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2-year-old boy found alive next to his migrant mother’s dead body near Yuma

A Colombian man living in Florida is trying to reunite with his toddler son after his wife and daughter died in the desert west of Yuma, an ordeal that the two-year-old boy survived as the family crossed into the United States from Mexico.... Read more»

Up to 100 new immigration judges would be added under Biden budget request

The Biden administration released a budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year that would increase the number of immigration judges and allocate millions in funding to clear backlogs of hearings and asylum requests. ... Read more»

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The facts on the increase in illegal immigration

Democrats and Republicans are pointing fingers over an increase in illegal immigration at the southern border, and notably an increase in children traveling alone. While Democrats argue the surge began before President Joe Biden took office, Republicans argue Biden’s welcoming policies are to blame. A rise in border apprehensions did begin prior to the election under then-President Donald Trump. But the increase in unaccompanied children has spiked significantly in the first full month of the Biden administration.... Read more»

How federal agencies put immigrants and immigration workers at risk amid coronavirus outbreak

ICE has suspended social visits to detention centers and begun screening newly arrived detainees for symptoms. But inside, detainees said, little else has changed in response to the virus. ... Read more»