Child Migrant Crisis At The Border

At the Greyhound Bus Station, where U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement drop off migrants, volunteers administer supplies, transportation and temporary housing. Now they need to move their operation elsewhere.
Jul. 14, 2014
Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson toured a newly opened detention facility for immigrant families in New Mexico. He believes detention will deter future illegal crossings.
Jul. 11, 2014
The legislation is intended to stem the flow of child migrants. It would also allow more people in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras to apply for asylum at the U.S. consulates in those countries.
Jul. 10, 2014
A new federal lawsuit is challenging the fact that most children in deportation proceedings aren't provided with court-appointed attorneys.
Jul. 9, 2014
The federal government has denied volunteer attorneys access to the Nogales, Ariz., facility housing unaccompanied migrant children. Now, attorneys say upcoming changes could make it even harder for these children to get due process.
Jul. 6, 2014
The First Lady of Guatemala is in Southern Arizona to see how the region is handling the surge of unaccompanied child migrants, many of them from her home country.
Jul. 2, 2014
On Wednesday, Secretary of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer met in Nogales, Ariz., to tour a facility where unaccompanied child migrants are being housed. The secretary sent a message about the risks of crossing the border illegally.
Jun. 25, 2014
The latest wave of Central American families and children crossing the Southwest border in recent months is triggering déjà vu for some. In the 1980s about a million Guatemalans and Salvadorans fled to the U.S., escaping civil war.
Jun. 25, 2014
On Wednesday morning, members of the media were allowed their first visit inside the Nogales processing center that is housing about a thousand migrant children who crossed the border illegally without their parents.
Jun. 18, 2014
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Nogales residents have been collecting donated clothes for migrant children who are being held at a local facility.
Jun. 11, 2014
According the United Nations the majority of children coming into the United States alone are fleeing dangerous conditions in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.
Jun. 10, 2014
Nogales Station
Unaccompanied children caught crossing the border are supposed to be transferred to shelters run by the Department of Health and Human Services within 72 hours. But the government hasn't been able to keep up.
Jun. 10, 2014
Churches and shelters in El Paso expect to house dozens of immigrant families in the coming days. The immigrants were detained by Border Patrol primarily in South Texas, where apprehensions have risen 74 percent since last year.
Jun. 9, 2014
Federal officials opened a processing center on the Arizona border over the weekend to temporarily house unaccompanied child migrants.
Jun. 9, 2014
The federal government will give legal help to scores of kids that cross the United States border illegally.
Jun. 6, 2014
Gov. Jan Brewer is questioning the federal government for dropping off migrants at Arizona Greyhound bus stations after they were caught in Texas.
Jun. 2, 2014
The Obama administration announced a plan Monday to enlist FEMA and DOD in an effort to respond to the rising number of unaccompanied children crossing the border.
Jun. 2, 2014
Smugglers are spreading the word in Central America that women with children can get into the United States. And in a way, that is what's happening.
Jun. 2, 2014
A surge of Central American families crossing the South Texas border are overwhelming federal facilities there. The effect is starting to impact Arizona.
May. 28, 2014


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