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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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AP
February 14, 2019 - 8:34 am
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Aaron Francisco Chavez swallowed at least one of the sky blue pills at a Halloween party before falling asleep forever. He became yet another victim killed by a flood of illicit fentanyl smuggled from Mexico into the Southwest — a profitable new business for drug gangs that has...
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AP
February 12, 2019 - 12:27 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Tuesday he's abandoning a plan to build a high-speed rail line between Los Angeles and San Francisco, a project with an estimated cost that has ballooned to $77 billion. "Let's be real," Newsom said in his first State of the State...
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AP
February 12, 2019 - 7:12 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional negotiators reached an agreement to prevent a government shutdown and finance construction of new barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border, overcoming a late-stage hang-up over immigration enforcement issues that had threatened to scuttle the talks. Republicans were...
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AP
February 04, 2019 - 12:29 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. government is preparing to begin construction of more border walls and fencing in South Texas' Rio Grande Valley, likely on federally owned land set aside as wildlife refuge property. Heavy construction equipment was expected to arrive starting Monday, U.S. Customs and...
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AP
January 29, 2019 - 5:52 pm
(CBS News) -- Days after the end of the longest shutdown in history, a new Quinnipiac poll released Tuesday finds a majority of Americans trust Democrats over President Trump on the issue at the center of the stalemate: border security. Fifty percent of registered voters say they trust Democrats in...
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AP
January 24, 2019 - 3:57 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Trump administration on Friday will start forcing some asylum seekers to wait in Mexico while their cases wind through U.S. courts, an official said, launching what could become one of the more significant changes to the immigration system in years. The changes will be...
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Getty
January 22, 2019 - 3:22 pm
(KNX 1070) -- According to a report released by Mexico's Secretariat of Security and Citizen Protection , there were over 33,000 homicides in Mexico in 2018, a record-breaking number since the country began reporting. The document also states that there was a15 percent increase of homicides from...
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AP
January 10, 2019 - 12:14 pm
MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — President Donald Trump threatened on Thursday to declare a national emergency to circumvent Congress if he can't reach a deal with Democrats to fund his promised border wall. He spent most of the day in Texas near the U.S.-Mexico border to draw further attention to his case...
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AP
January 08, 2019 - 7:29 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will argue to the nation Tuesday night that a "crisis" at the U.S.-Mexico border requires the long and invulnerable wall he's demanding before ending a partial government shutdown that has hundreds of thousands of federal workers fearing missed paychecks on...
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