Juarez, El Paso grapple with rising tensions as Trump policies lead to migrant backup at border

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico — The number of asylum seekers arriving in this troubled city has reached a critical point as renewed drug violence explodes, creating what local leaders say is a pressure cooker for the region with a perilous outcome … Read More

25 MS-13 gang members deported from migrant caravan in Mexico, officials say

At least 25 people affiliated with the MS-13 gang were deported from Mexico after they were revealed to be concealed within the caravan of 1,600 Central American migrants just across the U.S. border, immigration officials said Tuesday. The caravan first arrived in Piedras Negras, Mexico, two … Read More

Migrant caravans are proving we desperately need a border wall

Central American migrants taking part in a caravan to the USAFP/Getty Images The caravans were the big mistake that those who opposed the wall between Mexico and the US made. I was against the wall at first, for some good … Read More

Illegal immigration on pace for worst year since massive wall-building spree in 2007

New surge comprised of migrant families and children, which are a much tougher population to combat. Photo by: Gregory Bull    In this Jan. 16, 2019, image, a man uses a ladder to climb an electrical pole in a border … Read More

California governor to draw down guard troops at border

Honduran asylum seekers are taken into custody by U.S. Border Patrol agents after the group crossed the U.S. border wall into San Diego, California, seen from Tijuana, Mexico, Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo) SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Gov. … 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

US sends 3,750 more troops to Mexico border: Pentagon

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US President Donald Trump says that existing sections of walls should be extended along the border to stop what he describes as an uncontrolled invasion of criminals. Washington DC: The United States will send an additional 3,750 troops to its frontier … Read More

When it comes to border security, Democrats can learn from Mexico

The Mexican government is doing more to combat illegal immigration into the United States than the the entire Democratic Party put together. While the Democrats continue to pretend the crisis on our southern border is imaginary, Mexico is heavily investing … Read More

Caravan 2.0: The Numbers Are Massive, Even By Mexico’s Count

A few months ago we saw a massive number of illegal aliens flood the United States-Mexico border as part of the Central American caravan. Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador offered asylum to caravan riders as part of a plan he established, called Estas … Read More

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