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An extraordinary number of migrants crossed the U.S.-Mexico border into El Paso over the weekend. It's stretching an already-taxed system to new limits. Over a yearlong period, federal agents have reported a record 2.4 million encounters. Rep. Veronica Escobar, a…
By Amna Nawaz
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador also cited the recent massacre of 19 people, including at least 14 Guatemalan migrants, near the U.S. border, as justification for his policy of stopping Central American migrants at Mexico's southern border.
By Associated Press
A new watchdog report reveals troubling details about how the U.S. government handled the separation of migrant families as a result of the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy. The litany of failures includes communication breakdown, lack of planning and insufficient…
Mexican security forces on Sunday killed seven more members of a presumed cartel assault force that rolled into a town near the Texas border and staged an hour-long attack, officials said, bringing the death toll to at least 21.
The numbers of immigrant children being detained by U.S. authorities at the U.S.-Mexico border have dropped in recent months. Still, medical professionals continue to articulate concerns about the harmful effects that any detention can have on both the short- and…
The U.S.-Mexico border continues to drive political turmoil. After reports of miserable conditions for detained migrant children, John Sanders, acting head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, resigned. Meanwhile, Congress is scrambling to reach a border funding deal. Lisa Desjardins…
By PBS NewsHour
As President Trump pressures Mexico to do more to stop the flow of migrants heading to the U.S., some of his threats, including sealing the U.S.-Mexico border, are affecting local business there. Meanwhile, the Mexican government is meeting some of…
On this edition for Sunday, April 29, growing tribalism on both ends leaves little room for debate in the political discourse, and after years of open borders, there’s backlash in Latin America as the Venezuelan migrant crisis becomes critical. Also,…
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