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Dec 21 2021
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Sep 24 2021
Perspectives BlogFrom the Left
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Update (9/24 4:51 CST): As of Friday, the migrant camp in Del Rio has been cleared, per DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas.
It’s easy to forget, but the stories of migrants, such as the thousands of Haitians who have captured media attention this week, do not begin with their arrival at the southern border.Joseph Ratliff
Sep 23 2021
Over 15,000 unauthorized migrants who crossed the Rio Grande River into Texas congregated at a makeshift camp in the small border town of Del Rio over the past week.
The migrants, many of them Haitian, are awaiting processing or apprehension at the camp, where food and utilities are reportedly scarce. A Wednesday report quoting several anonymous officials said thousands ofAllSides Staff
Jun 25 2021
Vice President Kamala Harris traveled to El Paso, Texas on Friday to visit the U.S.-Mexico border alongside Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. It's Harris's first trip to the border since President Joe Biden tasked her in late March with exploring the root causes of immigration to the U.S. from Central America. Harris has faced intense criticism, both from Republicans andWashington Examiner CNN (Online News) NPR (Online News)
Mar 25 2021
Perspectives BlogFrom the Center
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For some reason, Joe Biden and his advisors have determined that referring to the rapidly deteriorating state of affairs at the U.S.-Mexico border as a “crisis” is to their political disadvantage. So White House staffers have been tearing apart the political thesaurus looking for less alarming synonyms to describeDan Schnur
Jul 15 2021
Thousands across Cuba rose up in protests this week, an uncommon uprising in the authoritarian country. Their cries covered many topics, from freedom and liberty to food and COVID-19 vaccine access. As a result, President Joe Biden criticized the Cuban government and said America stands "with the Cuban people and their clarion call for freedom." Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel hasAllSides Staff
Oct 16 2022
This past week, the Biden Administration announced an expansion of a Trump-era policy to curb immigration. The policy, known as Title 42, allows for the denial of asylum requests and immediate expulsion of migrants from certain countries. Under the new expansion of the policy, Venezuelan migrants now fall under Title 42’s scope. Along with the expansion announcement, another parole program wasThe Hill Fox News (Online News) Associated Press
Sep 22 2021
Thousands of unauthorized migrants congregated at a makeshift camp in Del Rio, Texas are reportedly being released into the United States, despite the Biden administration's pledge to deport people who cross the border illegally. An Associated Press (Center bias) report quoted an anonymous U.S. official who said migrants at the camp, who are mostly Haitian, have been released in recent days onCNN (Online News) Associated Press New York Post (News)
Sep 21 2021
An influx of migrants crossing the Rio Grande River into Texas has created a crisis in the town of Del Rio. Over 16,000 unauthorized migrants were reportedly present at a makeshift camp under a bridge in Del Rio over the weekend. Border Patrol agents have started to apprehend migrants, and roughly 1,000 had been deported to Haiti as of Tuesday. Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro MayorkasCNN (Opinion) New York Post (Opinion)
Mar 17 2021
U.S. Border Patrol apprehended nearly 100,000 migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border in February. The number of apprehensions, particularly of single adults and unaccompanied minors, have risen increasingly in the past ten months. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said this week that Border Patrol is "on pace to encounter more individuals on the southwest borderNew York Post (News) NBC News (Online) BBC News