• October 20, 2020

Tags : immigration

Doctors urge probe of child migrant deaths, warn “poor conditions”

A group of doctors from Harvard and Johns Hopkins has urged Congress to investigate the deaths of six migrant children who were held in government custody after crossing the southern border in the past year, warning that “poor conditions” at U.S. facilities are increasing the risk of spreading deadly infectious diseases, especially the flu. The doctors, who wrote […]Read More

Hurd on the Hill: Stopping Drug Cartels and Human Smugglers

There’s no question that our South and West Texas communities are bearing the brunt of the immigration crisis. When crisscrossing the 23rd District of Texas I consistently hear that folks I represent are concerned about the influx of migrants and subsequent releases by the Customs and Border Protection. It doesn’t help that while the hardworking […]Read More

Most migrants won’t qualify for U.S. asylum under new Trump

The Trump administration wants to make migrants who pass through another nation before entering the U.S. at its southern border ineligible for asylum, the Associated Press reported Monday. The effort would disqualify most asylum seekers who did not first seek safe haven in another country before crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, including unaccompanied children. The AP reported […]Read More

More Migrants Dropped Off in Downtown Monday Afternoon; 200+ More

According to Herald Post Reporter Andra Litton, shortly after 2 p.m. Monday Afternoon, Immigration and Customs Enforcement dropped off an unknown number of migrants at the Downtown El Paso Greyhound Bus Station. Officials with Annunciation House had expected another 200 migrants tonight, however the group dropped off at the bus station was not included in […]Read More

U.S. and Mexico Discussing a Deal that Could Slash Migration

MEXICO CITY — While President Trump regularly berates Mexico for “doing nothing” to stop illegal migration, behind the scenes the two governments are considering a deal that could drastically curtail the cross-border migration flow. The proposal, known as a “safe third country agreement,” would potentially require asylum seekers transiting through Mexico to apply for protection […]Read More