Since Donald Trump took office in 2017, his administration has tried to curb migration at the Southwest border. Most migrants cross into Texas — here's how the flow of people intersects with Trump’s policies.
An attorney from the Rio Grande Valley recently pushed back against the Trump administration's Remain in Mexico Policy. She tried to get her client — who was nearly eight months pregnant — paroled and back into Texas.
The special permit, referred to as a U visa, was created by Congress specifically for victims of certain crimes who could help with criminal investigations. But petitioners must follow a lengthy, bureaucratic process to apply.
Undocumented immigrants don't qualify for federal housing assistance. But a new U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development rule barring such residents from subsidized homes could prompt evictions of families.
A federal court ruled last week that the U.S. government could reject asylum seekers who failed to seek protection in other countries first — but only applied the ruling to Texas and New Mexico. Will that push migrants to try their luck in Arizona and California?
The Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Health and Human Services will issue a new rule Friday to withdraw from the Flores Settlement Agreement, the federal consent decree that has set basic standards for the detention of migrant children and teens since 1997.
Migrants have been bused to Monterrey and, they say, Chiapas under an ever-changing and often brutal “remain in Mexico” program. The policy is being carried out up and down the border by the Trump Administration in a controversial partnership with the Mexican government.