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A convoy of demonstrators blocked northbound lanes of the Golden Gate Bridge early Thursday.
The conservative-leaning court ordered the administration to reinstate the Trump-era program that forces people to wait in Mexico while seeking asylum in the U.S.
The sharp increases from June were striking because crossings usually slow during stifling — and sometimes fatal — summer heat.
The Biden administration sued Texas on Friday to prevent state troopers from stopping vehicles carrying migrants on grounds that they may spread COVID-19, warning the practice would exacerbate problems amid high levels of crossings on the state’s border with Mexico.
“I have repeatedly called on Congress to pass the American Dream and Promise Act, and I now renew that call with the greatest urgency,” Biden said.
Immigrant advocates say they have reached a settlement with the U.S. government so they can keep operating a free hotline that lets detained immigrants report concerns about custody conditions.
The U.S. Justice Department has dropped its opposition to reviving a union for immigration judges that had been stripped of authority during the final months of the Trump administration.
The Biden administration on Tuesday formally ended a Trump-era immigration policy that forced asylum seekers to wait in Mexico for hearings in U.S. immigration court.
Tennessee licensed a shelter for immigrant children a year before the state’s Republican governor and U.S. Senators began expressing outrage over unaccompanied minors being sent to Chattanooga.
The Department of Homeland Security inspector general said in a report released Monday that it found at least 348 cases in which Immigration and Customs Enforcement had no records showing migrants wanted to leave their children in the U.S.