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By Elliot Spagat, Associated Press
A report says the head of the Department of Homeland Security contradicted her public statements in 2018 when she ordered border agents to stop asylum-seekers from stepping on U.S. soil at official crossings with Mexico.
U.S. border authorities are allegedly violating an agreement by sending minors into Mexico even if they come from other Central American countries. A new report finds that at least 200 children have been sent to Mexico over the past eight…
One of the most criticized policies of the Trump administration has been its decision to separate members of families illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in 2018. A federal judge put a stop to the practice and ordered the government to…
Immigration policies that led to the separation of families at the U.S.-Mexico border remain among the Trump administration’s most controversial. Now, a New York Times report sheds additional light on who was involved in that effort -- and why they…
Because of the coronavirus, U.S. authorities wield extraordinary power to immediately expel Mexicans and Central Americans to Mexico, waiving laws that include rights to seek asylum. A father and 9-year-old son were whisked back to Mexico when encountered in San…
By Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press
President Donald Trump faces a fresh test of his ability to draw a crowd during a pandemic when he visits Arizona on Tuesday after his sparsely attended weekend rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
By James MacPherson, Astrid Galvan, Associated Press
A North Dakota construction company favored by President Donald Trump has received the largest contract so far to build a section of Trump’s signature wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
The Trump administration is saying increased security on the U.S.-Mexico border is necessary to prevent the coronavirus' spread. As a result, more than 900 migrant children were deported in March and April shortly after they reached the border -- much…
By Julie Watson, James Laporta, Associated Press
The cameras and deployment of 540 more troops come despite a nine-month decline in apprehensions that indicate fewer people are crossing illegally.
By Ben Fox, Elliot Spagat, Associated Press
Both countries and Canada also agreed to immediately turn back anyone trying to cross their borders illegally, with U.S. officials saying that the unchecked entry of people from around the world poses a potential health risk because of the rapidly…
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