After two years of waiting in Mexico and four days of detention in the U.S., Indira Diaz Cortina, 22, an asylum seeker from Cuba, found herself in a parking lot last month, waiting for COVID-19 test results. She and 37 others were dropped off by Customs and Border Protection agents at a makeshift testing clinic.
It took less than a month for 200 tents to fill every spot in a Mexican plaza at the busiest border crossing with the United States. At the camp in Tijuana, across the border from San Diego, some 1,500 migrants line up for hot meals under a canopy-covered kitchen, children play soccer and volunteers in
[Disclaimer: The views expressed in opinion pieces on the PrescotteNews website are solely those of the authors. These opinions do not necessarily represent those of the staff of Prescott eNews or its publisher.] Yesterday, a group of Hispanics reached the San Ysidro border checkpoint in California and appealed to President Joe Biden to let them
January Border Arrests Reach Highest Level In A Decade As Some Migrants Expect Softer Treatment Under Biden
Over 75,000 illegal immigrants were apprehended for crossing the border into the U.S. last month, breaking record numbers for the highest number of January apprehensions in over a decade, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. The majority of illegal immigrants who were apprehended in January 2021 were single adults, though Border Patrol agents detained 7,260
The Biden administration moved to restore the asylum system to the way it worked for decades Friday by releasing a group of asylum-seekers into the United States, ending their long wait in Mexico and unraveling one of former President Donald Trump’s signature immigration policies. The 25 people who arrived are the first of an estimated
After a weeklong bus ride from Honduras, Isabel Osorio Medina arrived in northern Mexico with the hope President Joe Biden would make it easier for people like him to get into the United States. “It seems the new president wants to help migrants,” Osorio said as he got ready to check in to a cheap