1,036 migrants, with 63 unaccompanied children, become largest single group ever taken into custody at southern border

A caravan-sized group of more than 1,000 people was taken into federal custody in western Texas Wednesday after illegally crossing from Mexico into the United States, a senior Border Patrol official told the Washington Examiner. Agents encountered 1,036 people, primarily from … Read More

‘Mother of all caravans’ heads north: 10K migrants due in Mexico City any day

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A massive caravan of approximately 10,000 migrants traveling through Mexico in hopes of reaching the United States is expected to arrive in Mexico City this week, according to local media reports on the group’s movements. The group has been described by Mexico’s … Read More

Trump, McConnell clash on closing the border

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“If we don’t make a deal with Congress, the border’s going to be closed,” Trump told reporters in the Oval Office on Tuesday. “100 percent.” WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he is “100 percent” prepared to shut … Read More

Trump was right to veto resolution blocking his national emergency declaration

President Trump’s veto Friday of a resolution blocking his declaration of a national emergency on the U.S.-Mexico border showed that he understands he wasn’t elected to appease career politicians in the Senate. He was elected, in part, to secure the southern border … Read More

Central American caravans advance amid shifting border policies

Thousands head north, some obtaining humanitarian visas in Mexico, while others fear US’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy. Families rest in the Huixtla town plaza Sunday after their 41 kilometer trek north from Tapachula, in southern Mexico [Sandra Cuffe/Al Jazeera] Tapachula, … Read More

Trump will secure border ‘with or without Congress,’ Mulvaney says

President Trump on Dec. 14 tweeted that White House budget director Mick Mulvaney would become acting chief of staff. Photo by Monica Akhtar — The Washington Post WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump is again considering invoking emergency powers to build … Read More

30 unaccompanied children were among 376 migrants who tunneled under border wall into Arizona

What do Democrats not understand about the need for border security? Around 30 unaccompanied minors were smuggled into the U.S. after tunneling beneath the border wall near San Luis, Arizona on Monday together with a group of over 300 Central … Read More

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