In 2019, nearly two million Americans traveled overseas for "just about every imaginable type of medical treatment," according to Patients Beyond Borders.
Families are sending children across the border alone in the hope they will be allowed into the U.S. as unaccompanied minors and spared the danger of Mexican border towns.
On Saturday, one year will have passed since the widely-condemned 'Remain in Mexico' policy was brought into place.
Thousands more asylum seekers are trying to make their way to Mexico from Honduras.
Under the "safe third country" deals, the U.S. has been sending asylum seekers to Guatemala, with Honduras and El Salvador to follow.
Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy branded the bid "an unconstitutional waste of money."
Experts say the building of the 30 foot high border wall has depleted groundwater levels in Arizona, putting several endangered and threatened species at further risk of being wiped out.
After nine Mormons—three women and six children—were murdered by the side of a Mexican road in November, a national outcry erupted. Now a police chief has been arrested over his ties to the crime.
Defense Department documents about the U.S. southern border have historically been unclassified. That's changed now.
A tractor trailer was being driven by a man down Interstate 85 when it was stopped by officers in Cleveland County, North Carolina, for traffic violations.
While President Donald Trump administration's ignores their requests, up to 70 physicians have vowed to keep returning to border stations until they're allowed to give life-saving flu shots, participants told Newsweek.
Officers from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection thwarted the human smuggling attempt at the San Ysidro port of entry.
As of November 22, the Trump administration has seen 86 miles of a "border wall system" built.
"The wall is electrified so that if anyone touches it, we know exactly what's happening. We can be there within minutes."
"We really learned the hard way in Germany that walls shouldn't be a political solution," said Philip Husemann, the managing director of Die Offene Gesellshaft.
A privacy rights group has asked a judge to force the DHS to share information on its use of DNA testing on migrant families at the U.S.-Mexico border.
More than 55 percent of southwest residents said they disapprove of President Donald Trump's handling of issues at the U.S.-Mexico border.
But federal policies to slow the opioid crisis could be supporting the market demand for these drugs, public health experts warn
The expansion will bring the total number of ports of entry affected by the policy up to six.
"Our condolences are with his family," the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency said.
"Do we want to live in a surveillance state matching what's going on in China right now or do we want to live in the country we all thought we were living in?" said Elizabeth Daniel Vasquez.
While immigration courts hit their second-highest year for closing cases, nearly a million still await judgment and closure.
"The trend for decades with respect to law enforcement agencies is a ban against officers shooting at a moving vehicle because it is likely to be ineffective and carries a high risk of lethal harm, including to bystanders," Hina Shamsi, the director of the National Security Project at the ACLU said.
"Garcia-Garcia stated she had resorted to prostitution because of difficulty obtaining legitimate employment due to being transgender and (an undocumented immigrant)."
The event organized by Choir! Choir! Choir! saw hundreds of participants sing The Beatles' "With A Little Help From My Friends"
A trapped dead body clogged up pumps in the Tijuana River and caused nearly 14.5 million gallons of wastewater to flow into the United States from Mexico over the weekend.
Arresting asylum seekers in Mexico and forcing them to return to their home countries is an "exercise in cruelty," said Salva Lacruz, a spokesperson for the the Fray Matias de Cordova Human Rights Center in Tapachula.
The Trump administration has ordered at least 13,000 asylum seekers under 18 to wait in Mexico for their asylum cases to be processed, according to a Reuters analysis.
The Hispanic Caucus pointed to a Human Rights First report, which found that as many as 1,500 people, including hundreds of children, were sleeping on the streets at the border.
Border enforcement actions dropped by nearly 65 percent in September, Mark Morgan, the acting commissioner of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency announced Tuesday.