unaccompanied children

Border crisis

Over 1.6 million border apprehensions, gotaways to date this fiscal year – The Center Square

Nearly 280,000 apprehensions, gotaways in February More than 1.6 million foreign nationals have been apprehended or reported evading law enforcement officers after illegally entering the U.S. in fiscal 2023 through February, according to Customs and Border Protection apprehension data and gotaway data obtained by The Center Square. When reporting February enforcement data, CBP stated nationwide

Opinion

Opinion: Biden Has Released More Than a Million Border-Jumpers Into the U.S. – Inside Sources

The crisis at the Southwest border has been largely forgotten. It’s getting worse, though, as disclosures reveal President Biden has allowed nearly 1.05 million migrants — more people than live in the president’s home state of Delaware — encountered at the Southwest border into the United States. Add in the “got aways”— migrants who successfully evaded Border Patrol —

Afghanistan

Over 24 hours in Kabul, brutality, trauma, moments of grace

Bone-tired like everyone else in Kabul, Taliban fighters spent the last moments of the 20-year Afghanistan war watching the night skies for the flares that would signal the United States was gone. From afar, U.S. generals watched video screens with the same anticipation. Relief washed over the war’s winners and the losers when the final

Immigration

Children stopped at border likely hit record-high in July

The number of children traveling alone who were picked up at the Mexican border by U.S. immigration authorities likely hit an all-time high in July, and the number of people who came in families likely reached its second-highest total on record, a U.S. official said Monday, citing preliminary government figures. The sharp increases from June

Immigration

‘There was no going back’: Migrants send kids into US alone

Marely had traveled for 13 days, trekking with her mother from Central America to the busiest corridor for illegal U.S.-Mexico border crossings. Then, as the 12-year-old Salvadoran girl got on an inflatable raft to cross the Rio Grande in Texas in the middle of the night, she discovered her mom wasn’t coming with her. Her

Immigration

US calls reports of migrant children in buses ‘unacceptable’

Reports of unaccompanied migrant children being forced to stay overnight in parked buses at the Dallas convention center are “completely unacceptable” if true, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra said Friday. Dr. Amy Cohen, a psychiatrist and executive director of the advocacy group Every Last One, said a 15-year-old Honduran boy she is