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As Title 42 winds down, DHS unveils 'plan' to manage migrant influx at U.S.-Mexico border

While Title 42 remains in place, Homeland Security officials are preparing for its eventual end, describing how U.S. border authorities will deal with a potential increase in the number of people crossing the Mexican border once the Trump-era restriction is lifted.... Read more»

Aid group: Border officials rejected legal asylum claims, subjected migrants to physical & mental abuse

A humanitarian group based in Nogales, Mexico, accused U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials of violating the due process rights of asylum seekers, rejecting legal asylum claims and subjecting migrants to mental and physical abuse. ... Read more»

DHS secretary ends 'Remain in Mexico' border policy

Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas announced the end of the Trump-era "Migrant Protection Protocols," which forced thousands of asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico while their claims wind through the immigration court system. ... Read more»

3 years after 'metering' instituted by Trump, 3,800 asylum-seekers still wait along Arizona border

Three years after the Trump administration placed an ad-hoc block to keep asylum-seekers from crossing the border to legally make their cases, nearly 3,800 people remain in legal limbo in three cities along the Arizona-Mexico border.... Read more»

Rapid migrant expulsions strain Mexican border community

This year Border Patrol agents have used a CDC public health order to rapidly expel thousands of migrants into Mexican border towns such as Sasabe, Sonora, which has little resources and infrastructure for migrants.... Read more»

Arizona advocates, immigration lawyers call SCOTUS asylum ruling 'devastating' and a 'death knell'

A day after the Supreme Court decided to allow the Trump administration to deny asylum to immigrants who reach the southwestern border without seeking refuge in another country, immigration lawyers and advocates denounced the the policy. ... Read more»

ACLU sues to halt 'Remain in Mexico' asylum policy

Three civil rights groups filed a federal lawsuit Thursday challenging the Trump administration's plan to send asylum-seekers back to Mexico while their cases wind through the U.S. immigration system. ... Read more»

Confidential documents show CBP prepping for lawsuits over new asylum limits

Leaked document: Customs and Border Protection is preemptively preparing for a lawsuit over a controversial new plan that will send asylum seekers from Central America back to Mexico while their cases wind through the immigration system.... Read more»

DHS: Asylum seekers will be returned to Mexico as cases reviewed

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen announced Thursday that people who seek asylum in the United States may be returned to Mexico for "the duration of their immigration proceedings." ... Read more»