DeSantis defends flying migrants to California as he meets with sheriffs near border
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday defended his state’s decision to fly migrants from the U.S.-Mexico border to California, arguing that the state had essentially invited the migrants with its welcoming policies toward immigrants.
Florida confirms responsibility for flying migrants to California
Florida officials on Tuesday confirmed that the state was behind the transportation of South American migrants to Sacramento on two recent flights.
2nd flight transporting migrants arrives unexpectedly in Sacramento
Another plane with migrants onboard arrived at a Sacramento airport on Monday, days after a flight carrying South American migrants landed in the state capital, officials said.
California AG says Florida responsible for flying migrants to Sacramento under 'false promises'
California’s attorney general said the state of Florida appears to have arranged for a group of South American migrants to be dropped off outside a Sacramento church, lured by false promises of finding work.
Over a dozen migrants from Texas were flown to Sacramento on Saturday
Gov. Gavin Newsom on Saturday announced over a dozen migrants were transported from Texas to New Mexico before they were flown to Sacramento and left outside a church.
Child dropped over Mexico-U.S. border in footage captured by surveillance camera
A heartbreaking scene was captured of a person appearing to drop a child over the Mexico-California border.
San Jose school expects surge in new immigrants after border restrictions relaxed
A change in immigration policy at the southern border is expected to quickly have an impact on a South Bay school that caters to the immigrant community.
8-year-old girl dies in Border Patrol custody, as agency struggles with overcrowding
A little girl from Panama born with heart problems died in Border Patrol custody Wednesday, the second death of a child from Latin America in U.S. government custody in two weeks.
More than 60 migrant families found living in dilapidated greenhouse in rural California
A dilapidated greenhouse at a Northern California nursery was home to dozens of farmworkers and their families who were living in tiny and unsafe dwellings without ventilation, authorities said Friday.
Border appears calm after lifting of pandemic-related asylum bans
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.
Title 42 ends: Here's what it did, and how US immigration policy is changing
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.
10,000 migrants stopped in one day ahead of Title 42 expiration
New rules will make it extremely difficult for anyone who travels through another country, like Mexico, to qualify for asylum.
What is Title 42 and how has the US used it to curb migration?
This week marks the end of pandemic restrictions on asylum that have allowed the U.S. to quickly expel migrants at the southern border for the last three years. Here's what to know.
US readies second attempt at speedy asylum screenings at Mexico border
The Biden administration is making its own attempt at speedy asylum screenings at the border, insisting it will be different than under President Donald Trump.
Lawsuit: California prisons target ‘foreign-born’ inmates
California’s corrections agency routinely refers inmates who appear to be “foreign-born” to federal immigration authorities even if they are U.S. citizens and lawful residents, with some improperly detained by the government for weeks after their sentences, said a lawsuit filed in state court Thursday.
Tunisia coast sees 210 migrant bodies wash ashore in 2 weeks
Preliminary examinations of the bodies indicated that the migrants were from sub-Saharan Africa, according to the National Guard’s Houssemeddine Jebabli.
US agency raises ‘serious concerns’ about tech visa lottery
The number of applications for visas used in the technology industry soared for a second straight year, raising "serious concerns" that some are manipulating the system to gain an unfair advantage, authorities said Friday.
New San Mateo County ordinance says funds can't be used to help ICE detain people
California is a sanctuary state, which means local police will not go out of their way to help ICE arrest people. Supporters say this ordinance will simply formalize what the state and the county have already been doing to build trust in the immigrant community.
Co-founder of fundraising group promising to help Trump construct border wall sentenced to 4 years in prison
Brian Kolfage was sentenced Wednesday for defrauding donors to the We Build the Wall effort.
Citizenship no longer required to be CA peace officer
The San Francisco Police Department no longer requires peace officer applicants to be U.S. citizens, according to officials.