Tag: Us-Mexico border
Trump made the construction of a wall to stem illegal immigration from Latin America central to his successful 2016 campaign for the presidency.
US border officers detain about 200 unaccompanied children along the southern border, down from more than 2,500 in May, thanks to congressional funding increases.
The US Department of Homeland Security requests 1,000 additional soldiers to help manage the migrant crisis in Texas.
US Vice President Mike Pence condemns Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for comparing migrant detention facilities to 'concentration camps.'
US President Donald Trump says migrant detention centres that have come under criticism for overcrowding and poor conditions will be open to visits by journalists.
US President Trump brushes off reports of overcrowding and squalid conditions in migrant detention centres by saying the migrants can opt 'not to come' to the United States.
Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accuses US border agents of conducting a program of 'psychological warfare' against detained migrants.
Larry Hopkins has been charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm.
Larry Hopkins had represented himself as the commander of the United Constitutional Patriots, a group who voluntarily detains asylum seekers from Central America.
Many Mexicans flee Mexico for a better life just across the border into the United States, hundreds of which are illegals.
Trump is consistent to consistent in his efforts to close down the US-Mexico border where illegal immigrants from Mexico have said to number up to 100,000 migrants a month.
A surge of asylum seekers from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras have sought to enter the United States across the southern border in recent days.
San Diego-based US District Court Judge Dana Sabraw late on Friday issued a preliminary ruling that would potentially expand by thousands the number of migrants.
The president invokes a 'national emergency' to justify tapping military and other funds for barrier construction.
The US House of Representatives agrees to a bipartisan border security bill but not the US$5.7 billion President Donald Trump is seeking.
The Trump administration has suggested the use of national emergency powers to redirect money already committed by Congress for other purposes toward paying for the wall.
Efforts to resolve the dispute over border security funding extended into the weekend as a special congressional negotiating panel aimed to reach a deal by today.
The address also offered no hope for a quick end to a government partial shutdown triggered by the row that has left 800,000 federal employees without pay.
The US president will lay out the 'real humanitarian and security crisis at our southern border'.
Invoking emergency powers will potentially be an alternative, allowing the US president to get around Congress's control of the budget.
Smugglers blatantly lie about immigration procedures in the US and do little for migrants beyond holding out the prospect of a better life.
Every day, about 5,000 Venezuelans leave home in one of the biggest exodus of people in modern South American history.
The arrival of several thousand Central Americans in Tijuana about a month ago prompted US to mobilise the military to beef up border security.
The girl died of 'dehydration and shock'.
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