Since 2022, GOP Gov. Greg Abbott has bused over 102,000 migrants to predominantly Democratic-led cities. Supporters say the cost is necessary, but critics argue the program is expensive and inhumane.
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The town of Jacumba, on the California-Mexico border, has experienced a massive influx of migrants. Unofficial detention camps have popped up throughout the community. Then one day, something changed.
Immigration has become one of the cornerstone issues of the 2024 campaign as GOP presidential hopefuls try to stand out as the toughest on both illegal and legal immigration.
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Jason Owens, the head of a busy Border Patrol sector in Del Rio, Texas, will lead the agency, the Biden administration announced. His predecessor is retiring at the end of the month.
Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee blamed Biden administration policies for the record number of migrant apprehensions. Democrats accused them of fear-mongering and spreading misinformation.
The conviction of a former Border Patrol agent who confessed to killing four sex workers in 2018 means an automatic sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole.
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Border Patrol agents on horseback who confronted non-threatening Haitian migrants in Del Rio in 2021 used "unnecessary" force, according to a report released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
The coins depict the now-infamous, real-life incident of a Border Patrol agent on horseback chasing down Haitian migrants along the U.S.-Mexico border last year.
Six weeks ago, DHS promised a quick investigation into images of Border Patrol agents on horses menacing Haitian migrants at the border. Critics say the discipline system needs an overhaul.
The Border Patrol recorded nearly 1.7 million apprehensions last year, eclipsing the record set in 2000. Still, the number of migrants crossing illegally is likely far below the all-time high.
Two hosts of the The View were pulled live from the program on Friday, just before the vice president was scheduled to join them onstage for an in-person interview.
"I thought the Haitians were quite scared, and I think there was probably some panic, which resulted in them trying to run around the horses," photographer Paul Ratje says.