The Department of Homeland Security will use the tests to identify what it calls fraudulent families. But advocates say the plan raises privacy concerns.
The new plan could mean more asylum claims will be denied, according to advocates.
An effort to deliver food is only a temporary solution.
Border agents are working overtime without pay and TSA agents are refusing to work without receiving a paycheck.
Legal experts and migrants' rights advocates warn that the crisis will persist as migrants continue to arrive in Tijuana and other border towns.
In a potentially landmark decision, a circuit court judge ruled that the Fourth Amendment should protect Elena Rodriguez, who was a Mexican national killed on Mexican soil.
Mayors can take a number of localized actions to combat the harsh policies being implemented by the federal government.
A newly released report shows the parents who crossed into the United States illegally were separated from their children before the Trump administration's zero tolerance practice took effect in May.
But holding the agents accountable has proven especially difficult considering the accusers are often undocumented immigrants with limited legal rights.
A new report shows widespread abuse of minors while they were in custody of Customs and Border Protection.
Immigration authorities have erected 23 towers outfitted with cameras to scan hundreds of square miles in search of people attempting to cross the border.
Francisco Cantú's memoir of his time as a Border Patrol agent asks some important questions about violence, complicity, and the blurred lines between people and the institutions they serve.
A directive from the head of ICE's deportations unit appears to push for tougher action than the Trump administration has publicly promised.
Last week, a federal judge ruled that family-unit detention centers violate immigrant children's rights. The Department of Homeland Security has 90 days to reform the detention centers or release detainees.