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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…
By Sonia Pérez D., Associated Press
President Trump said he told the U.S. military at the southwest border that if they face rock-throwing migrants, they should react as though the rocks were “rifles.”…
By Jill Colvin, Colleen Long, Associated Press
President Donald Trump said Thursday he plans to sign an order next week that could lead to the large-scale detention of migrants crossing the southern border and bar anyone caught crossing illegally from claiming asylum — two legally dubious proposals…
By Astrid Galvan, Associated Press
The troops will not be allowed to detain immigrants, seize drugs from smugglers or have any direct involvement in stopping a migrant caravan that is still about 1,000 miles from the nearest border crossing.
By Danny Gold
Extraordinary violence is among the factors pushing Central Americans north toward the U.S. In El Salvador, rival gangs like MS-13 and the 18th Street Gang kill thousands per year, despite a harsh crackdown by law enforcement. Special correspondent Danny Gold…
By Robert Burns, Colleen Long, Jill Colvin, Associated Press
The Pentagon said Monday it is sending 5,200 troops to the Southwest border in an extraordinary military operation ordered up just a week before midterm elections in which President Donald Trump has put a sharp focus on Central American migrants…
For two weeks, thousands of Central American migrants have been making their way north toward the U.S. Many hope to escape violence, corruption and poverty, or to be reunited with family members living in the U.S. But they face a…
More than 7,000 Central American migrants continue their journey north through Mexico. The group, which an accompanying reporter describes as “more of an exodus,” contains a broad variety of ages and demographics, all disillusioned by conditions in their home countries…
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