US-Mexico border

CBS News
October 08, 2019 - 3:07 pm
Washington — President Trump's border security chief touted the fourth consecutive month of lower numbers of apprehensions along the U.S.-Mexico border, but he also revealed that arrests of border-crossing migrants approached 1 million over the past 12 months. U.S. border officials apprehended or...
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AP
April 05, 2019 - 4:17 pm
CALEXICO, Calif. — Declaring "our country is full," President Donald Trump on Friday insisted the U.S. immigration system was overburdened and illegal crossings must be stopped as he inspected a refurbished section of fencing at the Mexican border. Trump, making a renewed push for border security...
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AP
January 09, 2019 - 7:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top congressional Democrats said President Donald Trump "has chosen fear" in his drive to build a southern border wall and called on him to reopen the government shuttered because of the standoff over his demand for money for the barrier. Speaking moments after Trump made his case...
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AP
January 08, 2019 - 6:16 pm
(AP) -- President Donald Trump says in an Oval Office address that there is a "growing humanitarian and security crisis" at the U.S.-Mexico border, though crossings have fallen in recent years. The president said Tuesday night that all Americans are hurt by uncontrolled illegal immigration. He says...
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AP
January 04, 2019 - 11:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — With no shutdown resolution in sight, Democratic leaders urged President Donald Trump to reopen the government Friday in a White House meeting during which they said he indicated he could keep it closed for "months or even years." Trump met with the congressional leaders for the...
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AP
January 03, 2019 - 3:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Everywhere President Donald Trump looks, he sees a wall. As he lobbies for money for his long-promised border wall, Trump keeps talking up other barricades. He's pointing to walls in Israel, at the Vatican, even at former President Barack Obama's house — though fact checkers have...
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AP
January 02, 2019 - 7:30 am
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — U.S. authorities fired tear gas into Mexico during the first hours of the new year to repel about 150 migrants who tried to breach the border fence in Tijuana. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said in a statement later Tuesday that the gas was used to target rock throwers...
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AP
December 26, 2018 - 7:45 am
HOUSTON (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection ordered medical checks on every child in its custody Tuesday after an 8-year-old boy from Guatemala died, marking the second death of an immigrant child in the agency's care this month. The death came during an ongoing dispute over border security...
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AP
December 20, 2018 - 12:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Under intense political pressure from his conservative base, President Donald Trump is trying to find a way to fulfill a central promise from his 2016 campaign, constructing a border wall with Mexico, as the specter of a holiday shutdown loomed. In a dramatic showdown, Trump told...
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CBS
November 27, 2018 - 11:43 am
(CBS News) -- A 26-year-old mother from Guatemala was impaled by a rebar in front of her children when she fell while trying to climb a fence on the U.S.-Mexico border, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said. She was found near a San Diego border crossing and was treated for non-life threatening...
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