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After volunteering at the border, late-night staffers look to do more

A summer volunteer trip down to the southern tip of Texas was no laughing matter for Ana Bretón, a digital producer at late-night show "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee." But she and others are hoping some laughter will bring much-n...

After volunteering at the border, late-night staffers look to do more

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Tucsonan volunteering to help flood victims in Arkansas FORT SMITH, Ark. – 75-year-old Joe Middendorf is in the first act of his second career. “If I weren’t doing this, I’d probably curl up and die,” Middendorf said. “This keeps me alive, this keeps me going.” Fo...
00:00, 05/31/2019

Giving back to the local community, volunteering at Boys and Girls Club TUCSON – A group of mattress executives in town for a bedding convention gave back to the Tucson community on Tuesday, May 7th. For the past three years, workers from King Koil Mattress have sponsored event for local children. This year they st...
02:48, 05/08/2019

AOC loses top staffers following controversies Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s two top staffers are leaving her Congressional office following a firestorm of controversy. Her Chief of Staff Saikat Chakrabarti is done as of Friday. Ocasio-Cortez’s Communications Director Corbin Trent plans to be h...
05:48, 08/03/2019

2 Former Jezebel Staffers Wrote a Book About Men. Wow Yes, Tara Jacoby and Madeleine Davies, erstwhile Jezebel employees, have written a book about the thing they know the most about: men! Excerpt below....
13:00, 06/04/2019

Yankees let five minor league staffers go The Yankees have let go of five minor league staff members. According to minor league head Kevin Reese, the team didn’t renew the contracts of hitting coordinator Edwar Gonzalez, field coordinator Jody Reed, pitching coordinator Scott Aldred, Trenton...
00:32, 09/18/2019

R. Kelly Ex-Staffers Hand Over 20 Sex Tapes to Feds It appears that Rober “R.” Kelly’s enablers are having a call of conscience as ex-employees reportedly turned over more than 20 sex tapes to federal authorities....
14:32, 07/13/2019

CBS staffers left in the dark amid major changes CBS is in chaos amid a massive shake up at the network’s news division that will have Gayle King crowned queen of the morning show as soon as Monday, The Post has learned. As The Post first reported Thursday, CBS News head Susan Zirinsky has major ch...
01:16, 05/04/2019

Report Staffers Protesting Against "Privatisation": Railway Board The Railway Board has asked its zones to report staff members who participate in a three-day protest called next week by a workers' union against "privatisation" of the national transporter....
12:16, 07/13/2019

America's Overworked and Underpaid Campaign Staffers Are Unionizing When “Miguel” came to America a few years ago, Donald Trump’s racist campaign against immigrants was just catching fire. “It affected me,” Miguel, an undocumented immigrant who asked that we not use his real name, told Splinter. “It affected everyone...
10:16, 07/25/2019

Extremely Calm President Trots Out Parade of Staffers to Say How Not Mad He Is President Donald Trump spoke on Thursday about a new plan to bail out America’s farmers to the tune of $16 billion dollars (socialism?) as his ongoing trade war with China continues to impact the agricultural industry. At least, that was what he was ...
17:00, 05/23/2019

BuzzFeed Staffers Walk Off the Job as Union Fight Escalates BuzzFeed staffers across the country walked off the job this afternoon, the latest escalation in a months-long effort to push CEO Jonah Peretti to recognize his newsroom employees’ union, which is represented by the NewsGuild....
02:48, 06/18/2019

De Blasio staffers reportedly think White House bid is 'a joke' The skepticism over New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s bid for the presidency apparently is not limited to low poll numbers, as even his own staff members appear to doubt his chances....
18:48, 07/28/2019

Lizzo says security guard manhandled 2 staffers in Milwaukee Singer-rapper Lizzo says a security guard tackled two members of her staff to the ground and used hurtful language just moments after her performance at Milwaukee’s Summerfest...
09:00, 06/28/2019

‘Rent’s Anthony Rapp has new ‘respect’ for Trump staffers "Rent" actor Anthony Rapp said he had a “newfound respect” for Trump administration staffers after meeting several last week in Washington to discuss arts funding....
21:00, 05/12/2019

Noida TV Channel Gets Notice Over Its Name, Logo After Staffers Arrested The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has issued a notice to the owners of Nation Live, the news channel that aired content allegedly defaming UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, for operating......
12:48, 06/13/2019

Staffsource: Ars staffers reminisce on the games that made them gamers Enlarge (credit: Photo Illustration by Guillaume Payen/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) Welcome to Ars Gaming Week 2019! As a staff full of gamers and game-lovers, we'll be serving up extra reviews, guides, interviews, and other stories all...
11:32, 08/22/2019

No One Wants to Hire the Fired Wells Fargo Branch Staffers Wells Fargo fired thousands of branch employees as it tried to deal with millions of potentially fake accounts—and now many of those former workers say they are effectively blacklisted from the banking industry....
08:00, 09/14/2019

Some jail staffers not cooperating with DOJ investigation into Epstein suicide, source says Personnel at the New York City prison where accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein committed suicide last week have not been initially cooperative with investigators from the Department of Justice, a federal source told Fox News Friday....
22:32, 08/16/2019

Former Kirsten Gillibrand staffers want senator to quit presidential campaign It’s time for Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s sputtering presidential campaign to call it quits, a friend of hers and two former aides told The Post. “It would be best if she decided that this was not her time,” said one longtime Gillibrand fundraiser, who...
17:32, 08/24/2019

U.K. Parliament report: Staffers say they were propositioned, berated, assigned to vacuum Latest report focuses on complaints and concerns of staff members as allegations of inappropriate behavior have reached the top levels of government....
12:16, 07/12/2019

Ex-McConnell staffers lobbied on Russian-backed Kentucky project Two former top staffers to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have lobbied Congress and the Treasury Department on the development of a new Kentucky aluminum mill backed by the Russian aluminum giant Rusal, according to a new lobbying disclosure....
11:16, 07/31/2019

Which current All-Stars would be the best GMs? USA TODAY Sports staffers make their picks A look at some of the current sports stars who could star in a front office, too — from LeBron James to Zack Greinke and Richard Sherman.       ...
09:48, 07/25/2019

BuzzFeed staffers establish NewsGuild as union bargaining agent A bitter five-month battle between BuzzFeed management and its workers’ union ended Tuesday when a third-party definitively established the NewsGuild of New York as the official bargaining agent for about 80 US news-side employees. Now comes the real...
21:32, 07/23/2019

HBO staffers clash with division chief over streaming plans: sources Plans by HBO’s new parent company to launch a Netflix rival are coming under fire from insiders — many of whom are pointing the finger at their new boss, John Stankey. Critics told The Post that AT&T’s plans to launch a new streaming service to compe...
14:48, 08/19/2019

GameStop lays off 120 corporate staffers as stock continues to tumble Brightly lit GameStop storefront. (credit: JeepersMedia / Flickr) Major video game retailer GameStop has announced layoffs for 120 corporate staffers, representing a 14% reduction of the company's "total associate base at our company headquarters a...
23:32, 08/20/2019

Staffsource: Ars staffers share their favorite books to get lost in this summer Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Summer is the perfect time to catch up on all the things you've been meaning to do—like get your to-be-read (TBR) pile down to a manageable size (if that's even possible). As the longer days with better weather...
07:48, 05/23/2019

Sales staffers sue Hendrick, await class-action ruling The Florida lawsuit against Hendrick Automotive Group and 33 former Rick Hendrick Chevrolet Naples employees alleges the company and dealership fraudulently underpaid sales commissions....
09:32, 05/20/2019

Trump’s staffers are starting to worry about Elizabeth Warren: report President Trump’s staffers reportedly are starting to worry about Sen. Elizabeth Warren, whose campaign is gaining steam. Trump has told donors that the candidate he had dismissed as “Pocahontas’’ because she has claimed to be part Native American is...
02:00, 06/16/2019

| Cuba's overseas medical brigade a repressive sham, ex-staffers say A great source of pride for communist Cuba is a medical corps that has fanned out across the globe for decades to help people in troubled or poor countries....
07:48, 06/10/2019

The New York Times is moving some staffers to Long Island City The Gray Lady is moving employees out of its namesake Times Square Tower to Long Island City. The New York Times has leased 57,846 square feet on the ninth through 11th floors of Court Square Place, bringing the 275,252-square-foot building to 100% o...
06:48, 08/07/2019

Sanders campaign roiled by complaints it's paying less than $15 an hour to staffers Bernie Sanders' 2020 presidential bid is reportedly going through internal turmoil over staff complaints that the campaign isn't paying the equivalent of the $15 an hour wage that Sanders has backed as a federal minimum....
10:48, 07/19/2019

MIT whistleblower Signe Swenson says staffers referred to Epstein as ‘Voldemort’ The whistleblower behind the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Jeffrey Epstein donation scandal said her “job was to protect secrets” — and recalled how female staffers mocked him as “Voldemort.” Signe Swenso...
08:32, 09/12/2019

Jeffrey Epstein staffers posted photos with a slew of celebrities Housekeepers at Jeffrey Epstein’s tony Upper East Side townhouse took photos of themselves with famous faces, including Prince Andrew, Bill Clinton and the Duchess of York Sarah Ferguson. Epstein staffer Jun-Lyn Fontanilla posted the undated ph...
15:00, 09/10/2019

Caterer-to-the-stars Carla Ruben stiffed staffers: suit A Manhattan caterer-to-the-stars pocketed her waitstaff’s “tips” for years, her staffers allege in a new lawsuit — and now she’s set to fork over a gratuity of her own to settle the dispute. Carla Ruben’s West Village company Creative Edg...
16:48, 09/11/2019

John Delaney's Campaign Staffers Are Reportedly Begging Him to Quit the Race John Delaney’s campaign for president isn’t looking... great, we’ll say. Axios reported this morning that Delaney’s senior staff “sat him down and told him to drop out” of the race by the middle of August, throwing in the towel on a costly campaign t...
08:32, 07/19/2019

Meet the 22 highest-paid White House staffers, who bring in $183,000 a year or more Brendan Smialowski / AFP / Getty The White House released its annual salary report on June 28. The salaries range from from $30,000 to $183,000 a year, with 22 staffers earning the top rate or more. Here's a list of the top earners and what they've ...
17:48, 07/03/2019

Staffers at violent Brooklyn HS fear retaliation from politically connected principal Staffers at a violence-plagued Brooklyn high school say they fear speaking up about the dangerous environment because the assistant principal is politically connected. Tommy Torres, a Democratic district leader who ran for City Council in 2017, poste...
22:00, 05/11/2019

Probe finds mental health patient died when staffers piled on him A South Carolina mental health patient died when staffers jumped on him in an attempt to restrain him, according to a report. A probe into the death of 35-year-old William Avant determined he was suffocated at G. Werber Bryan Psychiatric Hospital in ...
12:32, 07/19/2019

Warden at prison where Epstein died is temporarily reassigned and staffers placed on leave The top official at the New York prison that had housed Jeffrey Epstein before his apparent suicide is being moved temporarily as the FBI and the Justice Department's inspector general investigate the circumstances of the death....
00:48, 08/14/2019

CBS holds bizarre ‘pep rally’ for staffers amid ‘Evening News’ shake-up Norah O'Donnell, news division president Susan Zirinsky and new executive producer Kim Godwin starred in taped “music video” set to a DJ Khaled song....
19:32, 07/11/2019

Struggling CNN lays off health unit staffers as headcount reduction moves forward Sanjay Gupta is safe, but much of the rest of CNN’s Atlanta-based staff that covers healthcare found out on Tuesday they are getting pink slips, a source close to the situation told Fox News....
13:48, 05/24/2019

US women's soccer staffers stoke controversy after appearing at England's hotel before match The U.S. women’s soccer team has come under fire after England’s coach learned American staffers visiting their team’s hotel prior to their upcoming Women’s World Cup semifinal match Tuesday....
16:32, 07/01/2019

Jeffrey Epstein fallout: Ex-MIT staffers, professors demand to know extent of university's ties In a letter obtained by Fox News, faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are demanding to know the full extent of its financial ties to disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein....
21:48, 09/18/2019

Inside Facebook: Social network under fire but staffers show no signs of pressure Facebook is under fire from all corners of the globe but anyone who attended the tech giant’s International Press Day would have no idea, as things appear just fine inside Mark Zuckerberg’s sprawling Silicon Valley headquarters....
13:00, 06/13/2019

Newspapers owned by Gatehouse Media are laying off staffers ahead of the company’s looming merger wi Newspapers owned by Gatehouse Media are laying off staffers ahead of the company’s looming merger with Gannett—a merger that Gatehouse’s CEO said would “actually enhance quality journalism.” Neat trick....
10:32, 08/28/2019

Bernie Sanders campaign announces it will cut hours to pay staffers $15 minimum wage, prompting mockery Democrat presidential candidate Bernie Sanders announced this weeked he would cut staffers' hours so that they would effectively be paid a $15-an-hour minimum wage -- prompting mockery from critics who say the move is more evidence that Sanders' plan...
12:00, 07/21/2019

Florida bosses told Puerto Rican medical staffers: Speak English or be fired, workers say The group of seven Puerto Rican health care workers filed a complaint and wrote a letter to the Florida Department of Health.        ...
19:00, 08/20/2019

Nursing home staffers accused of taunting dementia patient, 91; outraged family suing: reports Two staff members have been fired and arrested and an Illinois nursing home now faces a lawsuit after video footage allegedly showed them taunting a 91-year-old dementia patient....
03:16, 08/10/2019

Texas School District Faces Lawsuit After Staffers Fill in Black Student’s Hair With a Sharpie: ‘That’s Assault’ If ever there was a perfect justification for throwing hands, it’s the discovery that staffers at your 7th grader’s middle school filled in his fade with a Sharpie....
00:00, 08/21/2019

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, according to new federal data....
19:32, 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 the desert. During the summer, it can get as hot as ...
11:48, 05/10/2019

Border Patrol apprehensions along southern border fall for first time in 2019 After a record-setting run where more Central Americans were entering the U.S., their numbers fell in June, representing a possible summer slowdown.        ...
17:00, 07/09/2019

| Niger, Nigeria border governors meet to tackle border violence Four governors of neighbouring states of Niger and Nigeria have ended two days of talks to address the security situation along their shared border which is plagued by armed groups....
21:01, 09/09/2019

Border Patrol agents find at least 3 bodies along southern border, officials say The bodies of at least three migrants — two in the Rio Grande River — were discovered in Texas along the southern border with Mexico, officials said Tuesday....
14:32, 08/28/2019

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....
19:00, 04/30/2019

‘Joy, Excitement, and Togetherness at the Border.’ With Three Hot Pink See-Saws, These Architects Turned the U.S.-Mexico Border Wall Into a Playscape A spot of brightness recently emerged amid the the gray desert sand and the dark steel fencing laid across the border of Sunland Park, New Mexico, and Ciudad Juárez, Mexico: flamingo pink see-saws that cut through the border wall were installe...
19:16, 07/30/2019

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 she says they asked the same thing on an Amtrak tr...
10:32, 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 a thriving subgenre, thanks to an abundance of su...
14:48, 06/08/2019

Border patrol finds four bodies near US-Mexico border in Texas Bodies of a woman in her early 20s, a toddler and two infants were found and are believed to have been dead for daysUS border patrol agents in South Texas have discovered the bodies of four people, including three children, near the Mexican border, a...
10:32, 06/24/2019

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....
09:00, 06/18/2019

A Summer Camp on the Border, Where the Border Crisis Feels Far Away These teenagers, many the children of migrants, are growing up in the shadow of a national conversation about immigration. They feel the stereotypes. But at camp, “it’s way different.”...
17:48, 08/17/2019

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...
10:00, 05/02/2019

House Democrats subpoena ex-White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson Donaldson was chief of staff to former White House counsel Don McGahn, who on Tuesday defied the Judiciary panel's subpoena to testify about special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe. Hicks is the former White House communications direc...
13:16, 05/21/2019

'He will not go to sleep': White House staffers reportedly dread foreign trips with Trump aboard Air Force One, where he holds meetings at odd hours and constantly watches Fox News Kevin Lamarque/Reuters White House officials dread flying with President Donald Trump on long foreign trips, according to CNN. Five current and former officials who have traveled aboard Air Force One described a restless president who spends a lot ...
14:32, 05/25/2019

House Judiciary Committee issues subpoenas to former White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House communications director Hope Hicks and a former aide in the White House counsel's office....
14:32, 05/21/2019

'Absolute nightmare': 4 former Florida nursing home staffers charged in 12 Hurricane Irma deaths An investigation into a Florida nursing home where 12 patients died after Hurricane Irma shows a chaotic response. Four workers face felony charges.        ...
03:00, 08/28/2019

Sen. Marsha Blackburn: Every town is a border town until we secure the southern border Sen. Marsha Blackburn, R, Tenn., has expressed her support for President Trump's new immigration crackdown and revealed she plans to introduce legislation of her own to improve the crisis at the southern border....
13:32, 05/17/2019

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!...
08:48, 05/17/2019

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 impact is it having on our environment; and is the s...
01:00, 05/14/2019

A Border Kept Him From His Daughter. Now He’s Here to Say Goodbye. A 13-year-old girl from Honduras waited for her father to join her in the United States. But her father was repeatedly detained at the border. He came too late....
19:16, 07/17/2019

Trump says he’s doing ‘fantastic job’ with the border WASHINGTON – President Trump said his administration is doing a “fantastic” job dealing with migrants at the border and blamed Democrats for blocking aid to address the humanitarian crisis. “We are doing a fantastic job under the circumstances,...
12:00, 06/23/2019

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 said the spending committee will begin moving the l...
10:32, 06/11/2019

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....
22:16, 04/29/2019

AOC's Testimony About What She Saw At The Border Is Truly Harrowing Earlier this month, New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez told reporters that migrants detained at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility she and other representatives visited said they were being told to drink out of the toilet by CBP office...
16:32, 07/12/2019

Raging rep to do-nothing Dems: Do your job — that’s a border! Frustrated by yet another House Judiciary Committee meeting about the border crisis, Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) stopped his opening statement yesterday to castigate his colleagues for doing nothing about it. The Democratic majority has not introduced ...
23:16, 07/25/2019

Mexico says US-border crossings down by 30% On the eve of a US-imposed deadline to show progress on curbing migration, Mexico said border crossings had dipped in June. The US has put pressure on its southern neighbor to do more to stop Central American migration....
04:00, 07/23/2019

There Are Exactly Two Things Border Patrol Agents Should Be Doing Right Now On Sunday, the New York Times published a story detailing all of the ways that the Trump administration’s all-out war on migrants and undocumented people is affecting the real victims: Border Patrol agents themselves. Apparently, throwing people into...
08:32, 09/16/2019

What a No-Deal Brexit Would Mean for the Irish Border It was the boundary between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland that sank former U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s efforts to engineer an orderly exit from the European Union. Now her successor, Boris Johnson, is bumping up against the same ...
18:00, 08/20/2019

WH: Number of border crossers falls again The Trump administration says it saw a 30 percent drop in the number of people apprehended at the southern U.S. border from August to July, amid summer heat and aggressive crackdowns on both sides of the border to deter migrants. (Sept. 9)  ...
21:32, 09/09/2019

In Croatia, EU border guards use 'a little bit of force' Croatia has consistently denied illegally deporting refugees to neighboring Bosnia-Herzegovina. But in a recent TV interview, the Croatian president admitted border guards were forcing migrants back over the border....
14:48, 07/14/2019

Nearly 99K apprehensions on US-Mexico border last month NOGALES, Ariz. – 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 border have risen every month this year. Ov...
00:48, 05/16/2019

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 Utah man with an extensive criminal record. Summer...
17:00, 05/16/2019

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....
10:48, 06/06/2019

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 discretionary funds....
15:00, 05/09/2019

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. Monday afternoon, a CBP narcotics detection canine ...
18:32, 06/11/2019

Troops Are Not the Answer to the Crisis at the Border As the humanitarian crisis at the southern border has grown, the President and his allies have called for the U.S. military to be deployed in greater numbers. I commanded the U.S. Southern Command, overseeing all forces south of this country, for a f...
03:33, 08/23/2019

No end in sight to Nigeria's border closures  Nigerian border crossings with Benin and Niger remain sealed despite a warning from West Africa's regional grouping that the shutdown is harming prosperity....
21:48, 09/18/2019

Thousands of migrants wait at the border The number of asylum-seeking Central American families crossing the southern border broke another record in April.        ...
11:00, 05/10/2019

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 quarters. (May 3)      ...
04:00, 05/03/2019

'All she can do is cry' - US border camps conditions exposed Conditions inside US border facilities have been described as "perilous", as the outcry from image of a father and his daughter, who drowned trying to get into the US, continues to dominate US politics....
22:00, 06/26/2019

U.S. man killed in shoot out 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....
03:16, 06/05/2019

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....
02:48, 06/25/2019

Trump says Mexico may put more troops at the border with U.S. U.S. President Donald Trump, who is trying to stem the flow of mostly Central American migrants seeking to enter the United States from Mexico, said on Wednesday that Mexico may put more troops at the two countries' border....
18:00, 07/24/2019

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....
10:32, 06/05/2019

House passes $4.5B border aid bill The House passed legislation Tuesday to provide humanitarian assistance for migrants at the southern border. The White House has threatened to veto it....
10:48, 06/26/2019

AOC to visit border despite reported CBP threats against her Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she and other congressional Democrats will go through with plans to visit a migrant detention facility on Monday after a news report revealed that a group of Customs and Border Protection agents talked about harming...
14:32, 07/01/2019

| 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....
08:00, 05/11/2019

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 environmental groups to stop the project, it is n...
00:00, 05/31/2019

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. Tina Kirschner and Barbara Kahlke, two 17-year-olds...
00:48, 05/11/2019

Girl, 10, 6th known child to die after US border detention HOUSTON (AP) — U.S. authorities say a 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died last year after being detained by border authorities in a previously unreported case. The death marks the sixth known case in the last year. The U.S. Department of Health an...
20:32, 05/22/2019

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....
18:32, 04/29/2019

Mexico says migrant numbers at U.S. border down 40% since May The number of migrants reaching Mexico's border with the United States has fallen almost 40% since May, the Mexican government said on Tuesday, seeking to defuse tensions with U.S. President Donald Trump over a recent surge in migration....
16:16, 07/30/2019

Border arrests drop 24% from June to July US immigration officials apprehended fewer migrants along the US-Mexico border in July than they did in June, a steady decline since the May high, according to data released Thursday by US Customs and Border Patrol....
19:48, 08/08/2019

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 reported today on the existence of a little-known Customs...
15:48, 05/13/2019

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 to address the issue.  He also worried the nation...
16:16, 05/15/2019

Border Patrol seizes 5,000 fentanyl pills TUCSON – U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officials say a Tucson based crew seized more than 5,000 fentanyl pills on Sunday. Officials made the announcement in a twitter post. A Tucson-based #AMO C-206 crew, partnered with federal and state auth...
18:00, 06/30/2019

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 series of “unprecedented steps” meant to stem the ...
21:16, 06/08/2019

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, according to an internal email obtained by CNN....
20:48, 05/15/2019

US to decide whether to retry Arizona border activist TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – Federal prosecutors are getting ready to announce whether they’ll retry a border activist after a U.S. jury was unable to reach a verdict against him on charges of conspiracy to transport and harbor migrants. The deci...
09:32, 07/02/2019

Trump signs $4.6 billion border aid package President Donald Trump signed a $4.6 billion aid package on Monday to help the federal government cope with the surge of Central American immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. (July 1)        ...
00:16, 07/02/2019

Google employees don't want it to work with US border agencies In a newly published petition, Google employees are demanding the search giant not bid on a recent cloud computing contract from the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency....
15:32, 08/14/2019

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....
07:48, 06/08/2019

Mexico says migrant apprehensions at U.S. border down 30% in June from May Mexico's foreign ministry said on Tuesday that migrant apprehensions at the U.S. southern border were down 30% in June from May, citing data from U.S. Customs and Border Protection....
18:00, 07/02/2019

AOC responds to border officers who felt ‘threatened’ by her Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took to Twitter on Monday night to defend herself — and once again blast the US Customs and Border Protection agency — after an online report accused her of screaming at federal agents “in a threatening...
23:00, 07/01/2019

Isolated showers near border, but Tucson remains dry TUCSON – It was another hot and dry day across the Tucson metro. Heat watches, warnings, and advisories continue to impact sections of the Midwest and East coast. Back in Southern Arizona, temperatures remain above average. Today’s dayti...
19:32, 07/20/2019

Number of migrants waiting at US border surges to 40,000 In this July 26, 2019 photo, a group of migrants in Tijuana, Mexico, listen to numbers being called for people to claim asylum in the U.S. The long waits are starting to test the patience of immigrants and border towns. (AP Photo/Elliot Spagat) TIJUA...
12:48, 08/08/2019

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 weeks before his death, Guatemalan consulate offic...
11:16, 05/16/2019

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 happened in a secondary vehicle inspection area. (June...
05:32, 06/04/2019

Children Say the Horrors of Border Detention Are Not Just Due to Overcrowding A new report from NBC contains allegations that children kept in a border facility in Yuma, AZ faced intentional cruelty from border agents, in addition to the indignities and suffering from overcrowding. Some described sexual assaults by agents, whi...
20:48, 07/09/2019

Border Apprehensions Decline for First Time Since January The number of people arrested while crossing the U.S. border with Mexico and those who requested asylum at ports of entry dropped 28% in June, the first decline since January....
00:32, 07/10/2019

When the U.S. puts a border between migrant kids and their caretakers On June 12, Gerardo, a 41-year-old indigenous bricklayer from Guatemala, appeared before a U.S. immigration judge in El Paso, Texas. Since crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally two months earlier with his 14-year-old son, he had been separated fr...
05:00, 07/11/2019

US citizen says he lost 26 pounds in border detention Francisco Galicia, right, kisses his mother Sanjuana Galicia at the McAllen, Texas, Central Station, Wednesday, July 24, 2019. Galicia, 18, who was born in the U.S. was released Tuesday, July 23, from federal immigration custody after wrongfully bein...
11:16, 07/25/2019

Migrant children still being separated from parents at border More than a year after the Trump administration ended a controversial policy that led to hundreds of family separations, as many as five migrant children per day continue to be separated from their parents at the border....
06:32, 07/12/2019

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, straightforward assholery....
09:00, 05/29/2019

The Latest: Group of 116 Africans arrested at border 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 wading through the Rio Grande to enter the United States....
17:48, 05/31/2019

Pence: Border facility conditions are unacceptable Vice President Mike Pence saw the overcrowded conditions facing migrant adults and children in Customs and Border Protection custody firsthand Friday, becoming the highest-ranking member of the Trump administration to visit two federal detention cent...
12:16, 07/14/2019

CBP finds $1.7M in methamphetamine inside SUV at US-Mexico border Methamphetamines valued at approximately $1,797,189.92 were found hidden inside a white 2007 Volkswagen Touareg at the border, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection....
18:32, 07/14/2019

Trump says he wants to meet with Schumer on border issue President Trump late Sunday said in a Twitter post that he intends to set up a meeting with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer after the New York Democrat recently toured a detention center and called the conditions there "inhumane." ...
04:00, 07/22/2019

Asylum seekers band together near border cities SAN LUIS RIO COLORADO, Mexico (AP) – Thousands of asylum seekers are waiting for months in Mexico before they can start seeking protections in the United States. In San Luis Río Colorado, Mexico, south of San Luis, Arizona, over 950 people are ...
19:32, 07/20/2019

Schumer to lead Democratic border visit Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said he and other congressional Democrats will travel to the southern border this weekend to "investigate, inspect and evaluate the latest conditions at these facilities."The New York Democrat said he will report...
09:16, 07/18/2019

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 conspiring to harbor and transport two Mexican nationa...
10:00, 06/04/2019

U.N.: Child detention at U.S. border cruel, inhumane The U.N. high commissioner for human rights said the detention of migrant children in the United States is inhumane and degrading and could violate international law....
10:48, 07/08/2019

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......
21:00, 05/20/2019

Border Patrol in El Paso reopens checkpoints The U.S. Border Patrol's checkpoints in the El Paso, Texas, area have all reopened and are operating at full capacity after being temporarily shut down more than four months ago, the agency announced Monday....
21:48, 08/05/2019

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 impose import tariffs on its southern neighbor....
14:32, 06/06/2019

Russia reports ASF outbreak near its border with China An outbreak African Swine Fever (ASF) has been detected at a small farm in Russia's Primorsk region near its border with China, Russia's agriculture safety watchdog said on Monday....
18:48, 08/05/2019

Agency says man killed at US border was smuggling Chinese SAN DIEGO (AP) — Authorities say a 23-year-old U.S. citizen who died in a shootout with border inspectors in San Diego was bringing two Chinese men into the country illegally. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Wednesday that the man fired at of...
18:16, 06/05/2019

Rwanda says its border with Congo remains open Rwanda's health minister said the border with Democratic Republic of the Congo remained open on Thursday, appearing to contradict an earlier statement that the frontier was closed near the Ebola-hit Congolese city of Goma....
21:16, 08/01/2019

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 help make that possible. Some say this will negat...
05:16, 05/18/2019

US-Mexico border apprehensions soared to over 144K in May Apprehensions at the US border with Mexico soared to more than 144,000 in May — a 32% increase over the number of apprehensions in April as well as a huge increase over the 51,000 nabbed in May 2018. Customs and Border Protection statistics showed th...
14:16, 06/05/2019

Ebola: Rwanda shuts DRC border after outbreak Just hours after a third case of Ebola was reported in the border town of Goma, Rwanda closed its border with the DRC. Health workers have long feared an outbreak of Ebola in the frontier city....
10:48, 08/01/2019

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 than 1,600 miles....
19:00, 05/18/2019

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 for the surge of parents and children entering the ...
13:32, 06/05/2019

Congo says Rwanda has closed border near Goma Congo's presidency said on Thursday that Rwandan authorities had closed the border between Goma and its nearest town of Gisenyi for all people other than Congolese citizens leaving Rwanda....
03:16, 08/01/2019

Pregnant teens especially vulnerable in border crisis PHOENIX — As tales of wretchedness and overcrowding in government border detention facilities abound, one group of migrants is particularly vulnerable: teen moms and pregnant girls without parents of their own. Immigrant advocates and lawyers say the...
16:48, 07/04/2019

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....
23:16, 06/04/2019

What to Know About Private Prisons Amid the U.S. Border Crisis Private prisons are the $4 billion industry at the intersection of debates in the U.S. over illegal immigration and governmental approaches to drug violations. Prison corporations now are being targeted for reproval by lenders and candidates hoping t...
23:32, 07/16/2019

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 touched a gun instead, she did not startle. This w...
02:48, 05/09/2019

More than 100 Palestinians injured in Gaza border protests More than 100 Palestinians sustained injuries -- at least two critically -- after clashing with Israeli troops in protests at the Gaza-Israel border Friday, Gaza health officials said....
20:00, 08/23/2019

Work on more border fencing starts in New Mexico Work crews in Arizona and New Mexico are forging forward with construction on taller border fencing funded through President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration. (Aug. 23)        ...
19:00, 08/23/2019

U.S. border facility gives tour after accusations of neglect U.S. immigration officials took reporters on a tour of a Texas migrant holding facility on Thursday that was still overcrowded a week after lawyers raised concerns about conditions....
02:16, 06/28/2019

Southwest border apprehensions decline in August TUCSON- U.S. Customs and Border Protection report a drop in the number of apprehensions at the southwest U.S.-Mexico border for the month of August. “During the month of August, CBP apprehended or deemed admissible a total 64,000 individuals,&#...
22:32, 09/10/2019

Trump Is Having Tent Courthouses Built Along the Border. Here’s What They Look Like. Tent courthouses are the administration’s latest move in its “Remain in Mexico” policy, forcing asylum seekers to wait in one of Mexico’s most dangerous states until their hearings. We track the tents’ expansion through satellite imagery — and explai...
10:32, 08/29/2019

The U.S.-Mexico migrant crisis: What is really happening at the border? The situation at the U.S.-Mexico border has been called an "invasion," a "national emergency" and a "humanitarian crisis." But what's really happening? ...
07:32, 08/22/2019

Apprehensions on Mexico border to drop 25% this month, U.S. says Far fewer migrants are trying to enter the United States in June due to increased efforts by the Mexican government to stem the flow of people heading north from Central America, the top U.S. border security official said on Friday....
14:32, 06/28/2019

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....
13:16, 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....
10:32, 06/26/2019

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. (June 18)        ...
13:48, 06/18/2019

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....
22:48, 06/26/2019

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)        ...
13:48, 05/09/2019

Border Patrol Makes Another Big Meth Bust TEMECULA, Calif. – U.S. Border patrol agents make yet another big drug bust. This time it involved more than 140-pounds of methamphetamine worth an estimated $330,000. It happened Sunday afternoon along Interstate 15 near the Temecula checkpoin...
22:32, 09/10/2019

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 killing his compatriots. Every day, dozens of sem...
20:00, 05/02/2019

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 vote, with only Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) oppose...
09:48, 06/19/2019

AOC blasts Republicans for ‘manufactured crisis’ at border Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez repeated her claim that US border camps are forcing migrants to drink “toilet water,” while blasting Republicans for their “manufactured crisis” at the southern border. The freshman congresswoman ...
12:48, 07/12/2019

Senators react to border aid and SCOTUS findings Senators react to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her chamber's Democrats added provisions to the Senate measure that would strengthen standards of care for detained migrant families and children. Lawmakers also respond to Supreme Court decisions...
13:32, 06/27/2019

Five takeaways from Trump-Congress battle over border aid It was a long, difficult battle, but the U.S. Congress on Thursday sent President Donald Trump a $4.6 billion bill to address a surge of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico....
17:00, 06/27/2019

Is Israel dressing up dummies at Lebanon border? Is Israel stationing mannequins in military uniforms along the Lebanon border as it braces for a retaliatory attack from Hezbollah? Apparently so, according to Israeli and Lebanese correspondents on the ground who say they've spotted the jaundiced du...
04:00, 08/30/2019

Julián Castro Wants to Decriminalize Border Crossings All of the candidates on last night's debate stage, except Beto O'Rourke, joined Castro in support of making illegal border crossing a civil offense....
11:00, 06/27/2019

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 reports of poor conditions facing young children at ...
19:32, 06/25/2019

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....
17:16, 05/08/2019

U.S. border arrests down as Mexico's enforcement rises A Customs and Border Protection official said Monday that 64,000 people were arrested in August, less than half of a peak in May, as Mexican enforcement rises....
21:00, 09/10/2019

Mexico to tighten security at 68 border crossings MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says that officials will tighten security at 68 border crossings where controls are lax. He made the comment in a Friday morning presser, although there was no visible increase i...
09:16, 06/14/2019

‘A great job done by all’, Trump says after $4.6B border bill passes The bipartisan legislation contains more than $1 billion to shelter and feed migrants detained by the border patrol and almost $3 billion to care for unaccompanied migrant children....
17:48, 06/27/2019

U.S. reps from Texas serve as ambassadors of the border On an August morning in West Texas, a caravan rolled across the U.S.-Mexico border. Packed into a train of vehicles -- two vans and seven SUVs -- were 21 members of the U.S. House of Representatives....
07:32, 08/20/2019

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 and Border Protection vehicles to transport migrants...
16:16, 04/29/2019

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. “The River and The Wall” released Friday at se...
17:16, 05/04/2019

Top immigration official: Border crossings dropping YUMA, Ariz. (AP) – The acting secretary of Homeland Security said he expected 25% fewer migrants to cross the border this month, as officials in Yuma unveiled their latest outdoor facility meant to detain children and families. Kevin McAleenan ...
14:16, 06/29/2019

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....
16:16, 06/24/2019

What's behind the Equatoguinean-Cameroonian border wall plan? It is not unusual for Equatorial Guinea to seal its border with Cameroon. But a plan to build a solid border wall has Cameroonians fuming and questions swirling over whether curbing illegal migration is the real motive....
10:00, 08/16/2019

DMZ diplomacy? Trump outreach to Kim for border rendezvous President Donald Trump plans a Sunday visit to the heavily fortified demilitarized zone that separates North and South Korea, and he’s extended an invitation on Twitter to North Korea’s Kim Jong Un to join him and shake hands....
06:00, 06/29/2019

The Latest: Shanahan says troops aim to help secure border MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan’s visit to the U.S.-Mexico border (all times local): 1:45 p.m. Acting Defense Secretary has offered assurances to perhaps two dozen Border Patrol agents and other off...
12:16, 05/11/2019

Why Roots of U.S. Border Crisis Lie South of Mexico The so-called Northern Triangle of Central America-- consisting of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras -- is a hotbed of poverty, corruption, gang violence and extortion. It’s also the leading source of the migrants who traverse Mexico in hopes of ga...
02:32, 07/05/2019

A typical hour in the life of the Irish border The map above shows border crossings in real time over the busiest hour of an ordinary Monday. The currently invisible frontier is not an arcane footnote of the Brexit process but an everyday part of people’s lives and livelihoods Continue reading......
17:16, 09/02/2019

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....
20:48, 06/24/2019

Senate approves its own version of border aid bill The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a bill that would grant $4.6 billion for border aid in a bid to stem illegal migration across the country's southern border with Mexico....
16:48, 06/26/2019

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 them in vehicles and "monitoring" their welfare....
15:32, 04/29/2019

Conditions for Children Detained at the Border are Still Horrific Detention centers at the border have been under increasing scrutiny in past weeks, with lawyers and advocates telling stories of appalling conditions for the children and families held there. A new report from the Associated Press—published as the Ho...
00:00, 06/29/2019

Trump voices optimism on aid bill for border President Donald Trump voiced optimism on legislation to provide billions in humanitarian aid to stem the immigration crisis at the southern border. However, he blamed Democrats, saying they need to back changing asylum laws. (June 26)   &...
16:32, 06/26/2019

Ireland will need no-deal Brexit checks, just not at border: minister Ireland will prevent physical checks and infrastructure along its border with British-run Northern Ireland in a no-deal Brexit but will need to take "some action somewhere" to protect the EU single market, Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Tuesd...
10:48, 07/09/2019

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 police officer said on Monday....
08:32, 06/17/2019

Germany: 670 kilograms of heroin seized at Polish border German authorities have seized a record amount of smuggled heroin at the German-Polish border. The drugs were said to be worth upwards of €50 million on the street....
23:48, 06/18/2019

Ireland flags need for no-deal Brexit checks, just not at border Ireland will not impose any restrictions along its now open border with British-run Northern Ireland if Britain quits the EU without a deal but will need to take "some action somewhere" to protect the EU single market, its foreign minister said....
12:16, 07/09/2019

Border apprehensions decline 28 percent following US-Mexico partnership, DHS says The Department of Homeland Security announced Tuesday that apprehensions at the southwest border plummeted in June after the Mexican government agreed early in the month -- under the threat of punishing U.S. tariffs -- to dramatically step up its own...
17:32, 07/09/2019

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 demand for fewer migrants at the border. Trump is headi...
22:16, 06/02/2019

Border Patrol seizes 52.2 pounds of meth at I-19 checkpoint TUCSON – More than 50 pounds of methamphetamine were seized at the Interstate 19 immigration checkpoint, U.S Customs and Border Protection announced Tuesday. According to CBP, Border Patrol agents located 50 packages of meth from a vehicle pass...
17:48, 07/09/2019

What is happening to migrant children at US border facilities? – podcast Elora Mukherjee is a prominent US immigration lawyer. Several weeks ago she visited the Clint border facility in Texas, which was holding hundreds of children who had tried to cross the border. What she saw was so shocking she has decided to speak ou...
20:32, 07/10/2019

Warren's new U.S. immigration policy would end border crossing as a crime Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Thursday announced a broad immigration policy that would decriminalize undocumented border crossing and end the use of privately run detention centers if she is elected president....
16:00, 07/11/2019

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.        ...
23:48, 06/25/2019

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 changes to the bill to gain support from left-lea...
20:16, 06/25/2019

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. Monday at a high-altitude airstrip in Mechuka, a sma...
06:48, 06/03/2019

US says border wall will 'avoid' historic Texas cemetery 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....
11:48, 06/03/2019

A Dramatic Drop in Migrant Arrivals on the Border: What’s Happening? A migrant shelter in San Diego that only a month ago was crowded with new arrivals was nearly empty this week amid a sharp downturn in migrant apprehensions on the southern border....
10:00, 07/10/2019

Senate Passes Bipartisan Measure to Deliver Aid To the Border (WASHINGTON) — The GOP-held Senate on Wednesday passed a bipartisan $4.6 billion measure to deliver aid to the southern border before the government runs out of money to care for thousands of migrant families and unaccompanied children. The swe...
15:16, 06/26/2019

Senate Approves $4.6 Billion for Border With Fewer Restrictions The Republican-controlled Senate rejected a House border bill that reined in Trump immigration policies, then passed its own version with few strings attached....
15:16, 06/26/2019

How to help families and children at the border: Volunteer, donate, speak out There are plenty of ways to help aid families and individuals at the border, and plenty of organizations that need your help.        ...
16:32, 06/26/2019

Senate passes border aid bill, sends it to House The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a $4.6 billion bill to address the migrant surge at the border with Mexico, setting up a negotiation with the House of Representatives and President Donald Trump over the funds and how they should be spent....
16:48, 06/26/2019

Border Arrests Drop by 28% in June in First Decline of the Year Border officials credited the drop to Mexico’s enforcement measures, but immigration experts and former homeland security officials warned that it was too early to determine the long-term effects....
19:48, 07/09/2019

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 found. The El Paso Del Norte Processing Center in We...
07:16, 06/01/2019

'I can't handle this:' Doctors treating migrants on the border are walking out EL PASO, Texas — Two contracted doctors who had been serving inside overcrowded Border Patrol facilities in the El Paso, Texas, region have walked off the job in separate incidents since late May, two Border Patrol union officials have confirmed to t...
04:16, 07/12/2019

US vows tariffs on Mexico until it stops border crossings Donald Trump's vaunted new trade deal with Mexico and Canada awaits ratification, however he now wants to impose tariffs. He has warned he will steadily jack up tariffs unless Mexico can stop border crossings....
22:16, 05/30/2019

Bureaucrats Among 7 Arrested In Scam Involving BSF Border Posts The CBI has arrested two senior National Projects Construction Company officials and five others on charges of corruption and irregularities in a project involving construction of Border Security......
10:16, 07/15/2019

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 the Border Patrol, topping the previous record of ...
17:48, 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....
15:16, 05/30/2019

The Latest: Group behind private border wall has more plans SUNLAND PARK, N.M. (AP) — The latest on the crowd-funded barrier built on the U.S.-Mexico Border (all times local): 2:15 p.m. The man behind an online fundraising campaign to build a privately funded barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border says his grou...
14:00, 05/30/2019

62 border employees being investigated for secret Facebook group WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Monday that 62 current and eight former Border Patrol employees are under internal investigation following revelations of a secret Facebook group that mocked lawmakers and migrants. ...
15:16, 07/15/2019

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....
06:32, 05/30/2019

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 his trial....
01:00, 05/30/2019

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 the woman late last Saturday at the I-19 Immigration...
17:32, 05/29/2019

New U.S. Asylum Rule Strands Thousands at Southern Border An estimated 18,700 asylum seekers waiting in line along the U.S.-Mexican border for interviews have been stranded by the new rule requiring them first to apply for refugee status from the country they first passed through....
11:00, 07/16/2019

Latina Border Patrol officer dubbed ‘Ice Bae’ is a Democrat A Latina Border Patrol officer who went viral as #IceBae after being photographed on duty is a registered Democrat from Texas, records show. Kiara Cervantes, 26, identified herself Sunday on Twitter as the internet sensation who was snapped during Vi...
12:16, 07/16/2019

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 apprehended in the sector. Officials plan to have ...
14:00, 05/29/2019

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 would seal off most of Venezuela's inland periphery....
23:32, 06/21/2019

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 back home. That isn’t how things worked out....
12:16, 05/29/2019

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....
07:00, 06/24/2019

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 a backlash, a new report said Monday. Under pressu...
18:48, 06/24/2019

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 tens of thousands of people seeking safe harbor under...
10:00, 06/21/2019

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 went to find out....
22:16, 05/30/2019

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....
10:16, 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 number of illegal immigrants arriving at the border....
10:16, 06/19/2019

$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....
15:16, 06/19/2019

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 overwhelmed the U.S. immigration system. ...
17:32, 06/19/2019

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 Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings says TSA tells ...
15:16, 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 tweaks to appease progressives. Speaker Nancy Pelo...
12:48, 06/25/2019

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 Patrol and members of Mexico’s Federal Police, Policia ...
13:16, 05/31/2019

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 Associated Press that Congress must act swiftly. The ...
11:00, 06/20/2019

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...
08:48, 06/25/2019

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)        ...
02:16, 05/31/2019

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 other progressive House members are demanding that...
08:00, 06/25/2019

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 personally find them offensive,” Provost told lawmak...
16:00, 06/20/2019

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....
17:16, 06/20/2019

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)        ...
23:16, 06/24/2019

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 the U.S.-Mexico border....
22:48, 06/24/2019

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 statistics and detached policy arguments....
19:16, 06/25/2019

43-year-old El Salvador migrant dies in US border custody WASHINGTON (AP) — A law enforcement official says a 43-year-old El Salvadoran man has died after collapsing at a Texas border station. The official says the man crossed the U.S.-Mexico border about a week ago with his daughter and was being held at t...
20:00, 06/29/2019

CBP to investigate secret border patrol Facebook group U.S. Customs and Border Protection has launched an investigation into reports of a secret Facebook group of thousands of former and current border agents where they made jokes about the deaths of migrants....
22:16, 07/01/2019

Geraldo Rivera: Border Patrol must show 'decency' Fox News' Geraldo Rivera had strong words for Border Patrol agents after an expose brought to light a secret Facebook group comprised of former and current members that included vulgar and disparaging comments aimed at immigrants and hispanic congres...
22:16, 07/01/2019

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. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Bord...
15:48, 06/07/2019

Judge bars Trump from using $2.5B to build border wall OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge has prohibited President Donald Trump from using $2.5 billion in military funding to build high-priority sections of his prized border wall in California, Arizona and New Mexico. The judge in Oakland ruled Frida...
22:48, 06/28/2019

Lawmakers decry conditions at Texas border station A group of lawmakers decried the conditions at the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol station in Clint, Texas following a visit organized by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. (July 1)        ...
00:16, 07/02/2019

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 group’s failed plan to exploit the southern border em...
07:32, 06/07/2019

AOC rips Fox’s Kilmeade for comparing border facilities to a ‘big party’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who toured border detention centers with a group of Democratic lawmakers on Monday, blasted “Fox & Friends” host Brian Kilmeade for comparing conditions at the facilities to a party at a house with few bathr...
09:32, 07/02/2019

Trump offers to meet Kim Jong Un at Korean border to ‘say hello’ "I will be leaving Japan for South Korea (with President Moon)," Trump tweeted. "While there, if Chairman Kim of North Korea sees this, I would meet him at the Border/DMZ just to shake his hand and say Hello(?)!"...
21:48, 06/28/2019

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 humanitarian workers who help people in the U.S. illegally. J...
14:16, 06/11/2019

DHS predicts up to 25 percent drop in migrant apprehensions at border WASHINGTON — Border Patrol agents are on track to apprehend up to 25 percent fewer undocumented immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in June compared to May, acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan said at a press confe...
17:16, 06/28/2019

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 the U.S.-Mexico border and turning themselves in to ...
18:00, 06/06/2019

AOC says she confronted Border Patrol agent over ‘stealth selfie’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claimed Tuesday she confronted a US Customs and Border Protection agent after the agent trying to sneak a “mocking” selfie with her at Texas Border Patrol facility — following allegations she yelled at office...
14:16, 07/02/2019

Border activist Scott Warren to be retried on 2 charges TUCSON – Prosecutors announced Tuesday morning the border activists charged on harboring counts will have a retrial. During Scott Warren’s trial in June, defense attorneys argued he was just being kind by giving two migrants water, food and lodging w...
16:48, 07/02/2019

US Congress Approves $4.6 Billion In Emergency Border Funding US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday bowed to pressure from President Donald Trump's Republicans as Congress approved $4.6 billion in emergency aid to ease a swelling migrant crisis on the......
17:48, 06/27/2019

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 killed nearly 1,400 people in Congo....
12:48, 06/12/2019

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....
04:48, 06/08/2019

Border Agency Cyberattack Likely Exposed Traveler Photos A federal subcontractor working for U.S. Customs and Border Protection suffered a cyberattack that likely compromised tens of thousands of photos of travelers’ faces and their vehicles’ license plates....
06:48, 06/11/2019

After 4 Months, Venezuela Reopens Border Crossing With Colombia CÚCUTA, 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. Long lines of Venezuelans stood at two internationa...
09:32, 06/08/2019

Images of Travelers Stolen in Cyberattack on Border Agency The government said tens of thousands of images of travelers and license plates had been hacked after they were transferred without authorization to a subcontractor....
16:00, 06/10/2019

Trump meets with Kim, crosses border into North Korea U.S. President Donald Trump met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for the third time on Sunday amid hopes for new talks at ending North Korea's nuclear programs....
01:16, 06/30/2019

Children at the border: the crisis that America wasn't prepared for Despite fears stoked by Trump, fewer migrants are arriving at the border than in past years – but most are now children headed to facilities that are ill-equipped to receive themAt a border patrol processing facility in McAllen, Texas on 11 June, a g...
01:32, 06/30/2019

Police: 4 found dead in waterway near US-Mexico border EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Authorities in Texas say four men have been found dead in an irrigation canal that funnels water from the Rio Grande to farmers in southern New Mexico and west Texas. Police in El Paso, Texas, say three were found dead by Border...
19:00, 06/10/2019

How a Native American reservation became entangled in the border crisis When President Trump proposed a barrier along the southern border with Mexico, a Tohono O’odham elder famously declared that the tribe did not understand the concept, having no word for “wall” in their native language. Vice chairman Verlon Jose seeme...
15:16, 06/29/2019

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 Friday in U.S. District Court in Tucson before br...
07:16, 06/10/2019

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 they were unable to agree on a verdict for all three...
19:48, 06/10/2019

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 least seven migrants who were in distress in three se...
19:48, 06/10/2019

Construction of border wall panels underway in California The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced a new panel installation on the 11-mile section of a new border wall within U.S. Border Patrol's San Diego Sector on Thursday....
14:16, 06/29/2019

The numbers game: how migrants at the border await their fate On the Mexican side of the Rio Grande, the mysterious ‘La Lista’ holds enormous power over matters of life and deathOutside the gates of the American Dream, where Óscar Martínez spent his last days, destinies are lost and won in a puzzling game of nu...
08:48, 07/01/2019

Government inspectors detail overcrowding at U.S. border station: NBC U.S. government inspectors reviewing a border station in El Paso, Texas, reported poor conditions for migrants, including overcrowding and a lack of sanitary conditions, NBC News reported on Monday, citing Department of Homeland Security documents....
09:16, 07/01/2019

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...
19:00, 06/08/2019

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 when they think about Irish writing and they’ll pro...
01:48, 06/11/2019

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 unneeded....
14:32, 06/08/2019

U.S. federal judge blocks use of some funds for border wall A U.S. federal judge on Friday blocked the Trump administration's use of $1 billion in funds to construct a wall along the southern border with Mexico, but declined to issue a permanent injunction....
00:48, 06/29/2019

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 fresh negotiations with the European Union....
05:16, 06/09/2019

Images of Border Patrol migrant overcrowding released Migrants were overcrowded in federal detention facilities in the Rio Grande Valley, where dangerous conditions were described as “a ticking time bomb” during June, according to an inspector general’s report Tuesday.   ...
18:32, 07/02/2019

U.S. border surge eases but detention conditions grim The record surge of Central American families at the U.S. southwest border has begun to ease after tougher enforcement efforts in Mexico but conditions in migrant detention facilities remain dire, according to Mexican and U.S. officials....
04:16, 07/03/2019

US border center scrutinized after teen found with preemie A U.S. border patrol facility in Texas is under new scrutiny after a teenage mother was found there with a premature baby. Immigrant advocates expected the facility in the border city of McAllen to allow doctors inside on Saturday to conduct health a...
16:00, 06/15/2019

Photo of Migrants Shocks, but Congress Stalls on Border Aid A photo of a migrant father and his 23-month-old daughter appeared to crystallize the human tragedy at the border, and it was everywhere — on cable, the internet and on the Senate floor....
21:48, 06/26/2019

Trump says ICE raids coming, border facilities are ‘incredible’ Trump again threatened that ICE would soon start rounding up illegal immigrants for deportation — and praised the detention centers holding illegal immigrants despite mounting criticism of conditions there. “I don’t call them raids. I say they came i...
18:16, 07/05/2019

Gaza border protests leave 41 Palestinians injured Clashes between Palestinian protesters and Israeli solders at the Gaza-Israel border left more than 40 Palestinians injured, 22 by live bullets, Gaza health officials said....
23:01, 07/05/2019

Another Asylum-Seeker Dies in Border Patrol Custody A 52-year-old Nicaraguan man died Friday at an Arizona hospital while in U.S. Customs and Border Protection custody, becoming the 12th person to die in the custody of immigration authorities since September, CNN reported....
13:16, 07/06/2019

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....
08:32, 06/15/2019

AP Debrief: Officials give tour of border facility Journalists were given a tour of a Border Patrol facility in Texas after an Associated Press report highlighted the squalid conditions, inadequte food and sanitation issues inside. (June 26)        ...
20:48, 06/26/2019

The Latest: Dems to propose changes to Senate border bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and emergency border aid (all times local): 8 p.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Democrats will propose changes to a $4.6 billion Senate-approved border bill to add new requirements for care of migrants. The...
19:48, 06/26/2019

Homeland Security requests 1,000 additional troops at border The Trump administration wants to send 1,000 more troops to the US-Mexico border “to provide supplemental holding and port of entry enforcement support” to Border Patrol agents, officials said Monday. The Department of Homeland Security m...
18:00, 07/08/2019

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 this week....
13:48, 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 and Customs Enforcement Director, Tom Homan, tells F...
13:00, 06/15/2019

Texas congresswoman alleges ‘cover-up’ at border stations CLINT, Texas — A congresswoman says that the Department of Homeland Security is engaged in a “cover-up” in response to an Inspector General’s report that found poor conditions and “dangerous overcrowding” at Texas border...
05:00, 07/09/2019

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....
16:48, 06/16/2019

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....
22:32, 06/16/2019

| 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 vehicle inspection area....
03:48, 06/04/2019

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. Doctors, aid workers and the government have been ...
17:48, 06/14/2019

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 prosecutors in New Mexico say an indictment returned Wednesd...
11:32, 06/23/2019

Mexico: Security lax at 68 border crossings, vows to tighten Mexico’s president acknowledged Friday that controls are lax at dozens of crossings at the country’s southern border, vowing to correct the situation amid U.S. pressure to crack down on migration from Central America...
11:00, 06/14/2019

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 next week....
09:16, 06/06/2019

AOC repeats ‘concentration camp’ claim after border visit Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez repeated her claim that the US is holding migrants in “concentration camps” along the southern border in a tweet Tuesday afternoon that included images of crowded living conditions in Border Patrol f...
06:00, 07/03/2019

DHS report details ‘dangerous overcrowding’ in border facilities Children and adult migrants detained at the US-Mexico border are subjected to “dangerous overcrowding” conditions that represent “an immediate risk to the health and safety” of border agents and those detained, according to a scathing new repor...
06:00, 07/03/2019

Border Arrests Climb Amid Threat of Tariffs New figures showed U.S. apprehensions at the southern border rose sharply, as Mexican and U.S. officials ended their first day of talks Wednesday without a deal to head off tariffs President Trump has threatened on Mexico....
21:00, 06/05/2019

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 cross-border cases in this Ebola outbreak have prompte...
04:00, 06/13/2019

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 needed....
19:00, 06/05/2019

How parents can talk to kids frightened by the situation at the border They’re hearing that small children are abandoned, hurt, ill and caged. That is every child’s worst nightmare, and they may believe it could happen to them, too....
11:32, 07/03/2019

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 would crater his support with this critical bloc....
22:00, 06/13/2019

DHS Urgently Looking Into Crisis Of...Bad Posts From Border Patrol Agents Earlier this week, a ProPublica investigation found current and former Customs and Border Protection agents were members of a large private Facebook group filled with virulently racist, sexist, and openly threatening content, some of which directly t...
15:48, 07/03/2019

The big border supplemental would do a lot more to house migrants than its February predecessor The Department of Homeland Security is pushing Congress for 10 times the supplemental border funding it received in February, and a good chunk of that money would go toward putting up 11 massive immigration processing centers along the southern borde...
10:32, 06/27/2019

The Latest: McConnell rejects changes to Senate border bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the border relief package (all times local): 9:55 a.m. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is rejecting changes that House Democrats want in a multi-billion dollar border bill. Instead, the Kentucky Rep...
09:00, 06/27/2019

Border Patrol: Migrants found in trailer nearly 100 degrees TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A truck driver is facing charges after federal authorities say he attempted to smuggle 33 migrants into the U.S. via a hot trailer through the Arizona desert. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said the 37-year-old Mexican driver...
21:48, 07/03/2019

Sen. Booker crosses border, meets asylum seekers Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker crossed back over the U.S. southern border on Wednesday, traveling to Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, to meet with migrants attempting to seek asylum in the United States. (July 4)    &...
07:48, 07/04/2019

Trump eyes former immigration official as his border czar WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he’s planning to name a former acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement as a border czar who’ll report directly to him. Trump tells “Fox & Friends” that Tom Homan wil...
09:16, 06/14/2019

Congress clashes over border funding as migrants kept in squalor The U.S. House and Senate will try to resolve their conflicting versions of an emergency funding bill on Thursday to address worsening humanitarian conditions for migrant children and families on the U.S.-Mexico border....
07:16, 06/27/2019

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 say the shooting took place Monday night in a second...
01:32, 06/04/2019

More migrants at U.S.-Mexico border suffering dehydration, overexertion Cases of severe dehydration and overexertion among migrants are skyrocketing in deep South Texas as people push their bodies past the breaking point to get into the United States, new statistics show....
14:48, 07/16/2019

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 since December....
17:00, 05/20/2019

At U.S.-Mexico border, a bus becomes a school for migrant children in limbo The children crammed into the bus and sat in two neat lines, poring over notebooks at desks where once there had been passenger seats. From the overhead baggage bins, a teacher hung their exploits: colored alphabet letters, watercolor paintings....
14:16, 08/05/2019

'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....
13:16, 05/03/2019

Hezbollah says it shot down 'Israeli drone' at Lebanon border The incident came one week after a fierce exchange of fire between the two groups. The leader of Hezbollah had pledged to retaliate "deep inside Israel" if there are any more attacks....
22:32, 09/08/2019

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 volunteer for the deployment, according to a senior TSA official....
17:32, 05/16/2019

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 indicated to Republicans late Thursday afternoon th...
16:16, 05/16/2019

Border Patrol agents provide aid to woman having stroke YUMA – Border Patrol agents provided emergency medical care to a 63-year-old woman who suffered a stroke on Thursday. According to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a man told Yuma Sector agents working the checkpoint that his mother, a p...
06:48, 09/05/2019

US Border Detentions Plunge In July After Mexico Deal US southern border detentions plunged for the second straight month in July after a deal with Mexico to block Central American migrants, the Department of Homeland Security announced Thursday....
20:16, 08/08/2019

| Pentagon frees $3.6bn for wall construction on Mexican border The US Defence Department said it was freeing up $3.6bn in funds budgeted for other projects to build a wall on the Mexican border as ordered by US President Donald Trump....
02:16, 09/04/2019

US Border Patrol boat shot at from Mexican riverbank The U.S. Border Patrol agency confirmed to Fox News Friday that patrol boats stationed on the Rio Grande were shot at multiple times by gunfire coming from the Mexican riverbank....
13:48, 08/09/2019

Pentagon agrees to reallocate $3.6B for border wall projects The Pentagon approved the reallocation of $3.6 billion of defense funding to President Donald Trump's plan for an expanded physical border along the U.S.-Mexico border....
22:16, 09/03/2019

Pentagon to divert $3.6B in funds from various projects toward border wall The defense secretary on Tuesday approved a border-wall spending plan that will divert funds from more than 100 military construction projects to earmark $3.6 billion for constructing a wall on the southern border with Mexico. The plan to allocate mo...
21:48, 09/03/2019

Video shows people climbing fence at border Video shot at the U.S.-Mexico border in El Paso, Texas, shows migrants climbing a fence as Border Patrol agents look on. It's unclear whether the migrants were climbing toward the U.S. or Mexico side of the border. (June 27)    &...
22:16, 06/26/2019

Photos capture near-drowning of migrants on US-Mexico border EAGLE PASS, Texas (AP) — New photos capture the dramatic rescue of a 7-year-old boy from Honduras who nearly drowned in the river separating the U.S. and Mexico until Border Patrol agents rescued him. The San Antonio Express-News reported Wednesday o...
12:48, 05/15/2019

Israeli forces kill 4 Palestinians on Gaza border The Israeli military has blamed Gaza authority Hamas for an attack on its soldiers by Palestinian "terrorists." Hamas has disputed the accusation and put the blame back on Israel....
05:48, 08/10/2019

U.S. says border agents patrolling river shot at from Mexico The U.S. Border Patrol says agents patrolling the Rio Grande have been shot at by gunmen from the Mexican side. U.S. Border Patrol agents watch colleagues motor past while patrolling for illegal immigrants in the Rio Grande crossing into the United S...
14:16, 08/10/2019

US in new push to resolve Israel-Lebanon sea border dispute A senior U.S. official who has been mediating the maritime border dispute between Israel and Lebanon has met with Lebanese officials for a second day, signaling a new push to resolve the matter...
10:32, 05/15/2019

EU border force Frontex implicated in migrant abuse New reports, disputed by Frontex, place the EU border agency at scenes of brutality against migrants. The border guards of Greece, Bulgaria and Hungary have been found to be especially brutal....
11:48, 08/05/2019

U.S. reports border detentions down in August as Mexico cooperates About 64,000 people were detained or turned back at the southwest border in August, down 22% from July and down 56% from a high mark in May, U.S. border officials said on Monday, citing greater cooperation from Mexico in cracking down on Central Amer...
12:18, 09/09/2019

Three Mexicans dead in Texas shooting just north of border Three Mexicans were among the 20 people who died in a shooting in El Paso, Texas, on Saturday, said Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who expressed condolences to both Mexican and American victims in the attack just north of Mexico....
20:16, 08/03/2019

More than 900 kids separated from family at border since 2018, ACLU says SAN DIEGO (AP) — More than 900 children, including babies and toddlers, were separated from their parents at the border in the year after a judge ordered the practice be sharply curtailed, the American Civil Liberties Union said Tuesday in a legal at...
16:16, 07/31/2019

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 border patrol station in south Texas, the fifth death ...
16:16, 05/20/2019

North Korean soldier defects across border to South A trooper who risked his life crossing the Korean border has expressed his desire to defect. Unauthorized border crossings are rare with armed guards and landmines making the journey almost impossible....
02:16, 08/01/2019

Rwanda closes border with DRC over deadly Ebola outbreak It follows second Ebola death in densely populated city of Goma, on Rwandan border Rwanda has closed its border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, where a deadly Ebola outbreak that started a year ago has killed more than 1,803 people.The closure...
03:16, 08/01/2019

Trump administration reports drop in border apprehensions PHOENIX, Ariz. – The Trump administration says it saw a 30-percent drop in the number of people apprehended at the southern border from July to August. The percentage of border crossing traveling as families also dipped by as much as 20-percent...
22:32, 09/09/2019

| Rwanda shuts border with Ebola-hit DRC - Congolese presidency Rwanda has shut its frontier with Ebola-hit Democratic Republic of Congo after a third case of the deadly virus was detected in the border city of Goma, the Congolese presidency said....
03:16, 08/01/2019

Ebola outbreak causes Rwanda to close border with Congo A Rwandan official says his country has closed its border with Congo because of the deadly Ebola outbreak. The state minister for foreign affairs Olivier Nduhungirehe confirmed the border closure to The Associated Press on Thursday. The closure comes...
08:48, 08/01/2019

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' southern border....
09:32, 05/02/2019

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 illegally crossing the border, when she bit the age...
06:32, 05/20/2019

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 being separated from their parents at the border....
09:48, 05/19/2019

| Rwanda reopens border with Ebola-hit DR Congo: Kinshasa Rwanda reopened its frontier with DR Congo after closing it for eight hours following a new case of Ebola in the Congolese border city of Goma, Kinshasa said....
18:16, 08/01/2019

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. District Judge Haywood S. Gilliam Jr. heard argument...
15:32, 05/18/2019

Migrant man dies at New Mexico Border Patrol station The 32-year-old migrant man from El Salvador went "medical distress" while being processed at the Border Patrol Station in Lordsburg, New Mexico.        ...
18:16, 08/01/2019

Salvadoran man dies in US Customs and Border Protection custody A Salvadoran man died while in the custody of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the agency confirmed in a statement. The 32-year-old man was pronounced dead in Lordsburg, southw...
23:16, 08/01/2019

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....
14:48, 05/02/2019

Germany's Seehofer wants tougher checks on Swiss border German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer wants enhanced controls for travelers arriving from Switzerland following the killing of a boy at Frankfurt's railway station. Opposition politicians accused him of populism....
11:16, 08/02/2019

More than 120 U.S. military construction projects to be hit by funding for border wall More than 120 U.S. military construction projects will be adversely affected as the Pentagon prepares to use $3.6 billion to help build or enhance parts of the border wall with Mexico, U.S. officials said on Tuesday....
15:48, 09/03/2019

U.S. plans to send transportation 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....
08:48, 05/15/2019

Israel deploys mannequin soldiers on border with Lebanon Hezbollah has warned of retaliatory attack after drone strikes on Beirut at weekendIsrael has positioned mannequins of soldiers in jeeps along the Lebanon border, according to Lebanese and Israeli correspondents, as the army braces itself for an expe...
15:00, 08/29/2019

US will train dozens of border agents to screen for asylum 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 of families seeking the protection....
15:48, 05/08/2019

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 Patrick Shanahan told reporters Friday. He said the m...
00:48, 05/11/2019

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 the U.S.-Mexican border, officials said Friday. Co...
21:00, 05/10/2019

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-person tent it opened last week is already “b...
19:00, 05/10/2019

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 Venezuela has given weapons to the group....
18:48, 05/10/2019

Pentagon approves an additional 20 miles of border wall Secretary of Defense Mark Esper has approved an additional 20 miles of 30-foot high barriers for the southern border, a section of wall that is being paid for by previously repurposed Pentagon funds....
14:00, 08/27/2019

Fresh Kashmir border clashes leave several dead Both India and Pakistan offered conflicting reports of casualties. Pakistan on Tuesday announced plans to bring the Kashmir dispute before the UN's top court....
13:32, 08/20/2019

US will not provide flu shots to all detained migrants at southern border U.S. Customs and Border Protection confirmed Tuesday that they would not be providing flu shots to migrants and refugees at the southern border despite the flu-related deaths of three children....
18:32, 08/20/2019

CBP will not provide flu vaccines to migrants at border detention camps WASHINGTON (CNBC) – The U.S. won’t be vaccinating migrant families in holding centers ahead of this year’s flu season, despite calls from doctors to boost efforts to fight the infection that’s killed at least three children at detention facilit...
23:00, 08/20/2019

On the border, officials see dividends from Trump’s deal with Mexico Illegal immigration along the U.S.-Mexico border has slowed in recent months, and officials on the frontlines credit in part President Trump's dealings with Mexico. Fox News accompanied agents to see the impact first-hand....
16:00, 08/21/2019

UK travellers' phones could be checked at Hong Kong border Devices may be examined at crossings to mainland China, Foreign Office saysHong Kong latest: protesters join hands in 30-mile human chainBritish travellers heading to Hong Kong have been told their electronic devices could be checked at the border wi...
11:32, 08/23/2019

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 delivering the latest generation of technology....
04:32, 05/09/2019

Syrian Kurdish YPG to withdraw from strip along Turkish border The Kurdish YPG militia will pull forces and heavy weapons from a strip along Syria's border with Turkey under U.S.-Turkish deals, an official in the YPG-led alliance said on Tuesday....
07:32, 08/27/2019

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 will train about sixty border agents. They will help ...
11:32, 05/09/2019

On the Irish border lanes of Fermanagh, the bad old days are returning A bomb, road blocks, forensic teams … in the village of Newtownbutler, people fear an escalation of violence as a no-deal Brexit loomsBoris Johnson vowed to preserve peace in Northern Ireland during diplomatic forays to Germany and France last week, ...
07:00, 08/24/2019

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....
19:00, 05/11/2019

Public input wanted on new border barrier project TUCSON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection 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 wall in Pima and Cochise counties. Officials said t...
02:48, 05/08/2019

UK says it has made alternative Irish border backstop proposals Britain has made alternative proposals to replace the Irish border backstop and it is simply wrong of Ireland and other EU countries to suggest that London has not, British Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said on Friday....
01:32, 08/30/2019

US Says "Concerned" Over Rising Tensions On Israel-Lebanon Border The United States voiced concern Sunday after Israel and Hezbollah exchanged fire along the Lebanese border, slamming the "destabilizing role" of Iranian proxies in the Middle East....
21:32, 09/01/2019

TSA to deploy hundreds of personnel to southern border: report Hundreds of TSA personnel — including air marshals—are being redeployed to the southern border with Mexico to help handle the migrant inflows as the summer travel season heats up, according to a new report. The Transportation Security Administration ...
06:16, 05/15/2019

U.S. backs Israel's right to self-defense in Lebanon border tensions The U.S. government voiced concern on Sunday about growing tensions on the Israeli-Lebanese border, underscoring its support for Israel and warning Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah to refrain from actions that threatened Lebanese security....
17:32, 09/01/2019

Trump autographs US-Mexico border wall with a Sharpie During a visit to the US-Mexico border wall, President Trump autographed one of the posts of the wall with a Sharpie. Video and online photos show Trump signing a section of the wall in Otay Mesa, California, following a press conference there. “At i...
05:01, 09/19/2019

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 refuge. The Department of Homeland Security on Tu...
18:48, 05/14/2019

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 arrangements in Mexico...
10:32, 05/09/2019

Democrats may fund parts of Trump’s $4.5B border request WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Democrats are signaling a willingness to include major elements of President Donald Trump’s $4.5 billion request for humanitarian and security needs on the U.S.-Mexico border into an unrelated, widely backed disa...
10:32, 05/14/2019

Tijuana police: US man hits 5 people in border car chase Police in the Mexican city of Tijuana say an American man has been arrested after a chaotic chase to the San Isidro border crossing with San Diego in which several people were run over....
10:00, 05/14/2019

Violence Against Women in El Salvador Is Driving Them to Suicide — Or to the U.S. Border It’s hard to grasp the scale of El Salvador’s problem with gender violence. In the Central American country of just six million people, one woman was the victim of a femicide — a man murdering of a woman or girl because of her gende...
09:16, 05/14/2019

Israel exchanges fire with Hezbollah along Lebanon border Israel's military said on Sunday anti-tank missiles from Lebanon targeted an army base and vehicles and that it responded with fire into southern Lebanon....
08:01, 09/01/2019

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.”...
15:00, 05/13/2019

Israel, Hezbollah exchange fire along Lebanon border Israel's military said on Sunday anti-tank missiles from Lebanon targeted an army base and vehicles and that it responded with fire into southern Lebanon....
08:00, 09/01/2019

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....
19:00, 05/06/2019

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,” according to newly released documents obtained by The You...
21:16, 05/06/2019

Marianne Williamson Compares Her Plight to Migrants at the Border Marianne Williamson’s Tuesday chat at the New York-based women’s co-working space The Wing went just about as well as expected, with the Democratic presidential candidate and author somehow comparing her treatment in the race to the way President Don...
01:32, 08/15/2019

Customs and Border Protection outage snarls traffic into US Travelers entering the U.S. are experiencing delays because of a technology outage affecting Customs and Border Protection stations at several major airports. CBP said Friday that it was experiencing a temporary outage with its processing systems and...
16:00, 08/16/2019

Work on more border wall starts in Arizona, New Mexico SANTA TERESA, N.M. (AP) — Work crews in Arizona and New Mexico forged ahead Friday with construction of taller border fencing funded through a national emergency declaration by President Donald Trump. The work on his hallmark campaign promise involve...
14:00, 08/24/2019

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. According to officials, the group of more than 900 peop...
17:16, 05/20/2019

Blame for bad budget belongs with Trump’s border bluster If the emerging Capitol Hill budget deal is “the worst in history,” as one watchdog group calls it, a large part of the fault lies with President Trump’s inept “government shutdown” over funding for a border wall last winter....
13:32, 07/22/2019

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....
07:00, 05/27/2019

Israel open to US-led talks with Lebanon over border dispute 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....
10:48, 05/27/2019

AOC confronts McAleenan over border agent Facebook group Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan told lawmakers that there is an "aggressive" ongoing investigation into the secret Facebook group of current and former Border Patrol agents that sparked outrage earlier this month, responding to a q...
05:00, 07/19/2019

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 being housed in an airplane hangar and rodeo fairgroun...
12:48, 05/23/2019

Homeland Security chief says family separations at U.S. border are down Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan said fewer than 1,000 children have been separated from families out of 450,000 family groups that have crossed the border since October....
03:00, 07/19/2019

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 and obvious grifts to the conservative mind’s part...
09:16, 05/28/2019

House to vote again to block Trump's border emergency The House plans to vote again to block Donald Trump’s plan to divert billions of Pentagon dollars to his border wall, forcing Republicans to pick sides in a fight over one of the president’s top priorities. Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday the Hous...
11:00, 09/12/2019

Pentagon: 2,100 more troops headed to U.S.-Mexico border in Texas An additional 2,100 troops, including 1,100 active-duty service members and 1,000 Texas National Guard soldiers, will be deployed to the U.S.-Mexico border "in the next several weeks," the Pentagon announced....
23:48, 07/18/2019

India Highlights "Terror From Beyond Afghanistan's Border" At Top UN Meet In a veiled reference to Pakistan, India has told the UN Security Council that the support and safe havens enjoyed by terror groups like the Taliban, the Haqqani Network, Lashkar-e-Taiba and......
12:17, 09/11/2019

Trump attacks Elijah Cummings over border criticism President Donald Trump attacked House oversight chairman Elijah Cummings Saturday for criticizing condition of detention facilities at the U.S.-Mexico border....
13:16, 07/27/2019

Arizona border activist going on trial for helping migrants PHOENIX (AP) — A border activist charged with helping a pair of migrants with water, food and lodging is set to go on trial in U.S. court in Arizona. Defendant Scott Daniel Warren has argued that his spiritual values compel him to help all people in ...
10:32, 05/28/2019

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 he requested to address a migrant surge at the so...
16:16, 05/23/2019

Centre Thinking About Indo-Nepal Border Fencing, Says BJP MP Terming human trafficking the "most heinous crime", BJP MP Akshaibar Lal said today that the Centre is mulling the possibility of fencing the Indo-Nepal border to curb such illegal activities....
10:17, 09/17/2019

The Latest: Merkel says Irish border is key Brexit issue German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the main stumbling block with Britain’s departure from the European Union can be removed if a “practical solution” is found for the Irish border issue...
06:32, 08/21/2019

Bangladeshi Border Personnel Intrude Into Meghalaya Village Armed personnel of the Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) intruded into Meghalaya's Muktapur village and threatened Indian villagers to stop construction of an internal road, locals said on Monday....
12:48, 07/22/2019

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....
00:52, 04/29/2019

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 rise in migrants seeking political asylum....
11:48, 04/30/2019

450 miles of border wall by next year? In Arizona, it starts The Trump administration said this week that they plan on building between 450 and 500 miles of fencing along the border by the end of 2020.        ...
13:48, 09/15/2019

Northern Ireland's DUP says still time for Brexit border deal The Northern Ireland party whose 10 members of parliament support British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government believe a deal can be done in the coming weeks to maintain an open border in Ireland, a senior member said on Sunday....
04:48, 09/15/2019

Judge won’t block US asylum restrictions at southern border FILE – In this July 17, 2019, file photo, a United States Customs and Border Protection Officer checks the documents of migrants before being taken to apply for asylum in the United States, on International Bridge 1 in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. On ...
08:32, 07/24/2019

Mexico, US to launch plan against arms smuggling at border The Mexican government says it has reached agreement with the United States to combat gun smuggling along the U.S. border after seeing a spike in the number of illegal firearms detected so far this year...
11:16, 07/22/2019

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 on behalf of Claudia Patricia Gómez González was ...
12:00, 05/24/2019

Rep. Crenshaw slams AOC, Democrats on border crackdown: 'They don't want solutions' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. is using the border crisis to call President Trump evil not to find real solutions, Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas told Fox News....
08:48, 07/22/2019

US court blocks asylum curbs at Mexico border A judge has blocked the Trump administration from enforcing a law to bar the vast majority of asylum applications at the US-Mexican border. It's the latest legal defeat for a White House seeking to stem migration....
22:16, 07/24/2019

US surveils border activists and blocks their work, lawsuit says ACLU alleges that government has hampered humanitarian work as it targeted organizers on a secret databaseThe US government has interfered with humanitarian aid work at the US-Mexico border by monitoring activists, restricting their travel and detain...
01:48, 07/24/2019

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 stopped the pair Tuesday afternoon at the Interstate...
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 the US with a group of migrants he was apprehende...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Border Patrol to hire staff to help with migrant processing WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol is working on hiring additional staff to manage the processing of migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. Officials said Tuesday the aim is to take the burden off uniformed agents, who can then go back into the fi...
10:32, 05/28/2019

ACLU says over 900 children separated from families at US border since last summer The American Civil Liberties Union asked a federal judge to block the Trump administration from separating migrant children from their parents, claiming that more than 900 children, "including numerous babies and toddlers," have been separated since ...
20:48, 07/30/2019

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 federal air marshals, airport screeners and others t...
12:16, 05/21/2019

EU border guards start Albania migration watch The European Union's Frontex border agency deployed on Tuesday for the first time outside the EU, setting up on Albania's border with Greece to help fight illegal migration and crime....
08:32, 05/21/2019

Pentagon to deploy additional 2,100 troops to U.S.-Mexico border The Pentagon said on Wednesday it would send an additional 1,000 Texas National Guard and 1,100 active duty troops to the border with Mexico, the latest deployment in support of President Donald Trump's immigration crackdown....
18:16, 07/17/2019

EU's Frontex deploys border guard teams in Albania Teams of the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, or Frontex, are joining Albania's police to patrol its land and sea borders for migrants and crime....
07:48, 05/21/2019

EU’s Frontex deploys border guard teams in Albania TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Teams of the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, or Frontex, are joining Albania’s police to patrol its land and sea borders for migrants and crime. European Union Migration Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos and Fron...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Border Patrol building 30-foot wall in Arizona The US Border Patrol has begun construction of five miles of a 30-foot border wall along the Colorado River near Yuma, Arizona. The wall is replacing an older barrier that was designed to stop vehciles from crossing, but allowed people to pass. (Sept...
20:32, 09/10/2019

Senate Democrats Try to Corner Republicans on Border Emergency Democrats want a second vote on ending the emergency, a move meant to force Republicans to choose between rejecting a border wall or endorsing a plan to divert funding from projects in their states....
19:32, 09/10/2019

Confusion, fear reigns on Mexico border with new US policy Asylum-seekers gathered in Nuevo Laredo, across the border from Texas, grappled to understand what a new U.S. policy that all but eliminates refuge claims by Central Americans meant for their bids to find a better life in America...
23:32, 07/16/2019

Trump administration touts big drop in border crossings Acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Mark Morgan, speaking at the White House on Monday, touted a drop in border arrests and highlighted the construction of new sections of the border wall....
23:32, 09/09/2019

After 223 Stopped At Border, Meghalaya Fears Spillover From Assam NRC The NRC exercise in Assam has led to pressure on its border with Meghalaya, Chief Minister Conrad Sangma informed the state assembly, adding that people had been stopped at check posts because they......
02:16, 09/11/2019