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.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: More voices are calling for Congress to pass a bill that would address police misconduct. The bill passed the U.S. House in 2021 but was never taken up by the Senate. Plus, Southern Democrats urge President Biden and the Democratic National Committee to hold their convention in Atlanta.
The Biden administration is encouraging ordinary U.S. citizens to help resettle refugees, via the newly launched sponsorship program Welcome Corps in partnership with non-profit organizations.
The State Department program, dubbed the Welcome Corps, would give Americans a role in resettling thousands of refugees who arrive every year.
The Biden administration recently expanded a pandemic-era program that quickly expels migrants who illegally cross into the country from Mexico.
The White House is expanding a pandemic-era program allowing the administration to quickly expel people from Nicaragua, Cuba and Haiti who illegally cross into the country from Mexico.
Thursday on Political Rewind: Gov. Brian Kemp says he won't support the move by national Democrats to move Georgia's primary earlier. After two days of failed votes, Rep. Kevin McCarthy continues his bid for House Speaker.
Migrants have traveled hundreds, if not thousands, of miles to the Mexican border in a search of a better life. Many are turning themselves over to U.S. border authorities and seeking asylum.
Mark Brnovich led the fight to keep Title 42 in place. He explains to NPR why he and other state AGs want to keep it in effect until the surge of migrants at the southern border is under control.
A legalization path for farmworkers failed to pass this month and faces an even steeper climb in a Republican-controlled House in the next Congress.
It appears to be the latest action in an escalating battle between some state governors, and the federal government, over immigration policy.
The U.S. government sued Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and the state Wednesday over the placement of shipping containers as a barrier on the border with Mexico, saying it is trespassing on federal lands.
The Fifth Circuit said a federal district judge in Texas should take another look at the program following the revisions adopted by the Biden administration, leaving the future of DACA up in the air.
A year after the U.S. withdrawal, tens of thousands of applicants remain stuck in the backlog of the Special Immigrant Visa program, designed to help those who served the U.S. overseas.
This has been the deadliest year ever for migrants trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border. Hundreds have drowned in the Rio Grande or perished from extreme heat in failed smuggling attempts.