Category Archives: Mexico

What’s behind the spike in immigrants at the border?

Catherine E. Shoichet and Geneva Sands, CNN – Apprehensions of migrants on the southern border have reached levels not seen in more than a decade. The sharp uptick has spurred a mix of finger pointing in Washington. Trump administration officials … Continue reading

Posted in Immigrants, Mexico

What’s happening at the U.S.-Mexico border in 6 charts

John Gramlich and Luis Noe-Bustamante of Pew Research – Border Patrol agents apprehended 92,607 migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border in March, the highest monthly total since April 2007. In response to the influx of migrants, U.S. President Donald Trump recently … Continue reading

Posted in Border control, Donald Trump, Immigrants, Mexico, Pew Research

A member of an armed group detaining migrants at the border has been arrested by the FBI

Taking the law into their own hands… from Dakin Andone and Artemis Moshtaghian of CNN – The FBI on Saturday arrested Larry Mitchell Hopkins, a member of an armed militia that had detained hundreds of migrants at the Mexico-New Mexico … Continue reading

Posted in Border control, Mexico, Rule of Law, United States

Key findings about U.S. immigrants

By Gustavo López, Kristen Bialik and Jynnah Radford of Pew Research – The United States has more immigrants than any other country in the world. Today, more than 40 million people living in the U.S. were born in another country, accounting for about one-fifth … Continue reading

Posted in China, Immigrants, India, Mexico, Pew Research, United States