U.S. Customs and Border Patrol said on Tuesday it's seeing “increased levels of migrant encounters at the Southwest Border, fueled by smugglers peddling disinformation to prey on vulnerable individuals and encourage migration."
The bill, which Republican Gov. Greg Abbott is expected to sign, would become one of the nation’s strictest immigration laws if allowed to take effect.
Ivey is the latest Republican governor to send National Guard soldiers to the U.S.-Mexico border amid pleas from Texas Gov. Greg Abbott.
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says the surge of migrants reaching Mexico’s northern border with the United States is partly due to about 6,000 migrants per day crossing into Mexico from Guatemala over the past week.
“This is unsustainable, and those are the words of your mayor," Governor Abbott said about Mayor Adams.
Barrels of life-saving water that a human rights group strategically placed for wayward migrants traveling on foot have vanished.
The animals were found inside the luggage with air holes punched through it.
The incident took place in Texas, but the men were not located.
Democratic lawmakers speaking to FOX 5 NY said that a solution to the city's migrant crisis may not come until after the 2024 elections.
A Honduran migrant tossed his young daughter into the Rio Grande while trying to illegally cross the southern border from Mexico into Texas, authorities said.
Nearly 1,000 migrants from South America formed a group to head north together in hopes of reaching the U.S.
The pair planned to murder any Border Patrol agents who attempted to stop them.
FOX 5 New York spoke exclusively with migrants living at a shelter in Queens who say they were targeted by a group of aggressive protesters this week who demanded they go back to where they came from.
New York City officials have reviewed over 700 potential sites to house migrants, as over 2,200 have arrived in the city in the past week.
Migrants will be sharing rooms inside the facility, which will reportedly be for men only, not families or children.
FOX 5 New York spoke with one migrant couple to hear how they risked their lives to reach New York City in search of safety and opportunities.
Officials say the sites were always meant to be temporary, but have left the door open to moving migrants back into school gyms if needed.
Governor Kathy Hochul said she specifically requested that a migrant facility be built on part of the military installation at Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn.
After Title 42 rules were lifted, migrants and officials were still evaluating the change and the new policy adopted by the Biden administration to stabilize the border.
Migrants are rushing across the Mexico border in hopes of entering the U.S. in the final hours before pandemic-related asylum restrictions are lifted.