migration crisis

At least 800 US asylum seekers returned to wait in Mexican border city

So far more than 20,000 migrants have been returned all along the border to wait in Mexico, Mexican officials say.

published on : 2nd August 2019

US VP Mike Pence visits overcrowded migrant camp, deplores 'crisis' 

The vice president visited the McAllen Border Station, where he was taken to a sweltering outdoor portal where 384 men were held in a caged area.

published on : 13th July 2019

US President Donald Trump says migrant detention centres to open to media 

'I'm going to start showing some of these detention centres to the press. I want the press to go in and see them,' US President Donald Trump said.

published on : 8th July 2019

US federal judge blocks indefinite detention of asylum seekers

On April 16, Attorney General Bill Barr directed immigration judges to no longer allow asylum-seekers apprehended after entering the country illegally to post bail.

published on : 3rd July 2019

Donald Trump signs USD 4.6 billion humanitarian aid package to bolster migrant care 

Trump signed the bill in the Oval Office, flanked by Vice President Mike Pence and Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar.

published on : 2nd July 2019

US House of Representatives approves emergency funding for migrant care

The bill contains more than USD 1 billion to shelter and feed migrants detained by the border patrol and almost 3 billion dollars to care for the unaccompanied migrant children.

published on : 26th June 2019