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Crew aboard the 52-foot motor lifeboat Invincible II from Coast Guard station Grays Harbor prepare to tow a disabled vessel while a second boat crew aboard a 47-foot motor lifeboat standby near Grays Harbor, Washington, January 7, 2019.

After catching 5 times as many migrants off the West Coast in 2018, Coast Guard crews are working without pay — and retirees may be next

The record-long government shutdown left Coast Guard crews without a paycheck on January 15, and 50,000 more retirees may be affected on February 1.
A view of inside U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) detention facility shows children at Rio Grande Valley Centralized Processing Center in Rio Grande City, Texas, U.S., June 17, 2018. Picture taken on June 17, 2018.

Migrants detained at the border are kept in freezing cells nicknamed ‘iceboxes’ — here’s what we know about them

Immigrants detained at the border are held in facilities known for extremely cold temperatures and crammed cells known as "hieleras" or "iceboxes."
A picture of Jakelin is seen during a protest to demand justice for her in El Paso, Texas on December 16, 2018.

Migrant father contradicts US officials, says his 7-year-old daughter who died in Border Patrol custody was given no water for 8 hours

The father of Jakelin Caal Maquin, a 7-year-old girl who died in Border Patrol custody, has again contradicted US officials' story about her death.
Lindholm Island was once used to house contagious animals for research.

Denmark wants to isolate its ‘unwanted’ migrants on a remote island that once housed contagious animals

The Danish government announced it intends to decontaminate the island of Lindholm in 2019 and have it to house up to 125 migrants by the end of 2021.

A large majority of Americans support current or increased levels of immigration, while most of Europe wants fewer migrants

A new poll found Americans more open to increased immigration than most Europeans. Worldwide, far more people would like to see immigration decrease.

The migrant caravan from Central America is still hundreds of miles from the US border — here’s everything we know about when it could arr...

A caravan of some 4,000 migrants has been trekking north towards the US, yet remains more than 700 miles away. Here's what could happen next.

Thousands of migrant children are trekking hundreds of miles in a caravan to the US. These powerful pictures show their difficult journey.

The caravan of migrants traveling through Mexico to the US has often been characterized as a threat — but a huge chunk of them are young children.

Organizers in Mexico set up a makeshift screening of Disney’s ‘Coco’ for thousands of caravan migrants traveling to the US

Thousands of migrants hunkered down in the Mexican town of Juchitán de Zaragoza on Tuesday evening and watched a screening of the Disney movie "Coco."

Mexico is offering temporary IDs and jobs to asylum-seeking migrants to convince them to stay in the country

In an effort to dissuade a group of Central American migrants from heading to the US, Mexico is offering jobs to those who register for asylum there.
Members of a migrant caravan cross the Mexico-Guatemala border on October 21 near Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico.

A variety of conspiracy theories and misleading claims have sprung up around the migrant caravan in Mexico

Conspiracies about a migrant caravan making its way through Central America and Mexico have flourished in recent days with the help of prominent conservatives.