 2019 5:34 pm

    Tiny Beetles Munch Through Endangered Songbird Habitat

    Matt Johnson treks along an Arizona riverbank and picks out a patch of yellow-tinged tamarisks. He sweeps a cloth net across the trees, hoping to scoop up beetles that munch on their evergreen-like leaves.

  • Donald Trump July 20, 2019 7:33 pm

    Some Asylum Seekers Forced to Wait in Mexico Help Each Other

    A small group of asylum seekers sit under a canopy on the side of a road leading into the United States, chatting to pass the time as a blazing desert sun pushes the heat into triple digits and fumes roll in from dozens of cars lined up to cross the U.S.-Mexico border. Coming from Guatemala, Nicaragua, Mexico, Cuba and many...

  • San Diego July 19, 2019 11:08 pm

    US Expands ‘Remain in Mexico' to Dangerous Part of Border

    The U.S. government on Friday expanded its requirement that asylum seekers wait outside the country to a part of the Texas Rio Grande Valley across from one of Mexico’s most dangerous cities. The Department of Homeland Security said that it would implement its Migrant Protection Protocols in Brownsville, Texas, across the border from Matamoros, Mexico. DHS says it anticipates the...

  • Facebook July 15, 2019 4:27 pm

    62 Border Employees Under Internal Investigation for Posts

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Monday that 62 current and eight former Border Patrol employees are under internal investigation following revelations of a secret Facebook group that mocked lawmakers and migrants. Most are under investigation for posts that surfaced in a secret group called “I’m 10-15,” where messages questioned the authenticity of images of a migrant father and...

  • Mexico July 1, 2019 3:15 pm

    Drowned Father and Daughter Mourned at El Salvador Cemetery

    A man and his young daughter who drowned trying to cross into Texas were laid to their final rest Monday, a week after a heartbreaking image of their bodies floating in the Rio Grande circled the globe. About 200 relatives and friends followed a hearse bearing the bodies of Óscar Martínez and his 23-month-old daughter Valeria inside La Bermeja municipal...

  • Mexico June 30, 2019 7:14 pm

    Drowned Migrants Return to El Salvador for Burial

    The young father and daughter who drowned in each other’s arms last week in an attempt to swim across the Rio Grande to the United States have been returned to El Salvador for an expected burial at a private ceremony in the capital Monday. Their bodies entered the Central American country by land Sunday from neighboring Guatemala. Photographs of Valeria,...

  • Mexico June 30, 2019 10:14 pm

    Drowned Migrants Return to El Salvador for Burial

    The young father and daughter who drowned in each other’s arms last week in an attempt to swim across the Rio Grande to the United States have been returned to El Salvador for an expected burial at a private ceremony in the capital Monday. Their bodies entered the Central American country by land Sunday from neighboring Guatemala. Photographs of Valeria,...

  • Mexico June 26, 2019 2:45 pm

    Grim Photo of Father-Daughter Border Drowning Highlights Migrants' Perils

    The man and his 23-month-old daughter lay face down in shallow water along the bank of the Rio Grande, his black shirt hiked up to his chest with the girl tucked inside. Her arm was draped around his neck suggesting she clung to him in her final moments. The searing photograph of the sad discovery of their bodies on Monday,...

  • Texas June 8, 2019 12:30 pm

    Border Agent Saves Migrant Mother, Son From Bee Attack

    A U.S. Border Patrol agent in Texas is credited with saving a migrant woman and her young son who were attacked and covered by thousands of bees.

  • Donald Trump June 3, 2019 12:26 pm

    US Says Border Wall Will ‘Avoid' Historic Texas Cemetery

    The U.S. government says it won’t build President Donald Trump’s border wall on the site of a historic cemetery that might have required the exhumation of graves.

  • Donald Trump June 3, 2019 2:26 pm

    US Says Border Wall Will ‘Avoid' Historic Texas Cemetery

    The U.S. government says it won’t build President Donald Trump’s border wall on the site of a historic cemetery that might have required the exhumation of graves.

  • Donald Trump May 2, 2019 8:27 pm

    1 Dead, 3 Missing After Migrant Raft Overturns on Rio Grande

    A 10-month-old baby was found dead Thursday and three other migrants were feared drowned after their raft flipped in the night on the Rio Grande as they tried to cross the U.S.-Mexico border, law enforcement officials said. The missing included a 7-year-old boy and another child believed to be around the same age, as well as a man. Migrants often...

  • Donald Trump February 7, 2019 11:19 am

    Arizona Town Pushes Back on Border Wall Razor Wire

    Less than a week after President Donald Trump ordered troops to start putting razor wire along existing sections of order wall, one town in Arizona is demanding it be taken down. City leaders in Nogales said the sight of the wires is harming the local economy.

  • Donald Trump February 7, 2019 10:48 am

    US Barrier's Tricky Course Past Homes, Tiny Shrine in Tijuana Illustrates Border-Long Conundrum

    The U.S. faces a delicate dance as it charts a course to extend or replace barriers that blanket nearly one-third of the border. The path of a 14-mile, $147 million San Diego replacement cuts through a gated Tijuana subdivision of luxury homes with pink stripes on Spanish tile roofs to mark the official border. It collided with old trees that...

  • Mexico February 7, 2019 6:34 am

    Just 20 Migrants Per Day in New Caravan Can Cross Into Texas

    Hundreds of migrants in a new caravan that just reached the U.S. border may have to wait in Northern Mexico for months, because the U.S. agents in the tiny Texas town where they want to cross can only currently process fewer than 20 migrants a day, according to Customs and Border Protection officials. More than 1,800 migrants arrived in Piedras...

  • Donald Trump January 12, 2019 2:02 pm

    Past Projects Show Border Wall Building Is Complex, Costly

    President Donald Trump is not giving up on his demand for $5.7 billion to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, saying a physical barrier is central to any strategy for addressing the security and humanitarian crisis at the southern border. Democrats argue that funding the construction of a steel barrier along 234 miles (377 kilometers) will not solve the...

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