Over 42,000 illegal migrants who entered from Mexico sent back this month, says senior US law enforcement official
Over 42,000 illegal migrants, who entered the US from Mexico, were sent back this month, a senior official said, asking the neighbouring country to do more in stemming the flow of such individuals.
US Department of Homeland Security requests 1,000 additional soldiers to help manage migrant crisis in Texas
US Department of Homeland Security requested 1,000 additional soldiers to help manage the migrant crisis in Texas, the Pentagon said on Monday. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has been criticized after a report from its inspector general, a watchdog, last week warned about 'dangerous overcrowding' in migrant detention facilities in Texas.
Guatemalan boy dies in US immigration custody; 8-year-old becomes second child to die at border in December
The death of the Guatemalan boy came during an ongoing dispute over border security and with a partial US government shutdown underway over President Donald Trump's request for border wall funding.
US rolls out quicker clearance for low-risk Indian travellers at airports under 'Global Entry' program
The US has started rolling out for India its Global Entry programme which allows for expedited clearance of pre-approved, low-risk travellers.