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Texas Department of Public Safety special agents oversee a group of four Honduran undocumented migrants who were apprehended on private property in Kinney County near Brackettville, on Nov. 9, 2021.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday cleared state authorities to return migrants they apprehend to the border, setting up a potential clash with the federal government over the authority to enforce immigration law. Read more»

Emilsa of Guatemala stands near the showers of a Ciudad Juárez migrant shelter with her daughters, both of whom are U.S. citizens, on Tuesday. The three have been at the shelter for over a year — longer than anyone else currently there.

Immigration officials have used Title 42 - meant to be a temporary health order - nearly 1.8 million times since March 2020 to keep migrants from entering the country, forcing asylum seekers to Mexican border towns where they are targets for criminals. Read more»

The Biden administration is trying to stop the Migrant Protection Protocol program, but an Arizona official told House members Wednesday that the program helps keep the state safe. In this March 2021 file photo, a migrant woman gets a hug from a child as they wait to be processed through the Customs and Border Protection facility in Donna, Texas.

The director of Arizona’s Department of Homeland Security told a panel of lawmakers Wednesday that the Migrant Protection Protocols, also known as the “remain in Mexico” policy, is helping to keep Arizonans safe - while federal DHS officials called it a flawed policy program. Read more»