Two boats, one overturned, sit on Black's Beach in San Diego

8 dead after smuggling boats capsize off San Diego coast

Hundreds of maritime smuggling operations occur every year off California's coast and sometimes turn fatal.

 | AP

Saadiyah Alani and her students.

Nonprofit helps refugees, immigrant women become teachers in US

A new initiative is not only getting teachers into classrooms; it’s also helping refugees in America re-start their lives.

 | Alexa Liacko

Julie Schwietert Collazo hugging Yeni Gonzalez

These women are helping reunite families separated at the border

A new Netflix documentary explores how one woman's mission to reunite a migrant family snowballed into a larger effort.

 | Ben Schamisso

U.S. President Joe Biden.

White House won't confirm or deny reinstating migrant family detention

The COVID-era border restrictions, often referred to as Title 42, are set to end May 11.

 | Andrea Diaz

Haitians who were deported from the United States deplane.

Lawyers fight for man they say US wrongly deported to Haiti

Paul Pierrilus has been in Haiti for two years where he does not speak Haitian Creole, has been unable to find work and has little savings left.

 | AP

People stand on a home lawn.

They opened their home to Ukrainians. Now it's time to say goodbye

Two families — one Ukrainian, one American — who took part in the "Uniting for Ukraine" refugee sponsorship program are about to part ways.

 | Ben Schamisso

Migrants wait to be processed after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.

US to limit asylum to migrants who pass through a 3rd nation

The Biden administration's proposed rule is similar to a ban pursued by President Trump in 2019, and is almost certain to face legal challenges.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

A migrant from Ecuador crosses the Rio Grande toward El Paso, Texas

Why are border towns struggling?

An uptick in illegal crossings at the southwest border has put a strain on local resources.

 | Scripps News Staff

Field workers prepare for a day of work in Arizona.

At Arizona-Mexico border, field workers commute to meet crop quotas

In the salad bowl of the U.S., field workers are working through long hours, harsh weather and border commutes to put food on America's tables.

 | Adi Guajardo

Migrants camp on the New York City sidewalk.

New York City migrants refuse relocation, say new center is 'inhumane'

Migrants moved from a Manhattan hotel to a Brooklyn shelter say it's not suitable for living, though the mayor's office say it has the same services.

 | Axel Turcios

Young refugees playing soccer.

These young refugees are finding their way in America through soccer

Soccer Without Borders integrates language learning into soccer practices and provides a community for young refugees and immigrants.

 | Emily Kallmyer

Migrants hold up their phones showing the CBPOne app.

Online system to seek asylum in US is quickly overwhelmed

The daily ritual resembles a race for concert tickets when online sales begin for a major act.

 | AP

People line up for immigration services in New York.

Inside the chaotic system of New York's immigration services

Lack of information, guidance and a language barrier are just a few issues migrants face while waiting sometimes overnight in lines.

 | Axel Turcios

A view of Houston, Texas

Texas bill would ban nationals from 4 countries from buying land

A proposed Texas bill prohibits land sales to entities and individuals with ties to North Korea, Russia, China and Iran.

 | John Mone

The State Department seal

Welcome Corps program lets private citizens sponsor refugees in US

The Welcome Corps aims to line up 10,000 Americans who can help 5,000 refugees during the first year of the program.

 | AP

Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services Anne Williams-Isom, left, tours the sleeping area of New York City

New York City mayor says there is no more room for migrants

Mayor Eric Adams made the comments in El Paso, Texas after touring conditions in the Texas border city.

 | Axel Turcios and Mai Nolasco-Carranza

Migrants are shown in a boat in the ocean.

Royal Caribbean cruise ship rescues 17 migrants on its way to Bahamas

The crew of a Royal Caribbean cruise ship gave 17 people medical attention after rescuing them from an adrift boat, according to the company.

 | Scripps News Staff

Yarianna Martinez, Jaime Avalos and their son

DACA recipient stranded in Mexico faces uncertain future

A Houston man who has lived in the U.S. since he was 1 is now stuck in Mexico. He was protected here under DACA, until he left.

 | John Mone

President Joe Biden is greeted by Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador as he arrives at the National Palace

Presidents Biden, Lopez Obrador Open Mexico Meetings With Brusque Talk

Their comments were a contrast to their public display of affection shortly before, as they smiled and embraced.

 | AP

A young man from Cuba is on a phone call at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility

Florida Gov. DeSantis Rolls Out Resources To Address Cuban Migrants

Florida's governor has declared a state of emergency and is now bringing in the Florida National Guard to address the migrant crisis.

 | Haley Bull

President Joe Biden walking with Border Security guards.

Biden Inspects U.S.-Mexico Border In Face Of GOP Criticism

President Joe Biden has wrapped up a four-hour visit to the U.S.-Mexico border and is headed to Mexico.

 | AP and John Mone

U.S. President Joe Biden.

Biden Toughens Border, Offers Legal Path For 30,000 Migrants A Month

Cuban migrants are still arriving by boat in the Florida Keys even as the Biden administration promises a crackdown.

 | AP and Haley Bull

Residents help Cuban migrants to shore near Key West, Fla.

Cruise Ship Rescues Cuban Migrants Near Florida Keys

18 people, including women and children, were rescued from a makeshift boat by the Scarlet Lady cruise ship between Key West and Cuba.

 | Haley Bull

A long row of double-stacked shipping containers provide a new wall between the United States and Mexico.

Containers Used As A Border Wall Are Being Removed, But At What Cost?

Environmentalists say the container wall disrupted wildlife, but they worry their expensive removal will cost the land even more.

 | Adi Guajardo

Migrants from Venezuela prepare for relocation to a refugee shelter in Matamoros, Mexico,

Activists React To Supreme Court Blocking Immigrants Seeking Asylum

The Supreme Court is keeping pandemic-era limits on immigration in place indefinitely, dashing hopes of immigration advocates.

 | Adi Guajardo

Migrants from Venezuela line up in the cold weather for hot drinks and food from volunteers at a makeshift camp

Supreme Court Keeps Immigration Limits In Place Indefinitely

The restrictions, often referred to as Title 42, were put in place under then-President Donald Trump at the beginning of the pandemic.

 | AP

Migrant families as they get on to a bus to transport them from near the Vice President's residence.

Buses From Texas Drop Off Migrants In Frigid Washington, D.C.

The buses that arrived late Saturday outside the vice president's residence were carrying around 110 to 130 people.

 | AP

Double-stacked shipping containers in San Rafael Valley, Arizona, provide a wall between the United States and Mexico.

Arizona To Remove Shipping Container Wall From Mexico Border

Gov. Doug Ducey has agreed to remove the containers by Jan. 4 after the Biden administration filed a lawsuit.

 | AP

People line up to apply for visas at the U.S. embassy in Brazil.

Long Wait Times For Tourist Visas Could Be Hurting U.S. Economy

Travelers who need a visa to enter the U.S. are now waiting hundreds of days, though the White House says it's processing faster recently.

 | Ben Schamisso

Two migrant children drink juice as they wait in line at the border fence in their attempt to enter into El Paso

El Paso Officials Working To Provide Shelter To Migrants

A Nicaraguan refugee told Newsy she's worried about the impending cold weather while seeking asylum.

 | John Mone