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Migrants released across US in record numbers

U.S. border facilities have a record number of migrants in custody as border agents try to release migrants as fast as possible to avoid overcrowding and local nonprofit groups scramble to keep up with the need, according to three Department of Homeland Security officials. Many migrants in Arizona’s Tucson sector, one of the busiest, are […]


Texas Gov signs law allowing arrest of migrants

Republican Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas on Monday signed one of the harshest state immigration laws in modern U.S. history, authorizing state officials to arrest and seek the deportation of migrants suspected of crossing the border with Mexico illegally. The law, known as SB4, gives Texas law enforcement authorities the power to stop, arrest and […]


200,000 illegals crossed the border in September

U.S. immigration agents processed more than 200,000 migrants who crossed the southern border unlawfully in September, the highest level recorded in 2023, as the Biden administration struggles to contain the mass migration gripping the region, according to preliminary government data obtained by CBS News. Border Patrol agents last month recorded approximately 210,000 apprehensions of migrants […]