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Federal health rule: Guatemalan mother can't enter country with U.S. citizen daughters

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»

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Here’s what you need to know about Title 42, the pandemic-era policy that quickly sends migrants to Mexico

What started as an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 across the U.S.-Mexico border has turned into a fierce debate over whether Title 42 should be continued as an immigration tool to block migrants from claiming asylum.... Read more»

Estados ganan la demora, por ahora, en el plan para terminar el Título 42

Los funcionarios de la Casa Blanca dijeron esta semana que una posible orden judicial que retrasa el fin del Título 42 solo empeoraría la crisis fronteriza que los funcionarios estatales afirman que están tratando de prevenir al solicitar la orden. ... Read more»

Biden asks Congress for $33 billion for Ukraine aid, pleads again for COVID funds

President Joe Biden on Thursday asked Congress to approve $33 billion more in funding to help Ukraine fight off a Russian invasion that has lasted more than two months and renewed calls for additional funding to fight COVID-19.... Read more»

Judge orders Biden administration to send Central American migrants to Mexico rather than their home countries

A federal judge in Louisiana on Wednesday temporarily blocked the Biden administration from increasing the number of deportations of some Central Americans back to their home countries and ordered the administration to instead send them to Mexico.... Read more»

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»

Federal judge temporarily blocks Biden administration from ending Title 42

A federal judge in Louisiana said Monday he will block the Biden administration from lifting a public health order that keeps immigrants seeking asylum out of the United States.... Read more»

Números fronterizos son más alto en 20 años, mientras llega el fin del Título 42

Los funcionarios fronterizos detuvieron a la mayor cantidad de migrantes en la frontera sur en al menos 22 años el mes pasado, lo que presenta un nuevo desafío para el plan para poner fin a la aplicación del Título 42 dentro de unas semanas.... Read more»

What did Greg Abbott’s border inspections turn up? Oil leaks, flat tires and zero drugs

Texas governor Greg Abbott ordered troopers to inspect every commercial truck coming from Mexico in an effort to stop illegal drugs and migrants - but troopers created a backlog and didn’t find any contraband as CBP already inspects commercial cargo.... Read more»

Border numbers hit highest level in 20 years, as end of Title 42 looms

Border officials apprehended the most migrants at the southern border in at least 22 years last month, presenting a new challenge for the Biden administration’s plan to end enforcement of Title 42 just weeks from now. ... Read more»

Nogales sees border-crossing delays as trucks flee Texas logjam

Commercial truckers were coping with longer-than-normal delays at the Nogales border crossing Thursday, as trucks trying to escape a logjam at the Texas border headed west to Arizona instead. ... Read more»

Migrantes esperan en la frontera mientras políticos siguen prohibiendo asilo por COVID

Miles de inmigrantes esperan a lo largo de la frontera entre Estados Unidos y México el levantamiento del Título 42, que cerró la frontera a los solicitantes de asilo como medida de salud pública durante la pandemia.... Read more»

Migrants wait at border while U.S. battles over lifting COVID ban on processing asylum applications

Thousands of immigrants are waiting along the U.S.-Mexico border for the lifting of Title 42 - a policy enacted by the Trump administration that closed the border to migrants and asylum seekers as a public health and safety measure during the pandemic.... Read more»

New federal COVID aid delayed after U.S. Senate Republicans insist on immigration debate

Members of Congress have departed their offices and hearing rooms on Capitol Hill for a two-week spring recess without passing additional funding to combat the coronavirus, amid a stalemate over immigration policy.... Read more»

U.S. House Democrats applaud end of Trump-era policy on migrants at the border

Democrats at a U.S. House Homeland Security panel hearing on Wednesday praised the end of a Trump-era policy - enacted on public health grounds at the beginning of the pandemic - that turned away more than 1 million migrants pleading for asylum at the border. ... Read more»

Texas gov. says state will send migrants to Washington, D.C., on charter buses

As federal officials brace for an increase of thousands more migrants at at an already busy southern border, Gov. Greg Abbott said that Texas will provide charter buses so migrants can be sent to Washington, D.C., where the Biden administration can better deal with them.... Read more»

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