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A detainee — not Ronaldo — stands in a cell at Otay Mesa immigration detention center in San Diego, California, U.S. May 18, 2018.

ICE reportedly gave an asylum-seeker at a detention center ibuprofen after he was shot in the head

A Guatemalan asylum-seeker who was shot in the head and tortured was given just ibuprofen to treat his pain while detained at an ICE.

The number of migrants arrested at the US-Mexico border is the highest it’s been since 2007, new federal data shows

New federal data shows about 851,000 migrants were arrested by border patrol along the US-Mexico border in fiscal 2019, the highest number since 2007.
US President Donald Trump visits the US-Mexico border fence in Otay Mesa, California on September 18, 2019.

Gators, bayonets, and a moat: 11 of the wildest requests Trump has made to secure the US-Mexico border

Many of Trump's ideas came amid his fury over a springtime crush of migrants, who arrived at the US-Mexico border in numbers not seen in years.
US President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable on immigration and border security at the US Border Patrol Calexico Station in Calexico, California, April 5, 2019

Trump is expected to sign order to send people seeking asylum in the US to Guatemala instead, according to report

Under the new agreement, asylum seekers wouldn't have a chance to make their case in the US. Instead, they'd make their case in Guatemala.

The deal that Trump announced to avert tariffs on Mexico reportedly mostly includes things Mexico agreed to do months earlier

Trump had vowed to impose the tariffs on June 10 if Mexico did not crack down on migrants traveling through the country en route to the US.
Migrants are seen outside the U.S. Border Patrol McAllen Station in a makeshift encampment in McAllen, Texas, U.S., May 15, 2019.

Aerial photos show migrants sleeping on the ground in makeshift tent encampment at a Texas Border Patrol station

New photos taken from a helicopter above a Border Patrol station in McAllen, Texas, shows the conditions migrants stay in while they're processed.
Thousands of migrants crossed the border, many groups of Central American migrants were seen, crossing the border, the border patrol said that on average 1,000 migrants cross the border in the city Juarez the Paso Texas on 22 April 2019.

The Department of Homeland Security reportedly once considered housing migrant children in Guantanamo Bay

The news comes amid a surge of migrants at the US-Mexico border, ramping up pressure on Trump administration officials to find detention space.
Members of the Constitutional Patriots New Mexico Border Ops Team militia, Viper and Stinger who go by aliases to protect their identity, patrol the US-Mexico border in Sunland Park, New Mexico on March 20, 2019.

The FBI arrested the leader of a militia that has been detaining migrant families at the border

The militia group has recently sparked backlash for detaining migrants at the US-Mexico border at gunpoint.
Stinger, a member of Constitutional Patriots New Mexico Border Ops Team militia is pictured on patrol at the US-Mexico border near Mt. Christo Rey in Sunland Park, New Mexico on March 20, 2019.

Armed vigilante groups at the US-Mexico border have been stopping migrant families and detaining them at gunpoint

Armed, right-wing vigilantes have been detaining large groups of migrants crossing the US-Mexico border and holding them at gunpoint, videos show.
Migrant children are being held in a tent city in Texas near the US-Mexico border.

Top Trump officials reportedly discussed whether the US military could build and run ‘tent city’ detention camps for migrants

It's the latest in a series of legally dubious efforts the Trump administration has floated in recent weeks amid a surge of migrants at the border.