U.S. Border Patrol agents said a smuggler abandoned a 7-year-old girl in California after hoisting her over the U.S.-Mexico border wall.
Mexican authorities have discovered more than 600 Central American migrants in trailers near the United States border.
The remains of two people were found in shallow graves across the border from Yuma, Arizona.
A spokesman for the Border Patrol’s Tucson sector confirmed the gates were open last week when water from the historic rainfall rushed through the Douglas area near the San Bernardino Wildlife Refuge in Cochise County.
Both governors say the blame falls on the Biden administration for the number of migrants crossing the border.
Brnovich’s office first sued the Department of Homeland Security in April, alleging the administration has not complied with its obligations under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) when it ended border wall construction and the Remain-in-Mexico policy – which kept migrants in Mexico until their hearings were processed.
Rodney Scott wrote to agents that he will be reassigned.
Gov. Greg Abbott announced plans to build a border wall in Texas, pledging a quarter of a billion dollars from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice budget to get started.
Gov. Greg Abbott announced Thursday that Texas will build a border wall along the state’s boundary with Mexico — but provided no details on where or when.
Brian Kolfage, co-founder of the “We Build the Wall” online fundraising campaign, has been indicted for alleged tax fraud by the North District of Florida attorney’s office.
A Pentagon spokesperson said the funds were originally intended to go towards schools for military children, overseas military construction projects in partner nations and the National Guard and Reserve equipment account.
While much of the attention has been focused on Arizona, California, and Texas, locals in New Mexico are now expressing their concerns after seeing an uptick in illegal crossings from the southern border.
"They should finish the wall, number one," said former President Donald Trump.
Neither Biden nor Harris have visited the border region since taking office but members of the administration joined members of Congress in a visit to a facility in Texas on Wednesday.
Former President Donald Trump criticized President Joe Biden's immigration policies amid a flood of migrants at the border since his victory. In response, the White House called Trump's policies while in office "not only inhumane but ineffective."
Detention facilities are filling up in the southern Arizona town, but strict social distancing guidelines are not forcing immigration officials to release some migrants in the U.S. with a date to appear in court later.
Yuma does not have the resources to house, feed and provide other resources to a large influx of newly released migrants, according to the city mayor.
President Joe Biden has officially ended the "national emergency" that former President Donald Trump declared in order to take money from the Pentagon to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
President Joe Biden signed executive orders Tuesday to address family separation at the U.S.-Mexico border, border security and legal immigration, part of efforts to undo Trump’s policies.
President Joe Biden has ordered a "pause" on all border wall construction. During his campaign, Biden pledged not to build "another foot" of Trump's wall at the US-Mexico border.