Border crisis: Biden Administration calls for doubling refugee admissions

U.S. 09/20/21, 21:24

Amid a historic surge of immigrants attempting to enter the United States across the southern border, the State Department proposed doubling refugee admissions for the fiscal year 2022 from 62,500 to 125,000. On Monday, September 20, the State Department issued a press release stating that the President recommended that Congress increase refugee admissions ...

Border crisis grows: Nearly 15,000 illegal migrants camped under Texas bridge

U.S. 09/20/21, 15:14

The border crisis is growing every day. Now more than 14,800 illegal immigrants are crammed under the bridge that connects the small city of Del Rio, Texas, with Mexico, informed Representative August Pfluger (R-Texas) after visiting the place.For Pfluger, the Biden administration must recognize the crisis and take action now; ...

Del Rio Port of Entry blocked due to migrant influx

Central America 09/19/21, 21:08

Thousands of migrants are still waiting under the international bridge between Del Rio and Ciudad Acuña. U.S. Customs and Border Protection responded by temporarily shutting down the infrastructure on Sept. 17. The federal agency that oversees U.S. borders closed the Del Rio Port of Entry, citing "urgent safety and security ...

Border Patrol hires civilians to cope with migrant surge

U.S. 09/19/21, 20:13

A massive influx of Haitian asylum seekers arriving at a small Texas city prompted a federal border protection agency to seek help from civilians. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is hiring anyone who can help free-up agents at Del Rio, 240 miles southwest of Austin. CBP is offering about 1,200 border ...

Fox News drones allowed to fly over crowded migrant areas after an initial ban

U.S. 09/18/21, 02:15

On Friday, Sept. 17, Fox News said that its drones are now allowed to continue hovering around the Texas-Mexico border after initially being banned. "FoxNews applied this morning and has received clearance to operate from now until the end of September in the restricted airspace," the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced ...

Texas shuts down 6 entry points to stop thousands of migrants at border

U.S. 09/16/21, 23:28

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) is closing down six entry points along the southern border over a new massive influx of asylum seekers, Fox News reported on Thursday, Sept. 16. As updated by Fox News reporter Bill Melugin, the number of illegal migrants gathering under the International Bridge in Del Rio, ...

New migrant caravan depart to the US from southern Mexico

U.S. 09/04/21, 18:25

A migrant caravan of over 400 people, including many children, started for the U.S. from the southern Mexican city of Tapachula on Saturday, Sept 4, only days after security and migration officials dispersed another similar group. People from El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Haiti, and Venezuela make up the majority of the ...

US deports illegal migrants back to Mexico

Central America 08/06/21, 03:55

Flights to return illegal Central American migrant families had finally started, a source said. The flights were initiated under Title 42, a Trump-era border policy that would expel undocumented migrants to restrict COVID-19 risks. The procedure was extended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) this Monday, Aug. 2.  On ...

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