"This stems from the Biden Administration's refusal to enforce immigration laws and allow illegal immigrants with COVID-19 to enter our country," Abbott said Friday.
Since October 1, the U.S. has stopped Nicaraguan migrants at the southern border more than 19,300 times, far surpassing the record 13,000 stops in 2019.
"The strength and security of the United States depends on the implementation of strategies like this one," Vice President Kamala Harris wrote in her plan.
Typically, migrants who are released from immigration custody are given an official court date, but thousands have instead been told to report to ICE offices.
Democrats are hoping to include the immigration measure in their $3.5 trillion reconciliation package.
A U.S. District Court Judge agreed with a lawsuit that argued DACA's creation should have been authorized by Congress, not by presidential executive order.
Val Verde County Attorney David Martinez was told that migrant arrests could rise to 100 or 200 daily, which would "overwhelm" his office.
According to an International Organization for Migration spokeswoman, the migrants returned to Libya included nine children and 43 children.
The Texas Farm Bureau led more than 50 farming organizations last month in calling for a "swift" federal response.
"[Cuban refugees] have a hundred-times stronger case for political persecution leaving a communist dictatorship than the other migrants who are coming across the border," Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis told Fox News.
The discovery in Laredo comes just days after dozens of attempted human smuggling efforts were found at nearby checkpoints.
Some 300-400 migrants, mostly coming from Haiti, were seen arriving at the gate with the hopes of entering the United States.
The president condemned the ruling by District Judge Andrew Hanen that the Obama-era program had been illegally created.
The ACLU said about 2,000 migrants have been admitted to the U.S. in May, but the number has not been updated by the Biden administration since then.
The deadliest shipwreck so far this year took place April 22 off Libya, when 130 people drowned despite sending multiple distress calls.
As the U.S. emerges from the pandemic, migrants from Europe and Asia are journeying to the U.S.-Mexico border in search of health and economic opportunity.
Lithuania's growing dispute with Belarus caused Lithuania to build a fence along the border.
Eight people were hospitalized, while others are still missing in the water.
When we see vulnerable children, we have a responsibility to act. The children arriving at our border have already suffered the severe trauma of fleeing their homes.
Four providers told the AP they have licensed foster families waiting to take on children.
"We will sue any administration — Democrat or Republican — and hold them accountable when they take positions that violate civil liberties and civil rights," said ACLU Executive Director Anthony D. Romero.
Hundreds of migrants went on a hunger strike in Belgium to pressure the government, some going so far as the stitch their lips together.
Trump's trip comes days after Vice President Kamala Harris visited with Border Patrol agents in El Paso.
South Dakota's Kristi Noem is one of a growing number of Republican governors who have pledged to send additional law enforcement to the border.
The young child was on a truck filled with more than 100 migrants.
The Supreme Court ruled that the government has the right to indefinitely detain some undocumented migrants, The court ruled by a 6-3 vote that immigrants are not entitled to a hearing about whether they should be released while the government evaluates their claims.
"We have continued to expand our capacity, and as a result we're able to discharge more of these children into the hands of a responsible, vetted custodian, which then frees up a bed for another child," the Health and Human Services secretary said.
"We're still looking to the federal government on this issue and are not expecting Texas to fix this problem," Russell Boening of the Texas Farm Bureau told Newsweek. Texas still faces several eminent domain cases surrounding the previous building of the wall.