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Tucson police probe shooting by off-duty Border Patrol agent

Oct. 11, 2021 23:35 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The death of a man who allegedly was shot by an off-duty U.S. Border Patrol agent in Tucson last weekend is being investigated by city police. Officers received an emergency call from the agent Saturday night, police said. They...

Greece boosts border guards over Afghan migration fears

Oct. 11, 2021 11:15 AM EDT

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Greece will increase the number of border guards on the country's border with Turkey, fearing a spike in illegal migration linked to the crisis in Afghanistan, officials said Monday. An additional 250 officers will join the 1,500-strong...

Border Patrol arrests 4 crossing into NW WA from Canada

Oct. 07, 2021 20:15 PM EDT

BLAINE, Wash. (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection Border Patrol agents from the Blaine Sector arrested four people Monday who they say were trying to illegally cross from Canada into northwestern Washington. Blaine Sector Chief Patrol Agent David BeMiller said on...

Biden caught between allies and critics on border policy

Sep. 29, 2021 07:11 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is caught between a hard place and an even harder one when it comes to immigration. Biden embraced major progressive policy goals on the issue after he won the Democratic nomination, and he has begun enacting some. But his...

Greyhound settles lawsuit over immigration sweeps on buses

Sep. 27, 2021 18:24 PM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Greyhound Lines Inc. will pay $2.2 million to settle a lawsuit over the bus line’s practice of allowing U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents to board its buses in Washington state to conduct warrantless immigration sweeps, the state attorney general said Monday....

Faith groups aid Haitian migrants, denounce mistreatment

Sep. 27, 2021 11:51 AM EDT

Faith-based groups — many of them longtime advocates for a more welcoming immigration policy -- have been scrambling to keep up with fast-paced developments in the Haitian migrant crisis, trying to assist those in need while assailing the harsh Border Patrol tactics employed against them. ...

Texas border crossing where migrants made camp to reopen

Sep. 25, 2021 16:11 PM EDT

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — The Texas border crossing where thousands of Haitian migrants converged in recent weeks will be partially reopened late Saturday afternoon, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said. Federal and local officials said no migrants remained at the...

Officials: All migrants are gone from Texas border camp

Sep. 24, 2021 18:51 PM EDT

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — No migrants remained Friday at the Texas border encampment where almost 15,000 people — most of them Haitians — had converged just days earlier seeking asylum, local and federal officials said. It's a dramatic change from last Saturday, when...

Haitians see history of racist policies in migrant treatment

Sep. 24, 2021 18:43 PM EDT

The images — men on horseback with long reins, corralling Haitian asylum seekers trying to cross into the U.S. from Mexico — provoked an outcry. But to many Haitians and Black Americans, they're merely confirmation of a deeply held belief: U.S. immigration policies,...

Iraqi migrant dies near Belarus border, death toll up to 5

Sep. 24, 2021 12:19 PM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — An Iraqi migrant died near Poland’s border with Belarus and another was hospitalized with COVID-19, Polish border guards said Friday. The death raises to five the number of fatalities among migrants who are trying to cross into European Union...