US-Mexico border

US Border Patrol agents mocked migrant deaths on Facebook: report

Officials open probe into secret Facebook group filled with racist and sexist memes, ProPublica reports.

US Border Patrol agents mocked migrant deaths on Facebook: report

US-Mexico border

US agents feared riots over conditions at migrant centre: Report

Migrants were kept in overcrowded cells or outdoors with limited access to showers, NBC reports, citing DHS documents.

US agents feared riots over conditions at migrant centre: Report

US & Canada

Central African refugees welcomed in Maine

More than 220 asylum seekers are being hosted in the city of Portland, Maine, where locals hope the new faces will help create a better future for everyone.

Child rights

Lawyers: Migrant children held in bad conditions at Texas border

According to lawyers, children are fed uncooked frozen food, go weeks without bathing at El Paso detention facility.

Lawyers: Migrant children held in bad conditions at Texas border

Asylum Seekers

Guatemalan officials, analysts slam US 'safe third country' plan

Analysts say Guatemala lacks conditions for safety of its own population, let alone asylum seekers from other countries.

Guatemalan officials, analysts slam US 'safe third country' plan

Refugees

UN: More than 70 million people displaced worldwide

Number of people fleeing conflict, persecution rises for seventh year in a row to record high, UN refugee agency says.

UN: More than 70 million people displaced worldwide

Immigration

As promised, Trump slashes aid to Central America over migrants

Critics of the plan argue it is cruel to cut off aid to governments grappling with hunger and violence.

As promised, Trump slashes aid to Central America over migrants

Asylum Seekers

Mexico-US migration deal: Mexico says no unlimited asylum

Mexican FM says his country has not accepted that the US can send an unlimited number of asylum seekers back to Mexico.

Mexico-US migration deal: Mexico says no unlimited asylum

Refugees

Australia's offshore refugees

Stuck for years in remote island detention camps, some who sought asylum in Australia are getting a chance at a new life.

Australia's offshore refugees

Latin America

Confusion over Mexico's National Guard deployment to south border

Days after deployment announced, no signs of forces at Mexico-Guatemala border; officials refuse to discuss deployment.

Confusion over Mexico's National Guard deployment to south border

Venezuela

Trump says he's considering giving Venezuelans protection in US

US president is looking into possibility of granting asylum or Temporary Protected Status to Venezuelan migrants.

Trump says he's considering giving Venezuelans protection in US

Podcast

The fate of children who cross the US-Mexico border alone

As the US and Mexico wrangle over immigration, the number of unaccompanied minors from Central America seeking asylum grows.

 The fate of children who cross the US-Mexico border alone

AJ Impact

Trump: US tariffs on Mexican goods 'likely'

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador indicates he will keep negotiating even if punitive tariffs go into effect

Trump: US tariffs on Mexican goods 'likely'

US-Mexico border

Judge rejects US administration move to start wall construction

Ruling comes as Trump announces he will make a 'dramatic' statement on the border this week.

Judge rejects US administration move to start wall construction

US-Mexico border

US activist goes on trial for helping migrants on southern border

Scott Warren faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted of harbouring two undocumented migrants in Arizona.

US activist goes on trial for helping migrants on southern border