Mexico’s largest crackdown in decades on illegal migration has decreased the flow of Central Americans trying to reach the United States, and has dramatically cut the number of child migrants and families, according to officials and eyewitness accounts along the perilous route.
Mexico: Perry’s Statement That There Is ‘Very Real Possibility’ That ISIS Terrorists Crossed Border Is ‘Absurd’
Mexican Foreign Relations Secretary Jose Antonio Meade says Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s recent statements about the possibility that Islamic fundamentalists could be entering the U.S. from Mexico are “absurd.”
Overwhelmed by the arrival of thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children, the state of Texas relaxed its standards for the shelters that house them, easing rules governing how much space each child needs and what kind of facilities they should have.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said he saw three groups of people try to illegally cross into Texas from Mexico when he traveled Monday to the border to get a closer look at the nation’simmigration crisis.
Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst believes that some Mexican government officials are helping immigrant children from Central America illegally cross the U.S. border.
Most of the 1,000 National Guard troops headed to the Texas-Mexico border will take up observational positions and detain people only if they interfere with their mission, a top general over the deployment said Tuesday.
Gov. Rick Perry is deploying up to 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border over the next month to combat what he said Monday were criminals exploiting a surge of children pouring into the U.S. illegally.
Advocacy Group Calls On Obama To Use Authority To Release Immigration Activist Being Detained By Border Patrol
Prominent immigration activist and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, who has lived and worked in the U.S. without legal documentation for years, was detained by U.S. Border Patrol agents on Tuesday at a South Texas airport.
A 15-year-old Guatemalan boy whose death became a symbol of the perils facing children attempting to illegally cross into the United States was buried in his hometown Saturday, amid prayers and tears from his family.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry believes that it’s time to put a “show a force” on the border in an effort to halt the influx of immigrants.