Truck driver sentenced 110 years for deadly Colorado crash

U.S. 12/17/21, 17:21

A Colorado judge sentenced a truck driver on Monday, Dec. 13, to 110 years in jail for a severe crash that took the lives of four people. Rogel Aguilera-Mederos, 26, murdered four people when his 18-wheeler collided with dozens of other vehicles on a Colorado highway on Apr. 25, 2019. Aguilera-Mederos, a ...

Fake family groups caught by Border Patrol Agents attempting to enter US

Politics 04/15/21, 19:50

Warning: This story contains a graphic video that may disturb some viewers. Discretion is advised. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials announced on Tuesday, April 13, they discovered groups of individuals identified as "fraudulent family units" illegally entering the United States through Yuma, Arizona, over the weekend.  CBP said they found ...

Heartbreaking video of abandoned boy at US border

Central America 04/07/21, 18:09

After crossing the Rio Grande River in Texas, a scared little boy spent the night in an area of the desert riddled with rattlesnakes and wild animals. He begged for help in a heartbreaking video recorded by a U.S. Border Patrol officer with tears streaming from his eyes. According to a ...

Trump administration implements public charge rules for immigrants

U.S. 02/25/20, 07:07

The Trump administration on Monday, Feb. 24, officially implemented the "public charge" rule that restricts green cards for immigrants who have used a wide range of nonemergency welfare programs. “President [Donald] Trump continues to deliver on his promise to the American people to enforce our nation’s immigration laws. After several judicial ...

President Trump issues proclamation suspending entry of uninsured immigrants

U.S. 10/05/19, 13:36

President Donald Trump on Friday, Oct. 4, signed a proclamation on the suspension of entry of immigrants which requires them to prove they can afford health care before being granted visas. The proclamation says immigrants will be barred from entering the United States unless they can demonstrate they will have health ...

Border Patrol agents revived a drowned immigrant teen

U.S. 06/30/19, 10:33

U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the marine unit of the Eagle Pass South Station saved the life of an illegal teenager after he and his family, all from Honduras, tried to cross the Rio Grande river on Tuesday afternoon, June 25. “Words cannot express my gratitude nor convey the sense ...

English classes, legal services cut for immigrant kids

U.S. 06/05/19, 19:19

Immigrant children in the care of the U.S. government may no longer have access to English-language courses and legal services, officials said Wednesday. The Health and Human Services department notified shelters around the country last week that it was not going to reimburse them for teachers' pay or other costs such ...

Update: Group of 116 Africans arrested at border

Texas 05/31/19, 19:39

The Latest on the large numbers of immigrants at the southern border (all times local): 6:40 p.m. Border officials in Texas say a group of 116 Africans was arrested Thursday after wading through the Rio Grande to enter the United States. Migrant children line up for a meal at the door of the ...

Prosecutors: Agent called migrants savages before hitting 1

U.S. 05/20/19, 21:26

A Border Patrol agent in Arizona sent texts calling immigrants "savages" and "subhuman" the month before using his patrol vehicle to knock over a Guatemalan man who was trying to flee, prosecutors say. Court documents filed earlier this month in U.S. District Court in Tucson say Agent Matthew Bowen sent the ...

California eyes health care for immigrants in US illegally

California 05/20/19, 20:23

Lilian Serrano's mother-in-law had lots of stomach problems, but she always blamed food. Doctors at a San Diego-area clinic suspected Genoveva Angeles might have cancer, but they could not say for sure because they did not have the equipment to test for it and Angeles, who had been in the country ...

Federal appeals court rules against Trump on ending DACA

Politics 05/17/19, 11:13

The federal appeals court has ruled the Trump administration acted in an "arbitrary and capricious" manner when it sought to end an Obama-era program that shields young immigrants from deportation. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2 to 1 Friday that the Trump administration violated ...

US asylum limits spawn mishmash wait systems in Mexico

U.S. 05/09/19, 11:45

For thousands of asylum seekers, there are many ways to wait — and wait, and wait — at the threshold of the United States. Parents and children sleep in tents next to bridges leading to Texas for weeks on end, desperately hoping their names and numbers are called so they can ...

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