The mayors of Chicago, Denver, Houston, and Los Angeles are pressing to meet with President Joe Biden about the migrants arriving in their cities.
Ivey is the latest Republican governor to send National Guard soldiers to the U.S.-Mexico border amid pleas from Texas Gov. Greg Abbott.
The news comes not long after the administration increased protected status for Venezuelans who arrive to the U.S.
The Biden administration announced it waived 26 federal laws in South Texas to allow border wall construction, marking the administration’s first use of a sweeping executive power employed often during the Trump presidency.
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says the surge of migrants reaching Mexico’s northern border with the United States is partly due to about 6,000 migrants per day crossing into Mexico from Guatemala over the past week.
Under intense political pressure from fellow Democrats, the Biden administration has announced it is granting protection to hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans who are already in the country.
Barrels of life-saving water that a human rights group strategically placed for wayward migrants traveling on foot have vanished.
The group of Nigerian stowaways survived for two weeks on the cargo ship's rudder by reportedly drinking the ocean water crashing below them.
A Honduran migrant tossed his young daughter into the Rio Grande while trying to illegally cross the southern border from Mexico into Texas, authorities said.
Border officials said a 26-year-old man applying for entry into the U.S. had hidden the 13 live parrots in duffel bags in the trunk of the car.
Republican-led states that challenged the policy say federal law requires authorities to detain and deport even those who pose little or no risk.
The Asian population was the fastest-growing race or ethnic group last year in the U.S., according to population estimates released Thursday.
An undetermined amount of people numbering in the hundreds remained missing and were likely killed when the migrant vessel sank earlier this week.
The pair planned to murder any Border Patrol agents who attempted to stop them.
The military has had success in recruiting legal immigrants, particularly among those seeking a job and a quick route to becoming an American citizen.
After Title 42 rules were lifted, migrants and officials were still evaluating the change and the new policy adopted by the Biden administration to stabilize the border.
A court order is allowing U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to once again fly detainees in and out of a county-owned Seattle airport.
The U.S. is putting new restrictions into place at its southern border to try to stop migrants from crossing illegally and encourage them instead to apply for asylum online through a new process.
Migrants are rushing across the Mexico border in hopes of entering the U.S. in the final hours before pandemic-related asylum restrictions are lifted.
New rules will make it extremely difficult for anyone who travels through another country, like Mexico, to qualify for asylum.