Latest Immigration News

Border Patrol releases hundreds of migrants at a bus stop after San Diego runs out of aid money

Feb. 23, 2024 23:10 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Hundreds of migrants were dropped off Friday at a San Diego bus stop instead of at a reception center that had been serving as a staging area because it ran out of local funding sooner than expected, showing how even the largest city on the country's southern border is struggling...

Biden tells governors he's eyeing executive action on immigration, seems 'frustrated' with lawyers

Feb. 23, 2024 20:25 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden told the nation's governors on Friday that he's exploring what executive actions he can take to curb migration across the southern border after a bipartisan deal collapsed in Congress this month. He seemed to express frustration at the legal limits of his...

Maryland House OKs bill to enable undocumented immigrants to buy health insurance on state exchange

Feb. 23, 2024 15:58 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland House approved a measure on Friday to enable people to buy health insurance through the state’s health care exchange regardless of their immigration status, with the approval of a federal waiver. The House voted 101-34 for the bill, which now...

London police confirm that body recovered from river was that of chemical attack suspect Abdul Ezedi

Feb. 23, 2024 12:43 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — London police confirmed Friday that a body they pulled from the River Thames is that of Abdul Ezedi, a man wanted over a chemical attack that injured his former partner and her two young daughters. The Metropolitan Police said his body was formally identified on...

UK and EU agree to cooperate on tackling illegal immigration as post-Brexit relations thaw further

Feb. 22, 2024 19:10 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Britain and its former partners in the European Union have struck a deal to cooperate more on tackling illegal migration, in the latest sign of a thawing in relations between the two sides following Brexit. The British government said in a statement Friday that U.K....

Editorial Roundup: Georgia

Feb. 22, 2024 18:16 PM EST

Brunswick News. February 20, 2024. Editorial: Offering licenses to noncitizens is a bad move A state senator feels illegal aliens ought to have the same driving privileges in Georgia as everyone else and has introduced legislation in the General Assembly to make it...

Albanian Parliament approves controversial deal to hold migrants for Italy

Feb. 22, 2024 13:42 PM EST

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s Parliament voted Thursday to approve a deal for the country to hold thousands of asylum seekers for Italy, despite protests from opposition lawmakers and human rights groups. Under the five-year deal, Albania would shelter up to 3,000 migrants...

The EU is watching Albania's deal to hold asylum seekers for Italy. Rights activists are worried

Feb. 22, 2024 10:51 AM EST

MILAN (AP) — Albania has agreed to host two migrant processing centers on its territory that will be fully run by Italy, under a deal that worries many human rights activists. The European Union, however, sees the agreement as a possible template for the future. Italy has long...

Albanian Parliament approves controversial deal to hold migrants for Italy

Feb. 22, 2024 04:23 AM EST

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s Parliament on Thursday approved a deal for the country to hold thousands of migrants rescued in international waters by Italy while their asylum applications are processed, despite protests from opposition lawmakers and human rights groups. The...

White House weighing executive actions on the border — with immigration powers used by Trump

Feb. 21, 2024 20:12 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is considering using provisions of federal immigration law repeatedly tapped by former President Donald Trump to unilaterally enact a sweeping crackdown at the southern border, according to three people familiar with the deliberations. The...