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TSA says personnel won't be coerced into border deployment: 'We're soliciting volunteers'

The Transportation Security Administration says it will not force employees to relocate to the U.S.-Mexico border to help Customs and Border Protection but is asking workers to vol...

TSA says personnel won't be coerced into border deployment: 'We're soliciting volunteers'

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DOD to send 320 personnel to US-Mexico border Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan on Monday approved a Department of Homeland Security request for additional support at the US southern border, according to a Pentagon spokesman....
01:51, 04/30/2019

Pentagon approves 320 more personnel to Mexico border The U.S. military said on Monday it would send about 320 Defense Department personnel to the border with Mexico in roles that would increasingly put them in contact with migrants, including driving th...
01:17, 04/30/2019

TSA to deploy hundreds of personnel to southern border: report Hundreds of TSA personnel — including air marshals — are being redeployed to the border with Mexico to help handle the migrant inflows as the summer travel season heats up, according to a new report. ...
16:17, 05/15/2019

Homeland Security secretary: Mexico’s guard border deployment is ‘new’ The acting secretary of Homeland Security on Sunday heralded Mexico’s decision to send thousands of its national guard troops to the Guatemalan border as a new development, disputing a report th...
00:51, 06/10/2019

Mexico says National Guard deployment to southern border starts on Wednesday Deployment of National Guard forces to Mexico's southern border was due to start on Wednesday and will advance quickly under a migration control deal signed last week with the United States, Foreign M...
18:17, 06/12/2019

TSA union warns border deployment may 'undermine' air safety at busiest time of year The largest union representing Transportation Security Administration personnel balked at the Trump administration's plans to send upwards of 400 employees to the U.S.-Mexico border to help with borde...
01:51, 05/16/2019

Ireland is soliciting New Yorkers to live on this stunning island A small island off the northwest coast of Ireland has launched an unusual campaign to lure new residents there to bolster its population and make its community “sustainable.” Arranmore Island — an eig...
23:51, 06/14/2019

YouTuber ProJared Accused Of Sexually Soliciting Fans Jared “ProJared” Knabenbauer, a gaming YouTuber who had over a million subscribers before today’s events, has been accused of sending nudes to and soliciting nudes from fans, one of whom says they wer...
22:17, 05/09/2019

Deputy coerced wanted mom into performing sex act on baby: authorities A Louisiana sheriff’s deputy was fired after he allegedly coerced a wanted woman into performing a sex act on her infant son in exchange for not arresting her. Iberville Parish Sheriff’s D...
19:51, 06/10/2019

Judge: Car Search Coerced By Kentucky Police Officer The Courier-Journal LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A judge has ruled that Kentucky police coerced a man into allowing officers to search his car, leading to charges including violating a protective order by...
14:17, 06/20/2019

Police checking whether Indiana dairy farm abuse was coerced FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) — A prosecutor says investigators are looking into whether an animal rights group worker coerced employees at a large northwestern Indiana dairy farm into the abuse of young calve...
17:51, 06/19/2019

Volunteers needed at the Center of Opportunity TUCSON – A few months ago, the old Holiday Inn on Irvington and Palo Verde roads watched over Tucson and its roughly 400 homeless population left sleeping outdoors. But last week, new life has e...
00:34, 06/12/2019

Habitat Build Seeking Volunteers Tuesday LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)- While the walls are up at the LEX 18 Habitat House, there is still plenty of work to be done. Despite last week’s rain, several members of the LEX 18 family have been ou...
17:34, 06/03/2019

Volunteers search for missing girl in Houston Crews in Houston continue to search for a missing 4-year-old girl days after her stepfather reported that she had been abducted. (May 7)        ...
07:00, 05/08/2019

Lexington Parks Looking For Therapeutic Recreation Camp Volunteers LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Lexington Parks and Recreation is looking for volunteers to help out with its therapeutic recreation camps offered to people with disabilities. The camp begins in a cou...
00:34, 06/04/2019

Two Canadian volunteers missing in rare kidnapping in Ghana The women were abducted in Kumasi, and security sources have suggested it was a kidnapping for ransomTwo Canadian women who were volunteering with an international development organisation have been a...
06:51, 06/07/2019

How volunteers near Berlin help excavate World War II mass graves World War II ended 74 years ago. But volunteers are still searching parts of Germany for the remains of the war dead. Nina Werkhäuser reports from the village of Klessin, near Berlin....
22:51, 05/09/2019

The realities of rural 5G deployment in the US The chairman of the FCC announced approval of the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint. This will result in a third megacarrier in the US mobile wireless market, which is a good move for consumers like you a...
21:34, 06/07/2019

Canadian volunteers scour river for missing Indigenous women Drag the Red searches for human remains in the Red River as a report recently concluded Indigenous women face a ‘genocide’As a government inquiry compiled its landmark report on the epidemic of violen...
13:34, 06/09/2019

Thousands of volunteers remove plastic from northern Spanish coast Thousands of volunteers plucked plastic and other waste products from the rocks and beaches along Spain's Basque coast on Saturday, while divers took to the sea to clear garbage from the water as part...
18:17, 06/08/2019

Volunteers needed for west side trail building, restoration TUCSON – Pima County Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation is calling volunteers to help with trail construction and restoration at Painted Hills and Enchanted Hills trail parks. The Painted Hills t...
09:17, 06/25/2019

Scientists call for volunteers to help pre-empt deadly plant disease Britain free of Xylella fastidiosa, known as cuckoo spit, but experts are on high alertScientists are calling for thousands of keen-eyed volunteers to report findings of frothy spittle, often called c...
17:34, 05/26/2019

In Search For Hiker, Volunteers Checked Boar Intestines For Human Remains The helicopter buzzed over the forest canopy. Three searchers peered into dense foliage and rolling waterfall beds as they watched their fuel dwindle. It would soon be time to turn back and end the......
05:17, 05/27/2019

‘It’s part of our heart and soul’: Volunteers refurbish Lawrencetown Beach House Sick of waiting for the government to fix up the aging Lawrencetown Beach House, a group of volunteers took it upon themselves to paint the building ahead of the upcoming summer season....
21:51, 06/01/2019

Volunteers, firefighters work to clean up south side garden after vandalism TUCSON — On Saturday morning, Tucson Firefighters and volunteers gathered to help clean up the Children’s Peace Garden at Manuel Herrera Jr. Park after it was vandalized on Monday. Pots and plan...
23:51, 05/19/2019

‘The 66 pounds are a killer’: Volunteers needed to help Île-Bizard residents clear sandbags Thousands of sandbags that were used to protect Île-Bizard residents from floodwaters need to moved to the side of the road to be collected by the city....
23:34, 06/01/2019

Russia says it will respond defensively to U.S. deployment in Poland The Kremlin said on Thursday the Russian military was closely tracking U.S. plans to beef up its forces in Poland and taking steps to ensure Russia's national security was not threatened by what Mosco...
18:51, 06/13/2019

U.S., Poland Plan Announcement of New Military Deployment President Trump and his Polish counterpart will meet on Wednesday to make what administration officials said would be a major announcement on troop deployments....
22:34, 06/11/2019

Mexico says National Guard deployment is complete MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s foreign minister says that the country has completed its deployment of some 6,000 National Guard members to help control the flow of Central American migrants headed ...
19:17, 06/21/2019

Appeal launched for Euro 2020 volunteers in bid to recreate spirit of London Olympics A rallying cry was issued today for thousands of volunteers to help recreate the spirit of the 2012 Olympic Games at next year's Euro 2020 football championship....
13:17, 06/11/2019

Uniper says Elliott could push for personnel changes at group German utility Uniper on Tuesday said it had been notified by its second-largest shareholder Elliott that it would be aiming to implement strategic objectives, including potentially removing key perso...
12:51, 06/05/2019

US military says 2 service personnel killed in Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.S. military says two service members have been killed in Afghanistan. It did not offer any details surrounding the circumstances of their deaths. The statement says the...
07:51, 06/26/2019

| Trump: Russia says has removed 'most' personnel from Venezuela Russia has told the US that it has withdrawn most of its personnel from Venezuela, US President Donald Trump says, two months after telling Moscow to "get out" of the crisis-plagued Latin American nat...
00:51, 06/04/2019

2 service personnel killed in Afghanistan, US military says The U.S. military said two service members were killed Wednesday in Afghanistan, but did not offer any details surrounding the circumstances of their deaths....
19:00, 06/26/2019

Iran accuses US of 'psychological warfare' with taskforce deployment Iran supreme national security council spokesman dismisses deployment of carrier strike group and a bomber taskforce as ‘clumsy’Iran’s top security body has labeled the sudden US moves to send an airc...
02:51, 05/08/2019

Shanahan says after Iran briefing U.S. deployment has deterred attacks Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday after briefing lawmakers on the threat from Iran that the United States had deterred possible attacks by deploying forces to the region....
23:17, 05/21/2019

Russia could take new U.S. troop deployment to U.N. security council: lawmaker Russia could raise the topic of a new U.S. troop deployment in the Middle East at the U.N. Security Council, lawmaker Vladimir Dzhabarov, deputy head of parliament's foreign affairs committee, said on...
20:17, 05/24/2019

Polish 'Fort Trump' ahead? US troops set for deployment The U.S. is expected to add at least 1,000 troops to the 4,000 already stationed in Poland, a sign of strengthening ties between President Trump and Polish President Andrzej Duda at a time when many o...
02:00, 06/12/2019

REFILE-Uniper says Elliott could push for personnel changes at group German utility Uniper on Wednesday said it had been notified by its second-largest shareholder Elliott that it would be aiming to implement strategic objectives, including potentially removing key per...
13:17, 06/05/2019

2 Indians Among 115 UN Personnel Honoured For Sacrifice In Line Of Duty An Indian police officer deployed to the UN mission in Congo and a consultant with the UN development programme killed in the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash are among 115 UN peacekeepers and staff......
12:51, 05/07/2019

Over 25,000 Personnel Deployed For Lok Sabha Vote Count In Bengal Bringing the end to the high-voltage Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal - which has virtually become the ground zero of the current elections following the Bharatiya Janata Party's mega push to become a.....
21:17, 05/22/2019

Mexico says Guard deployment beginning, forms migrant team Mexican officials say they are beginning deployment of the country’s new National Guard for immigration enforcement, an accelerated commitment of a 6,000-strong force under an agreement meant to head ...
00:17, 06/12/2019

Trinamool Attacks BJP Over Central Troop Deployment In Bengal Till May 25 Questioning the BJP demand for deployment of central forces in West Bengal till the Model Code of Conduct is in place, an upset Trinamool Congress on Tuesday asked the Election Commission "if......
19:34, 05/21/2019

U.S. Deployment Triggered by Intelligence Warning of Iranian Attack Plans Unusually specific intelligence reports about fresh Iranian threats to American forces in the Middle East triggered a request by the U.S. military command in the Middle East for additional assistance ...
02:34, 05/07/2019

Militants kill eight security personnel in Sinai: state media Militants attacked a checkpoint and killed eight security personnel on Wednesday in north Sinai where Egyptian forces have long been battling Islamists, state media said....
12:00, 06/05/2019

Babul Supriyo Says Vehicles Of His Security Personnel Attacked In Bengal Union Minister Babul Supriyo on Sunday alleged that his security personnel's vehicles were attacked with stones by Trinamool Congress (TMC) "goons" near West Bengal's Basirhat....
04:17, 05/13/2019

Texas seeks more armed school personnel after mass shooting AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Nearly a year after a mass shooting at a Texas high school killed eight students and two substitute teachers, lawmakers in this gun-friendly state are close to passing new measure...
19:00, 05/07/2019

2,000 air force personnel from 4 nations join Red Flag-Alaska exercises Red Flag-Alaska, an exercise involving 2,000 personnel, 85 aircraft and the air forces of four Pacific Rim countries, is underway, the U.S. Air Force announced....
05:34, 06/15/2019

Fired Hampton aide appeals dismissal to Personnel Board FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A fired aide to Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton has asked the Kentucky Personnel Board to reverse her dismissal, which has intensified a feud between Hampton and Gov. Matt Bevin’s ...
21:51, 06/21/2019

Pension Processes, Farewells For Hundreds Of Police Personnel Held Up Hundreds of retirement and subsequent pension procedures for personnel of various Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) have been stuck since May 31 as the Ministry of Home Affairs is yet to take a......
20:34, 06/09/2019

2 Killed As Terrorists Ambush Assam Rifles Personnel In Nagaland Two security personnel were killed after suspected terrorists ambushed an Assam Rifles patrol in Nagaland's Mon area along the Indo-Myanmar border on Saturday. Four others who suffered serious......
00:17, 05/26/2019

Honduran president orders military deployment as civil unrest mounts Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez ordered the deployment of military forces on Thursday as violent anti-government protests continued in the capital even after the government reached an agreem...
01:00, 06/21/2019

‘Flaws’ in data for Aegis Ashore deployment rile Japan’s politicians Japan's Akita city is asking for an explanation from the central government about a decision to deploy the missile defense system Aegis Ashore in the region....
05:17, 06/07/2019

Mexico says National Guard deployment to control migrant flow is complete The announcement by foreign minister Marcelo Ebrard comes as Mexico puts into effect a deal on irregular immigration reached with Washington to head off stiff tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump threa...
01:17, 06/22/2019

Turkey, Russia reviewing deployment in Syria's Tel Rifaat region: Turkish VP Turkish and Russian officials are reviewing deployment of their forces in the Syrian border region of Tel Rifaat, Turkey's Vice President Fuat Oktay said on Sunday, a day after cross-border fire from ...
01:17, 05/06/2019

Port visit canceled to speed aircraft carrier’s deployment to Mideast The decision to have the USS Abraham Lincoln skip a planned trip to Croatia was in response to “recent and clear indications” that Iran was preparing to attack U.S. troops, officials said....
23:51, 05/07/2019

Mexican troop deployment may halt Guatemala’s thriving raft industry Clutching a folder holding his ID documents, Steven Martinez stood uncertainly in no man’s land — the middle of the Rodolfo Robles bridge connecting Guatemala to Mexico — in this frontier outpost name...
01:00, 06/09/2019

Tennessee Volunteers’ 325-pound football recruit dunks, sinks full-court shot in wild video A nearly 325-pound Tennessee Volunteers football recruit showed off his athleticism in a video of him dunking a basketball followed by draining a full-court shot....
02:51, 05/17/2019

Turkey to arrest 249 foreign ministry personnel in post-coup probe: NTV Turkish authorities ordered the arrest of 249 foreign ministry personnel over suspected links to the network of a U.S.-based cleric accused of orchestrating an attempted coup in 2016, broadcaster NTV ...
09:34, 05/20/2019

Bihar To Give Jobs To Families Of Personnel Killed In Pulwama Attack The Bihar Cabinet on Tuesday decided to give government jobs to the families of martyrs of Pulwama and Kupwara terrorist attacks who belong to the state....
21:34, 06/11/2019

CRPF Personnel Deployed At Rabri Devi's Residence Commits Suicide A CRPF jawan, deployed at the residence of former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi here,allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself from his service revolver, police said Saturday....
20:17, 05/18/2019

Rockets land near Iraqi base hosting U.S. personnel in Mosul: sources A rocket landed near an Iraqi military base hosting U.S. forces in the northern city of Mosul late on Tuesday, an Iraqi military statement said, the second such incident in two days....
06:00, 06/19/2019

State Department orders non-emergency personnel to leave Iraq posts NBC News- The State Department has ordered “non-emergency U.S. government employees” in Iraq to leave its embassy in Baghdad and its consulate in Erbil amid tensions with neighboring Iran....
20:17, 05/15/2019

Sen. Ernst on US pulling embassy personnel from Iraq: We'd only evacuate in case of 'imminent threat' U.S. officials would only order diplomats to leave the American embassy in Iraq "if there had been an imminent threat," Senate Armed Services Committee Member Joni Ernst said. ...
01:51, 05/16/2019

Head of NOAA says 5G deployment could set weather forecasts back 40 years. The wireless industry denies it. Both sides agree that American advancement and leadership in 5G is critical, but talks break down when it comes to the acceptable level of interference....
19:17, 05/23/2019

Trump administration threatens furloughs, layoffs if Congress doesn’t let it kill personnel agency The Office of Personnel Management plans to send 150 employees home without pay on Oct. 1 to cover a budget shortfall that lawmakers plan to make up, a sign of growing tension over plans to zero out t...
19:51, 06/19/2019

Iranian threat that prompted deployment of US carrier, bombers to Middle East ‘is real’, official warns The Iranian threat to American troops that prompted the deployment of an aircraft carrier and bomber task force to the Middle East “is real,” a U.S. official told Fox News on Monday....
18:17, 05/06/2019

The Army's 3rd Cavalry Regiment earned 60 combat badges on a deployment that saw it fire 5,000 howitzer rounds at ISIS fighters US Army/Sgt. Edward Bates The Army's 3rd Cavalry Regiment earned about 30 Combat Action Badges and 30 Combat Infantry Badges during a recent deployment in Iraq, Syria, and Kuwait. "It was a great tim...
13:34, 06/20/2019

Border crisis worsens: 100,000 border crossers arrested in April, highest since 2007 Nearly 100,000 people were taken into custody along the southern border in April after illegally crossing from Mexico into the United States, marking the highest number in one month since April 2007, ...
22:34, 05/08/2019

Border Patrol demonstrates dangers migrants face crossing the border Tucson- Border Patrol agents hosted a mock scenario highlighting the dangers border crossers face on Thursday. Border Patrol officials said migrants need two gallons of water a day to walk through th...
16:17, 05/10/2019

U.S. border agents apprehended nearly 100,000 people at southern border in April: data U.S. border officers apprehended nearly 99,000 people crossing the U.S. southern border in April, the highest figure since 2007, the government said on Wednesday, as Trump administration officials dec...
02:00, 05/09/2019

Border Patrol apprehends 'largest group' of illegal immigrants near US border yet U.S. Border Patrol on Tuesday morning apprehended its largest group of illegal immigrants caught at once, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reported....
04:17, 05/01/2019

Border Patrol searches have increased on Greyhound, other buses far from border ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Mercedes Phelan was confused last April when Border Patrol agents boarded the Greyhound bus she was riding in Pennsylvania and asked her if she was a citizen. Ten months later, when ...
22:00, 06/05/2019

Border South review: slow train to US border purgatory Raúl Pastrana’s compassionate film rides with a Nicaraguan migrant trying to cross into America, and a US researcher seeking traces of others who never made it Documentaries about migrants have become...
19:51, 06/08/2019

Border Patrol Council VP slams Ocasio-Cortez's 'disgusting' comparison of border facilities to 'concentration camps' The vice president of the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC) slammed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for comparing border facilities to concentration camps....
20:00, 06/18/2019

Crossing the Border newsletter: One Place Where There Is No Border Crisis In this week’s Crossing the Border newsletter, a success story for the Border Patrol, reader suggestions on what to read, and a trip down the Devil’s Highway...
18:51, 05/02/2019

UK raises threat level for personnel in Iraq over Iran 'threat' Britain has raised the threat level for UK forces and diplomats in Iraq because of what sources say is a heightened security risk from Iran, Sky News can reveal....
18:00, 05/16/2019

Fox News Man: THE BORDER IS 9/11 The shouty voices of Fox News aren’t known for temperate opinions, so it was only a matter of time before someone compared the manufactured crisis at the border to 9/11. Today’s the day!...
10:17, 05/18/2019

N4T Investigators: Border Trash TUCSON – Scores of migrants are illegally crossing our nation’s southern border, and some of those entering the United States through Arizona are leaving behind piles of trash. So, what im...
11:00, 05/14/2019

320 more troops to be sent to U.S. southern border Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan approved Monday to send an additional 320 military troops to the southern border to provide humanitarian support....
10:00, 04/30/2019

Some TSA employees are being sent to the US-Mexico border The Trump administration is starting to send hundreds of Transportation Security Administration employees to the U.S.-Mexico border to help handle the flow of migrants. The TSA said Wednesday it’...
06:34, 05/16/2019

Senate to take up border funding The Senate Appropriations Committee will take up a long-stalled border funding request next week aimed at addressing the influx of migrants from Central America.Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina s...
01:17, 06/12/2019

Mexico deploys 15,000 troops to U.S. border Mexico has deployed nearly 15,000 troops to its northern border as part of efforts to stop migrants from entering the United States, the country's Secretary of Defense Luis Cresencio Sandoval said....
09:51, 06/25/2019

Thousands of migrants wait at the border The number of asylum-seeking Central American families crossing the southern border broke another record in April.        ...
11:34, 05/10/2019

N4T Investigators: Border Build – UPDATE TUCSON – We have an update on a story the News 4 Tucson Investigators broke earlier this year about a construction project right along the border in Santa Cruz County. Despite calls from several...
11:34, 05/31/2019

Here's how US border officials want to spend $20.8B in 2020 U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a Department of Homeland Security entity, has asked Congress for $18.2 billion to fund operations in fiscal 2020, making it the agency’s biggest annual request for ...
02:00, 05/10/2019

Here's what the US wants from its border and tariff negotiations with Mexico Meetings between U.S. and Mexican officials were expected to continue at the White House at 2 p.m., an administration official told CNBC Thursday morning....
19:17, 06/06/2019

U.S. man killed in shootout with CBP at southern border A U.S. man was shot and killed in a firefight with U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the California-Mexico border while trying to enter the country, San Diego police said....
21:51, 06/05/2019

US to house more immigrants in tents at the border The U.S. government is opening two new facilities that could start taking immigrants Thursday. The facilities in El Paso, Texas and the Rio Grande Valley offer bathrooms, recreation areas and sleeping...
12:00, 05/03/2019

House passes $4.5B border aid bill The House passed legislation Tuesday to provide humanitarian assistance for migrants at the southern border despite the White House having threatened to veto it....
06:51, 06/26/2019

US man who hit 5 people in border car chase from Utah SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An American man arrested earlier this week in Mexico after running over several people with a truck in a chaotic chase to a border crossing in San Diego has been identified as a ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Nearly 99K apprehensions on US-Mexico border last month NOGALES – Last month, nearly 99,000 people were apprehended between ports of entry on the U.S.-Mexico border. That number includes more than 58,000 family units. Apprehensions on the Southwest b...
02:17, 05/16/2019

More than $1.2M of cocaine seized at Nogales border TUCSON – More than $1.2 million of cocaine was seized the Port of Nogales after U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers stopped a smuggling attempt at the Dennis DeConcini Crossing Monday. M...
02:51, 06/12/2019

| Pentagon assigns another $1.5 bn for border wall The Pentagon says it was diverting another $1.5bn for new barriers to stop illegal immigrants on the US-Mexico border, following the authorisation of $1bn....
17:51, 05/11/2019

The schoolgirls who defied the Stasi: 'Someone said, "What if we take him across the border?"' They were West German teenagers on a school trip. He was a young man desperate to escape from East Germany. Thirty five years later, they tell their storyIt’s December 1984, a week before Christmas. T...
11:17, 05/11/2019

GOP Ghoul on Children Dying at the Border: 'Fine!' Republicans have made it known just how they feel about migrant children being treated ruthlessly and dying at the border (hint: they do not care!!) but it’s still shocking to hear their dressed down,...
20:51, 05/29/2019

Two-Year-Old Boy Dies After Being Detained While Crossing Border A two-year-old boy from Guatemala has died after being detained with his mother while crossing the border from Mexico into Texas, BuzzFeed reported on Wednesday. The boy was hospitalized in Texas for ...
18:00, 05/16/2019

Teenage Boy Dies In US Border Patrol Custody A 16-year-old Guatemalan boy died on Monday in US Border Patrol custody in Texas, US officials said, making him the fifth Guatemalan minor to die after being apprehended at the US-Mexico border since....
01:34, 05/21/2019

Inside a young dad’s journey after crossing the US border Jose Menjibar, 19, strapped his barely 5-month old to a baby carrier and they fled Honduras. Hugging her close to his chest, they walked and took buses through Guatemala and Mexico, a journey of more ...
05:34, 05/19/2019

Thousands of migrants wait at the southern border The number of asylum-seeking Central American families crossing the southern border broke another record in April.        ...
07:51, 05/10/2019

First on CNN: TSA to deploy hundreds, including air marshals, to border The Transportation Security Administration plans to send hundreds of officials to help with efforts to deal with migrant inflows on the southern border just as the busy summer travel season begins, ac...
01:17, 05/16/2019

Border holding center to reopen after 32 migrants get flu SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. authorities say 32 migrants have tested positive for influenza at a major processing center on the Mexican border that was temporarily closed to stop the outbreak. It’s unc...
23:17, 05/22/2019

America's Border Enforcement Is a Fascist Hellscape It is always fun, as an immigrant in the U.S., to learn about yet another government body entrusted with the right to throw immigrants in detention for unlimited amounts of time. The Intercept reporte...
01:51, 05/14/2019

Pentagon shifts $1.5B to fund border wall The Pentagon authorized another $1.5 billion to be shifted to building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Friday....
21:51, 05/10/2019

Senate Appropriations Committee approves $4.6B for border The Senate Appropriations Committee today approved a $4.6 billion spending bill to respond to an influx of Central American families and children at the southwest border.The measure passed with a 30-1...
18:51, 06/19/2019

AOC claims US is putting ‘concentration camps’ on border Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accused the Trump administration of housing immigrants in concentration camps on the Mexican border and used the phrase “never again” that is associated with ...
17:51, 06/18/2019

More Mexican troops arrive at Guatemalan border Mexico deployed more troops to its southern border with Guatemala on Monday amid growing evidence that the heightened military presence was deterring some migrants from trying to cross the border. (Ju...
17:00, 06/18/2019

4 deaths near U.S.-Mexico border may be a preview of the summer Two babies, a toddler and a woman were found dead near the U.S.-Mexican border, overcome by the sweltering heat in a glimpse of what could lie ahead this summer....
01:17, 06/25/2019

Congress challenged by funding emergency at the border WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has only a few weeks to advance an emergency funding bill to deal with the escalating humanitarian crisis at the southern border, creating a time crunch that has lawmakers o...
23:34, 06/05/2019

Former Obama Homeland secretary: Border 'very definitely a crisis' Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, who served under President Obama, said Wednesday the U.S.-Mexico border is "very definitely a crisis" and that everyone should be focusing on a solution...
01:51, 05/16/2019

AP analysis: 13,000 asylum seekers stuck at border The Associated Press visited eight cities along the U.S.-Mexico border to see the impact of asylum limits. It found that 13,000 immigrants are on waiting lists to get into the country. (May 9)  ...
01:17, 05/10/2019

Senate to try to pass border aid Wednesday, McConnell says The U.S. Senate will consider legislation to address the migrant surge at the border with Mexico later on Wednesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said....
18:17, 06/26/2019

U.S. pushes Mexico for more in talks over tariffs and border Mexican and U.S. officials resumed talks on trade and migration on Thursday, with the Trump administration resisting calls from U.S. businesses and some Republican lawmakers to ease up on a plan to im...
23:34, 06/06/2019

Feds seize $3.8M worth of drugs at border TUCSON – Federal authorities say they seized nearly 268 pounds of narcotics in three recent seizures at the U.S.-Mexico border. Last Thursday morning, Customs and Border Protection officers say they s...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Pentagon sending more troops to Southwest border The Pentagon says the acting defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan, has approved a plan to send about 320 more troops to the U.S.-Mexican border to provide additional support, such as driving Customs an...
04:17, 04/30/2019

Top senator: Mexico controls the border, 'we're the chumps' Sen. Ron Johnson, the chairman of the committee that oversees homeland security, has just returned from a visit to the U.S.-Mexico border where he didn’t like what he saw....
16:00, 05/02/2019

U.S. holds out for more from Mexico in talks over tariffs, border Mexican and U.S. officials are set to resume talks on trade and migration on Thursday, with the United States resisting calls from its southern neighbor, businesses and some Republican lawmakers to ea...
19:00, 06/06/2019

Filmmakers follow U.S./Mexico border impact ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – A new documentary examines the diverse wildlife and landscape of the Rio Grande along the U.S.-Mexico border amid the political pressure to erect a border wall. “T...
03:51, 05/05/2019

Section of Trump’s border wall to get new paint SAN DIEGO (AP) — Military troops this week will begin painting a stretch of fence as part of a deployment to secure the border. The government says the goal of painting the fence is to “improve ...
23:34, 06/06/2019

CPB announces 2 more adult migrant deaths at border U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced two more Central American migrant deaths, bringing the number of migrants who died at the southwestern border over the weekend to three....
23:00, 06/04/2019

Kim Kardashian keeps up with Tucson’s border activist case TUCSON –The trial continues Tuesday for the border activist detained in 2018 for allegedly harboring undocumented migrants in the U.S. Scott Warren, a volunteer with No More Deaths, is accused of cons...
20:00, 06/04/2019

U.S. House passes $4.5 billion border aid bill The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday approved a $4.5 billion aid package to address the migrant surge along the U.S.-Mexico border, including new standards for migrants in custody following re...
06:17, 06/26/2019

A serial killer at the border – and the women who stood up to him A border patrol agent went on a rampage. In acts of unimaginable bravery, a group of friends confronted him When Erika Peña dropped something on the floor of his truck, reached down to pick it up and ...
16:51, 05/09/2019

Environmental laws waived for border barriers TUCSON – The United States government is moving forward with building barriers along the southern border in Arizona and California. The Department of Homeland Security recently waived 41 laws to...
05:00, 05/18/2019

Gunfire at California-Mexico border crossing A U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agent was involved in a shooting at California's border with Mexico on Monday night. No injuries were immediately reported. San Diego police say the shooting happ...
14:00, 06/04/2019

Mexico to deploy 6,000 troops to border with Guatemala The Mexican government will deploy 6,000 troops to its southern border with Guatemala on Monday — members of a billion-dollar force originally set up to combat drug-trafficking cartels — as part of a ...
14:34, 06/09/2019

Venezuela reopens border crossing with Colombia Thousands are crossing into Colombia to buy food and medicine after Venezuela's embattled president reopened a border that had been shut for almost four months....
17:34, 06/08/2019

Migrant detentions at border in May highest since 2007 The U.S. Border Patrol's apprehensions of migrants at the border with Mexico hit their highest level in more than a decade in May and officials warned they don't have the money and resources to care f...
00:51, 06/06/2019

Mexico has it’s own border crisis — guns coming from the US CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico — Jorge Nava Lopez’s personal border crisis has little to do with migrants or drug trafficking. For this crusading top cop, it has everything to do with the US-made guns that are...
05:34, 05/03/2019

Thomas Homan open to border czar job, ‘I will never say never’ Declaring “I love this president,” former acting ICE Director Thomas Homan, President Trump’s reluctant pick for a new “border czar” position, indicated that he’s open to accepting the first-ever job....
19:17, 06/26/2019

The Latest: Group of 116 Africans arrested at border EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the large numbers of immigrants at the southern border(all times local): 6:40 p.m. Border officials in Texas say a group of 116 Africans was arrested Thursday after...
02:00, 06/01/2019

Migrant border arrests reached nearly 100,000 in April U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested nearly 100,000 undocumented immigrants at the border in April, the second month in a row the number has topped 90,000, federal data indicate....
05:00, 05/09/2019

The House and Senate Have Separate Plans for Border Aid. Here’s What’s Different. Both chambers have put forward their own versions of legislation that would allocate $4.5 billion and fulfill the Trump administration’s request for funds....
17:51, 06/25/2019

Jury deliberations to continue in trial of border activist TUCSON – After about eleven and a half hours of deliberation, a jury in federal court said they were unable to reach a verdict in the trial of border activist Scott Warren. The jury indicated th...
05:00, 06/11/2019

Border Patrol arrests two women on smuggling charges YUMA – Federal authorities say two women have been arrested, after they were caught with nearly 90 pounds of methamphetamine hidden inside their SUV. Border Patrol agents from the Yuma Sector st...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Deported child molester caught crossing the border EL PASO – A previously deported child molester was arrested as he tried to cross the border near El Paso, Texas on Saturday. Julianito De Jesus Diaz, 42 from El Salvador was attempting to enter...
16:17, 05/23/2019

Senators propose legislation to protect your phone at the border For years, US border agents have been demanding access to digital devices as people pass into and out of the country. The practice has raised red flags and lawsuits, and the number of searches has spi...
16:51, 05/23/2019

Trump Pressures Mexico as Second Day of Border Talks Begin President Trump said that progress was being made in border-security talks between Mexican and U.S. officials, but said Mexico must “step up to the plate” if it wants to head off tariffs planned for n...
18:34, 06/06/2019

Border Agency Cyberattack Likely Exposed Traveler Photos A federal subcontractor working for U.S. Customs and Border Protection suffered a malicious cyberattack that likely compromised tens of thousands of photos of travelers’ faces and their vehicles’ lice...
10:51, 06/11/2019

Here's to bandit country: the Irish border, writing's new frontier Once overshadowed by Dublin and Belfast, the border regions are finally being recognised for inspiring some of Ireland’s best writing – and it’s not all about BrexitAsk anyone where they think about w...
12:17, 06/11/2019

AP Interview: Border official says aid needed to save lives WASHINGTON (AP) — The acting head of Customs and Border Protection says passing emergency funding is necessary for the health and well-being of migrants crossing the border. John Sanders tells The Ass...
06:51, 06/20/2019

More than 180 Haitians caught by Border Patrol sector in a week Border Patrol agents are tackling a new influx of migrants from Haiti coming across the U.S. border, an unexpected change from the anticipated migrants from Central America that have dominated and ove...
03:17, 06/20/2019

$4.6 Billion in Aid Advances to Help Cope With Migrant Surge at Border The Senate measure cleared a committee with bipartisan support and will be voted on by the full chamber next week, but it is unclear how well it matches the House’s plans....
00:51, 06/20/2019

Border Agency’s Images of Travelers Stolen in Hack The government said tens of thousands of images of travelers and license plates had been hacked after they were transferred without authorization by a subcontractor....
03:00, 06/11/2019

Explainer: How does the situation on the U.S.-Mexico border compare with the past? U.S. President Donald Trump has made immigration a central theme of his administration but has grown increasingly frustrated with the ballooning numbers of mostly Central American families crossing th...
05:34, 06/07/2019

Border Patrol says it found largest-ever migrant group A group of 1,036 migrants that crossed the border illegally into El Paso, Texas, is the largest the Border Patrol has ever encountered, the agency said Thursday. (May 31)     ...
16:51, 05/31/2019

Fifth migrant child dies after being detained by US border patrol Sixteen-year-old Guatemalan was detained in Texas on 13 May and found unresponsive on Monday, Customs and Border Protection saidThe US government says a 16-year-old Guatemalan died on Monday at a bord...
20:34, 05/20/2019

Tucson Sector Border Patrol Agent bit by migrant A migrant woman is facing charges after she allegedly bit a Tucson Sector Border Patrol Agent. According to Customs and Border Protection, last Thursday an agent was arresting a Guatemalan woman for i...
17:00, 05/20/2019

After 4 Months, Venezuela Reopens Border Crossing With Colombia CÚCUTA, Colombia — Thousands crossed into Colombia on Saturday to buy food and medicine after Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro reopened a border that had been shut down f...
21:00, 06/08/2019

Venezuela reopens border with Colombia after four-month blockade Venezuelans have joined long lines to cross into Colombia to buy food and medicine. Embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro shut the border in February to keep out foreign aid he said was unneed...
00:51, 06/09/2019

Trump Administration Identifies 1,712 More Children That May Have Been Separated at Border As part of a court-ordered review of potentially thousands of additional family separations at the border, the Trump administration has identified over 1,700 cases that may involve migrant children be...
18:51, 05/19/2019

Court hears 2 cases against Trump’s border wall SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Arguments have concluded in a federal courtroom in California where billions of dollars that would allow President Donald Trump to build his border wall is at stake. U.S. Di...
05:00, 05/19/2019

Far from border, US cities feel effect of migrant releases MIAMI (AP) — A surge of asylum-seeking families has been straining cities along the southern U.S. border for months, but now the issue is flowing into cities far from Mexico, where immigrants are bein...
10:17, 05/24/2019

Border chief hits AOC for ‘concentration camp’ remark Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost said Thursday that recent remarks by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez comparing detention facilities at the southern border to concentration camps are “offensive.” “I pe...
02:00, 06/21/2019

Thousands pour into Colombia as Venezuela reopens border Thousands crossed into Colombia on Saturday to buy food and medicine after Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro reopened a border that had been shut down for the past four months...
02:51, 06/09/2019

Guatemalan teenage boy dies in U.S. Border Patrol custody A 16-year-old Guatemalan boy died on Monday in U.S. Border Patrol custody in Texas, U.S. officials said, making him the fifth Guatemalan minor to die after being apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border ...
23:34, 05/20/2019

Venezuela reopens Tachira border post with Colombia Four months ago Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro closed the border post during a dispute over humanitarian aid deliveries. It is not clear whether crucial border bridges will be unblocked....
13:51, 06/08/2019

Police: 4 found dead in waterway near US-Mexico border Four men were found dead Monday in an irrigation canal that diverts water from the Rio Grande to farmers in southern New Mexico and west Texas, according to El Paso police....
02:51, 06/11/2019

Congress joins debate over sending TSA employees to border WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers are clashing over the Trump administration’s move to send hundreds of Transportation Security Administration employees to the U.S.-Mexico border. The TSA is asking fe...
21:51, 05/21/2019

EU’s Frontex deploys border guard teams in Albania Teams of the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, or Frontex, will join Albania’s police patrolling land border and coast to better cope with possible migrants’ moves and fight crime...
14:17, 05/21/2019

Closing arguments to be held in border activist’s trial TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Attorneys are scheduled to deliver closing statements on Friday in the criminal trial against a humanitarian aid volunteer who says he was fulfilling his duty to help others when ...
09:00, 06/07/2019

ISIS plotted to send terrorists through US-Mexico border ISIS plotted to smuggle English-speaking terrorists through the Mexican border to carry out a financial attack that would “cripple” the US economy, according to a new report. Details of the terror gro...
15:34, 06/07/2019

Border Patrol agents rescue seven migrants near Yuma YUMA – The high temperatures over the past two days have been taking their toll on undocumented migrants in far southwest Arizona. U.S. Border Patrol agents have been called out to rescue at lea...
01:34, 06/11/2019

Two men rescued by Border Patrol in Tucson mountain range TUCSON – A man was airlifted and rescued by Border Patrol after he was found unconscious with a group of undocumented immigrants in a desert mountain range west of Tucson late Tuesday night. Acc...
21:00, 06/07/2019

Nearly 1,000 migrants detained by Yuma Border Patrol this weekend TUCSON – Nearly 1,000 undocumented immigrants were taken into custody after Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents spotted the group attempting to enter the United States illegally this weekend. Accor...
07:00, 05/21/2019

The Latest: Jury gets case at trial of border activist TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on closing arguments at the trial of an Arizona border activist accused of harboring immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally (all times local): 1 p.m. Jurors have sta...
01:51, 06/08/2019

Deliberations to resume in trial of Arizona border activist TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Jurors are expected to resume deliberations in the trial of a border activist in Arizona accused of harboring immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally. The jury received the case...
19:00, 06/10/2019

About 200 mostly Venezuelan migrants stuck at Chile-Peru border Some 200 mostly Venezuelan migrants fleeing poverty at home remained stranded on the Peru-Chile border on Thursday after being refused entry to Chile earlier this week....
03:51, 06/21/2019

Trump Appoints Fierce Loyalist to Top Border Post The appointment of Thomas D. Homan to oversee border policy is likely to undercut the homeland security secretary’s traditional role as the top official responsible for border security....
21:34, 06/14/2019

U.S. activist tried to 'shield' migrants from Border Patrol: prosecutor An Arizona activist charged with harboring two undocumented migrants was part of a conspiracy to transport and "shield" the men from law enforcement, a prosecutor said on Wednesday at the opening of h...
05:51, 05/30/2019

Ebola Has Killed 1,300 in DRC and It Just Crossed the Border to Uganda. Here’s What to Know About the Outbreak The second largest Ebola outbreak in history has killed more than 1,300 people since it began in August last year and has now spread across the border from the Democratic Republic of Congo to Uganda. ...
02:17, 06/15/2019

Temporary border processing facility coming To Arizona YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA) – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials have confirmed that a temporary processing facility will be constructed in Yuma, Arizona, following an influx of migrants being ...
02:00, 05/30/2019

Indian air force plane disappears near Chinese border GAUHATI, India (AP) — An Indian air force plane has disappeared near India’s northeastern border with China with 13 people on board. Officials say the plane was scheduled to land at 1:30 p.m. Mo...
15:00, 06/03/2019

Border Patrol canine sniffs out meth at I-19 checkpoint TUCSON – A Phoenix woman is facing drug trafficking charges, after federal authorities say they found nearly 100 pounds of methamphetamine hidden in her car. U.S. Border Patrol agents stopped th...
02:00, 05/30/2019

US says border wall will ‘avoid’ historic Texas cemetery HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. government says it won’t build President Donald Trump’s border wall on the site of a historic cemetery that might have required the exhumation of graves. U.S. Custo...
19:51, 06/03/2019

Trial against border activist who helped migrants begins TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Jury selection has begun in a federal trial against a border activist charged with harboring migrants in a case that advocates say is a politically-motivated. Scott Daniel Warren ...
21:00, 05/29/2019

2nd Ebola death in Uganda after outbreak crosses border KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda’s health ministry says a second person infected with the Ebola virus has died after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo. The first...
11:17, 06/13/2019

Venezuela's Military Deserters Face Disappointment Across the Border When Gabriel Pérez fled for this Colombian border city after defecting from Venezuela’s military, he thought he and hundreds of other deserters would soon launch an incursion to topple the autocrat ba...
13:00, 05/29/2019

Second Ebola death in Uganda after outbreak crosses border KAMPALA, Uganda — Uganda’s health ministry says a second person infected with the Ebola virus has died after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo. The first cros...
12:17, 06/13/2019

Trump will make 'dramatic' statement about border this week U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will make a "dramatic" statement about the country's southern border with Mexico either later on Thursday or on Friday....
19:51, 05/30/2019

US, Mexico officials to begin talks over tariffs, border WASHINGTON (AP) — Top officials from the U.S. and Mexico will begin talks in a scramble to fend off President Donald Trump’s threat of devastating tariffs on the southern ally and meet his deman...
09:34, 06/03/2019

A German border town’s Left government and AfD voters Frankurt (Oder) picked a Left mayor in 2018. In the EU elections, however, the voters went the opposite direction, opting for the far-right Alternative for Germany party. Why? DW’s Marcel Fürstenau we...
12:00, 05/31/2019

US vows tariffs on Mexico until it stops border crossings Donald Trump's new trade deal with Mexico and Canada awaits ratification and yet he has scheduled fresh tariffs on Mexican goods. He warned he would steadily jack up tariffs unless Mexico can stop bor...
12:00, 05/31/2019

Hispanics stick with Trump despite tough border stance President Trump is poised to launch his 2020 reelection as popular with Hispanic voters as other Republicans, bucking predictions that provocative nationalist rhetoric and hard-line border policies wo...
11:00, 06/14/2019

Incomplete border tunnel found in Nogales parking lot TUCSON – An incomplete cross-border tunnel underneath a parking lot in Nogales was discovered by bi-national officials on Wednesday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said. Tucson Sector Border Patro...
23:51, 05/31/2019

Border Patrol: Group of 1,036 migrants is largest ever found EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a group of more than 1,000 migrants crossed the border illegally in El Paso, Texas, the largest it has ever encountered. President Donald Trump on Thursday shared...
03:17, 05/31/2019

Feds apprehend over 1,000 asylum seekers at Texas border More than 1,000 migrants were taken into custody after illegally crossing the border near El Paso, Texas, early Wednesday, according to a new report. The group of 1,036 was the largest encountered by ...
02:51, 05/31/2019

Cemeteries and family memories stand in border wall’s way SAN JUAN, Texas (AP) — Two historic graveyards are among the properties on the Mexican border that are under threat as the Trump administration rushes to build hundreds of miles of wall. Under current...
21:34, 05/30/2019

New Mexico city allows construction of private border wall A New Mexico city is allowing construction to resume of a privately funded barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border following questions about its permit....
20:51, 05/30/2019

Migrants at overcrowded border facilities may become violent: DHS watchdog Migrants seeking asylum and being held at an overcrowded US Border Patrol facility in Texas could become violent due to the inhumane conditions, an internal Department of Homeland Security watchdog fo...
21:17, 06/01/2019

Bomb kills Kenyan policemen near Somali border A roadside bomb hit a police vehicle patrolling near Kenya's border with Somalia on Saturday, killing several of the 11 officers inside, a police spokesman said....
17:51, 06/15/2019

Boy, 5, dies of Ebola as outbreak crosses Congo border A 5-year-old boy vomiting blood became the first cross-border victim in the current Ebola outbreak on Wednesday, while his 3-year-old brother and grandmother tested positive for the disease that has k...
00:17, 06/13/2019

U.S., Mexico Officials to Hold Talks on Border Dispute The White House will host talks Wednesday with a delegation from Mexico, which is trying to avoid tariffs threatened on roughly $350 billion a year of Mexican imports amid a dispute over border securi...
19:51, 06/05/2019

Trump likens Irish border to wall between US and Mexico Leo Varadkar tells US president Ireland wishes to avoid border or wall after BrexitD-day veterans and world leaders take part in emotional ceremonyDonald Trump has started his visit to Ireland by comp...
20:17, 06/05/2019

Advocates want $100 million for woman killed by U.S. border agent HOUSTON — Advocates demanded $100 million in damages Thursday on behalf of the family of a 20-year-old Guatemalan woman who was shot and killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent last year. The legal claim...
00:00, 05/25/2019

Jury deadlocks on charges against Arizona border activist TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A federal jury couldn’t reach a verdict against a border activist charged with conspiracy to transport and harbor migrants in a trial that has drawn attention to humanitaria...
00:17, 06/12/2019

UK PM candidate Javid offers to pay for Brexit border solution Sajid Javid, a candidate to be Britain's next prime minister, said on Sunday he would offer to cover the cost of finding a post-Brexit border solution with Ireland - something he said would unlock fre...
12:17, 06/09/2019

Bosnians protest against migrant influx in border town Several hundred Bosnians protested on Sunday against an influx of migrants in the western border town of Bihac, warning of security and health risks from thousands sleeping rough....
23:17, 06/16/2019

Senate panel advances emergency border funding The Senate Appropriations Committee approved a bipartisan emergency funding bill requested by President Trump to deal with the massive immigration surge along the southern border....
19:34, 06/19/2019

GOP offers $4.6B border ‘humanitarian’ plan, 86% for ‘migrant care’ Senate Republicans Wednesday offered up a $4.6 billion package for humanitarian assistance on the U.S.-Mexico border, with the bulk going to improve migrant care and relieve the crisis of a record num...
19:34, 06/19/2019

Trump says Irish border Brexit 'wall' will work out well The US president said he didn't think there'd be any problem with the border "wall" in Ireland. He was quickly corrected by his Irish host, who said any such barrier was the last thing the country nee...
04:51, 06/06/2019

Second migrant in a week dies after being taken into custody by Border Patrol A Honduran woman died Monday after being taken into custody by U.S. Border Patrol agents in south central Texas, marking the seventh such death since the fiscal year started in October and the second ...
23:34, 06/04/2019

Mozambique says two border police killed in shooting incident Two members of Mozambique's border police have been shot dead in an incident involving South African soldiers and the two countries have launched a joint investigation into what happened, a Mozambique...
16:51, 06/17/2019

The Youngest Child Separated From His Family at the Border Was 4 Months Old Baby Constantin spent five months of his first year in a foster home. His family got a painful look at America’s experiment with family separation as an immigration policy....
04:51, 06/17/2019

Pope says he would confront Trump directly on border wall Pope Francis said he was willing to tell U.S. President Donald Trump in person that it is wrong to build border walls and appeared to warn him not to resume a policy of separating families....
21:00, 05/28/2019

Supreme Court will take 2nd look at cross-border shooting case The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to decide whether the parents of a Mexican teenager who was shot dead by a border agent from across the border can sue the officer for damages....
21:00, 05/28/2019

US border center scrutinized after teen found with preemie A U.S. border patrol facility in Texas came under new scrutiny Saturday after a teenage mother was found there with a premature baby. Immigrant advocates expected the facility in the U.S.-Mexico borde...
00:17, 06/16/2019

Shooting erupts at California-Mexico border crossing SAN DIEGO — A U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agent has been involved in a shooting at California’s border with Mexico but there’s no word on whether anyone was injured. San Diego police sa...
09:00, 06/04/2019

Trump’s ‘border czar’ says he hasn’t accepted post WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s pick for his “border czar” says he’s not accepting the job — at least “as of right now.” The former acting Immigration an...
00:51, 06/16/2019

The GoFundMe Border Wall Is the Quintessential Trump-Era Grift In 2012, historian Rick Perlstein wrote a piece of essential reading for understanding modern conservatism, titled “The Long Con” and published by the Baffler. It ties the right’s penchant for absurd ...
20:00, 05/28/2019

Israel open to US-led talks with Lebanon over border dispute JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel says it’s willing to engage in U.S.-mediated talks with Lebanon to resolve a border dispute over a sliver of the Mediterranean Sea seen as rich with energy resources. Ene...
18:00, 05/27/2019

Israel open to U.S.-mediated talks with Lebanon on sea border Israel voiced openness on Monday to U.S.-mediated talks with Lebanon on resolving a dispute over the neighbors' maritime border that has dogged Mediterranean oil and gas exploration....
14:00, 05/27/2019

| WATCH: Gunfire at California-Mexico border crossing A US Customs and Border Patrol agent was involved in a shooting at California's border with Mexico. No injuries were immediately reported. San Diego police say the shooting happened in a secondary veh...
22:00, 06/04/2019

U.S. Senate passes $19.1 billion in disaster relief, no border aid The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved $19.1 billion in aid to help Americans rebound from a string of natural disasters, and President Donald Trump supported it even though it did not include the funds...
00:34, 05/24/2019

AP finds 13,000 asylum seekers on border wait lists U.S. authorities have been telling asylum seekers across the border that they are at capacity and to return when space opens up, a hands-off approach that has created haphazard and often-dubious arran...
18:51, 05/09/2019

Israelis living near Gaza border angry about ceasefire There was anger and dismay on the Israeli side of the Gaza border on Monday after two days of rocket blasts and air-raid sirens that ended with a ceasefire....
17:00, 05/06/2019

The Latest: Acting head of border agency steps down HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the fallout over the discovery of children found in filthy conditions at a Border Patrol station near El Paso (all times local): 10:10 a.m. The acting commissioner of U.S....
20:17, 06/25/2019

Pelosi whips border package: Don't vote with Trump House Democratic leaders emerged from a closed-door caucus meeting Tuesday confident that they had secured the votes for a contentious border funding bill even as they continued to privately discuss t...
20:17, 06/25/2019

‘The River and The Wall’ explores Rio Grande’s border world ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A new documentary examines the diverse wildlife and landscape of the Rio Grande along the U.S.-Mexico border amid the political pressure to erect a border wall. “The Riv...
18:00, 05/04/2019

Mexico arrests couple with $1 million at northern border MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities say they have arrested a couple trying to enter into the country with more than $1 million hidden in their car. A defense ministry statement said Monday night th...
20:17, 06/25/2019

Three Children and a Woman Are Found Dead Along the Border in Texas The bodies of what appeared to be a migrant woman in her 20s and three children — two infants and a toddler — were near McAllen, the authorities said....
16:51, 06/24/2019

'Express deportations' surge on Mexico's southern border Government statistics show that Mexico's deportations of migrants from Central America, Cuba and Haiti surged in April, adding to their despair as they wait for days to obtain immigration documents....
20:34, 05/03/2019

Texas border agents say 5,500 migrants a day are illegally entering US Apprehensions have since soared 582 percent to levels not seen in almost two decades – and almost double what President Obama in 2014 called a “crisis.”...
22:17, 05/13/2019

Venezuela unrest leads to more migrants at the Brazil border The Brazilian military says the number of Venezuelans crossing into Brazil has risen this week amid an escalation in their homeland's political unrest....
02:17, 05/03/2019

Violence Against Women in El Salvador Is Driving Them to Suicide — Or to the U.S. Border The reporting for this project was supported by the Pulitzer Center It’s hard to grasp the scale of El Salvador’s problem with gender violence. In the Central American country of just six ...
19:34, 05/14/2019

Homeland Security steps up use of biometrics data on border The Department of Homeland Security said Wednesday it was increasing the use of biometric data such as DNA testing to crack down on migrants posing as "fake families" crossing the United States' south...
21:34, 05/02/2019

Member of armed border group indicted for impersonation GUTHRIE, Okla. (AP) — A man who has been a spokesman for a group of armed civilians patrolling the U.S.-Mexico border has been charged with impersonating a U.S. officer or employee. Federal prosecutor...
22:17, 06/23/2019

Father and daughter drown in Rio Grande trying to cross border Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez and his daughter, Valeria, 23-months, drown in the Rio Grande River while trying to cross the border to get into the United States.   ...
03:00, 06/26/2019

Border wall to go up in national monument, wildlife refuge PHOENIX (AP) — The U.S. government plans on replacing barriers through 100 miles (161 kilometers) of the southern border in California and Arizona, including through a national monument and a wildlife...
01:00, 05/15/2019

Elizabeth Warren calls to decriminalize border crossings Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., is the latest 2020 Democrat to be in favor of decriminalizing border crossing as the field of candidates continue to move left on immigration. ...
03:51, 06/26/2019

Horrific image illustrates crisis at the US-Mexico border The photo is haunting, a vivid reminder of the danger many face when they try to cross into the United States. It shows the human toll of a crisis at the border that's often debated with abstract stat...
04:34, 06/26/2019

Pima County asks Border Patrol for help with migrants TUCSON – Pima County administrators have sent a letter to U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials asking for help dealing with a rising number of migrants. In the letter, county officials a...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Patrick Shanahan: Military won’t leave border until it's secure Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said the military would not pull troops tasked with putting up barriers and planning logistics from the U.S.-Mexico border....
06:00, 05/12/2019

Border Militia Member Allegedly Said Migrants Should Be Put in 'Gas Chamber' A member of a border militia in New Mexico allegedly told a fellow militia member that the group should be “lining [migrants] up and shooting them,” and should “put them all in a gas chamber,” accordi...
05:51, 05/07/2019

Border agents to be trained to conduct asylum interviews Immigration officials said they will train dozens of U.S. Border Patrol agents to start screening immigrants seeking asylum. The director of U.S. Citizenship And Immigration services said his team wil...
22:51, 05/09/2019

TSA plans to send more airport screeners to Mexico border WASHINGTON (AP) — The Transportation Security Administration plans to send more than 650 airport screeners and federal air marshals to beef up protection along the U.S.-Mexico border. House Oversight ...
23:34, 06/25/2019

Azar calls on Congress to help border child care Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar is calling on Congress to come up with a "unified package" to help fund the care of unaccompanied children being held at the southern border. (June 24) &...
12:34, 06/25/2019

U.S. campaign against Huawei hits a snag south of the border After a long push in Mexico, China's Huawei landed a coveted job in 2017: supplying equipment for the country's so-called "red compartida," an ambitious telecommunications network built for carriers d...
14:34, 05/09/2019

Biden talks border, gun control with LA voters over tacos Former Vice President Joe Biden made his first visit to Los Angeles as a presidential candidate Wednesday, spending part of the day chatting with voters about border security. and issues specific to C...
11:17, 05/09/2019

Colombia will not allow Venezuela border to be rebel sanctuary: Duque Colombia will not allow its border with Venezuela to become a sanctuary for the leftist ELN rebel group, President Ivan Duque said on Friday, after local media published documents said to show Venezue...
21:17, 05/10/2019

Mexico sends 15K troops to US border to stop migrants Mexico deployed nearly 15,000 soldiers and National Guardsmen to its border with the US, the army chief said Monday — admitting they are detaining migrants who try to cross after the policy triggered ...
04:34, 06/25/2019

Pentagon shifts another $1.5 billion for Trump’s border wall (CNN) — The Pentagon has diverted an additional $1.5 billion in Defense Department funds from various accounts in order to fund President Donald Trump’s border wall, acting Defense Secretary Pat...
02:34, 05/11/2019

Escobar: Over 200 children removed from Clint border facility Over 200 migrant children held at an overcrowded border patrol station have been moved following reports last week of hundreds of children detained in unsanitary conditions without adequate food or ca...
14:17, 06/25/2019

Border Patrol wants to build new tent to detain migrants HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol says it plans to build another tent facility in South Texas one week after a tent for processing migrants opened. In a statement Friday, the agency says the 500-p...
06:51, 05/11/2019

AOC and Other Democrats Are Rebelling Against Nancy Pelosi's Border Bill Amid the rush to deliver more funds to the border to assist crowded facilities, some of which lawyers have reported seeing children taking care of toddlers, New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and ...
17:00, 06/25/2019

US will train dozens of border agents to screen for asylum LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. (AP) — Immigration officials say they will train dozens of U.S. border patrol agents to start screening immigrants on the southwest border for asylum amid a surge in the number o...
01:00, 05/09/2019

Mexico says immigration efforts focused on southern border President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says Mexico’s tightening of immigration controls has focused “more than anything” on regulating entries at its southern border...
17:51, 06/25/2019

Seven migrant deaths reported in 'extreme heat' at U.S. border Authorities in Texas reported seven migrant deaths on Monday, including those of a woman, two babies and a toddler, showing the danger of extreme summer heat as Central American families surge across ...
07:17, 06/25/2019

Public input wanted on new border barrier project TUCSON – U.S. Customs and Border Protecting is asking for input on a proposed border barrier project. CBP wants to replace up to 63 miles of pedestrian fencing and vehicle barrier with bollard w...
06:51, 05/08/2019

Pentagon shifting $1.5 billion to border wall construction WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is shifting $1.5 billion in funds originally targeted for support of the Afghan security forces and other projects to help pay for construction of nearly 80 miles of wall at ...
18:51, 05/11/2019

Guatemalan migrants have Mexico facing a border crisis of its own When the migrant caravans cross the Suchiate River and international bridge from Guatemala, Adan Lopez springs into action in this steamy tropical city: He shuts down his shop and takes cover....
06:34, 05/07/2019

Venezuela closes border with Brazil, Colombian crossings may be next Nicolas Maduro will close Venezuela's border with Brazil, as tensions over foreign aid deliveries rise. The embattled President also is considering closing the border with Colombia -- a move that woul...
06:34, 06/22/2019

Leader of armed border group to appear in court in New Mexico The leader of a paramilitary group that has detained undocumented migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border is expected to appear in court in New Mexico on Monday to face federal weapons charges....
09:52, 04/29/2019

Border Patrol official to Congress: 'We can't arrest our way out of this problem' A top U.S. Border Patrol official tells Fox News that the immigration situation unfolding in America is “no longer constrained to the border” – forcing other officers to be pulled away from their duti...
23:34, 05/10/2019

Mexico weighs retaliatory tariff against U.S. over border slowdowns Mexico is considering a retaliatory tariff against the United States over delays at the border that it is blaming on the reassignment of agents from customs inspections to dealing with the dramatic ri...
21:17, 04/30/2019

Texas sending another 1,000 National Guard troops to border AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says he’s sending another 1,000 National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border and blasted Congress as a “group of reprobates” over the g...
21:51, 06/21/2019

House Democrats unveil $4.5 billion border measure WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats have unveiled a $4.5 billion measure to respond to the growing humanitarian crisis at the southern border and to the government’s responsibility to care for ten...
19:17, 06/21/2019

House Democrats push through $4.5B emergency border aid bill House Democrats on Tuesday pushed through a $4.5 billion emergency border aid package after a small revolt by the progressive wing of the party threatened to torpedo the legislation. After last-minute...
13:00, 06/26/2019

McConnell jams Pelosi on border spending package Senate Republicans are looking to jam House Democrats on a much-needed cash infusion for the southern border, arguing the Senate’s bill is the only thing that can become law and win President Donald T...
20:17, 06/26/2019

Dems agree to billions in humanitarian aid for southern border Democratic leaders have agreed to fund a portion of the White House’s emergency funding request to address the surge of migrants at the southern border, according to multiple sources. Top Democrats i...
02:51, 05/17/2019

Monthly border apprehensions reach highest level since 2007 U.S. border officers apprehended nearly 99,000 people crossing the U.S. southern border in April, the highest figure since 2007, the government said on Wednesday, as Trump administration officials dec...
02:34, 05/09/2019

Mulvaney: Mexico tariffs a response to 'extraordinary circumstances' at the border Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney said that the president’s move to impose tariffs on Mexico stemmed from “extraordinary circumstances” at the border, where Central Americans who have tr...
19:51, 06/02/2019

Obama border patrol chief on immigration crisis: Congress not 'looking at what they need to do right now' President Obama’s border patrol chief said Monday that he isn’t optimistic Congress can end the immigration crisis on the southern border--or even wants to deal with it....
23:17, 04/29/2019

The father and daughter who drowned at the border dove into the river in desperation A man and his 23-month old daughter, both Salvadoran migrants, were swept away in the river waters in a last-ditch attempt to reach Brownsville, Tex., on Monday....
17:00, 06/26/2019

Photo shows father, daughter drowned at US-Mexico border The shocking photo of a father and his toddler daughter, lifeless on the banks of the Rio Grande, was a tragic reminder of the risks that Central American migrants face on their journey to reach the U...
17:17, 06/26/2019

Banks to Use Bitcoin-Like Token to Settle Cross-Border Trades A group of financial firms led by UBS plans to start using a bitcoin-like token to settle cross-border trades, one of the biggest developments yet in the effort to make use of nascent blockchain techn...
17:17, 06/03/2019

Dozens of Border Patrol agents to be trained to screen for asylum LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. (AP) – Immigration officials say they will train dozens of U.S. border patrol agents to start screening immigrants on the southwest border for asylum amid a surge in the nu...
04:00, 05/09/2019

A Grim Border Drowning Underlies Peril Facing Many Migrants ADDS THAT PHOTO WAS FIRST PUBLISHED IN MEXICAN NEWSPAPER LA JORNADA – EDS NOTE: GRAPHIC CONTENT – The bodies of Salvadoran migrant Oscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez and his nearly 2-year-old ...
16:17, 06/26/2019

Arizona Democrats urge DHS to send FEMA to southern border Five House Democrats from Arizona on Monday asked the Department of Homeland Security to consider deploying Federal Emergency Management Agency resources and personnel to help respond to the "humanita...
02:34, 05/07/2019

Venezuela partially opens border with Colombia that was shut in February Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday announced a partial opening of the country's border with Colombia, which his government closed in February as opposition leaders prepared an ultimately fa...
04:51, 06/08/2019

Father of dead 8-month-old girl surrenders at Mexico border SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The father of a baby girl who was found dead outside a Los Angeles-area mortuary had fled to Mexico but surrendered to FBI agents Monday. Alexander Echeverria, 22, of South Sacram...
05:34, 06/04/2019

DPS releases statement on deadly shooting in Mexico border state TUCSON – The Arizona Department of Public Safety released a statement Wednesday in reference to the shootout near the Arizona-Mexico border that left 10 people dead Monday. According to Cochise ...
00:51, 06/13/2019

Judge rejects Congress' challenge of border wall funding A federal judge has denied a request by the House to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico....
04:51, 06/04/2019

Hundreds of Migrant Children Are Moved Out of an Overcrowded Border Station The children, who had been living for weeks in filthy conditions on the Texas border, have been transferred to other shelters, including a tent facility in El Paso....
19:17, 06/25/2019

Arizona Students Protest Border Patrol Detention of Classmate More than 100 classmates called for the release of Thomas Torres-Maytorena, 18, who was detained last week after the authorities say he “indicated” he had an “overstayed visa.”...
23:51, 05/07/2019

AOC demands apology from Kevin McCarthy for chaos on the southern border Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., has called on House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy R-Calif, to apologize for the chaos on the southern border....
21:34, 06/25/2019

A 5-Year-Old Boy Is the First to Die of Ebola in Uganda as Outbreak Crosses Congo Border (KASINDI, Congo) — A 5-year-old boy vomiting blood became the first cross-border victim of Ebola in the current outbreak on Wednesday, while two more people in Uganda tested positive for the hig...
16:51, 06/12/2019

Radio ads offer to 'help out' migrants trying to enter US, Border Patrol official says U.S. Customs and Border Protection this week claimed that advertisements aired on the radio in Central America are urging migrants to come to the U.S. for the "American dream."...
02:00, 04/29/2019

Mexico eyes steps to cut immigrant flows to U.S. border, official says Mexico wants to sharpen existing measures in its bid to narrow a flood of Central American migrants to the U.S. border, a top Mexican official said on Friday, ahead of planned meetings in Washington o...
09:17, 06/01/2019

New border czar: All illegal immigrants 'should be worried, no population off the table' President Trump’s pick to be the nation’s first-ever “border czar” is a longtime former cop and immigration official who takes a hard line on illegal crossings....
18:17, 06/14/2019

Sarah Sanders: Mexico needs to 'step up and do more' to assist in the border crisis White House press secretary Sarah Sanders has defended President Trump's decision to abruptly increase tariffs against Mexico amid the escalating humanitarian crisis at the southern border....
17:51, 05/31/2019

Trump blames Democrats for dad, toddler who drowned crossing border President Trump said Wednesday he hated to see the heart-wrenching photo of the dead Central American man and his young daughter who drowned in the Rio Grande while trying to reach the US — but then q...
22:00, 06/26/2019

Wayfair Workers Stage Walkout Over Sales to Border Camps Hundreds of Wayfair employees walked out of the company’s Boston headquarters in protest of the online furniture retailer’s plan to sell bedroom furniture to a southern border facility for migrant chi...
22:00, 06/26/2019

| Trump says record group of 1 036 migrants caught at Mexico border US President Donald Trump said that Border Patrol agents had apprehended the largest single group ever of undocumented immigrants, as he prepared what he said would be tough new measures to halt borde...
16:00, 05/31/2019

It's business as usual at Mexico's southern border despite Trump deal On Saturday, at the busiest crossing point along Mexico's porous southern border with Guatemala, evidence of Mexico's promised crackdown on waves of new arrivals trying to reach the United States was ...
06:51, 06/09/2019

Pelosi needs to address 'invasion' at border, Congress' inaction 'shameful', GOP Rep. says Rep. John Rose, R-Tenn., criticized House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., on Saturday over Congress' "shameful" inaction on immigration reform and warned about an "invasion" at the southern border....
07:00, 06/09/2019

Israeli forces kill Palestinian trying to cross border: officials Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian teenager who was trying to climb a security fence and cross into Israel from the occupied West Bank on Friday, an Israeli official and Palestinian witnesse...
12:00, 05/31/2019

Body of 7-year-old dropped off by smugglers near Arizona-Mexico border TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say the body of a child believed to be a 7-year-old girl from India has been found near the Arizona-Mexico border. They say the body was discovered Wednesday morning b...
06:00, 06/14/2019

Government watchdog finds 'dangerous overcrowding' at U.S. border facility The internal watchdog for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has urged officials to take immediate steps to alleviate "dangerous overcrowding" after it found some adult detainees being hel...
23:00, 05/31/2019

INSIGHT-U.S. campaign against Huawei hits a snag south of the border After a long push in Mexico, China's Huawei landed a coveted job in 2017: supplying equipment for the country's so-called "red compartida," an ambitious telecommunications network built for carriers d...
14:00, 05/09/2019

Border agent saves migrant mother, son from Texas bee attack _____ BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol agent in Texas is credited with saving a migrant woman and her young son who were attacked and covered by thousands of bees. The agency said in a s...
21:34, 06/08/2019

ICE: 160,000 immigrant families caught at border and released on street since December At least 160,000 people who entered the United States illegally in family groups have been released in southern border towns since December because the federal government is unable to hold the tens of...
04:51, 05/09/2019

Supreme Court to decide what happens when a U.S. border agent shoots someone on the other side There is established Supreme Court precedent that a law enforcement official can be sued for damages if they violate a person’s constitutional rights, but what if the person suing is not an American a...
13:34, 06/01/2019

Irregular crossings part of life at Mexico’s southern border Irregular crossings between Guatemala and Mexico are part of daily life along the porous border, and locals fear a planned deployment of Mexican troops could disrupt that while doing little to stop mi...
05:51, 06/14/2019

Mexico's Border Pact Bought Time on U.S. Asylum Demand Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said the border agreement it struck to avert U.S. tariffs bought Mexico time to show that it can reduce the flood of Central America migrants arriving at the U....
18:00, 06/10/2019

Thousands of Venezuelans cross into Colombia after Maduro reopens border With the reopening, a flood of people seized on the opportunity to enter into the neighbouring country and secure items that are all but unattainable in Venezuela....
01:34, 06/09/2019

Biden promises border plan soon to counter Trump policy LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joe Biden says President Donald Trump is sowing fear at the U.S. border with Mexico, not providing solutions. The Democratic candidate for president and former vice president told r...
05:51, 05/09/2019

Pentagon to send more troops to Mexico border, some in contact with migrants The Pentagon said on Friday that it expected to send about 300 additional troops to the border with Mexico including roughly 100 cooks who would hand out meals, breaking with past policy to avoid troo...
20:34, 04/28/2019

Restrictive Mexican visas keep Central American migrants away from U.S. border Mexico has released hundreds of migrants from a detention center near Guatemala's border, but regional visitor visas keep them away from the United States....
13:34, 05/09/2019

Desert View HS student released from Border Patrol custody TUCSON – The Desert View High School student that was detained by Border Patrol during a traffic stop was released from custody Wednesday. Thomas Torres/ Lorena Rodriguez GoFundMe At 9:46 p.m. T...
19:51, 05/08/2019

US Customs and Border Protection target of ‘malicious cyber attack’ US Customs and Border Protection said on Monday that images obtained by the agency — including photos of license plate and travelers — have been compromised in a “malicious cyber attack.” ...
08:00, 06/11/2019

Trump seeks additional $4.5B in emergency funding for U.S.-Mexico border The Trump administration on Wednesday asked Congress for an additional $4.5 billion in emergency funds for the U.S.-Mexico border as it grapples with a surge of Central American migrant families seeki...
00:51, 05/02/2019

Guatemalan boy detained by US border agency dies at Texas hospital The 16-year-old, who has not been named, is the third migrant child to die in US custody in the past five monthsA 16-year-old Guatemalan boy has died in a Texas hospital after he was detained by Custo...
00:51, 05/02/2019

US Border Chief Quits Amid Outcry Over Child Detainees The acting commissioner of the US Customs and Border Protection agency announced his resignation on Tuesday amid a public outcry over alarming detention conditions of migrant children in Texas....
02:34, 06/26/2019

Mexico to ramp up southern border infrastructure to tackle migration Mexico must significantly improve border infrastructure on its southern frontier with Guatemala to make a success of a deal struck last week with the United States to reduce migration, Mexico's foreig...
17:51, 06/11/2019

Trump seeks $4.5 billion to help with surge in migration at southern border The Trump administration on Wednesday asked Congress for $4.5 billion in immediate emergency funding to help address a surge in migration at the U.S. southern border, saying the situation has overwhel...
22:00, 05/01/2019

On Trump’s Ireland Visit, Talk of Brexit and Border Walls President Trump predicted that Brexit would be good for Ireland “with your wall, your border.” Ireland’s prime minister replied that the country wanted to avoid “a wall or border” with Britain....
01:00, 06/06/2019

White House Asks Congress for Billions More in Border Funding The White House asked Congress on Wednesday for $4.5 billion in emergency funds to deal with an influx of migrants and asylum seekers at the Mexican border....
20:51, 05/01/2019

Hackers Stole U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Traveler Photos License plate images and photos of individuals who traveled in and out of the United States were taken in a malicious hack impacting U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), according to a report in ...
02:17, 06/11/2019

Onetime NM governor says humanitarian and security crises at border are intertwined The former governor of New Mexico, Susana Martinez, on Thursday urged Congress to put political affiliations aside and act on the humanitarian and security crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border....
06:00, 05/03/2019

Trump asks Congress for $4.5 billion more in emergency border money Citing what it calls a crisis spurred by an influx of migrant families and unaccompanied children at the southern border, the Trump administration is asking Congress for more funding....
04:17, 05/02/2019

Cellphone, laptop searches have nearly quadrupled at US airports and border crossings US government searches of travelers’ cellphones and laptops at airports and border crossings have nearly quadrupled since 2015, and are being done for reasons beyond customs and immigration enforcemen...
20:00, 05/02/2019

ICE to start administering 90-minute DNA tests on immigrant families at border Federal immigration officers working on the U.S.-Mexico border will start “as early as next week” carrying out rapid DNA tests on immigrants in custody who claim to be related, a Department of Homelan...
12:51, 05/02/2019

U.S. House passes border aid bill, Trump vows veto The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday approved a $4.5 billion aid package to address the migrant surge along the U.S.-Mexico border, including new standards for migrants in custody following re...
06:17, 06/26/2019

Trump Pressures Mexico as Officials Meet Again for Border Talks President Trump said that progress was being made in border-security talks between Mexican and U.S. officials, but said the country must “step up to the plate” if it wants to head off tariffs planned ...
20:34, 06/06/2019

Judge orders jury to deliberate more in border activist case TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A federal judge in Tucson has ordered a jury to continue deliberations in the trial against an Arizona border activist charged with harboring immigrants who are in the country ill...
07:34, 06/11/2019

Hackers steal 100,000 traveler photos from border patrol database US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials on Monday said that one of its subcontractors had been breached in a “malicious cyberattack,” exposing images of travelers coming in and out of the cou...
08:51, 06/11/2019

Exclusive: Senior UK Brexit border preparation official leaves her job The British official who was in charge of Brexit border preparations, Karen Wheeler, has left her job, Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs said on Thursday....
23:34, 06/06/2019

Mexico meets migrants at southern border with armed forces Mexican soldiers, armed police and migration officials blocked hundreds of migrants after they crossed the border from Guatemala in a caravan into southern Mexico on Wednesday, and detained dozens of ...
19:17, 06/06/2019

Homeland Security Plans to Pilot DNA Testing at the U.S.-Mexico Border Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials will soon pilot a DNA testing program at the U.S.-Mexico border in an attempt to catch migrants traveling with children who are not their own. The progr...
10:51, 05/02/2019

ISIS plotted to send westerners to US through Mexico border: report The notion of terrorists infiltrating the United States either through the burgeoning migrant flows from Mexico, or via porous smuggling routes, has long been a cause for concern – and the harbinger o...
00:34, 06/07/2019

U.S. Customs and Border Protection says photos of travelers were taken in a data breach CBP says photos of travelers have been compromised as part of a “malicious cyber-attack,” raising concerns over how expanding surveillance efforts could imperil privacy....
01:34, 06/11/2019

Migrant children relocated as US Border Agency commissioner resigns Around 250 children have been moved from a squalid detention center that was lacking in food, water, and medicine. Customs and Border Agency commissioner John Sanders has resigned his post amidst the ...
01:34, 06/26/2019

400 Central American migrants cross into Mexico, aim to reach U.S. border The border crossing comes after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to slap tariffs on Mexican imports unless Mexico does more to stop the passage of migrants through its territory....
03:34, 06/05/2019

Migrant woman dies shortly after Border Patrol detention EAGLE PASS, Texas (AP) — A 40-year-old female migrant has died in Border Patrol custody shortly after she was apprehended while crossing the border from Mexico. A statement from U.S. Customs and Borde...
03:34, 06/05/2019

U.S. border agents kill American in gunfight at U.S.-Mexico crossing U.S. border agents shot and killed an 23-year-old American man who pulled out a gun and started shooting while trying to drive a truck through a U.S.-Mexican border inspection point at San Diego, poli...
00:00, 06/05/2019

Footage shows migrants walking around border wall to enter US New footage released by Customs and Border Protection shows a group of more than 130 migrants entering the U.S. by simply walking around a section of border wall in Arizona -- in the latest incident p...
20:00, 06/10/2019

Rights groups challenge warrantless cellphone searches at U.S. border U.S. officials at ports of entry improperly contend they are entitled to confiscate and search travelers' cellphones and other devices without warrants to enforce laws that cover more than customs and...
01:17, 05/01/2019

Father-daughter border drowning highlights migrants’ perils A searing photograph of a drowned father and daughter highlights the perils of the latest migration crisis involving mostly Central Americans fleeing violence and poverty and hoping for asylum in the ...
22:51, 06/25/2019

Agents shoot, kill man at California-Mexico border crossing SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents fatally shot a motorist who refused to stop at California’s border with Mexico. San Diego police say the shooting took place Monday nig...
17:51, 06/04/2019

ICE chief faults Democrats for ‘unsafe’ conditions at border facilities The acting ICE director acknowledged that migrant children are being housed in “unsafe” conditions at the border but blamed congressional Democrats for holding up funding that would allow ...
19:51, 06/25/2019

Homeland Security to launch pilot program of DNA testing at border Migrants attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border with children will be asked to submit to a voluntary DNA test in order to prove they are related....
04:51, 05/02/2019

Why a Texas boy says he raised $22,000 for GoFundMe border wall by selling hot chocolate The wall is more than 20 feet tall and goes up a 300-foot incline over mountainous terrain. It also extends 7 feet into the ground.        ...
07:51, 06/05/2019

Senate will try to advance Trump's border funding request next week The Senate next week will try to advance President Trump’s emergency spending request to deal with the massive surge in illegal immigration on the Texas border....
01:51, 06/12/2019

Children removed from border facility after reports of unclean conditions Over 200 migrant children held at a crowded Border Patrol station have been moved following reports that hundreds were detained in unsanitary conditions without adequate food or care....
00:51, 06/26/2019

Shootout rattles nerves near busy Venezuela border bridge A shootout near a busy border bridge between Venezuela and Colombia sent droves of people ducking for cover Friday as they crossed in search of food and other items, authorities said....
01:34, 05/04/2019

U.S.-Mexico Border Negotiations Continue Amid Signs of Progress Negotiators for the U.S. and Mexico prepared for a third day of meetings to build on the new momentum in their border-security talks, as the clock wound down ahead of threatened sanctions on Mexican i...
17:00, 06/07/2019

Border Patrol rescues stranded migrants west of Tucson TUCSON – U.S. Border Patrol agents have rescued a number of distressed migrants in the desert west of Tucson. In the first incident at around 11:00 a.m. Thursday, agents rescued two people in a ...
06:51, 05/04/2019

Community leaders call for action aid in border humanitarian crisis TUCSON – With more than 7,000 migrants processed at the Benedictine Monastery since Jan. 1, Catholic Community Service and several community leaders have teamed up together to achieve one goal &...
06:51, 05/04/2019

Pakistani military: Attack near Afghan border kills 3 troops Pakistan's military says dozens of militants who sneaked into the country opened fire on troops in a former Taliban stronghold near the Afghan border, triggering a shootout that killed three soldiers....
14:17, 05/01/2019

Father-daughter border drownings highlight migrants’ perils MEXICO CITY (AP) — The man and his 23-month-old daughter lie face down in shallow water along the Matamoros, Mexico, bank of the Rio Grande across from Brownsville, Texas. His black shirt is hiked up ...
22:00, 06/25/2019

Arizona border activist trial ends in hung jury TUCSON – A final verdict could not be reached for a man accused of harboring and conspiring to transport undocumented immigrants Tuesday afternoon –resulting in a hung jury. BREAKING: Hung jury in th...
00:34, 06/12/2019

Department of Homeland Security members visit Southwest border BISBEE, Ariz. – A roundtable discussion was this week, bringing together law enforcement representatives from various national organization to get an overview of different challenges and issues faced ...
10:51, 06/05/2019

Kim Jong-un’s Sister to Meet With South Korean Officials at Border Mr. Kim’s sister, Kim Yo-jong, will deliver a letter from him expressing condolences on the death of a former South Korean first lady, officials said....
11:17, 06/12/2019

U.S. relocates hundreds of migrant children from overcrowded border station Nearly 250 migrant children have been relocated to children's shelters from an overcrowded Texas border patrol station where attorneys said they had been held for weeks in dirty conditions without ade...
08:51, 06/25/2019

Government moves more than 300 children out of Texas Border Patrol station Attorneys who visited the station in Clint, Texas last week said older children were trying to take care of infants and toddlers, The Associated Press first reported Thursday....
20:17, 06/24/2019

In border camps, Syrians rely on doctors in trucks and tents The Syrian war has inflicted all kinds of hardships on Najwa Abdelaziz but she still manages to make light of one of them. "The uprising ruined my teeth," she jokes while getting dental care for the f...
18:00, 06/23/2019

U.S. lawmakers reach $19.1 billion disaster relief deal, no border aid U.S. House of Representatives and Senate negotiators have reached a deal on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill that has President Donald Trump's support, and which includes money for farmers, highways ...
22:34, 05/23/2019

Trump’s base loyal despite border wall and Obamacare failures More than two years into his presidency, Trump has not delivered on two of his biggest 2016 campaign promises: building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border and making Mexico pay for it, and repealing ...
01:51, 05/15/2019

Infectious diseases a rising threat among migrants at southern border Tuberculosis and other infectious diseases could spread among migrants clustered just south of the U.S.-Mexico border if the immigration crisis isn't settled soon, says a former top Department of Home...
17:17, 05/23/2019

Nearly 50 Palestinians injured in protests along Gaza-Israeli border: officials Nearly 50 Palestinians were injured on Wednesday by Israeli troops as they protested across the West Bank and Gaza Strip to mark the 71st anniversary of their mass displacement during the 1948 war, of...
20:34, 05/15/2019

U.S. plans to send transportation security staff to U.S.-Mexico border The Trump administration plans to redirect Transportation Security Administration staff to the U.S. southern border to assist with immigration duties and migrant flows, the TSA said on Wednesday....
22:51, 05/15/2019

Hack of U.S. Border Control Contractor Is Way Bigger Than the Government Is Letting On Even as Homeland Security officials attempted to downplay the impact of a security intrusion that reached deep into the network of a federal surveillance contractor, secret documents, handbooks, and ...
00:34, 06/22/2019

Pentagon awards $646 million contract for border wall in Arizona The U.S. Defense Department said on Wednesday it had awarded a $646 million contract to a construction company to design and build a replacement for the border wall in Arizona....
00:51, 05/16/2019

Sarah Sanders: Border crisis will 'get worse' until Democrats help fix problems Following a discussion about a 16-year-old Guatemalan boy who died in Customs and Border Protection custody this week, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said Democrats need to act in order to ...
19:17, 05/22/2019

Flu outbreak closes migrant center near border in McAllen, Texas An outbreak of influenza has led U.S. immigration officials to temporarily close and quarantine a processing center at the border in Texas, authorities said....
17:34, 05/22/2019

Syrians displaced in the northwest call on Turkey to open border Camped on the Turkish border to escape bombardment by Russian and Syrian government forces, many displaced Syrians are angry and frustrated that Turkey has not done more to protect them from the bombs...
17:00, 05/22/2019

Senate panel OKs aid to ease migrant surge at southern border The Senate Appropriations Committee on Wednesday approved $4.6 billion in largely humanitarian aid to address a surge of migrants at the southern U.S. border with Mexico, with a vote expected in the f...
22:34, 06/19/2019

House inches toward 11th hour deal on aid for border crisis House Democratic leaders are close to completing a long-awaited deal with Republicans to deliver billions in emergency aid to the southern border, with plans to approve the package as early as next we...
20:17, 06/19/2019

Panel hears case on conditions for young migrants on border SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A U.S. government lawyer says a settlement agreement requiring sanitary conditions for detained immigrant children may not necessarily mean a toothbrush and soap must be provided ...
02:00, 06/19/2019

Bipartisan Senate deal reached on $4.5B border-humanitarian aid package Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby, R-Ala., and Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., the top Democrat on the Appropriations Committee, have forged a tentative agreement on a $4.59 billion s...
04:34, 06/19/2019

EU fines AB Inbev for restricting cross-border beer sales European Union anti-trust regulators are fining AB Inbev, the world’s biggest brewer, more than 200 million euros ($225 million) for abusing its dominant position in the Belgian beer market...
12:51, 05/13/2019

Authorities meet to discuss cartel violence along southern border TUCSON- Local and state authorities are working together to address the increase of deaths on the doorstep of the southern border due to cartel violence. Cartel members are now seeking asylum in Dougl...
12:34, 06/19/2019

The Company That Makes the U.S. Border's License Plate Scanners Has Been Hacked Perceptics, the firm that bills itself as “the sole provider of stationary LPRs” (license plate readers) at border crossing lanes for privately owned vehicles in the U.S., has been hacked. Tens of tho...
00:00, 05/25/2019

Morocco stops 3 migrant boats, arrests 40 on border fence Moroccan authorities have stopped boats carrying 117 sub-Saharan migrants from crossing to Europe and arrested 40 people trying to scale a fence into Spain's North African enclave of Melilla....
17:17, 05/13/2019

Four bodies, including toddler and two infants, found along border: cops The bodies of four people — including a toddler and two infants — were found Sunday night along the US-Mexico border, according to cops. Authorities in Hidalgo County, Texas reported the g...
13:17, 06/24/2019

Planes, buses move migrants from crowded border shelters EL PASO, Texas (AP) — U.S. authorities are using aircraft to move migrants to less-crowded areas for processing, while others have been bused as far north as Colorado to alleviate the strain on overwh...
21:34, 05/13/2019

Militia member arrested for impersonating US Border Patrol agent A member of an armed group known for stopping migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border has been arrested after authorities charged him with impersonating a U.S. Border Patrol agent, according to court docum...
04:17, 06/24/2019

Group seeks $100M for woman killed by US border agent HOUSTON (AP) — Advocates for a 20-year-old Guatemalan woman shot dead by a U.S. Border Patrol agent last year are demanding $100 million in damages. The American Civil Liberties Union of Texas filed a...
04:51, 05/24/2019

Two more border cities added to U.S.-Mexico asylum program: sources U.S.-bound asylum seekers will be sent back to at least two additional Mexican border cities later this week to wait for their claims to be processed, officials said, with one of the cities in a regio...
00:34, 06/24/2019

Trump administration considers tapping U.S. TSA funds for border: source The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is considering tapping more than $230 million from the Transportation Security Administration to fund operations on the U.S.-Mexico border if Congress fails to...
23:17, 05/21/2019

Bi-national operation targets smugglers south of U.S.-Mexico border TUCSON – U.S. and Mexican authorities say they seized narcotics, assault weapons, and communication equipment during a four-day bi-national operation last weekend. Customs and Border Protection ...
00:00, 05/25/2019

Trump administration considers tapping TSA funds for border: source The U.S. Homeland Security Department is considering tapping more than $230 million from the Transportation Security Administration to fund border operations if Congress fails to approve additional fu...
20:34, 05/21/2019

Courts weigh Trump’s plan to tap Pentagon for border wall SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — President Donald Trump is moving fast to spend billions of dollars to build a wall on the Mexican border with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency, but he f...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Donald Trump Wants His Border Barrier To Be Painted Black With Spikes The barrier that President Donald Trump wants to build along the Mexico border will be a steel bollard fence, not a concrete wall as he long promised, and the president is fine with that. He has a few...
12:17, 05/17/2019

Courts weigh Trump's plan to tap Pentagon for border wall President Donald Trump is moving fast to spend billions of dollars to build a wall on the Mexican border with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency, but he first must get past th...
14:00, 05/17/2019

U.S. judge to consider bid to block Trump's emergency border wall funds U.S. President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration to divert more than $6 billion to build a wall on the border with Mexico will face its first test in court on Friday, when states and advoc...
14:00, 05/17/2019

Trump wants border wall painted black, with sharp spikes on top President Donald Trump has a very specific vision for his proposed border wall with Mexico — paint it black, and put sharp spikes on the top, according to a new report. The “wall” will in fact be a st...
18:34, 05/17/2019

Trump: Border Patrol catching record numbers of ‘bad hombres’ A day after announcing a new immigration plan, President Trump declared that Border Patrol is rounding up “record numbers” of “bad ‘hombres’” who will be registered and eventually kicked out of the US...
18:34, 05/17/2019

Photos show Border Patrol saving migrant boy from drowning Border Patrol Agent Brady Waikel rescues a 7-year-old boy from Honduras after he fell out of a makeshift raft crossing the Rio Grande River near Eagle Pass, Texas, on May 10. (Bob Owen / The San Anton...
20:17, 05/18/2019