Rep. Kevin McCarthy demanded Tuesday that Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas resign. He said if the secretary is still in office next year, Mr. Mayorkas will face a crush of investigations that could lead to impeachment.
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and other officials are being sued in federal court by immigrant rights groups who challenge the constitutionality of the state’s migrant relocation program.
Border Patrol agents were ordered to release a convicted murderer because he had contracted the coronavirus and Homeland Security didn’t want to house him, according to a former high-ranking immigration official.
A new bus of migrants sent from Texas arrived in Philadelphia Monday. The bus contained 46 people, with 29 having already been screened and sent to a holding facility in the city.
House Republicans demanded data Monday from the Biden administration on the number of border jumpers who are being prosecuted as illegal immigrants, saying they suspect the administration has been lax in using a key tool to stem illegal immigration.
Maria Esperanza Diaz Ruiz had expected to pay a smuggler to get across the U.S.-Mexico border. Then she learned the Biden administration’s new program would let her walk in for free, as long as she had a tale of woe from back home.
A Border Patrol agent charged with enforcing immigration laws was secretly flouting those laws, prosecutors said Thursday as they unsealed a criminal case accusing the agent of hiring illegal immigrants to work as truck drivers for a business he ran.
A federal judge on Wednesday granted a five-week reprieve on his ruling ending Title 42, a key border tool that had helped the Department of Homeland Security prevent already-bad illegal immigration numbers along the Mexican border from turning catastrophic.
A federal judge ruled Tuesday that the so-called Title 42 policy that allowed Homeland Security to expel some illegal immigrants at the border is illegal, a decision that could deprive the government of a key tool to control the already chaotic southern border.
Rep. Mayra Flores blasted Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas on Tuesday for “lying” to Americans about the state of the border.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said Tuesday he has invoked the “invasion clauses” of the U.S. Constitution and his state Constitution, saying it will give him power to take “unprecedented measures” to stop the flow of people.
Arizona voters have approved an initiative to extend cheaper in-state college tuition to some noncitizen students, cheering supporters who hope the measure’s passage Monday will help spark momentum for wider immigration reform in Congress.
Immigrant rights activists will descend on Washington this week to urge Democrats to take advantage of what may be their last remaining weeks of total control of Congress to pass a broad legalization bill for illegal immigrants.
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas asked Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Chris Magnus to resign this week but he refused, according to news reports.
A Mexican national was indicted for smuggling more than 70 pounds of fentanyl pills across the U.S. southern border, prosecutors said Wednesday.