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Child migrants drowned in the Rio Grande after Texas blocked Border Patrol from the area, congressman says

A mother, an 8-year-old girl, and a 10-year-old boy, drowned in the Rio Grande on Saturday, Texas D…

Nathan Rennolds   


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The US will pay for migrants' flights out of Panama to close a route used by over 700,000 people to reach the US-Mexico border

Around 520,000 people crossed the treacherous Darién Gap in 2023, many on their way to the US. Anot…

Matthew Loh   


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Armed Texas National Guard soldiers are now blocking federal agents from getting to the border, government alleges

This week, Texas National Guard members put up new razor-wire barriers along a roughly 2.5-mile str…

Natalie Musumeci   


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TikTok employees are reportedly being asked by US border officers if they're part of the Chinese Communist Party

Border patrol agents are asking TikTok employees about any ties to the Chinese Communist Party, For…

Geoff Weiss   


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Republicans are urging Texas to ignore the Supreme Court at the border

Republicans are seething over the SCOTUS ruling that allows the Biden administration to cut through…

Natalie Musumeci   


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Biden says Border Patrol agents 'will pay' after whipping at Haitian migrants while charging them on horseback

"It's dangerous, it's wrong. It sends the wrong message around the world, it sends the wrong messag…

Eliza Relman   


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Video shows Border Patrol agent on horseback swing reins and charge at fleeing Haitian migrants

Thousands of migrants in a makeshift camp were sheltering under the Del Rio International Bridge, w…

Jake Epstein   


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Supreme Court Justices Roberts and Coney Barrett split with conservatives to give Biden a border win

Justices John Roberts and Amy Coney Barrett sided with the court's 3 liberals in the 5-4 decision.

Sonam Sheth   


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Off-duty Border Patrol agent who responded to the Texas school shooting defends cops' actions during the massacre

The officer said he believes police were "doing everything they could" as authorities face criticis…

Rebecca Cohen   


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Top Putin ally says a 'destructive civil confrontation' could happen in the US over Texas border standoff

Dmitry Medvedev taunted the Biden administration over theTexas border crisis, predicting a "destru…

Alia Shoaib   


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Shocking photos show Haitian migrants swimming across the Rio Grand into Mexico and being confronted by Border Patrol agents on horses

CIUDAD ACUNA, MEXICO - SEPTEMBER 20: Haitian immigrants cross the Rio Grande back into Mexico from …

Taiyler Simone Mitchell   


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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says he'll hire Border Patrol agents who are 'at risk' of losing their positions under Biden administration

President Biden said that the agents who charged at migrants as they attempted to cross the Rio Gra…

John L. Dorman   


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Psaki says 'horrific' footage of Border Patrol agents whipping at Haitian migrants is 'not who we are'

DHS is investigating the migrants' treatment. Psaki said on Tuesday that the Biden administration w…

Oma Seddiq   


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Texas Republican congressman says the Border Patrol agents filmed whipping at Haitian migrants are 'doing God's work'

The Department of Homeland Security announced it has opened an investigation into the treatment of …

Eliza Relman   


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Texas is exploiting a loophole in a new Supreme Court ruling to keep putting up razor-wire fencing at the border

Texas GOP Gov. Greg Abbott suggested Wednesday that the state will keep putting up razor-wire at th…

Natalie Musumeci   


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An Australian woman was detained by a US border official who asked, 'Have you recently had an abortion?'

Madolline Gourley was trying to get to Canada when she was detained in the US and interrogated by a…

Isabella Zavarise   


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DHS suspended the use of horse patrol in Del Rio, Texas, after agents on horseback were seen charging at Haitian migrants

Shocking photos published last week showed US border agents on horseback confronting Haitian migran…

Sinéad Baker   


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The mother of an 8-year-old who died in Border Patrol custody says her cries for medical help went ignored: 'They didn't do anything for her'

The mother of Anadith Tanay Reyes Álvarez, who died in Border Patrol custody last week, says the ag…

Sarah Al-Arshani   


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US Border Patrol agent accused of helping to smuggle cocaine through a checkpoint in Texas

Oberlin Cortez Pena Jr., 22, was taken into custody by authorities last Friday in connection with t…

Natalie Musumeci   


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What to know about BORTAC, the law enforcement unit that shot and killed the gunman in Uvalde

BORTAC, or Border Patrol Tactical Unit, was created in 1984 and specializes in high-risk missions. …

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