"We're continuing to deal with more people than we've ever dealt with in the history of the Border Patrol, and this administration is doing nothing to fix it," Brandon Judd said.
LGBTQ+ individuals living in Central America's Northern Triangle face discrimination and violence. One trans women ventured to the U.S. and uplifted those in her community along the way.
"It's completely inhumane how Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are allowing human traffickers and cartels to exploit young, innocent children at our southern border," the GOP senator wrote.
"Those who arrived at the border and are already there in groups or caravans and are stuck there sometimes are so desperate they hire the services of a smuggler...a lot of smugglers visit migrant shelters and find new clients," said Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera of George Mason University.
"We are assessing the Texas directive concerning licensed facilities providing care to unaccompanied children and do not intend to close any facilities as a result of the order," said a U.S. Health and Human Services Department spokeswoman.
The young boy, known only as Wilto, was found in early April wandering alone by a CBP agent in Texas. In a subsequent video, the tearful 10-year-old explained that he had been left behind by a large group that he crossed into the U.S. with from Mexico.
"Agricultural entities in the United States need labor," Joiner, spokesperson for the Texas Farm Bureau, the state's largest farm organization told Newsweek. "We're short on our workforce, and a lot of the interested able and willing workers to work in U.S. agriculture do come from foreign soils."
Title 42, which allows for the removal of immigrants entering the U.S. from countries where a contagious disease was present, was implemented in March 2020 by the Trump Administration during the COVID-19 pandemic, and remains in effect under the Biden administration.
"Stopping over 1,000 pounds of methamphetamine is a critical act for the security and health of our nation," Anne Maricich, Acting CBP Director of Field Operations in San Diego, said in a statement
Officers used a canine team to assist with inspection of the woman's car and eventually discovered 24 packages of heroin hidden in the tires.
Texas' Laredo Community College inked a deal with U.S. Customs and Border (CBP) to form a partnership in which CBP will provide instruction at the school to students interested in law enforcement careers.
Border town economies that rely on Mexican tourism struggle as the U.S. and Mexico extend restrictions on crossing at the border.
The Biden administration has agreed to permit about 250 migrants through the border daily as part of settling a lawsuit over pandemic-related powers, known as Title 42, that prevent migrants from seeking refuge in the U.S.
Of Border Patrol's migrant encounters in April, 108,301 were single adults. Nearly nine out of 10 of those single adults were expelled.
The best way to protect the rights and health of the thousands of people needlessly detained is to release them.
"Texas is stepping up to fill the gaps left open by the federal government to secure the border, apprehend dangerous criminals, and keep Texans safe," Governor Greg Abbott said.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection reported a 9% decrease in encounters with unaccompanied minors in April after an on record high in March.
"If not for our community and law enforcement partners, these little girls could have faced the more than 100-degree temperatures with no help," Del Rio Sector Chief Patrol Agent Austin Skero said.
Kolfage was indicted by a federal grand jury in Florida and charged with filing a false tax return with the knowledge that his real income was in "materially in excess of that amount."
While appearing on Fox News on Sunday, Cuellar said, "To say that we have everything under control—you know I'm supportive of President Biden, I'm a supporter of his—but we're not paying attention to the border's communities."
In all of 2020, there were 181 illegal train crossing encounters. In not quite four months of 2021, there have been 292. It is an incredibly perilous journey for the migrants.
Recent approval ratings for Harris are compared with Mike Pence's at the same point four years ago
Two local hotels in Imperial County, the Ramada by Wyndham Hotel in Holtville and Travelodge by Wyndham El Centro, currently house migrants awaiting processing, with each hotel at full capacity.
We have a humanitarian, public health and security emergency at the border.
The vice president, tasked with addressing the growing border crisis, hasn't traveled there since taking office.
"Today would be a good day for Vice President Harris to visit the southern border," Republicans of the House Judiciary Committee tweeted Friday.
All of the individuals—whom agents determined were from Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Venezuela, El Salvador, Peru and Ecuador—were arrested.
While Congress should pass President Joe Biden's important citizenship bill, our immigration problems will linger until we all begin to imagine our future rather than content ourselves with fixing problems currently before us.
"I think, ultimately, the United States is making a terrible mistake by thinking that the answer for our country lies in trying to fix other countries...the answer is much closer to home. I don't see how we can't get our own employers to stop hiring people illegally."