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Migrants are seen outside the U.S. Border Patrol McAllen Station in a makeshift encampment in McAllen, Texas, U.S., May 15, 2019.

Aerial photos show migrants sleeping on the ground in makeshift tent encampment at a Texas Border Patrol station

New photos taken from a helicopter above a Border Patrol station in McAllen, Texas, shows the conditions migrants stay in while they're processed.
Thousands of migrants crossed the border, many groups of Central American migrants were seen, crossing the border, the border patrol said that on average 1,000 migrants cross the border in the city Juarez the Paso Texas on 22 April 2019.

The Department of Homeland Security reportedly once considered housing migrant children in Guantanamo Bay

The news comes amid a surge of migrants at the US-Mexico border, ramping up pressure on Trump administration officials to find detention space.
Members of the Constitutional Patriots New Mexico Border Ops Team militia, Viper and Stinger who go by aliases to protect their identity, patrol the US-Mexico border in Sunland Park, New Mexico on March 20, 2019.

The FBI arrested the leader of a militia that has been detaining migrant families at the border

The militia group has recently sparked backlash for detaining migrants at the US-Mexico border at gunpoint.
Stinger, a member of Constitutional Patriots New Mexico Border Ops Team militia is pictured on patrol at the US-Mexico border near Mt. Christo Rey in Sunland Park, New Mexico on March 20, 2019.

Armed vigilante groups at the US-Mexico border have been stopping migrant families and detaining them at gunpoint

Armed, right-wing vigilantes have been detaining large groups of migrants crossing the US-Mexico border and holding them at gunpoint, videos show.
Migrant children are being held in a tent city in Texas near the US-Mexico border.

Top Trump officials reportedly discussed whether the US military could build and run ‘tent city’ detention camps for migrants

It's the latest in a series of legally dubious efforts the Trump administration has floated in recent weeks amid a surge of migrants at the border.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin K. McAleenan speaks about the impact of the dramatic increase in illegal crossings that continue to occur along the Southwest during a news conference, in El Paso

Trump reportedly told his border chief to close the border and block migrants from entering the US — and that if he went to jail, he’d par...

CBP Commissioner Kevin McAleenan is now the acting Homeland Security secretary after Kirstjen Nielsen resigned under pressure on Sunday.

Trump mocks asylum-seekers at the border, says they ‘look like they should be fighting for the UFC’

His remarks came amid a surge of asylum-seekers that has overwhelmed border agents and fueled Trump's cries of an "emergency" at the southern border.

The government is set to build a massive, $192 million facility in El Paso to process migrant families, in the wake of 2 children’s deaths in Bo...

Immigration advocates and healthcare experts have long criticized the cramped, unhygienic facilities that migrants are usually detained in.
A child reaches through from the Mexican side of the U.S./Mexico border fence on June 24, 2018 in Sunland Park, New Mexico.

The US deported a man who said he feared for his life ‘on a daily basis’ in Honduras and was trying to seek asylum. He was found murdered....

A migrant who sought asylum in the United States, but was denied and deported back to Honduras in 2016, soon met the violent death he had feared.
Immigrants wait to eat at a temporary migrant shelter set up near the U.S.-Mexico border on November 18, 2018 in Tijuana, Mexico.

‘All will stay in Mexico’: Trump says the US will bar asylum-seekers from entering the country until judges approve their claims

President Donald Trump tweeted that the US will no longer allow asylum-seekers to enter the country until their claims are approved by a judge.