An autopsy has found that a 7-year-old girl from Guatemala died of a bacterial infection while detained by the U.S. Border Patrol, in a case that drew worldwide attention to the plight of migrant families detained at the southern U.S.
By Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press
President Donald Trump threatened to close America's southern border or large sections of it if Mexico does not halt illegal immigration "immediately."…
By Catherine Lucey, Nomaan Merchant, Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press
Juan David Ortiz, 35, an intel supervisor for the Border Patrol, was charged with four counts of murder and aggravated assault and unlawful restraint.
By Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press
The former commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the nation's largest federal law enforcement agency, says it’s not only heartbreaking that migrant children are being torn away from their parents; he’s also worried about how it affects Border Patrol…
By Hannah Grabenstein
These days, it’s hard to stop politics from flooding your news feed. We take a moment every week to bring you important stories beyond the White House and the Capitol. Here’s what we’re reading now…
By Elliot Spagat, Associated Press
The Trump administration has proposed spending $18 billion over 10 years to significantly extend the border wall with Mexico.
By Matthew Lee, Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press
A scaled-back version of President Donald Trump's travel ban is now in force, stripped of provisions that brought protests and chaos at airports worldwide in January yet still likely to generate a new round of court fights.
By PBS NewsHour
In a sleepy, no-stoplight town 25 miles from the Arizona-Mexico border, you'll pass surveillance towers, border agents on patrol and checkpoints. This is life along the border, where security has been ramped up significantly since 9/11, sweeping up American citizens…
By Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press
The Trump administration wants to build a 30-foot-high border wall that looks good from the north side and is difficult to climb or cut through.
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