The upcoming visit of Pope Francis to Mexico marks the sixth Latin American country Pope Francis will have visited since his pontificate began in 2013. Francis will be visiting the border city of Juárez, a city recreating itself after years of bloodshed.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security says the number of women and children illegally crossing the Southwest border into the United States dropped sharply last month.
The first of three new shelters for unaccompanied migrant children is scheduled to open next week within Holloman Air Force Base in Alamogordo, New Mexico.
Detainees processed at Arizona Border Patrol stations allege they were forced to sleep on concrete floors, denied adequate medical care and held in cells with frigid temperatures.
Some religious leaders in Arizona and beyond are calling for a renewal of the Sanctuary Movement in response to recent immigration raids that rounded up 121 immigrants for deportation, including Central American women and children.
A new animated series that attempts to poke fun at American xenophobia has come to prime time television.
The Obama administration deported the fewest number of immigrants in fiscal year 2015 since the president took office.
Over the last several years, young undocumented activists have built a powerful political movement advocating for their rights. This election cycle, so-called DREAMer activists are playing key roles in the Democratic presidential campaigns, even when they cannot vote themselves.
Department of Homeland Security says this past October, the number of unaccompanied minors from Central America attempting to enter the U.S. illegally almost doubled compared to the same month in 2014. Many cite gang violence as a motive for leaving.
Pope Francis confirmed his visit to the Mexican border city of Juárez to reporters on Wednesday during a papal flight to Kenya.