As both countries' top diplomats head to the negotiating table Wednesday with a deadline looming for them to make a deal, here's a look at some common myths about Mexico and migration -- and what's actually happening south of the US-Mexico border.
For years, the doctors' expert opinions, like the facilities they inspected, remained out of the spotlight -- unseen by most lawmakers and unheard by members of the public. That changed, they say, when the Trump administration's policies left them no choice.
In a new court-ordered effort to identify potentially thousands of additional immigrant families that the US government separated at the southern border, more than 1,700 cases of possible separation have been found so far.
After surviving on one meal a day, Juan de León Gutiérrez left his drought-stricken village in eastern Guatemala and set out on a journey to the United States. He just wanted to earn $13 for his family to buy corn and salt.
Attorney General William Barr decided Tuesday that some asylum seekers who have established credible fear and are subject to deportation cannot be released on bond by immigration judges -- a major reversal from a prior ruling that could lead to immigrants being held indefinitely.
Children and families who US Customs and Border Protection detained for days in the fenced-in space were shaken once they were released from custody. Bruises were visible on toddlers and older children who had to lay on rocks and concrete, one advocate said.
A Guatemalan father is suing two nonprofits that house migrant children for the US government, alleging his 10-year-old son was forced to take psychotropic drugs and sexually assaulted while in custody.
While the Trump administration sends humanitarian aid to Venezuela and ratchets up its rhetoric against Nicolas Maduro's regime, a growing group of Venezuelans who've fled to the United States are finding themselves in legal limbo and calling on Congress for help.