Immigration

The big picture

All Immigration stories


Arizona filling gaps in U.S.-Mexico border wall without federal permission

Photo of vans parked beside a gap in the border wall
A Border Patrol agent drives a van between a gap along the border wall between the U.S. and Mexico in Yuma, Arizona on June 1, 2022. Photo: Patrick T. Fallon/AFP via Getty Images

New York mayor asks for federal aid as Texas buses in migrants

New York City Mayor Eric Adams speaks at the Billie Holiday Theatre in Restoration Plaza on July 28, 2022 in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn.
New York City Mayor Eric Adams at a July 28 news conference in Brooklyn. Photo: Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images

Government eyes plan to give I.D.s to unauthorized immigrants

A U.S. Border Patrol agent takes photos of immigrants as they wait to be processed
A U.S. Border Patrol agent takes photos of immigrants as they wait to be processed. Photo: Qian Weizhong/VCG via Getty Images

Supreme Court won't restore Biden policy on immigration enforcement

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer speaks with migrants seeking asylum inside a vehicle before they are transferred to temporary shelters in Yuma, Arizona, U.S., on Monday, Feb. 21, 2022.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer speaks with migrants seeking asylum in Yuma, Ariz., on Feb. 21. Photo: Nicolo Filippo Rosso/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Scoop: ICE is short $345 million, poised to spend more than ever

Illustration of a prison fence with the fence shaped into dollar signs.
Illustration: Lazaro Gamio/Axios

What the growing number of Mexican migrant encounters at the border tells us

Detained migrants can still access abortions, ICE says

US Acting Director of the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Tae Johnson
U.S. acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Tae Johnson. Photo: Roberto Schmidt/AFP via Getty Images

Government report: Agents on horseback used force, did not strike Haitians with reins

A United States Border Patrol agent on horseback uses the reins as he tries to stop Haitian migrants from entering an encampment on the banks of the Rio Grande
A U.S. Border Patrol agent on horseback in Del Rio, Texas, on Sept. 19, 2021. Photo: Paul Ratje/AFP via Getty Images

Biden is nowhere close to hitting his refugee goals

Biden walks down steps from Air Force One
Photo: Samuel Corum/AFP via Getty Images