Border

AP
May 20, 2019 - 1:36 pm
The U.S. government says a 16-year-old Guatemalan died Monday at a Border Patrol station in South Texas, the fifth death of a migrant child apprehended by border agents since December. U.S. Customs and Border Protection identified the teenager as Carlos Gregorio Hernandez Vasquez. CBP said the...
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Getty
May 09, 2019 - 10:37 am
President Donald J. Trump used a rally in Florida to voice his frustrations with the influx of migrants at the southern border. "It's an invasion," he said to the crowd of supporters Wednesday evening. But also noteworthy was what he didn't say: the president did not condemn an incendiary remark...
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AP
April 24, 2019 - 7:24 am
President Donald Trump made a new threat Wednesday to send armed soldiers to the U.S.-Mexico border. Trump tweeted Wednesday that "Mexico's Soldiers recently pulled guns on our National Guard Soldiers, probably as a diversionary tactic for drug smugglers on the Border," but he didn't support the...
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April 21, 2019 - 9:41 am
A New Mexico man belonging to an armed group that has detained Central American families near the U.S.-Mexico border was arrested Saturday on a criminal complaint accusing him of being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition. The FBI said in a statement it arrested 69-year-old Larry...
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AP
April 05, 2019 - 7:10 am
Abandoning his threat to immediately seal the southern border, President Donald Trump warned instead that he'd slap tariffs on cars coming to the U.S. from Mexico unless the Mexicans do more to stop the flow of migrants and drugs to the U.S. In his latest backtrack in recent days, Trump told...
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AP
March 29, 2019 - 10:19 am
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Friday threatened to close the nation's southern border, or large sections of it, next week if Mexico does not halt illegal immigration at once. "If Mexico doesn't immediately stop ALL illegal immigration coming into the United States through our Southern...
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Getty
March 15, 2019 - 1:53 pm
(KNX 1070) -- When asked by reporters Friday if he thought there was a rise in white nationalism growing globally, the president said he doesn't think so. “I don’t really,” Trump responded. “I think it’s a small group of people that have very, very serious problems, I guess. If you look what...
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nbcsandiego.com
March 07, 2019 - 12:28 pm
SAN DIEGO — The U.S. government kept a database on journalists, activists, organizers and "instigators" during an investigation into last year's migrant caravan from Mexico, infuriating civil liberties and media groups. U.S. Customs and Border Protection kept the information that contained passport...
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AP
March 05, 2019 - 1:25 pm
WASHINGTON — As the number of migrant families crossing the southwest border was again breaking records, officials said Tuesday they were building a new facility to manage them, while warning the crush is overwhelming border agents and straining facilities. More than 76,000 migrants crossed the U.S...
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AP
February 23, 2019 - 10:24 am
Top defense officials toured sections of the U.S.-Mexico border Saturday to see how the military could reinforce efforts to block drug smuggling and other illegal activity, as the Pentagon weighs diverting billions of dollars for President Donald Trump's border wall. Acting Defense Secretary...
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