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A group of more than 100 people who surrendered to Border Patrol agents near Sasabe in July 2021, including more than 90 children.

The White House Monday announced nearly $1 billion in investments to address economic causes of migration in several Central American countries, an effort being spurred by Vice President Kamala Harris. Read more»

Migrants head back to Mexico after being encountered by Border Patrol agents near Sasabe in March 2020, shortly after the start of Title 42.

Migrant and asylum seeker flows have become increasingly hemispheric in nature and as a result, U.S. enforcement policies long directed toward arrivals from Mexico and Northern Central America are misaligned—underscoring the need for new regional approaches. Read more»

One of a number of artifacts returned to Mexico and Guatemala from Germany after they were found by German police.

Central American governments denounced a Wednesday auction in Paris of indigenous prehistoric art. Some are getting the message but not Sotheby's or Christie's. Read more»

A group of members with the Arizona Dream Act Coalition holds a banner that says, 'Stop Deportations. Immigration Reform Now' in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6, 2021.

Arizona's undocumented population has declined by 14% in the last decade, according to new data released by the Center for Migration Studies. Read more»

The temporary processing facilities in Donna, Texas, February 25, 2021, constructed to safely process family units and unaccompanied alien children (UACs) encountered and in the custody of the U.S. Border Patrol. The facility will provide processing capacity in the RGV while the permanent Centralized Processing Center in McAllen is renovated.

A 29-year-old man from Guatemala died at a Tucson hospital on Saturday after being picked up by Border Patrol on Thursday, officials said. Read more»

Asylum seekers, most from Central America and Mexico, wait in line at the Kino Border Initiative's 'comedor' or soup kitchen in Nogales, Sonora in January.

Refugees don’t have to be denied asylum in Mexico before applying in the United States, the Ninth Circuit ruled Monday, tossing aside a Trump administration rule. Read more»

The parents of a Guatemalan Mayan woman shot in the head by a Border Patrol agent, whose death drew international outrage because a resident filmed and posted footage of her body, sued the agent and the United States Tuesday. Read more»

A Border Patrol agent watches a group of men during a raid in Nogales, Ariz, in 2018.

Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee ask the Department of Homeland Security to explain why it thinks emergency powers granted to the CDC allow it to bypass existing asylum laws. Read more»

A Border Patrol agent in the desert near Arivaca, Arizona.

For the first time since the enactment of the Refugee Act in 1980, people who come to the U.S. saying they fear persecution in their home countries are being turned away by Border Patrol agents with no chance to make a legal case for asylum. Read more»

A microscopic image of SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing the COVID-19.

A 45-year-old immigrant from Guatemala detained at the La Palma Correctional Center in Eloy has tested positive for COVID-19, marking the first coronavirus case confirmed in an Arizona immigration detention center, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Read more»

A federal judge overseeing an immigration class action found Tuesday that asylum seekers aren’t at risk of being deported under the “safe third country” rule to three South American countries many are fleeing, despite reports this week deportations have been made to Guatemala. Read more»

Video shows Border Patrol held a sick teen in a concrete cell without proper medical attention and did not discover his body until his cellmate alerted guards. The video doesn’t match BP's account of his death. Read more»

Around 200 people, traveling in several groups, crossed into the United States near Sasabe, Arizona on Saturday night.

More than 200 people, including families traveling with children, surrendered to Border Patrol agents Saturday night in five separate groups near Sasabe, Ariz. Read more»

An immigrant family turns itself in to a Border Patrol agent in June after crossing the Rio Grande in June to enter the U.S. illegally. New data who the number of single adult migrants stopped surpassed the number in families for the first time in a year in October.

For the first time in at least a year, more adult immigrants were apprehended at the southern border than families, according to October apprehension numbers released Thursday by Customs and Border Protection. Read more»

Cemeteries throughout Latin America, such as this one in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, come to life when families decorate the graves of their loved ones with candles, fresh cut grass and flowers. For two days they pray, eat and remember their ancestors in honor of Day of the Dead.

International systems to identify and return the remains of migrants who die on their journey from Latin America to the United States continue to fail. Read more»

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