How Americans View the Situation at the U.S.-Mexico Border, Its Causes and Consequences

How Americans View the Situation at the U.S.-Mexico Border, Its Causes and Consequences

By Pew Research Center The growing number of migrants seeking entry into the United States at its border with Mexico has strained government resources, divided Congress and emerged as a contentious issue in the 2024 presidential campaign. Americans overwhelmingly fault the government for how it has handled the migrant situation. Beyond that, however, there are deep differences – […]

Brandon Johnson Reverses Decision to Visit US Border as Chicago Grapples with Influx of Immigrants

Brandon Johnson Reverses Decision to Visit US Border as Chicago Grapples with Influx of Immigrants

Editorial credit: David Peinado Romero / Shutterstock.com By Rachel Schilke Democratic Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson will no longer visit the southern border despite announcing the plan two weeks ago, citing the numerous buses of immigrants arriving in the Windy City. Johnson’s office said in a statement via WTTW Chicago that the mayor concluded his time was better spent grappling with the influx […]