President Biden is trying to go on the offensive on migration, an issue that is a big liability this year. He's visiting the Texas border on the same day as former President Donald Trump.
After tense talks in the Oval Office, congressional leaders said they were hopeful they could reach a deal to avert a partial government shutdown on Friday. But they appeared divided on Ukraine aid.
President Biden told governors that he's looking for ways to take executive action to reduce the number of migrants crossing the southern border — but he's limited by laws and lack of funding.
The migrant surge at the southern border hit a record of over 2.4 million. Republicans say it's a failure of Biden's policies. The U.N. says, globally, there's never been so many displaced people.
A federal appeals court says the Biden administration's new rules for asylum-seekers at the border can continue while it considers the case. That decision puts a District Court ruling on hold.
When migrants from Latin America were flown from Texas and dropped off in Sacramento with nowhere to go, a group of congregations came together to care for them.
Egypt now has the highest number of illegal migrants to Europe, lured by smugglers who charge a hefty fee for a risky voyage by sea. We interview families who had a loved on the shipwrecked Adriana.
Biden administration rules have one main legal pathway to seek asylum for migrants already at the border: a mobile app called CBP One. Immigrant advocates and immigration hardliners have objections.
One of the new U.S. rules says you can't request asylum unless you've already been denied in another country. Mexico is getting more applications than ever, and crowded shelters have turn people away.
In a victory for survivors of domestic and gang violence, the Department of Justice on Wednesday vacated the controversial Trump-era decisions.
The Thompsons, originally from Jamaica, spent 843 days living in churches in Philadelphia to avoid deportation. Now they are free, but reentry comes with new challenges.
Immigrant advocates want those asylum protections restored quickly, erasing Trump-era restrictions. "Women, children, families are being sent back to the very dangers that they fled," one lawyer says.
The Border Patrol says the pandemic limits how many people they can safely hold at facilities. Officials say funding and jurisdiction issues also prevent them from transporting migrants to cities.
President Biden has been working to unwind many of the executive actions taken by former President Donald Trump. But the administration has warned that the changes will take time.
One of the most daunting immigration challenges facing the Biden administration is what to do about the multitudes of migrants who want asylum protection in the United States.