Politics Mar 07

Central American asylum seekers exit the Chaparral border crossing gate after being sent back to Mexico by the U.S. in Tijuana, Mexico. Photo by Shannon Stapleton/Reuters
Guidelines ask agents to target Spanish speakers at border

Border agents have been told to explicitly target Spanish speakers and migrants from Latin America in carrying out a Trump administration program requiring asylum seekers wait in Mexico, according to memos obtained by The Associated Press.

Politics Feb 26

General Terrence John O'Shaughnessy, Commander of the U.S. Northern Command, speaks at a news conference with U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan (R) at a 2018 news conference Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Reuters
Top U.S. general says no military threat on southern border

Under pointed questioning from senators, the top U.S. general for homeland defense said Tuesday that he sees no military threat coming from the southern border with Mexico, but his focus in on "very real" threats from China and Russia in…

Feb 12

Mexico's most notorious drug lord, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, was convicted Tuesday of running an industrial-scale smuggling operation after a three-month trial packed with Hollywood-style tales of grisly killings, political payoffs, cocaine hidden in jalapeno cans, jewel-encrusted guns and a…

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