Sweden checks trains for migrants in first border controls in 20 years
Swedish police started checking trains for migrants on Thursday, imposing the first large-scale border controls in two decades, a move criticized by one opposition party as ending a tradition of openness and by others as being too little too late.
Why the unique medical needs of children aren't met at border detention centers
After a second immigrant child died in U.S. custody, DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen announced that Coast Guard medical personnel would be deployed to screen people crossing the Mexico border. Yamiche Alcindor speaks with Dr. Colleen Kraft, president of the American Academy of Pediatrics, about harmful conditions at migrant detention centers and the specific medical needs of children.
This is why migrant parents risk being separated from their children at the US border
Threat of being separated from their children is not enough to deter many migrants from attempting to move to America
How armed vigilante groups are detaining migrants on US-Mexico border
Concerns grow over legal grey areas allowing self-described citizen militias to round up migrant families and asylum seekers
Why Record Numbers of African Migrants Are Showing Up at the U.S.-Mexican Border
Europe’s failure to help refugees in Libya is driving them across the Atlantic.
How did six migrant children die on US border?
The six - all but one from Guatemala - were detained after they crossed the US southern border.
This Bus-Turned-Classroom Is Helping Migrant Children Learn at the US Border
Yes We Can gives students the opportunity to continue their education while waiting for asylum.
A border patrol agent reveals what it’s really like to guard migrant children
“Somewhere down the line people just accepted what’s going on as normal.”
Britain’s treatment of migrants is shameful. These detentions must end
The open-ended incarceration of thousands should be the defining civil rights struggle of our time, says Bella Sankey of Detention Action
Slotkin: Southern border detention centers are shameful, should be managed with dignity
The images of overcrowded, filthy conditions at detention centers at our southern border make clear that we are in the midst of a crisis.
We went to a border detention center for children. What we saw was awful
Children taking care of children, scant access to family members, regular showers, bathing, toothbrushes, proper beds and beyond, write Clara Long and Nicole-Austin Hillery. Congress needs to act to stop building more detention facilities and instead reunite families--and cease officials' practice of using detained kids to bait immigrants in US.
"You could actually put it on your nachos," a former top Border Patrol official says of...
Border Enforcement Head Should Resign Over Migrant Child Death: Rep. Castro
“If I was the head of DHS, I would ask him to step down,” said U.S. Rep. Joaquín Castro of Texas.
'Watching migrant children choke on tear gas at the US border, I’m horrified at what America has...
We’re not only gassing people, but denying hope and genuine opportunity to a generation of downtrodden dreamers out of sheer spite for all things foreign
US border crisis: What is happening to separated migrant families now and why is this happening?
The US government deadline to reunite immigrant families separated at the border has arrived, and thousands of children appear to still be separated from their parents. While the administration of Donald Trump has been told to reunite those families, the process has not proceeded as quickly as the court may have liked. With images and stories of children being taken from their parents after crossing the US-Mexico border, the issue has galvanized the American public.
Why is the investigation into migrant child border deaths taking so long? Hispanic Caucus members...
“DHS still hasn’t completed these investigations, which could shed meaningful light onto the resources needed at the border and prevent these types of deaths from happening again,” said Representative Xochitl Torres Small.
Spanish border police discover two migrants hiding in glove compartments, another underneath dump...
Three people were arrested on human smuggling charges after the migrants were discovered at the Spanish checkpoint.
MSNBC host says Mike Pence should "read the gospels again" after "lying" about treatment of...
Joe Scarborough called on the Trump's vice president to see what Jesus says about the treatment of little children."
I’m a Jewish historian. Yes, we should call border detention centers "concentration camps."
Clive McFarlane: Inhumane treatment of migrants at the border should alarm us all
So far in his tenure, President Donald Trump has mesmerized his base into believing that truth, facts, knowledge and transparency are anathema to