U.S. to expel Venezuelan migrants to Mexico under joint plan

MEXICO CITY/WASHINGTON, Oct 12 (Reuters) – US and Mexican officials have agreed to a plan to curb rising numbers of Venezuelans crossing their shared border that will enable the United States to expel Venezuelans to Mexico while also granting humanitarian access to thousands of them byair. The latest scheme to contain illegal immigration at the … Read more

NYC mayor declares state of emergency amid migrant busing crisis

NEW YORK, Oct 7 (Reuters) – New York City Mayor Eric Adams declared a state of emergency on Friday in response to thousands of migrants bused to the city in recent months from the US southern border in a political dispute over border security. The city expects to spend $1 billion to manage the influx … Read more

Migrant flight reportedly headed to near Biden’s Delaware beach house -White House

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register GEORGETOWN, Del., Sept 20 (Reuters) – The White House on Tuesday said it was aware of reports of a flight carrying migrants to an area near President Joe Biden’s vacation home in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, and would work with state and local officials to help the … Read more

Florida governor defends migrant flights to Martha’s Vineyard, suggests more to come

MARTHA’S VINEYARD, Mass., Sept 16 (Reuters) – Florida’s Republican governor on Friday defended his decision to fly dozens of migrants to the wealthy vacation island of Martha’s Vineyard from Texas, and said similar actions could follow as a political dispute over border security deepened in the run-up to US elections in November. DeSantis claimed credit … Read more

Migrants flown to Martha’s Vineyard by Florida governor say they were misled

MARTHA’S VINEYARD, Mass., Sept 15 (Reuters) – Some migrants who were flown to the wealthy island of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, said on Thursday they were duped about their destination, and Democratic leaders called for a probe of the move by Florida’s Republican governor to send them there from Texas. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, who is … Read more

Steve Bannon, former Trump adviser, charged with money laundering in border wall scheme

NEW YORK, Sept 8 (Reuters) – Steve Bannon, the longtime ally and onetime top strategist to former US President Donald Trump, has been indicted on money laundering and conspiracy for allegedly deceiving donors to an effort to help Trump build a wall along the US -Mexico border. Bannon, 68, was charged in an indictment made … Read more

Texas governor sends migrants to New York City as immigration standoff accelerates

NEW YORK, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Texas Governor Greg Abbott, a Republican, said on Friday he has started to send buses carrying migrants to New York City in an effort to push responsibility for border crossers to Democratic mayors and US President Joe Biden, to Democrat. The first bus arrived early on Friday at the … Read more

Exclusive: Hyundai subsidiary has used child labor at Alabama factory

LUVERNE, Alabama, July 22 (Reuters) – A subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Co has used child labor at a plant that supplies parts for the Korean carmaker’s assembly line in nearby Montgomery, Alabama, according to area police, the family of three underage workers, and eight former and current employees of the factory. Underage workers, in some … Read more

Suspected truck driver in Texas migrant deaths was on meth, lawmaker says

53 migrants died in US border smuggling attempt Suspected driver charged with human trafficking offense Driver had meth in his system, lawmaker and US official say SAN ANTONIO, June 30 (Reuters) – The suspected driver of a truck packed with dozens of migrants who died in blazing heat during a Texas smuggling attempt was allegedly … Read more

U.S. arrests 210,000 migrants at Mexico border in March, rivaling record highs

WASHINGTON, April 16 (Reuters) – US border authorities arrested 210,000 migrants attempting to cross the border with Mexico in March, the highest monthly total in two decades and underscoring challenges in the coming months for US President Joe Biden. The March total is a 24% increase from the same month to year earlier, when 169,000 … Read more