Tent courtrooms opened in two Texas border cities to process thousands of migrants while their requests for asylum go through clogged immigration courts.
Under growing pressure from the U.S. government, Mexico's immigration policy has moved from one promising to help migrants to another characterized by militarized enforcement that has support of the country's foreign secretary.
The new U.S. policy would effectively deny asylum to nearly all migrants arriving at the southern border who aren't from Mexico.
Construction on a Pentagon-funded portion of border fence began this week near Yuma, Arizona, just as federal officials revealed a list of Defense Department projects that will be cut to pay for President Donald Trump's wall.
A federal judge has ordered the Trump administration to stop denying asylum to anyone who transits through another country to reach the U.S. border.
"El Chapo's" hearing could be his last chance to speak publicly before spending the rest of his life behind bars at a maximum security U.S. prison.
Migrants can now only request asylum in the U.S. if they can show proof that their asylum request was denied by a third country while en route to America; that third country is usually Mexico.
“We Build the Wall” began work on a project to erect a section of border wall in the El Paso, Texas sector – using money raised via GoFundMe.
According to the U.S. Border Patrol in the El Paso sector, human smugglers are using drones to help immigrants looking to enter the United States illegally.