Those being moved out of the camp, which houses 9,000 people in a facility built for 3,100, will be sent to the mainland so their asylum claims can be examined.
A U.S. Border Patrol supervisor charged in the killings of four women knew the victims, authorities say. Some fear more deaths at the hands of the agent remained undiscovered.
The figure is down from a cap of 45,000 this year, despite complaints from global humanitarian groups that the 2018 limit was too low.
Conservative Republican Kris Kobach promises voters that if elected Kansas governor, he'll work to drive out illegal immigrants to halt what he says is $377 million in benefits they receive from the state annually.
Canada is set to legalize marijuana in October, but the U.S. plans to treat those with ties to the industry as drug traffickers.
A federal court-ordered deadline to reunite families has come and gone, yet thousands of minors remain in custody.
Officials can now deny visas and green cards without giving applicants a chance to fix any errors in their applications.
While the government has stopped large-scale separation of families, thousands of immigrants continue to arrive at the southwest border each month.
A party with roots in a neo-Nazi movement finishes third in Sunday's vote, reflecting how deeply a nation famous for its progressive policies is being transformed by migration.