The swell of Haitian migrants attempting to come to the U.S. shows the country needs a plan to help environmental refugees, advocates say, while warning that the swift deportation of those camped in Texas is indicative of how climate migrants could be treated in the years to come.

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas walked a careful line Tuesday, condemning the actions of border agents seen chasing away Haitian migrants while pledging to ramp up deportations to the Caribbean nation.

Forty Members of Congress recently wrote a letter to DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and USCIS Director Ur Jaddou expressing concern about the affirmative asylum backlog, which as of April 2021, had reached a record high — nearly 400,000 applications.

Roughly 10,000 mostly Haitian migrants were crowded under a border bridge in South Texas awaiting processing Thursday, prompting U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to announce it was sending additional agents to address the massive influx.

Around 100 Afghan refugees have been approved by the federal government to settle in Maine within the next six months, Catholic Charities Maine (CCM) announced Friday.

I was 16 years old and my brother was 12 in 1961 when our parents put us on a secret nighttime flight from Cuba to Miami.

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Sunday announced it has been directed by President Biden to take the lead in resettling refugees who have been evacuated out of Afghanistan to escape the Taliban.

President Biden has made much of his intent to “follow the science,” but an unintended consequence of what appears to be a hasty decision on immigration policy could render U.S. science subpar, slow and uncompetitive, not only on COVID, but on a host of fronts with potentially serious impacts for U.S. competitiveness and leadership for years to come.

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) is urging the U.S. to welcome Afghan refugees fleeing the Taliban, saying “we must draw upon the best of our history and open our arms to the huddled masses yearning to breathe free” in an op-ed published Friday by CNN.

The Biden administration asked the Supreme Court on Friday to overturn a lower court’s order that it revive the Trump-era policy requiring asylum-seekers at the southern border to stay in Mexico while their applications are processed.