Migrant caravan to continue trek through Mexico Thursday

Migrant caravan to continue trek through Mexico Thursday

This post was originally published on this site Thousands of mostly Venezuelan migrants began receiving temporary Mexican visas Wednesday as they prepared to continue their trek toward the United States. The migrants had set up a temporary camp on a basketball court in the southern Mexican town of Huixtla, some...

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U.S. would lag behind global abortion access if Roe v. Wade is undone, advocates say

U.S. would lag behind global abortion access if Roe v. Wade is undone, advocates say

This post was originally published on this site Human rights organizations say there is an international trend toward expanding abortion access, as countries such as Mexico and Argentina have worked to decriminalize the procedure. (Image credit: Jose Luis Magana/AP)

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Avocado prices could spike as U.S. suspends avocado imports from Mexico

Avocado prices could spike as U.S. suspends avocado imports from Mexico

This post was originally published on this siteThreat against government official led U.S. to halt shipments from area that supplies vast majority of imports.

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Biden administration asks Supreme Court to let it end Trump-era ‘Remain in Mexico’ immigration policy

Biden administration asks Supreme Court to let it end Trump-era ‘Remain in Mexico’ immigration policy

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration on Wednesday asked the Supreme Court for permission to end the Trump-era “remain in Mexico” program, which requires non-Mexican migrants to stay in Mexico until their US immigration court dates.

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Texas uses shipping containers to create “steel wall” next to international bridge at Eagle Pass

Texas uses shipping containers to create “steel wall” next to international bridge at Eagle Pass

This post was originally published on this site Gov. Greg Abbott tweeted a video Wednesday of the state’s latest attempt to secure the Texas-Mexico border: about 20 shipping containers lined up along the riverbank next to the international bridge that connects Eagle Pass with Mexico. Behind the containers, the images...

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Migrants fear ruse behind Mexican residency offer

Migrants fear ruse behind Mexican residency offer

This post was originally published on this site Immigration agents lined a highway in southern Mexico offering hundreds of migrants temporary residency if they abandoned their march. Exhausted, some accepted, while others kept going, afraid of being deported. The offer of residency cards has split opinion and sowed suspicion within...

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Biden set to revive US-Mexico-Canada summit

Biden set to revive US-Mexico-Canada summit

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Joe Biden plans to focus on migration, the Covid-19 pandemic and economic integration when he convenes a summit of North American leaders at the White House on Thursday.

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Biden admin plans to restart Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy in mid-November

Biden admin plans to restart Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy in mid-November

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Biden had ended “Remain in Mexico,” calling it inhumane due to the violence migrant asylum seekers faced while waiting in Mexico for court dates.

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Massive migrant caravans are on their way. Democrats must move on migration alternatives.

Massive migrant caravans are on their way. Democrats must move on migration alternatives.

This post was originally published on this siteMigrant caravans are still coming because of climate crisis and instability. Dems must work with Canada and Mexico on humane migration solutions.     

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U.S. to open borders to fully vaccinated travelers from Canada and Mexico

U.S. to open borders to fully vaccinated travelers from Canada and Mexico

This post was originally published on this siteNPR’s Steve Inskeep talks to Democratic Rep. Veronica Escobar of Texas about tourism coming back to her border district in El Paso once the border reopens to fully vaccinated travelers.

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