The U.S. has continued to dismiss criticism over its use of tear gas on a group of asylum-seekers in Tijuana, saying the “chaotic” weekend of border clashes were “predicted” by President Donald Trump and immigration officials.
By Joshua Barajas, Amber Partida
On Sunday, U.S. border patrol fired tear gas at crowds rushing the closed crossing in Tijuana. Witnesses described a chaotic scene in which people, including children, fainted from the gas. Mexico plans to deport nearly 100 of the migrants involved.
The busiest port of entry along the southwest border was shut down by U.S. immigration officials this past weekend after hundreds of Central American migrants hoping to declare asylum attempted to cross fencing that separates Mexico and the U.S. Here's…
By Joshua Barajas
We followed Honduran Karla Cruz from southern Mexico to the U.S. border as she traveled with a caravan of migrants. She hoped to escape violence at home and make it to Texas, where her mother fled 15 years ago. But…
By Yesica Fisch, Julie Watson, Associated Press
The United States closed off northbound traffic for several hours at the busiest border crossing with Mexico to install new security barriers on Monday, a day after hundreds of Tijuana residents protested against the presence of thousands of Central American…
In our news wrap Wednesday, voting machines in Palm Beach County overheated as election officials raced to meet the Thursday deadline for reporting tallies. Now 174,000 ballots must be recounted. Meanwhile, in Georgia, all but one county has certified its…
By Associated Press
Mattis said the military's mission on the border has not changed "at this time," even though the lead migrant caravan is no longer headed toward south Texas.
By Colleen Long, Associated Press
President Donald Trump's new regulations are intended to circumvent laws stating that anyone is eligible for asylum no matter how he or she enters the country, but that plan was immediately challenged in court on Friday.
In our news wrap Tuesday, Cesar Sayoc, the man accused of sending pipe bombs to prominent Democrats and critics of President Trump, appeared in federal court in New York. He faces up to 48 years in prison if convicted on…
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